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Property Development Strategies

In order to provide a successful development strategy you need to understand the fundamentals of the development process, from the initial concept through to deciding to build the scheme.

One-day course

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Tue 22 Jan 2019
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Novotel London Waterloo, 113 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7LS
£315 + VAT


This course will cover all the factors that impact on the decision making process, including site appraisal, planning, development appraisal and development finance and how they take part on the overall development strategy.

You will get a full comprehension on the elements that need to be considered when setting up your strategy as well as considering the risks involved and ways to mitigate these.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamentals of the development process and the valuation of development land
  • Manage the process, up to the start of construction, either as an agent, other advisor or developer
  • Recognise the different issues at the various stages of the development management process.
  • Assess different methods of valuing development land and when to use the types of appraisals.
  • Recognise the different methodologies for the assessment of both project and financial risk.
  • Analyse types of development finance and how they can be accounted for in the valuation.

 Who should attend

  • Trainees or newly qualified surveyors currently in the early stages of their career as either a valuation or development surveyor
  • Senior surveyors with limited topic knowledge or looking at a career transition
  • Project Managers

Course Structure

The day details the development process and its stages, from initial concept of the strategy, implementation and construction, to the disposal.

Critical elements such as the site acquisition strategy, legislation and planning permission will be also explored.

Practical exercises will give you the opportunity to deal with issues related to site constraints, valuation, development appraisals and funding, besides sharing your knowledge with your trainer and colleagues.


  • RICS professionals Standard £315 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals Standard £405 + VAT
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Trainer was excellent

Ben Davidson, Davidson Estates on 03/01/2018

"The trainer was excellent, her understanding and experience was very good and she explained it very well. She was also very patient with all questions. Very impressed! I learnt a lot."

Highly recommend

Mark Davies, Powys County Council on 12/11/2017

"Excellent course that I would and will highly recommend to colleagues."

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£315 + VAT