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Development appraisal masterclass: Introduction, cashflow techniques & sensitivity analysis

Everything you need to know about development appraisals to assess the feasibility of a project or perform a residual land valuation.

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Thu 30 Jan 2020
05:45 PM - 07:15 PM
University of Westminster, 4-12 Little Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7BY
1 hour formal CPD

Free with CPD Foundation subscription

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT


Masterclass aims to cover all necessary information needed to assess property development viability for business owners, developers, valuers and finance staff in the commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate. The speaker will share his experience and explain the pitfalls in cashflow techniques, sensitivity analysis and possession strategy.

This course aims to be a refresher for those with experience in Appraisals or to give a solid introduction to the subject for those less familiar with it. All provided information will be supported by case studies and real-life examples.

The masterclass is divided into 2 parts: Introduction/sensitivity analysis and Possession strategy. 

This part shall focus on the following topics:

• Development Appraisals Introduction - Uses, GDV, Costs, Funding, KPIs
• Appraisal Cash Flows, Timing, S Curves and Discounted Cash Flows
• Sensitivity Analysis - A look at how sensitivity a Development is to changes in Costs, GDV or Timing.

If you are interested in the 2nd part of this seminar, which shall be about Possession strategy, please follow this link.

The published time is when registration opens. The seminar will begin 30 minutes later.


  • RICS professionals £35 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £47.25 + VAT
  • CPD Foundation Subscribers Free
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Vince Harney
Chief Executive Officer, Anisorian Real Estate

Vince Harney is one of the leading experts in Property Development, and Real Estate Software. He has had over 25 years’ experience of the construction and property markets. He has worked in both the UK and Internationally, having worked as a Group Finance Director for a Large European Property Developer based in Prague,  a Divisional Finance Director for Bovis Homes plc as well as Senior Commercial Finance Roles at AMEC (now MUSE )Developments.

His specialisms include the Private Rented Sector and Student Accommodation.

In addition to being a Chartered Valuation Surveyor (MRICS) he is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)who has been involved commercially in Property Development for over 20 years.

Vince has his own Consultancy Practise and works closely with RICS to provide valuable programmes for the Membership including work for RICS in the Middle East. He has also presented courses to Property Developers on a wide range of related topics covering Development Feasibilities, Finance Structures for Property, Residual Land Valuations, Fund Management and International Cross Border Transactions.

This seminar is available for free when you have an active CPD Foundation Annual Subscription.

CPD Foundation is suitable for all professionals, at all levels and covers a wide range of topics. You do not need to be an RICS member to purchase a subscription or book onto a seminar.

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Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT