Viability Appraisals

Public bodies, for example, local authorities require viability appraisals to be carried out, for example, to ascertain and support the level of affordable housing and profit overage.

For significant schemes, developers prepare these viability appraisals to support the planning application and the need for any enabling development to cross fund the delivery of a public asset.

Earth prepares viability appraisals for both public and private sector clients. Earth has a strong track record in preparing viability appraisal 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 prepared viability appraisals for a variety of projects including:


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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...

Battersea Place Retirement Village

Earth was mandated by VINCI PLC early in 2011 to secure a construction contract for the retirement village and to assist VINCI...

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...