Keep decision makers informed with expert insights, advice and data
Getting the market, investors, stakeholders and funders to both understand and buy into your vision requires a tactical approach.
You need to establish feasibility, find partners and funders, build a team and delivery structure, then manage all deliverables and approvals along the way. This is no small feat.
Build partnerships and developments that deliver on your business goals with the help of our development consulting team. We deliver:
- Customized market research and reports that support buy-in from investors, funders and stakeholders
- Partnership strategies that use fair tactics for procuring and signing your ideal business partner(s)
- Studies on benchmarks and highest and best use to identify which option(s) will succeed in your market
- Design, marketing and budget coordination that maximizes efficiency, appeal, and value
- Ongoing strategic advice and guidance to your internal teams and external consultants
Make informed go / no-go / where to go decisions while streamlining partnership and financing arrangements
Our development consultants provide:
- Research that identifies suitable sites for development or redevelopment
- Detailed and standardized pro formas that analyze various development scenarios and sensitivity factors for revenues, costs, timing, absorption, funding and more
- Business cases based on current and projected market analysis that help you achieve maximum buy-in from investors, funders and stakeholders
- Development appraisals that help you secure funding and board approvals
- Regulatory compliance strategies that simplify rezoning and permit negotiations and approvals
- Deal structures that help you achieve business goals
Develop a project that delivers on your business goals
Leverage ongoing strategic advice and guidance to:
- Assemble the right consultants when you need them with strategic procurement advice
- Attract investors and obtain board approvals with a detailed assessment of financial risks and key project performance indicators
- Gain insight on your total project costs using detailed budgets for every cost from labour and materials to municipal charges, professional fees, financing costs and taxes
Navigate through various options of improved properties once they are nearing the end of their economic life
We can help:
- Evaluate various opportunities from property retention, renovation, conversion to alternate uses, intensification, redevelopment or sale
- Establish a detailed financial analysis of the risks and returns of your various options
- Calculate the potential uses that give prospective buyers an unbiased assessment of the current and future possibilities of the site
Cost estimating & pro formas
Set realistic budget and development scenario expectations and maintain them.
Reduce project risks and construction costs with sound procurement, contract and dispute resolution strategies.
Project & loan monitoring
Get peace of mind with accurate reporting on construction progress and cash flow from an independent project monitor.
Physical asset management
Understand the current state of your facilities and their maintenance practices so you can make asset and operation decisions.
Minimize risk and enhance control measures on infrastructure projects with impartial expert advice.
Cost Escalation Report
Accurately assess construction cost escalation by trade, for better budgeting and forecasting.
Contact a qualified expert
Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals brings a wealth of industry experience and unparalleled data-driven insights, providing the clarity you need to make informed decisions.
Projects & success stories
As good as gold: opportunities for institutions to extract land value through strategic redevelopment
Jan 28, 2019
Put pro formas to work to understand and manage development risks and protect your profits
Aug 14, 2019
What happens next? Strategies and precautions for construction real estate developers during COVID-19
Apr 22, 2020
Stitch in time saves nine – How to use this pause in construction to save on your next development
May 12, 2020
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Assess the market conditions affecting the demand and supply of a local commercial real estate market.
We have been hired on behalf of all parties – including government, lawyers and property owners, and are able to back-up our appraisals with expert reports and testimony during negotiations or in the case of arbitration or litigation.
Indigenous land claim property valuation
Support your reconciliation efforts with an independent valuation backed by historical data, expert opinion and testimony at negotiation meetings.
Litigation & dispute valuation
Have a property dispute? Obtain a commercial valuation for litigation, arbitration and dispute resolutions.
Market feasibility studies
Understand the economic viability of your development by looking at the local market forces at play.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your commercial property or nationwide portfolio.
Get an accurate and independent understanding of the value of your property or nationwide portfolio.
Property tax assessments & appeals
Understand the valuation parameters, legislation and tax policy that drive your property’s assessment and tax liability.
Property tax management & compliance
Manage your single largest operating expense and remain compliant where you own or lease property.
Financial due diligence
The financial insight and transparency you need to avoid misinformed acquisitions.