Simon Wainwright to speak at CPD seminar on Assessing Development Viability

Simon Wainwright, Managing Director at JPW and Robert Fourt, Partner at Gerald Eve, are giving a joint seminar for those involved in or who wish to gain an understanding of financial viability throughout the development process, on 7th November 2012 at the Caledonian Club.

This half day seminar will consider:

  • Definitions and terms used in undertaking viability assessments;
  • What a development (residual) appraisal comprises of and how to use a development return or benchmark land value in order to assess viability;
  • The difference between residual valuations and viability assessments;
  • Cashflow techniques;
  • Worked viability assessments;
  • Development risk and return and the various profitability proxies;
  • Two way sensitivity; scenario; and simulation analysis;
  • Financial viability in planning

For further information and to book a place on the seminar please contact the CPD Foundation or email

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