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Real estate development and regeneration for higher education

We have a dedicated education-focused real estate team that combines technical excellence with a deep understanding of the challenges facing real estate teams in higher education institutes (HEIs) borne out of our experience of working with our clients.

Your estate plays a vital role in the identity of your university and the ability to utilise the space to deliver efficiencies, whilst ensuring the best possible ‘destination experience’ for students, staff, business and the wider community is critical.

We have a dedicated education-focused real estate team that combines technical excellence with a deep understanding of the challenges facing real estate teams in higher education institutes (HEIs) borne out of our experience of working with our clients.

What we offer

  • Expert advice on all aspects of estate management including acquisition and disposals of freehold and leasehold land, renewal leases, rent reviews, breaks and dilapidations support on major projects relating to the redevelopment and regeneration of your estate, joint ventures, financing and strategic planning to help optimise investment and income generation.
  • Exclusive access to our in-house, interactive property portfolio manager system, allowing 24-hour access to all your property portfolio documents along with automated reminders of key dates such as rent reviews, break clauses or lease termination dates.
  • Specialist advice including funding and project finance, construction, corporate and commercial, environmental law, housing, planning and compulsory purchase orders, procurement, state aid, sustainability and energy efficiency and tax.
  • Dispute resolution experts to help you identify risk and manage all your disputes, adopting a practical solutions-based approach from lease renewals and tenant default issues to high value and complex claims.

Why choose Browne Jacobson?

As an approved Business Partner of the Association of University Directors of Estates, our dedicated education real estate team have first-hand, in-house experience working in HEIs and are well placed to advise you on how to make the most of your estate. For more information on how we can help your institution please contact Dominic Swift.

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