Scoping Financial 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.
Creating a new home of learning for the University of Cambridge’s brightest minds
Money is important, but would you prioritise income to capital uplift? How far do you wish to push the design and sustainability credentials of your development?
As a landowner, you may be seeking a legacy for your family and community as well as a financial return or income stream from a development. Developers often focus on risk and profitability but knowing how much time is available can influence things too.
Running the numbers on your development and completing accurate appraisals ensures your development project meets your target returns, profit requirements and timeframes.
You need to know that the financials we provide you with are bulletproof. We run the numbers on the opportunity - identifying any risks and making sure your aims are achievable.
Our thorough scoping processes ensure you can select the right UK or international partner and decide how much risk you need to take to meet your objectives
Strategic planning advice
Securing planning permission locks value into your development, but it’s early strategic and creative planning advice that creates it.
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.
By focusing on maximising the opportunity, we will help you look beyond the site’s constraints and see what might be possible.
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.
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.
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.
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.