For large organisiations the property portfolio is typically a multi-layered and complex beast. Its not only a home for your staff its a key operational asset.

From that perspective getting the right mix, that is, fit for purpose, cost effective, aligned to your brand values and at the same time future-proof, can be a daunting prospect.

What's Included

Our approach is to start with the needs of the business and what would best meet those needs.

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Your business requirements or demands.

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What your property needs to look like.

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How we fit your business into it.

Portfolio Assessment

Through Grosvenor's extensive experience and proven modelling we can assist you in assessing your current portfolio and planning for the future.

Portfolio reviews and assessments

Accommodation planning and strategies

Asset planning and strategies

Business case development

Mergers and Acquisitions

Where to Start?

Following initial discussions, the Situation Analysis is how we start most engagements.

The Situation Analysis workshop, that typically runs for 2-3 hours, commences with an educational session about our view of the world from a property strategy perspective. We’ll also discuss in broad terms projects we’ve undertaken with organisations similar to yours.

We will then dig into the following, your:

  • broad business goals and objectives
  • property function and its place in the organisational structure
  • functions activity and its effectiveness
  • internal property performance reporting
  • current property portfolios performance and its make up
  • short and long term accommodation requirements
  • current property services delivery model

On completion, we will provide you with a high-level 3-4-page Situation Analysis (we all love brevity) that aligns the strategic direction with your property strategy and outlines the short and long-term steps you need to take to ensure your property strategy is best practice and the right fit for your organisation now and into the future.

The only provisos for this workshop (which is no charge) are:

  • all attendees read the ‘Guide to building high performance corporate property portfolios’
  • the firm’s decision makers are present
  • our travel costs are covered if applicable

If you’d like more information or would like to undertake a Situation Analysis complete the form and we’ll be in contact shortly.

Necessary evil or strategic asset?

A guide to building high performance property portfolios

Like maximising the performance of your staff, maximising the performance of your property portfolio is far more complicated than simple cost management.

For example, well managed property can also add value to your business through increased productivity, reduced staff turnover and absenteeism and by reduced risks and insurance costs.

Additionally, by managing property more strategically you can enhance your brand to both customers and to potential new staff.

Conversely, poorly managed property can actually detract from your brand and most importantly impede actual business performance.

This then begs the question, if property is such a large part of the business cost base and there are all these potential benefits and pitfalls, then why doesn’t it get the same level of management attention as HR or IT?

Find out why and how to implement positive change through proven property portfolio management strategies.