Development Surveyors

Our Development Surveyors and Town Planners specialise in providing advice upon all aspects of residential, commercial and mixed use development.  Market knowledge together with an understanding of the development process allows us to identify sites and to provide a full project management disposal package.  We have extensive experience of maximising asset value via all forms of disposals including option, conditional contracts, sale by informal and formal tender and private treaty sale.

We pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to unlock the potential of complex sites as demonstrated by our case studies, and provide personal and honest advice, and deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.

Clients range from individual property owners through to public sector organisations and major companies.

Our services include:

  • Acquisition and disposal of sites
  • Market appraisal and advice
  • Securing planning consent
  • Optimising design
  • Project managing a professional team
  • Marketing and disposal of the finished product


“…With timely and appropriate communication throughout what was, at times, a very sensitive set of negotiations, Aitchison Raffety provided the reliability and market-knowledge we needed to achieve our goals.  The Board expressed complete comfort and satisfaction with the service and the value provided.”

Dr Ken Young, Bursar, St Margarets School, Bushey, Hertfordshire

“…We have been extremely impressed with the sound and clear advice you have provided over the past 21 months or so. We could not have achieved the result we have without your tremendous support and knowledge. It has been a pleasure to have worked with you.”

Private Individual