Joint Ventures & Partnerships
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Over 50% of our developments are joint ventures or some form of partnership.
Our partners range from landowners, introducers, local authorities, public bodies, Charities, housing associations, banks, and funders. We always treat our partners as clients and seek to meet their needs and our flexible approach makes us the perfect development partner.
For many regional and national agents we are the recommended development partner of choice. Our brand, imaginative professional management and construction and sales teams mean we can be trusted to make the most of every opportunity. We have many successful completed joint ventures which involve a wide variety of arrangements including:
- Development agreements
- Subject to planning deals,
- Overage provisions
- Company share purchases
- Land promotion agreements
- Retained land arrangements.
Joint Venture with a landowner & historic charity
Trinity House (Maritime Charity) selected Acorn as part of a consortium that includes developers Galliard Homes and Otterlo London to transform and redevelop their site adjacent to the historic Trinity Estate in Southwark.
Water’s Edge, Taunton
Joint Venture with a property developer and local authority
Working alongside St Mowden and Taunton Deane Borough Council, Acorn was chosen as the residential specialist to deliver the first phase of the regeneration of the Old Cattle Market in Taunton.
Joint Venture with a property developer.
For this prime SE1 location, Acorn obtained enhanced planning permission increasing the site’s potential and profitability. Acorn managed the funding, construction and sales process.
Crantock Bay, Cornwall
Joint Venture with the existing hotel owner.
Acorn obtained planning permission and developed and constructed for the vendor a retail unit and leisure complex. The freehold investment was then returned together with a much enhanced land value.
Pages, Muswell Hill
Joint Venture with the local authority
Acorn won the bid for the development of Muswell Hill library, achieved planning for 10 private apartments and four family townhouses and delivered for its partner the London Borough of Barnet, a modern bespoke low maintenance library premises.
Tanner Street, Barking
Joint Venture with local authority and Housing Association
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, together with Thames Valley Housing Association approached Acorn to develop a key part of the council’s dilapidated housing stock in the centre of Barking.
249 Long Lane
Joint Venture with current land owner.
The planning, funding, construction and management of sales were all arranged by Acorn. The profit was shared with the vendor who also retained with part of the site on Long Lane.