isurv authors - Aspinall, Ben

Record details

Author
Ben Aspinall
Job title and company
Managing Director, AspinallVerdi – Property Regeneration Consultants
Section and channel

Mediation in Planning, in Planning

Biography

Ben Aspinall is a senior development consultant with over 20 years’ professional experience across planning, development and regeneration. He has extensive experience in financial modelling, feasibility studies, options appraisal, development briefs, developer selection, procurement, site disposal, and commercial development negotiations. His skills are regularly required to model affordable housing, CIL, brownfield regeneration projects and strategic greenfield urban extensions for both Local Authorities and developers.

Ben has full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute as well as being a Member of the RICS. Ben is a General Practice surveyor, Registered Valuer and also an RICS ACRETM Civil Commercial Mediator. Ben is a regular speaker at RTPI conferences on viability matters and until recently was a Non-Executive Director of Connect Housing Association.

Company biography

AspinallVerdi is a specialist practice of Chartered Surveyors and Town Planners providing integrated property development and regeneration consultancy services. The firm advises a wide range of regional and national clients across both the public and private sectors. AspinallVerdi offers pragmatic consultancy and deliverable solutions to the most difficult of challenges, based upon extensive involvement in property development.

AspinallVerdi has extensive involvement in economic viability appraisals for planning. AspinallVerdi act for residential and commercial developers and for Local Planning Authorities. AspinallVerdi’s work includes:

  • Retained Viability Assessment Consultants for a number of Local Planning Authorities
  • Undertaking Whole Plan Viability Studies
  • Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Viability Studies
  • Acting as Expert Witnesses for planning appeals
  • Undertaking site unlocking/accelerating development studies
  • Dispute resolution and mediation.