Our Consultancy & Research team is the largest in the Scottish Private Sector and provides a broad range of services to both private and public sector clients. Covering all parts of the Scottish residential market, the team provides clients with in-depth, reliable and up-to date information that enables evidence-based decision making.
We provide information and advice on the performance of property markets across the country. Our team can also provide unique and credible insights across the whole of the Scottish development sector.
We provide assessments of the commercial viability of all types of developments. We also provide advice on property types, pricing, unit sizes and layouts and on how to maximise a development's value.
We work with developers, local government departments and other organisations on all aspect of strategic planning, including financial analysis, market reviews, housing stock reviews and development master plans.
We have the expertise to provide bespoke property research to, for example, analyse target markets, identify development opportunities, create alternative development funding models, or to support development bids.
We work with the public sector on a variety of different scenarios, including sheltered housing and affordable housing solutions. We are skilled at working on cross-sector projects involving public and commercial partners.
We produce a wide range of web-based and printed property intelligence and information. These include our Market Quarterly, Market Briefings, Bulletins and Nuggets (easy-to-digest insightful commentary on the market).
In a constantly shifting property market, having access to the most up-to-date information is essential for informed decision making.
Our dedicated research team offers the very best market intelligence. We provide perceptive, detailed and reliable analysis at both the local and national levels, delivering unrivalled insight into the Scottish market across the whole property and development spectrum.
Take a look at our most recent research. It will give you an indication of how we'll be able to help you make informed property, development and investment decisions.
We are established as a leading provider of business-focused consultancy advice to many leading companies. Our services will allow you to make robust, evidence-based decisions about current and future business opportunities.
UNIQUE PROPERTY INTELLIGENCE
We have a unique in-house 'property tracking system' database. This allows us to analyse the market in great depth and to compare aspects such as incentivisation, product mix and sales trends.
Our research team is the largest of its kind in the Scottish private sector. Our analysis is backed up by real-time information and by the local knowledge of our regional teams.
We provide a broad range of services to many clients, including developers, builders, investors, landowners, local authorities and RSLs. The scope of our work stretches from small sites to new town masterplans.
PfP Capital are delighted to be working with Rettie & Co. The firms extensive development experience, exceptional research base and track record in organising the funding and delivery of mid-market rent homes in Scotland over the last 5 years makes them a natural fit as advisor to PfP Capitals mid-rent fund.
Chris Jones, Managing director, PfP capital
We are delighted with the outcome of this initiative. Rettie & Co brought us the investment proposal, backed by detailed analysis and research. Their team has delivered on the project on time and on budget. The exceptional demand for the homes that have been built underpins the viability of this type of collaborative development, which is delivering precisely the long-term yields our institutional investors are looking to achieve, as well as developing the available site at Western Harbour to the benefit of the local community.
Stuart Paterson, Chief Financial Officer at Forth Ports
Rettie and Co's deep multi-layered understanding of Scotland's housing market has been vital in supporting this deal. The firm's market leading position, strategic thinking and its understanding of the legislative and political context was vital in supporting such a major milestone for Moda Living and for Edinburgh's property market.
Tony Brooks, Managing Director, Moda Living Ltd
The team at Rettie supported us throughout our Promotion of Edinburgh's Garden District. Their recent analysis of Phase 1 Redheughs Village played an important part in us securing a positive planning result.
Jestyn Davies, Managing Director
Since partnering with Rettie & Co. in mid-2016, Pinnacle Places has been nothing less than impressed with the way they have conducted the day-to-day management of the Greenlaw Park site in Newton Mearns. Led by Portfolio Manager Katrina Westhead, under the supervision of Letting Manager Grace Reilly, Rettie has been both attentive and conscientious to tenants' needs and to Pinnacle Group's business needs as a whole. We very much look forward to a continued and productive working relationship in the future.
Nick Marston, Property Manager, Pinnacle Places