Development & Assurance

Development & Assurance

About our business

Development & Assurance is an integrated group of around 120 professionally qualified and highly experienced real estate and infrastructure experts based in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh.

The group is actively involved with a broad range of projects at all points of the asset lifecycle from site assembly, acquisition, planning, development, through to advising on transactions and disposals. It has an enviable track record of providing strategic real estate advice to investors, developers, landowners, corporates, public bodies and occupiers - advising on some of the UK’s largest and most complex projects.


Full-service master planning and development advisory acting for landowners / developers on some of the most complex development opportunities and projects.

The group’s offer in this area rests on providing real estate and infrastructure planning and development advice consistent with a topflight surveying practice, combined with the business advisory capabilities of a Big Four advisory firm.

Key offerings include: Development Advisory, Compulsory Purchase and Town Planning.


Providing valuation advice, assurance and advocacy services across the full spectrum of property types and geographies.

The team members focused in this area have a deep track record in delivering complementary services – such as buy / sell-side due diligence and strategy input as part of a multi-disciplinary 'cross-Deloitte' team.

Key offerings include: Valuation & Valuation Assurance and Business Rates Advisory.

Key contacts

Mathew Evans-Pollard

Partner, Head of Development & Assurance, Development Lead

Philip Parnell

Partner, Valuation Lead