Our work with developers and building owners focuses on clear communication.
We write development proposals and project briefs, we help our clients to select the best design teams for their projects and we facilitate discussions to review progress.
"I would have no hesitation in recommending Caroline Cole who managed a very successful masterplanning competition for us which completed in 2009. Her ability to rally groups and opinions is admirable and I would happily have her as part of the team again."
We have the unusual strength of working on both sides of the fence: with developers and with architects. This enables us to sit comfortably alongside a developer, helping to identify the right design team for a given project and ensuring that the initial briefing of that team gets off to the best start.
Equally, drawing on our project knowledge and our recognised skills as facilitators, we are well placed to offer confidential and independent facilitation to review working relationships as a project progresses: at key milestones, or through post completion reviews at the end of the project.
"Colander has acted as 'Editor in Chief' on a number of Chelsfield's development bids, as the last port of call for information, Caroline remained unflappable while working within the inevitably tight timeframes that go with the territory."
The services that we can offer include: