Property and planning consultancy Rapleys has witnessed a healthy growth to its West Midlands team and, since opening in 2016, its Birmingham office has expanded by 60%.

Rapleys Building Consultancy, Land Development Project Management and Town Planning teams have all made key hires over the last year despite economic uncertainty. Stuart Adkins, Senior Surveyor, joined the Building Consultancy team, whilst Gurpreet Narle, Senior Project Manager, joined the Land Development Project Management and Zarina Ali, Planner, joined the Town Planning team.

Following the appointment of Richard Crow, Partner and most recently Stuart Adkins, Senior Surveyor, who joined the Birmingham team in November, Rapleys Building Consultancy team have cemented a strong regional presence across the West Midlands.

“Rapleys is a well-established property consultancy who’s Building Consultancy team are rapidly growing. It was the forward-thinking and blue-chip quality client base that sold the business to me and Stuart – an opportunity to be part of this evolution.”  Explains Crow. 

Both Crow and Adkins have extensive commercial experience for private and public sector clients including institutional investors, landlords, occupiers and Housing Associations. Their due diligence, defect analysis, project management, Landlord and Tenant Dilapidations advice, and expert witness experience supplements the well-established, nationwide team.

Rapleys Land Development Project Management (LDPM) team has seen equal success within the Birmingham region. Senior Project Manager Gurpreet Narle joins Jason Mound, Head of LDPM and Jack Downing, Associate. Narle brings a wealth of development civil engineering experience to support growth in design led Project Management.

The recent appointment of Zarina Ali, Planner along with Partner Sarah Smith moving from the Bristol Office to head up the Birmingham office’s Town Planning offering has increased Rapleys’ Planning presence in the city. Ali joins to assist Smith across a range of projects including large scale residential/commercial local plan promotions, submission of outline/full/reserved matters/discharge of condition applications, preparation/co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments and planning appraisals.

Rapleys advises on all building consultancy, land development project management and planning matters from its Birmingham office and would welcome the chance to talk to you about your project needs. Get in touch with Richard Crow, Jason Mound or Sarah Smith for an informative discussion.