Current and Recent Projects

Strategy

Examining drivers of performance for a real estate business

Development/Planning

An evaluation of the socio-economic impact of a proposed new shopping centre.

Housing and inflation

Exploring the linkages between housing rents and inflation.

Economic impact of infrastructure and housing initiatives - an evaluation methodology

Advising on an evaluation approach to assess the impact of mix of local transport projects and other initiatives.

Asset management performance - policyholder and shareholder funds

Advising the parent company of an insurance company about the issues and how to measure and asset performance of internal monies to achieve the best long-term performance.

Asset management in the UK

Working with an international bank to examine the history, issues and opportunities in the UK.

Asset management - operating models

Advising on the issues to ensure good governance but effective fund management and investment decision-making.

Fund governance/conflicts of interests

Providing ongoing support to a property fund to ensure the fund receives appropriate attention from the managers and resolve conflicts of interest issues.

Residential investment and fund strategy

Working with a real estate fund and asset manager, to help in liaison with Government and consultants around private residential investment and in shaping and taking forward an investment proposition.

Asset allocation in insurance companies

Advice on the use of alternatives to fixed income securities.

Real Estate and Asset allocation in pension funds

Advice on the use of direct real estate, real estate funds and REITs in pension funds.