Development Consultancy

Development Consultancy

TFT’s Development Consultancy brings together a wealth of experience in real estate development and project delivery to provide our clients with a tailored service that can respond to their needs throughout all stages of a development project. 

Working alongside our clients once an opportunity has been identified, our specialist team of TFT Partners and key senior individuals offer a proactive and hands-on approach to development delivery. By drawing on our in-house expertise across a range of construction and property disciplines and working with our network of trusted consultants, we can provide tailored and managed solutions to suit our client’s development needs.  

We do not offer a commoditised service but instead we understand our client’s development aims and requirements and build a solution to meet these.  Our hands-on and knowledgeable approach helps us to mitigate development and construction risk, manage and negotiate with stakeholders and 3rd parties, drive in efficiencies and optimise value, whilst providing complete transparency to our clients.

Our core Development Management Consultancy services are summarised below:

  • Land acquisition and disposal strategies
  • Acquisition advice- technical due diligence, planning and risk review, feasibility.
  • Assessing and developing the strategic brief/development strategy
  • Facilitating the development appraisal
  • Building the consultant team
  • Assembling the agency team
  • Advising on appointments and legal documentation
  • Assisting with L&T matters
  • Financial reporting
  • Programme & Risk management
  • Strategic planning advice and managing the planning process 
  • Liaising with key stakeholders
  • Negotiating 3rd Party agreements (Party Walls, Rights to light etc)
  • Liaising with client’s agents, advisers and lawyers
  • Design management and value engineering
  • Project Managing the procurement and construction process
  • Administering the building contract/s
  • Driving the letting of the building and/or disposal
  • Coordinating managing agent/FM contract for management of the building

In addition to the delivery services above, we provide monitoring and client-side consultancy support where development risks and obligations have been transferred to a 3rd party developer through joint ventures, development agreements, funding agreements etc. Our detailed knowledge of the development process and the associated legal documentation means we can protect our clients by monitoring the developer’s progress and identifying and addressing any significant risks.


Related People

Ashley Brudenell MA MRICS

Ashley leads the commercial transactional, investment and asset management services within the development consultancy

Alistair Allison MRICS MAPM

Alistair is a Partner in the Bristol office, leading the regional project and development consultancy team and is the Partner in charge of TFT M+E

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