At Opus Land we don’t see any new commercial development as simply a building or a unit. To us every project is a unique living work in its own right. It should work with the environment and be sustainable it should work with its surroundings and not jar and it should work for everyone who uses it and evoke a real sense of place. As such every development we undertake is a personal opus to us – and we take pride in each and every one.
At the heart of Opus Land is a dedication to simple straight-talking honesty. By design, we aren’t a collection of corporate suits. We’re a team of real individuals who believe in bringing a more human touch to commercial property development. It’s just one of the reasons you won’t find either of our offices in the financial hub of the West Midlands. You’ll find us residing in the far leafier and more relaxed surroundings of Henley-in-Arden as our regional base.
As a shareholder in our business, Palmer Capital provides Opus Land with a wide range of capital for new development and investment opportunities throughout the UK. Palmer Capital, has £600 million of funds under management with circa £100 million cash on deposit and available for immediate investment. This capital is augmented through third party capital which more recently includes the likes of Standard Life, M&G, Aberdeen Asset Management, DTZ Investment Management, Europa Capital, HSBC Investments as well as a number of privately owned property companies. This access to capital means that Opus Land is able to act quickly and decisively in response to new opportunities using a diverse range of funds.
"I found Richard Smith to be very approachable, which made our negotiations on Opus 9 run very smoothly"