With over 3 years of experience George is part of a professional team that provides leading development consultancy advice that specialises towards compulsory purchase and land assembly. George’s experience is spread over a number of historic and live projects involving Compulsory Purchase Orders and the negotiation of claims for compensation on behalf of both acquiring authorities, land owners and occupiers facing acquisition. George is a well-practiced valuation surveyor and has undertaken a number of instructions for RICS Red Rook compliant valuations, land assembly Property Cost Estimates and development appraisals.
George is currently advising local authorities and/or their development partners on land assembly and CPO matters on several regeneration and estate renewal schemes including Brent Cross Cricklewood (Hammerson/Aberdeen Standard Investments / LB Barnet and Argent Related), Spray Street Quarter (RB Greenwich, St Modwen and Notting Hill Housing), and the Gascoigne Estate (LB Barking & Dagenham and BeFirst). For example, Spray Street Quarter presents a mixed use town centre regeneration scheme promising to deliver over 700 residential dwellings, a new cinema and commercial space. George is involved in project managing the CPO which involves over 200 interests, roles involve; liaising with the client, updating trackers, engaging with claimants, inspecting properties and producing valuation reports.
George also advises property owners and occupiers with interests acquired or affected by the delivery of major infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2 as well as major regeneration schemes. Advice is being provided to clients including Travis Perkins, Sainsbury’s, John Lewis Partnership Pension Fund, Greene King and Schroders.
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