London & Heritage
By Samuel Blake
Head of Transport and Infrastructure Sector Partner
Development & Valuation Consultancy
An expert in providing client advice on development opportunities, Sam has a specialism in complex urban sites, in particular in London and the South East.
Having transacted on £1.38 billion in land value over his 15 year career, Sam is an expert on advising on residential disposals and acquisitions. Concentrating on development consultancy / management and agency, he is involved throughout the entire process from initial assessment of a site to coordinating project teams, including architects and other consultants, to securing planning consent and final delivery to market.
Previously at BNP Paribas, Sam’s career has seen him develop skills in all development consultancy matters including providing valuation advice of development sites and town planning, viability appraisals and CIL assessments. He is also responsible for public sector tendering, framework management, strategic consulting and the head of Montagu Evans transport and infrastructure sector team.
Sam has often been called as an Expert Witness in development site matters and has also worked on secondment for the Treasury in the coordination of the Civil Estate.