Viability and planning appraisals

It pays to get good advice. In the volatile world of real estate development it saves you time while minimising risk of substantial financial losses.

To go forward with a development project requires robust planning and viability analysis. And then there are the complexities of obtaining planning permission, ever-changing planning laws and pressures to meet government quotas.

Acting in the interests of developers and investors our development planning specialists, our specialists work closely with planning authorities and key stakeholders to gain support for viable delivery of residential, commercial and mixed use development projects while identifying or pre-empting potential planning pitfalls.

Why Knight Frank viability and planning appraisals

If it’s commercially viable, we’ll get you to where you want to be. Making use of cutting-edge technology, up-to-the-minute research and commercial acumen, we negotiate optimal outcomes for both private and institutional investors, developers, planning authorities and communities.

We do this through careful diagnostics – identifying optimal site usages, procurement strategies and tapping our strong links with local and national planning authorities. We’ll also add value, wherever possible ensuring a commercial viable development project delivered on time and within budget.

Who we act for:

  • Private investors
  • Commercial and residential developers
  • Local authorities
  • Regional Development Agencies
  • Retail and leisure operators
  • Health and education bodies

Our viability and planning appraisal services

  • Planning consultancy advice
  • Planning appraisals and viability
  • Public Inquiries
  • Application support
  • Negotiations
  • Financial obligations
  • Policy representation and public inquiries
  • Project management
  • Sustainability appraisals