A specialist developer in the alternative real estate asset classes.

The Founding Directors have worked together for 15 years and established Alternative Developments in 2009. We principally develop high quality real estate in alternative asset classes, including student housing, private rental housing, serviced apartments and serviced offices. We work with investment partners and landowners and we consistently deliver outstanding capital returns.

We lead early investment into regeneration areas and we have been active in the eastern City fringes for 15 years. We continue to invest in London and have now identified development opportunities in Europe. We have secured sites for student housing in major university cities in Scandinavia through our European platform, Ailon.

The purpose of our business is to create value through;


Securing the best possible planning consent for our sites

Developing the best properties in alternative asset classes

Intensive asset management and leasing of our properties to generate superior net operating income