Option Appraisals

Public bodies, for example local authorities, require option appraisals to be carried out to ascertain how best to deliver the social and economic financial returns to their members and constituents.

These option appraisals set out the financial advantages and disadvantages of each option, together with the financial and delivery risks.

Earth has a strong track record in carrying out options appraisals for local authorities, relating to the redevelopment of their own land and in particular, the delivery of stadiums and arts venues. This service combines Earth’s real estate and financial accounting expertise.

Earth has considerable experience in developing the financial business plan for the preferred option.

Earth has prepared option appraisals for a variety of projects including:


If you would like further information on option appraisals and our approach, please contact us here:


Case Studies

Wormwood Scrubs

Earth’s role was to initially undertake an options appraisal for the LCOSC and wider Wormwood Scrubs...

Arsenal Football Stadium

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by the London Borough of Islington to provide advice in relation...

MK Dons Football Stadium

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by English Partnerships to provide advice in relation to the proposed...

Earl’s Court Health Centre

Earth was commissioned by NHS Kensington & Chelsea to carry out an exercise to successfully deliver...

St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing

Earth was appointed by the PCT to spearhead “a radical review” at St Charles Hospital (and surrounds) for an exciting new...

Lowry Centre, Salford Quays

DTZ (Stephen Clarke, Director of Earth) was appointed by Salford City Council to work with the cultural team to assist in...