Developing commercial strategies to enhance your property portfolio

Building a successful property portfolio is a challenging task. Our Property Development team prides itself on building long-term relationships with clients. We focus on understanding objectives, creating effective strategies for investment, building for the future and managing your properties in the most commercially effective way possible.


The development of residential or commercial property can create significant value for clients. Yet the law surrounding the acquisition and development of real estate can be complex and frustrating. At gunnercooke, our Property Development team comprises experts with vast experience of navigating this area of law.

They have advised on some of the World’s most significant development projects in recent history, and pride themselves upon delivering clients ‘peace of mind’ – through the provision of clear, commercial and responsive advice. 

We act for a diverse range of clients, from landowners, to property developers, financial investors or occupiers. Our client service is based upon a highly personal approach – we want to visit your sites, see you face to face as much as you need, and ensure that we fully understand your objectives, so that we can champion them as our own.

We work closely with members of gunnercooke’s Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure, Corporate, Banking and Real Estate Finance teams to ensure that we can build and deliver an end to end development strategy on any project. 

We advise on projects across many sectors including: 

  • Business parks 
  • Charities 
  • Commercial and Residential property schemes
  • Mixed use development schemes 
  • Retail 
  • Social Housing 
  • Student accommodation 



We advise on

  • Asset Management
  • Development Agreements
  • Joint Ventures 
  • Project finance and funding

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