Alex Brown


London (West End)

Contact Alex
T: +44 (0)20 7333 6384

Alex is an Senior Associate in our Planning & Development team based in the West End.  He specialises in providing financial analysis to land owners and developers as part of the development consulting process.

Development advice provided includes: financial and risk analysis, valuation, disposals, planning – including the preparation and submission of financial viability advice as part of major commercial and residential applications.

Specific experience
Financial Viability – preparation of detailed appraisals and financial justification reports as part of major mixed-use planning applications in central London on behalf of Land Securities, Stanhope, Derwent London, Capital and Counties, Legal and General and Alchemi.

Valuation – valuation of investment portfolios for accounting and acquisition purposes on behalf of the BlackRock UK Property Fund, Tiger Developments, LaSalle Investment Management, CBRE Investors and Pramerica. Loan security valuations on behalf of Barclays, PBB Deutsche Pfranbriefbank, Aareal Bank, Nationwide and ICG Longbow.

Planning – planning advice on a wide range of commercial and residential development schemes, including the preparation and submission of planning applications in the south-east. Planning reports for acquisition purposes, enforcement and listed building advice. Clients have included Nationwide, Aviva, LaSalle and Santander.

Agency – development agency advice to landowners, including marketing strategies, developer selection and negotiation of heads of terms for disposals. Local authority development advice on behalf of Reading, Slough and Bedford Borough Councils.