Development Consultancy

CBRE’s Development Consultancy team advises our clients from the earliest stages of the process, offering support and guidance from start to finish. 

The team offers advice based on both your financial goals and development vision, making the process as simple as possible and ensuring you maximise your development returns. 

We understand that definitive place-making is key for creating a successful residential development and will also help to drive maximum values. Retail, F&B, hotels, leisure amenities, offices, public realm and infrastructure all play a vital role in creating the most desirable residential locations and our team can provide specialist advice on each of these elements through a single point of contact.

Our Boutique Development Consultancy team focus on smaller scheme developments, created for a more niche market. Being a development on a smaller scale, this allows for a more bespoke design, however still ensures it is optimiesed to create the very best and most successful scheme possible

By working with our teams globally we see what has achieved peak value and sales rates around the world. We are then able to use these global exemplary case studies to advise and influence our clients’ developments, bringing best examples and practice back to the UK.

We advise on:

  • Creating exemplary communities
  • Demand and supply trends
  • Purchaser demographics
  • Cultural and leisure requirements
  • Public realm
  • Architectural precedents
  • Interior design
  • Specification
  • Feasibility studies
  • Affordable housing
  • Multi-tenure, mixed use master planning
  • Alternative uses
  • Private rented sector (PRS)
  • Funding
  • Asset management
  • Unit mix and typology
  • Space planning 
  • Comparable evidence 
  • Market commentary
  • Pricing appraisals
  • Rates of sale
  • Phasing
  • Sales and letting strategies
  • Marketing collateral
  • Media campaigns
  • PR
  • Conveyancing process
  • Customer care

Our full service offering in the UK, combined with our global market intelligence, enables us to give our clients a truly world class service.