Commercial Property Development

If you are considering embarking on a commercial property development project there are a range of factors to consider. Our legal experts have the experience and knowledge to provide advice which is geared towards your aspirations and which is always efficient, commercial, balanced and clear.

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Our expertise

We currently hold a double Real Estate Team of the Year title from both the Herald Law Awards of Scotland and the Scottish Legal Awards 2021.

Our clients include developers, land owners/sellers, purchasers and ‘end use’ occupiers as well as investors seeking to ‘forward fund’ development or acquire completed developments. We advise clients on a wide range of commercial development projects from new build projects, urban regeneration, change of use, refurbishment and repurposing of buildings and shared use facilities through to bespoke renewable energy projects.

How we can help you

We’re here to help you make sure that each stage of your commercial property development project progresses effectively.

We’ll provide advice that is relevant to your current needs and future aspirations. Our specialist and experienced team will help with:

  • Negotiating the commercial terms
  • Structuring the deal – including property tax implications
  • Anticipating any specific requirements such as obligations to achieve ‘best value’ or funder and investor requirements
  • Funding options
  • Planning and environmental considerations
  • Construction contracts
  • Low carbon economy solutions

We pride ourselves on providing expert advice to help deliver projects on time and on budget.

Awards and accreditations


"With a good commercial awareness and the ability to understand the wider objectives of our business, the firm actively pushes deals forward as opposed to waiting for instructions at every juncture."

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