National Council for Voluntary Organisations, London



A nine month assignment to develop and implement a property occupation strategy for the NCVO, the “umbrella organisation” for the voluntary sector in the UK, based at a 25,000 sq ft site at Kings Cross. The project included a review of property assets, business activities and staff working practices followed by the implementation of a strategy to maximise income, provide future flexibility and improve the workplace for staff.

  • Lease review and valuation of property assets
  • Analysis of income from subletting and conference activities
  • Staff consultation and occupancy studies
  • Space planning and design
  • Lease negotiations with tenants
  • Implementation of flexible working practices for staff including hot desking
  • Specification and purchasing of new furniture, telephones and IT
  • Project management of fit out
  • Office moves