Commercial Services

Commercial Property Development

Our lawyer’s provide commercial and practical advice to commercial property developers, funders and occupiers on development work of all complexity and size.
The team has vast experience in advising on a variety of property development projects including those focusing on mixed use developments, healthcare, industrial, retail, leisure and office. We provide a pragmatic approach to each stage of the development process and provide solution led advice. We understand the commercial issues that client’s face, offering practical options and advice. We will work closely with you from the start of the development, identifying your objectives and advising on any title matters affecting the development. We aim to resolve any title matters, advising on the enforceability of restrictive covenants and on any planning requirements affecting the development. We have an experienced team dealing with site sales of whole or individual plots, preparing commercial and residential estate sale documentation, including leases and transfers. We understand the importance of timing and keeping the disposal programme on schedule in accordance with business needs and will work closely with you to ensure a smooth disposal programme. We can assist with the structuring of the transaction, including joint ventures and development vehicles. Our lawyers have the commercial development knowledge to deal with complex development agreements including overage and clawback provisions, straightforward purchase or conditional contracts and option agreements.

We provide a wide range of advice on all aspects of development matters, including the following:-

• Option agreements
• Site assembly
• Restrictive covenants affecting development
• Conditional contracts
• Planning Matters
• Overage agreements
• Construction
• Funding
• Property ventures
• Investments acquisitions and disposals
• Acquisition of grants of easements and all other rights and interests
• Deferred consideration
• Estate management set up
• Plot sales
• Development finance