We steer clients through the full range of planning issues, working in partnership with
occupiers, investors, developers, landowners and operators, as well as central and local
government. We are consultants to all major property sectors.
- - Planning & Environment- The right planning can have massive commercial
implications. We have an excellent record in the most demanding planning and development cases.
We can deliver change and add value to your business, covering every element from scheme
feasibility to project completion.
- - Project Management- Designing and constructing office or industrial work
environments presents a myriad of challenges and uncertainties. From pre-planning, design and
construction to final occupancy, tenant improvements, and building construction, we have the
creativity and innovation, the depth of experience, and purchasing power to ensure on-time,
under-budget results of the highest quality.
- - Property Management- Not only do we manage your properties, we manage them better.
We cut costs, increase efficiencies, improve the quality of service, and enhance the value of
every facility outsourced to us. Property management has been and continues to be a core,
uncompromising priority of our firm.
- - Agency Leasing- Our innovative approach to leasing and management is specifically
designed to meet client goals, satisfy tenant needs, and enhance the value of the real estate
asset. We accomplish these goals by combining leasing, property management, project management,
valuation, financial analysis, and market analysis through a single point of contact. The
program is by design flexible, allowing it to be tailored specifically for each client.
- - Corporate Strategy- Real estate can play a big role in a company's business
performance. Matching your real estate to your operational needs, we make sure you have the
optimum capital deployment, while also achieving financial flexibility and cost control.
- - Development Consultancy- We are a market leader in sourcing new schemes for
developers or advising local government on urban regeneration.
- - Sustainability Advice- Leading the field in both researching and adopting
Corporate Social Responsibility policies and plans in our processes and practice, we strive to
learn and share best practice--ensuring that you make critical real estate decisions with the
confidence that sustainability issues have been considered and discussed.
- - Advisory Services
Our Analytics and Valuation professionals provide the most sophisticated advice to clients on
the current and projected value of real estate and real estate-related investments, evaluation
of the performance of investment portfolios, the optimal timing of major actions, including
acquisition or disposition, and forecasting the impact of economic and demographic trends all
- - Agency Executions- Our agents, bankers, and brokers apply the most sophisticated
techniques to extracting maximum value for our clients from their real estate activities,
whether they are buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, investors or occupiers. They have the
knowledge and experience to optimize transactions from the client's perspective, including
maximizing proceeds, minimizing costs, mitigating taxes and achieving optimal accounting
- - Investment Banking/Corporate Finance
The Investment Banking/Corporate Finance group assists clients in designing and executing
innovative transactional techniques to finance and control their real estate. These techniques
are designed to achieve specific cash flow and financial statement objectives, promote
efficient use of capital and credit resources, and mitigate tax burdens. The group's expertise
-debt-first mortgage;credit tenant leases; rated;
secondmortgages; mezzanine; construction and bridge financing; synthetic leases; commercial
paper; tax-exempts;note sales.
-equity-private equity funds; sale-leasebacks; leverage lease
financings; prepaid leases; preferred stock; private REITS; joint-venture financing.