At Actons, we have substantial expertise and experience in property development and investment, working with banks, other lenders, developers, registered providers of social housing, private investors and landowners.
A co-ordinated professional team is critical. We will liaise closely with your surveyors, planning consultants, architects, engineers, contractors and other professional team members to ensure that your objectives are delivered on time and on budget.
We can help with:
- Purchase and assembly of development sites, including strategic option agreements, conditional contracts, overage and clawback arrangements, collaboration and consortium agreements
- Purchase, management and sale of investment property
- Planning and infrastructure agreements
- Plot sales
- Pre-let and long lease documentation
- Professional appointment, collateral warranty and related documentation
- Contractual and corporate joint ventures.
"Actons’ property practice recently acted for a number of banks on the refinancing of an industrial site, and separately assisted several local developers on plot sales. Director Amanda Gordon regularly undertakes freehold and leasehold work."The Legal 500
"Praised for its ‘superb business acumen’, Actons' real estate practice handles commercial and development transactions, landlord and tenant work and secured lending matters, especially for banks. The group also provides property support to corporate transactions."The Legal 500 2018 (Commercial Property (Notts & Derby))
The Legal 500 2021: Commercial Property – Nottingham & DerbyActons' Nottingham practice predominantly advises a range of clients, including developers and high-net-worth individuals, on land and property acquisitions. Amanda Gordon handles the real estate aspects of corporate transactions, including joint ventures and partnership dissolutions. Caroline Pearson's expertise lies in freehold and leasehold sales and acquisitions, and also landlord and tenant work. Zoe Romain, who made partner in 2019, is another key member of the team.
"Amanda Gordon handled the acquisitions of residential and operational premises for a local charity, acted for a major bank during the refinancing of a portfolio comprising mixed residential and commercial properties, and advised on the acquisition of an industrial site by the existing tenant and a pension fund."The Legal 500