Urban Studies

Our solutions for property

Our property solutions help you understand who your best customers are, identify the best locations and assess the value and opportunity in your property portfolio. 

SOLUTION

Retail

Assist with site selection, retail store network optimisation and GAP analysis.

FEATURES

  • Market feasibility studies
  • Gap analysis for retailers
  • Site selections

SOLUTION

Shopping Centre

Add strategic value in the positioning of your shopping centre.

FEATURES

At Urban Studies we pride ourselves on quality fieldwork, national benchmarking, tracking and an innovative approach. 

SOLUTION

Residential

Based on supply and demand analysis to identify the correct target market and ideal product / typology.

FEATURES

  • Residential development potential
  • Affordable housing
  • Social housing
  • Security estates
  • Retirement villages
  • Conversion to residential
  • Student housing

SOLUTION

Mixed Use

Identify the best use for the property based on market dynamics.

FEATURES

  • Demand modelling
  • Ideal mix
  • Recommended phasing
  • Strategic input

SOLUTION

Education

To analyse existing education market, identify possible gaps and quantify market potential.

FEATURES

  • Private schools
  • Private universities

SOLUTION

Medical

Understand the current supply in healthcare and analyse specific market to provide the right product.

FEATURES

  • Private hospitals
  • Day clinics / hospitals
  • Sub-acute / Step down
  • Specialised medical facilities

SOLUTION

Filling Station

Understand the dynamic nature of the market and quantify the filling station and related retail potential.

FEATURES

  • Site selection
  • Traffic counts
  • Demand analysis

SOLUTION

Transport

To get a good understanding of the transport in an area, current users, operators and businesses, in order to guide the planning of Transport Orientated Development (TOD).

FEATURES

  • Gautrain commuter survey
  • Taxi rank development
  • Transport node development

SOLUTION

Hotel & Conference, Entertainment, Casino

Market feasibility studies and development potential modelling.

FEATURES

  • Hotels
  • Casinos
  • Conference facilities
  • Casino visitor surveys
  • Bingo facilities

SOLUTION

Offices

Analyse historical trends and performances of office supply, as well as the outlook and perception for future use.

FEATURES

  • Market Attractiveness Score
  • Head office location
  • Head office perception survey
  • Relocation of head office
  • Journey to work survey
  • Office conversions

SOLUTION

Property Economics

Provide an understanding of the status quo, growth prospects, job creation and economic impact.

FEATURES

  • Economic impact studies
  • Economic cluster analysis
  • Nodal studies
  • Corridor development

SOLUTION

Government

Inputs for Spatial Development Framework (SDF), Precinct Planning and Local Economic Development (LED).

FEATURES

  • Local municipal
  • Provincial

Get the right answers. Make great decisions. Drive results.

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