The Developer appoints a consultant to deliver the project plans. This includes all the companies in the planning team – Planning Consultant, Architect, Structural Engineer, MEP Engineer, etc.
Example: The refurbishment of the Barbican Centre has been awarded to a joint design team led by architects Allies and Morrison and Asif Khan Studio. Read more…
Once the designs are ready for review, a Public Consultation is held to get feedback from the community. This usually involves a public exhibition to showcase the plans where a series of talks, meetings and workshops take place.
Example: The developers want to hear what you think about the emerging vision for the Earls Court site to help shape these plans to bring it back to life. Read more…
Plans for the development are submitted to the local authority.
Announcement ahead of the meeting for anyone who wants to attend the meeting.
Construction starts on site. Often marked with a Groundbreaking Ceremony.
The development has reached the highest point of construction. Usually marked with a Topping Out Ceremony.
Any other sales event held to promote sales except for the Launch or the Grand Opening. Often topical coinciding with a certain celebration. Usually, incentives are offered.
When a new collection of apartments is released. Developers often sell units in phases.