Keith Hardman

Head of Development & Strategic Advisory, UK • United Kingdom

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Keith Hardman

Head of Development & Strategic Advisory, UK • United Kingdom


Keith leads Cushman and Wakefield’s 90-strong UK Development and Strategic Advisory Services, which forms part of the UK Specialist Markets Division.

He has a background in investment and development funding and specialises in the viability, formulation and execution of delivery strategies, involving partnering and procurement arrangements for complex, commercial and mixed-use development projects. Keith brings a breadth of experience spanning 35 years, advising a range of Public and Private Sector clients on projects with a combined GDV in excess of £6bn.

Services

Development
There are now five economic factors of production - Labour, Land, Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Data. At Cushman & Wakefield, we understand the significance of each to generating successful outcomes in real estate development.
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Planning I Development

Our Planning team pairs strategic insight of the planning process with local, ‘boots-on-the-ground’ intelligence to give our clients the real benefit of a truly national platform.

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Places

Urban places are the powerhouse of the UK economy, presenting both challenges and opportunities for those undertaking or planning property development and regeneration.

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Residential Development

We assist landowners, developers, investors and private individuals identify the development challenges and opportunities presented by the evolving marketplace for residential property.

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Offices and Industrial I Development

Our Offices and Industrial development team brings together Cushman & Wakefield's collective expertise to support developers, funders, landowners, investors and the public sector, in the sale, funding, repositioning and enhancement of industrial and office space.

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What's new

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Speculative UK Logistics Space Under Construction Set To Double To Highest Annual Level On Record

The volume of speculative logistics and industrial warehouse space under construction in the UK is estimated to double in 2022, reaching the highest annual level on record.

05/05/2022

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Prime Residential Development Opportunity For Sale In Warrington

The University of Chester has instructed Cushman & Wakefield to launch the sale of the Padgate Campus, Warrington, comprising approximately 33 acres of land.

08/04/2022

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Lawrence-Waterhouse Returns To Cushman & Wakefield As Partner In UK Logistics & Industrial Team

Cushman & Wakefield has strengthened its national Logistics & Industrial (L&I) team with the appointment of Colin Lawrence-Waterhouse.

07/04/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Expands EMEA Project & Development Services Team With Senior Appointments

Cushman & Wakefield has made several senior appointments to its Project & Development Services (PDS) EMEA team, boosting client account management capabilities across its regional business.

05/04/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield UK Announces Further Declines in Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gaps

Cushman & Wakefield has further reduced its mean UK gender pay gap to 29.2% in 2021, as the firm continues to progress its commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace.

04/04/2022

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Record Year Of Investment And Leasing As Demand For UK Logistics Space Continues To Soar

Demand for UK logistics and industrial warehouse space - fuelled by the continuing growth in online retail - has continued to soar.

31/01/2022

DTZ Mitcham
DTZ Investors Delivers Strong Performance On Last Mile Estates Sales to Valor REP for £70.7 Million

DTZ Investors (DTZI) has completed the sale of two Greater London multi-let industrial estates for a combined £70.7 million to specialist industrial investor Valor Real Estate Partners.

19/05/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Jamie Renison As Head Of Life Sciences Agency UK

Cushman & Wakefield has promoted Jamie Renison to Head of Life Sciences Agency in the UK.

12/05/2022

Inflation Impact
How will inflation impact the UK and Irish economies and commercial real estate markets? – CLIENT BREAKFAST BRIEFING

UK team host over 300 clients at a hybrid breakfast briefing about the impacts of inflation with Professor of Globalisation & Development at Oxford University, Professor Ian Goldin.

10/05/2022

Insights

Build to rent
Research • Residential

Build To Rent

The report addresses the affordability squeeze for renters as well as analysing key BTR indicators: rental performance, yields, residential investment volumes, and the BTR pipeline.  
Mark Clegg • 28/04/2022
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Research • Retail

Retail Evolution | Microfulfilment

In this report, we look at microfulfilment, as well as the increasingly competitive market for warehouse space. Microfulfilment is the utilisation of bricks and mortar stores to fulfil other functions and ‘work harder’.
Sally Bruer • 19/04/2022
EMEA Data Centres
Article • Data Center

Infographic: Data Centre Locations - Where the Smart Money is Going

​Given that the global tech giants are primarily headquartered outside Europe, analysing the recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can help to identify which locations are proving attractive for data centre operations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 06/04/2022
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Andrew Fray • 29/11/2021
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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
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Research • Data Center

Data Centre European Secondary Markets Report

Data centre development across Europe has long centred around what were first known as the FLAP markets, major global cities each with deep business and financial sectors. As these markets continue to thrive, a host of newer locations have joined the data centre landscape.
Andrew Fray • 12/08/2020
Self Storage
Research

UK Self Storage Annual Report 2022

The Self Storage Association UK Annual Industry Report provides a comprehensive overview into the self storage sector.
Philip Macauley • 20/05/2022
Let's Talk Business Rates
Insights • Occupier

Let's Talk Business Rates

In this latest edition of "Let's Talk Business Rates" we are focusing on the forthcoming UK Revaluation for business rates which will come into effect on 01 April 2023.
13/05/2022
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Research • Investment

DNA of Real Estate

DNA of Real Estate tracks prime rents and yields in 46 cities across Europe, covering the key office, logistics and high street destinations. It has an overview of quarterly performance, and a summary of prime rents and yields for the cities and markets.
Nigel Almond • 12/05/2022
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Insights • Economy

Futures Cut - Time and Space

Sign up to Futures Cut - the regular blog from Richard Pickering, Chief Strategy Officer, UK - a personal view of the evolving role of real estate in a world of technological, social and business change.
Richard Pickering • 04/05/2022
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Insights • Hospitality

Hospitality Market Trends & Data

The latest hospitality market insights based on the findings of surveys across international and regional hotel operators and also major private equity firms, funds, REITs and other institutional investors active in the European hotel real estate market.
 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 02/05/2022

UK INSIGHTS

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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
07/04/2022
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MarketBeat • Insights

UK MarketBeat

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly UK commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors as well as the Central London residential market. Find data on supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.
16/02/2022
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Andrew Fray • 29/11/2021
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 25/05/2021
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Insights • Occupier

The EMEA Occupier Update

A regular update on what's impacting real estate occupiers across EMEA. 
James Maddock • 20/04/2021
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Article

Commercial Property

Dedicated to delivering effective services in the EMEA region. 

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Omnicom Europe Limited • Technology
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Boehringer Ingelheim • Life Sciences
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Confidential Government Client • Government
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Confidential Health Insurance Client • Healthcare
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