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Place-shaping is vital for the well-being of an area. We take on a dominant role in shaping places for the better through inspiring quality and innovation at local and national level.

Some of our place-shaping services

Place-shaping in Vietnam

Combining market research, commercial agency, property management and project marketing expertise developed over the last 26 years in Vietnam and with our global reach & expertise, we will help developers achieve their commercial objectives - and provide branding that makes sense for real estate.

Services Provided:

Services can be provided across a range of organisations and sectors from real estate developers to hospitality operators across office, retail, residential and much more. Click here to find out more.

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station is one of London’s most iconic historical buildings, occupying a prime area of land on the southern banks of the Thames.

Services Provided:

We have been involved and provided property management services throughout the lifecycle of the building from pre-construction consultancy, fit-out through to ongoing day-today building management. Our staff have formed an integral part of the development team working alongside the client team, architects, planning team and solicitors to ensure the development has sustainability and operational excellence at its heart.

We have provided advice on service charge optimisation, management accommodation, manned guarding, security, internal and external building fabric, waste strategy, access and vertical cleaning, mechanical services, lifts and escalators, utility supply, metering and energy efficiency.

East Village

East Village, the former Athletes’ Village of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is one of London’s largest neighbourhoods, located on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

One of the most sustainable residential led schemes in London, East Village currently comprises 3,300 new privately rented and affordable homes situated in 66 buildings, with more than 30 independent shops, bars and restaurants and 36 acres of open public space.

Services Provided:
We are providing full estate and facilities management services to the common areas, retail and public space, working with the Management Lettings Operations for the respective landlords, Get Living and Triathlon Homes.

A dedicated on-site management team is responsible for Estate, Plot and Block repair and maintenance along with the well-being and security of the residents and visitors.

King's Cross

King’s Cross is one of the largest and most exciting regeneration schemes in central London and fast becoming one of the most attractive places to live, work and visit. The area is being transformed to provide 3 million sq ft of workspace, 500,000 sq ft of retail and leisure, up to 2,000 new homes and a range of educational, hotel and cultural facilities across 67 acres.

Services Provided:
We work in partnership with Argent, the asset manager for the King’s Cross Limited Partnership, to create a strong sense of community and work closely with the occupiers. Many stakeholders are involved in the successful operation of the development and we liaise and maintain strong relationships with The Canal & River Trust, Network Rail, British Transport Police and King’s Cross and St Pancras Station Management.

We have recently undertaken a full review of the team structure to reshape the onsite and surveying teams to create a platform to deliver operational excellence whilst also full integrating sustainability and customer service into the heart of the service delivery.

BBC Television Centre

The landmark Television Centre development comprises 432 world class homes, offices, Television studios, restaurants, Soho House member’s club, hotel and (residents only) gym.

Services provided:
Our team of specialists have worked closely with the Client to deliver a comprehensive management service through the phased delivery and mobilisation of this project to ensure service delivery were at the highest standards. This included structured and comprehensive set up and service charge budgets, management plan and strategies, hands on operational support and project management.

We are now providing full estate and facilities management services to the common areas, retail and public space across the site, with a dedicated onsite management team responsible for maintenance, well-being and security, including staff hired directly by Savills Management Resource, and third party service partners responsible for Aftercare, Defects Management, Ongoing Sales and Customer Care.

We provide a 24/7, on-site security presence year round, complimented by a fully resourced security control room.

The Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building is one of London's most iconic buildngs in the City. The Savills Place team have placed strategy at the heart of it's approach and are currently working on a number of Place-shaping recommendations based on the physical and social construct on the building. One of these recommendations is to deliver a number of initiatives targeted entirely at employees in the building. Other Place-shaping constructs we are currently looking at are design, connectivity, sustainability, composition, marketing, enlivenment, leadership and perception.