Everything that’s new – or changes – involves risk, whether financial or aesthetic. We find the better way of monitoring projects, from funding to finish.

Project Monitoring & Due Diligence (PM &DD) is what was once known as risk management. The PM & DD team at McBains monitors and protects – none of us likes surprises.

It means we take property consultancy to an entirely higher plane – it becomes bespoke to your requirement, regardless of size or scope.

Focussing largely on strategic advice and technical due diligence in the development and financial services sectors, we provide high-quality advice from project planning and procurement through to completion or disposal.

Development Monitoring involves the due care and diligence requirements of funders and investors, providing the protection necessary when making property funding or investment decisions, dealing with all financial, legal and technical aspects.

Project Assessment & Recovery covers project forensics, strategic planning and recovery management, including re-structuring distressed or troubled plans, identifying issues and providing diplomatic, constructive and collaborative support.

Time, cost and quality are key to project success. We carry out forensic “health-checks” – to maintain understanding and control at every stage. A forensic audit culminates with a risk rating for the project, and recommendations

Those recommendations may sometimes escalate into solutions: we advise on how to retrieve, mitigate and improve distressed projects.

Enhancement: adding value to a project, enhancing viability, re-designing to improve marketability, improving project assembly and re-programming delivery to manage cashflow, even re-assessing feasibility.

Meanwhile, our due diligence and pre-acquisition services quantify risk during acquisition, funding and investment – or disposal – as well as development and refurbishment: identify key issues early, get accurate information, provide clear advice, make informed decisions quickly.

Development Advice: we consistently provide clients with cost-saving or profit-generating advice. That means impartial guidance on acquisition, investment, development and expansion programmes, based due diligence and construction risk information. 

In terms of Property Finance, we have deep understanding of how to get things done. We have a network of contacts in finance, and can introduce potential funding sources - equity participation, debt funding, mezzanine finance, and sometimes some of which you may not even be aware.

It's all a great deal to take in, but most definitely adds up to the better way.

Key Contacts

Richard Davies

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Ian Stacey

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