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 I Development

Our Residential team assists landowners, developers, investors and private individuals identify the 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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Hove Build-to-Rent Scheme

Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has successfully secured a funding partner on behalf of Watkin Jones.

12/08/2021

Tom Nuttall, Tom Robinson and Amy King
Cushman & Wakefield Makes Key Specialist Markets Appointments

Cushman & Wakefield has made three senior appointments in its UK Specialist Markets division which provides services to owners and operators of specialist assets.

27/07/2021

David Tonks
Cushman & Wakefield Announces Senior Recruit to Lead its Dedicated Repurposing Team

Cushman & Wakefield has made a major hire to lead its dedicated Repurposing team which is focused on delivery of repositioning services for under-performing assets.

26/07/2021

Touchwood
Ardent Completes Touchwood Acquisition and Names New Asset Management and Leasing team

The Ardent Companies (Ardent), the US-based real estate investment and asset management firm, has completed the acquisition of Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull from Lendlease Retail Partnership (LLRP).

22/07/2021

Adam Lowe
Adam Lowe Joins Cushman & Wakefield To Drive Dedicated Primary Care Service

New joiner from Assura Plc to lead specialist offering within the firm’s UK Healthcare team

21/07/2021

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Insatiable Demand from E-Commerce Drives UK Logistics Take-Up to Record Levels

Demand for UK logistics and industrial space shows no sign of slowing down as take-up in Q2 continued to be buoyed by insatiable demand from e-commerce. 

13/07/2021

Ahead Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield Signs Up to Help Boost Future Skills

Cushman & Wakefield is the latest forward-thinking employer to join the likes of PwC, Arcadis and Pinsent Masons in a highly successful West Midlands business, professional and financial services (BPFS) careers initiative.

07/07/2021

Marcus Wood
Marcus Wood Rejoining Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Retail Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Marcus Wood as Head of UK Retail Capital Markets.

05/07/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of The Very Group's East Midlands Hub

Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team has completed the sale of Skygate, The Very Group’s distribution centre in Kegworth, Derby on behalf of Trenport Property Holdings Group.

01/07/2021

Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched
Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched

The Responsible Property Management Toolkit (RPMT), a joint initiative of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) and Managing Agents Partnership (MAP), launched earlier this month with Cushman & Wakefield as a key contributor to its development. 

30/06/2021

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Insights

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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

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
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.
Kevin Imboden • 12/08/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update | Spring/Summer 2020

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 13/07/2020
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Research • Workplace

Experience per Square Foot™ (XSF)

Gain data and insights to move forward with confidence.
Bryan Berthold • 24/09/2021
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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
Greg Mansell • 23/09/2021
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Research • Logistics

Warehousing to Address Supply Chain Disruptions

The importance of supply chain resilience has never been more apparent. As businesses look to reduce the vulnerability caused by disruption, we have seen a fundamental change in how and when they distribute goods.
David Hutchings • 13/09/2021
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Insights • Economy

Futures Cut - Reigniting Offices

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 • 23/08/2021
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Insights • Logistics

COVID-19 Impacts on Manufacturing & Supply Chain

An update on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on manufacturing and supply chains.
Lisa Graham • 18/08/2021
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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.
10/08/2021
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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 • 23/07/2021

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.
Greg Mansell • 23/09/2021
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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.
10/08/2021
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
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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
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
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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. 
costs
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
Data-Center-Update_EMEA_web-card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
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.
Kevin Imboden • 12/08/2020

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