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Offices and Industrial 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.

Industrial and office space comes in many shapes and guises, from logistics and manufacturing units to business parks and city centre offices. To deliver exceptional outcomes across assets types, we draw upon the knowledge and skills of our agency, investment, planning, project management, cost management and debt financing teams and work with best-in-class external consultants. We are well versed at assembling and successfully leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects. As part of a leading global property consultancy, we also provide our clients with access to the extensive data and research that underpins our advice.

The experience and skills to deliver

Our Offices and Industrial team works throughout the UK, with market awareness across the full geography and extensive contacts across the property industry. This gives us the enviable ability to unlock development opportunities. We are highly skilled at managing risk and stakeholder relationships. Our team combines strong technical and negotiation skills, with vision and drive, and a client mindset to protect our client’s interests and provide the role of trusted lead adviser.

We work for a wide spectrum of private and public sector clients, including property owners, institutional investors, corporate clients, overseas clients, high net worth individuals, funders, developers and a range of public sector organisations.

Our services are always bespoke to the specific circumstances and client requirements. We offer consulting and transactional advice, together with project delivery, including:

  • Identifying development opportunities
  • Feasibility and appraisals
  • Financial testing, risk awareness
  • Site assembly and unlocking development opportunities
  • Start to completion development management service including the delivery of completed buildings
  • Identification of partners and structuring of development agreements, options and joint ventures
  • Funding, sales and acquisitions
  • Guidance through the public/private partnership interface
  • Property and estate strategies
  • Legal negotiation and deal closure

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about our Offices and Industrial development expertise or about how we could work with you, please contact a member of our team – we’d be delighted to hear from you.


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If you would like to find out more about our specific expertise, or discover how we could work with your company, please contact a member of our team – we’d be delighted to hear from you.
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