People

Susanna Bowles

Senior Associate

Location

London (West End)

Contact Susanna

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6247

E: sbowles@geraldeve.com

Susanna is a Senior Associate in our Planning and Development department based in London. She specialises in providing a range of development consultancy advice for both public and private sector clients.

The advice provided includes valuation, acquisitions and disposals, affordable housing, economic assessments, due diligence reporting and providing financial viability advice in support of major commercial and residential planning applications.

Specific experience

Financial viability in planning – preparation of detailed financial justification reports and accompanying appraisals in support of the planning case for strategic residential and commercial sites throughout central London and further afield. Analysis has regard to land use policies, site and infrastructure constraints, on-site and off-site affordable housing (and payments in lieu thereof) and heritage issues.  Major clients include Westfield, Land Securities, Berkeley Homes, Cadogan Estates and The Portman Estate.

Acquisition / Disposals – preparation of financial analysis and accompanying report to inform site specific acquisitions, similarly to inform disposal strategy.

Economic Assessments – preparation of an economic assessment and associated appraisals in support of the change of use component of usually large planning applications.

Due Diligence – due diligence assessment of financial viability assessments as submitted in support of a planning application. Preparation of report to the Council on the acceptability and appropriateness of the information and analysis provided.

Affordable Housing – general affordable housing advice including estate strategies and site by site commentary.