Tom joined Rapleys in August 2021 as a Senior Surveyor in the Affordable Housing and Viability team after nearly 4 years at Dalcour Maclaren Chartered Surveyors, where he provided development consultancy and valuation advice for a range of utility and infrastructure companies.
Tom has experience in providing clients with detailed development valuation advice for residential and mixed use sites, with a particular emphasis on identifying opportunities to maximise value. At Dalcour Maclaren he offered clients strategic valuation advice in connection with the redevelopment of their surplus sites, including advising on housing type and tenure in order to maximise income and capital receipts.
Tom has overseen a range of transactional instructions for clients with responsibility for the disposal of surplus sites, including the due diligence, sale preparation, marketing and contract negotiations. He has also advised in relation to the acquisition of new assets and provided reasoned advice in relation to commercial risk and market context.
Tom currently provides development valuation advice to Registered Providers in connection with their acquisition of land and new build residential units. He is also able to offer advice in relation to appropriate affordable housing strategies.