Consulting and Research

Chris Hobden

Head of Strategic Consultancy - MENA

Chestertons advises government departments, developers, investors and corporate owners on all aspects of real estate development from large mixed-use schemes to assessment of individual sites.

We understand our clients operate in an increasingly competitive and sophisticated business environment where accurate market intelligence and early insights are key. So we work with our clients right through the development process from assessing the feasibility of schemes, securing planning permissions and creating joint ventures with financing partners through to the final delivery phase. We have expertise in numerous areas of real estate development including, residential, hospitality, retail, office and mixed-use schemes.

Our Core Services

  • Feasibility Studies

    We undertake detailed research and analysis to assess the viability of development concepts, providing recommendations and reporting financial performance through metrics including internal rate of return (IRR), investment multiple and payback period.

  • Highest & Best Use Studies

    We undertake comprehensive research and analysis, supported by our extensive market experience, to assess the optimal use for vacant land plots or redevelopment opportunities.

  • Competitive Benchmarking

    We draw on data and insight from relevant schemes to review projects, assessing demand drivers, positioning, financial performance and design.

  • Portfolio Analysis & Optimisation

    We undertake a comprehensive review of investment portfolios, assessing performance and identifying enhancements and value-added opportunities.

  • Investment & Occupier Strategies

    We work with clients to deliver their investment or occupational requirements, advising on strategy, undertaking analysis and identifying risks and opportunities.

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  • Market Research

    We provide expert insight, data and analysis derived from primary research, selected third-party sources and our extensive experience across the region.

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