Case Study -
were charged with the responsibility to develop a significant
portion of the Covent Garden Market, but didn't have
the required expertise. We hired John to assist us because
our earlier dealings with him had shown us that he was
committed to finding solutions. John's strongest points
are his ethics and credibility and I would not hesitate
for a moment to recommend him for any project."
H. Cocker, Chairman & CEO
McKay-Cocker Construction Limited
of Services (Project 1):
contractor of the new Covent Garden Market in downtown London
owned a significant amount of the space in the facility. It
wanted to sell its portion of the facility to ensure that
there would be a single owner of the entire market. To create
value in order to achieve a sale, it was necessary to secure
tenants for its space.
with company management in the negotiation of leases for
the entire space
in the completion of the lease process
with the City of London the terms of the sale of the facility
to the City
sale was achieved on a WIN:WIN basis for the client, the Covent
Garden Market and the City of London.
of Services (Project 2):
commercial firm owned a significant non-core land holding
in a small resort town. The property had been acquired with
plans to develop vacation properties but it was mired in municipal
bureaucracy and a weakened real estate market. The investment
had lost its lustre and hope.
the project through meetings with town council and neighbors
and negotiated a new
an exit strategy which defined the best use and market
for the land
the strategy through several transactions
was severed, parceled and sold to major purchasers. The client
was able to achieve a satisfactory exit. The municipality
gained through subsequent development of the site.