At Carter Jonas, we have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities lying within operational, occupied estates. Such occupiers may operate within the private or public sectors.

We know how to navigate the complexities of managing a portfolio estate made up of operational, investment and surplus property and how to deliver savings, improved revenue, greater efficiency and, potentially, capital receipts.

Publicly held assets are a major resource, and maximising the revenue generated from these assets is vital.

Where organisations have implemented a corporate landlord approach and property is managed centrally, we can provide advice on a range of property issues to support them in meeting their corporate aims and objectives.

Local authorities, in particular, have a number of statutory service obligations to fulfil, and therefore typically occupy a significant amount of property. Where these services are being outsourced to third-party providers, all organisations are required to obtain best value, ensuring transparency in all property transactions.

We can provide expert advice on a range of transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, negotiating leases, licences and agreements, statutory transfers and project management.

We have extensive experience in working with organisations in this area; we understand the services being delivered and their specific needs. We are familiar with the complexities of strict governance procedures, and we work to deliver projects within this structure, reporting to specific committees and boards where appropriate.

Our key clients

Buckinghamshire County Council
Department for Work and Pensions
Hounslow London Borough Council

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Get in touch
Alexandra Houghton
Partner, Consultancy & Strategy
020 7518 3225 Email me About Alexandra
Ian Southall
Consultant, Consultancy & Strategy
020 7408 9233 Email me About Ian
Steve Gell
Consultant, Consultancy & Strategy
020 7518 3220 Email me About Steve
Richard Waterson
Partner, Consultancy & Strategy
01865 404466 Email me About Richard
An experienced consultant providing strategic property advice to clients with large occupied estates of complex property challenges. Lead for Carter Jonas in the Charity Sector with over 25 years of experience across the Public Sector.
I have been with the Consultancy and Strategy team at Carter Jonas since 2014. I provide advice to public sector organisations on estate strategy, property assessment and reviews, and social value. We focus on a 'service led approach' to ensure all property recommendations reflect operational requirements.

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