New Land and Development Consultancy service launched by Edward Cooper Young Chartered Surveyors

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ECY Land – the ECY Team with Ashley Cooper shown centre

Leicester headquartered Chartered Surveyors, Edward Cooper Young has launched [31 March] a new Land and Development Consultancy service; ECY Land.

Born out of demand from existing clients, both developers and lenders, ECY Land will offer and be able to source good quality, thoroughly researched development sites.

Edward Cooper Young Chartered Surveyors was established 9 years ago and has grown to 22 staff in this time. They are a multi-professional consultancy offering bespoke solutions in the built environment. With offices in Leicester, London and Bristol and with further expansion plans, the company has advised on over 500 projects since inception.

They have built a reputation for providing innovative and cost-effective solutions in their core business activities across the UK and those same brand values and outside of the box thinking will shape their approach to meeting their clients’ land requirements.

Ashley Cooper, Senior Partner said “Land sourcing, acquisition and management is a highly competitive and complex marketplace but we can offer accurate, professional guidance and support alongside our existing services to both current and new clients. We believe that our breadth of services is unique as we are able to act as a one-stop-shop.”

The services to be offered through ECY Land include:

· On or Off Market site acquisition (all use classes) from identification to completion
· JV partnerships with landowners
· Development site appraisals
· One-off or retained services
· Option agreements and conditional purchases
· Revising existing schemes for planning gain
· Specialist Care Home development advice

Matt Pearce, Land Manager will be heading up ECY Land. He explains “with our network of contacts in construction, professional services, high street and niche development finance we’re confident ECY Land can add value to any development project or realise the potential of unused land.

Our highly experienced team have over 25 years’ experience in dealing with land acquisition and development opportunities. We are incredibly excited about taking this new offering to market.”