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      Development Consultancy

      Specialist advice will overcome many challenges thrown up by the development process but to fully realise your opportunity, you’ll need an experienced partner to pull it all together.

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      Creating a new home for science in one of the largest innovation districts in Europe

      Sharp advice from people who live and breathe the knowledge economy will help fund your development, crystalise the vision and orchestrate the specialist skills you need to deliver.

      By thinking clearly about the big picture, we leverage our deep knowledge of the development process and local markets to extract full value from your site and get the most from your consultant team.

      That way you can be confident you’ve not missed anything; that you’re maximising value with an attractive master plan and mix of uses, and that your technical teams are working hard to deliver.

      We’ll pull together the detail and translate it for you so you can make good decisions at every step of the planning and development process, choosing the right partnerships to maximise the profitability of your project.

      By always acting with your interests at heart, and focusing on your agreed priorities, we aim to be your first and only port of call for development advice

      Service options

      Strategic planning advice

      Securing planning permission locks value into your development, but it’s early strategic and creative planning advice that creates it.

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      Land assembly

      It pays to be bold when assessing whether acquiring more land or partnering with your neighbours might deliver something bigger - and perhaps more valuable - than if you went it alone.

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      Opportunity analysis

      By focusing on maximising the opportunity, we will help you look beyond the site’s constraints and see what might be possible.

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      Initial concept design and financial analysis

      At the inception of a project you need someone to have a feel for where you are headed, helping you sense check ideas and look at the financial implications of design choices and technical information.

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      Scoping financials and other priorities

      Understanding what you want from a development project is the starting point. It’s different for everyone but only once your objectives are clear can we shape your strategy around them.

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      Joint venture and partnering

      We pair ambitious developers with long-term UK and global investors, setting up innovative joint venture arrangements that build in flexibility and work for everyone from start to finish.

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      Shortlisting and selection process

      Your site has development potential, but you need a partner to help unlock its full value. Choosing the right one is not always a matter of simply picking the highest bidder.

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      Project commencement and performance monitoring

      Agreeing the right deal up front is important but good performance monitoring ensures project objectives are hit. You need sustained focus from a well-oiled team delivering from day one.

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