Working with you at every stage of the development lifecycle

From finding and acquiring the best strategic sites, to helping you find ideal occupiers, our expert team will work with you throughout the development lifecycle to maximise the return on your investment. Our team of experts can assist you at each stage of the development lifecycle:

  • Finding and acquiring suitable land and property for development
  • Financing development – securing funding and investors and structuring joint ventures and development partnerships
  • Supporting design and build/speculative development – providing planning, feasibility and masterplanning studies
  • Pre-letting or selling your development – developing and implementing a marketing strategy and securing occupiers
  • Advising on construction cost and project management – ensuring your project is delivered on time and to budget, meeting all necessary building regulations and quality standards
  • We will provide advice on where to build and at what time in the cycle to ensure your scheme is viable and commercially profitable

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Providing market insights for developers

We provide developers with detailed, on-the-ground advice for every major town and city, including the key distribution markets and the major regional office markets. Our UKIT report tracks real investment yields – the price actually paid, not the notional prime yield.

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Disposal of speculatively developed distribution warehouse - St Modwen
  • Disposal of 30,701 sq ft distribution facility 
  • Headline rent of £4.75 sq ft achieved
  • Option to purchase agreed at £53.00 sq ft
  • Completed within five months of instruction
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Planning and development

We provide expert input across the entire planning lifecycle, from appraisals and applications through detailed economic or retail studies to section 106 agreements. We can source development opportunities and advise on strategy, drawing on our in-depth knowledge of the property market to provide commercially viable and valuable recommendations. Find out more about our planning and development services

Property management

Diligent property management is key to maintaining and maximising income across your investment properties. Thanks to our national network of offices, our property managers are on the ground, close to your properties. This means we have an excellent knowledge of the markets in which your investment properties sit and can identify and respond to any issues quickly and efficiently.

Our proactive property management services can help you with works at the property and with managing other services such as lettings, lease renewals and rent reviews. Find out more about our range of property management services

Asset management

We draw on our local expertise to identify and maximise opportunities, while minimising risk. Our UK-wide coverage means we can get close to both your investment properties and your occupiers and so provide a more dynamic service. Find out more about how we can help you maximise the value of your property investment

Construction project management and cost consultancy

Make sure your new build or refurbishment project goes to plan – and stays on budget – by using our expert construction project management service. Find out more about our construction project management service

Acquisitions, disposals and lettings

The key driver of returns from real estate is rental income. We can help to pre-let your scheme – developing and implementing a marketing strategy and securing occupiers. We have one of the most active occupational agency team in the UK. Find out more about our agency expertise

Capital markets

Our capital markets team will help you acquire and dispose of commercial property, as well as raise capital from your assets. We identify suitable parties for forward purchase or forward commitment to provide you with the property finance you need to build out your development site. Find out more about our capital markets services

Building consultancy

We provide a comprehensive building consultancy service including structural surveys / identification of capital allowances at purchase, preparing and implementing planned preventative maintenance schedules and dilapidations advice upon lease expires. Find out more about our building consultancy services

Empty property rates

Our mitigation service helps developers reduce the impact of empty rates on their bottom line. Find out more about our empty rates consultancy service

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