Construction & Development
Property Construction & Development Lawyers in London
The term ‘commercial property development’ covers a whole range of activities from purchasing existing properties and giving them a makeover to purchasing land and obtaining planning consent for a new housing estate or development. Whatever project you undertake you will need a specialist commercial property lawyer to help ensure that it goes smoothly and is successful.
Our specialist commercial property solicitors provide legal advice on commercial property development for property developers, entrepreneurs, landowners and those involved in private/public funding of the promotion of land and property development. We appreciate the commercially focused environment developers work in and the need for their professional advisors to be self-starters, innovative and determined to achieve the desired result.
Our expertise includes:
- Promotion agreements
- Landowners’ collaboration agreements
- Site assembly
- Plot sales
- Contracts conditional on planning
- Planning and environmental
- S106 agreements
- Acquisition agreements; including building leases and licences
- Development agreements
- Collateral warranties
- Infrastructure agreements
- Development funding
- Pre-lets and the creation of investments
- Private/public funding
- Stamp duty land tax planning schemes
- Tax efficient property structures
The Trafford Centre, Manchester
Involved in funding and advising on the development of the Trafford Centre, Manchester, a £600m project with construction time of 27 months and one of the last major out of town retail centres recently built in England.
Leyton Orient Football Club
Represented the Joint Venture partner in a £10m redevelopment of Leyton Orient Football Ground, raising initial development funding through the creation of an innovative investment instrument and then conventional refinancing of the completed development.
Romford Town Centre
Raised development finance in connection with a £50m complex mixed use scheme, involving the provision of new build barter consideration for the landowners.