Economic development

We specialise in providing realistic economic development advice.  We design practical strategies and projects that support and enhance local economies and provide a platform for securing funding and investment.

Our expertise and experience includes:

  • Economic strategies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Detailed baseline research
  • Outline and detailed business cases
  • Project evaluation and appraisal
  • Social, economic and property market research
  • Scoping, securing and managing grant funds
  • Rural estate and diversification strategies
  • Discount cash-flow modelling
  • Planning policy advice and formulation


We have a proven track record in developing and supporting regeneration projects.  Our particular strength and passion is working with historic town centres and heritage buildings.

Our expertise and experience includes:

  • Identifying innovative opportunities
  • Comprehensive local research and consultation
  • Galvanising community and stakeholder support
  • Working with Grade I, II* and II Listed buildings, SAMs and Registered Parkland
  • Land use advice
  • Regeneration strategies and action plans
  • Viability analysis and soft market testing
  • Brokering, securing and managing investment
  • Developer and investor procurement
  • Land assembly advice including compulsory purchase

Core services

Our goal is to ensure that our projects are deliverable to the highest possible standard within their particular context and parameters.   This requires sensitive and detailed consideration of management and organisation issues to create and sustain momentum which is common to all of our work.

  • Leadership and mentoring
  • Organisation design
  • Management and co-ordination
  • Procurement and  management of multi-disciplinary advisors
  • Public relations and communications
  • Programme management and forecasting
  • Risk analysis and mitigation
  • Executive support.


To learn more about our projects please click here.