Case Studies

Project description

Our project specification was to refurbish and update this two bedroom flat in trendy Knightsbridge with leading edge technology and a fashionable chic design taking the style of Knightsbridge into consideration.

All aspects of this development were tailor made, with outstanding quality and attention to every possible detail. The approach guaranteed that nothing like this exists elsewhere. All finishes and furniture were bespoke, ensuring that the client brief was fulfilled to the last detail.

Services offered

Planet International provided a fully bespoke construction, design and management service.

Special and careful management was required to liaise with the managing agents of the freeholder, especially when dealing with health and safety, working times and access.

This project was completed ahead of the programme’s timescale and within budget. The client was able to move in on the exact day he had agreed at the start of the project, as well as significantly adding value onto his apartment.

Client: Private

Budget: £150000 refurbishment spend Increased the value of the apartment by £400,000 within 8 months.

Project description

This project involved a complete internal and external refurbishment of a freehold building with five apartments.

Planet International turned the ground and lower maisonette into two, two bed apartments to increase rental value, a key factor in this prime W1 area of London.

We also arranged the rental of all of the flats after the development was complete and now fully manage the building.

Services offered

Planet International provided a complete construction, design and management service.

This included applying for planning permissions, arranging bank finance for the client for the purchase, employing designers, structural engineers, surveyors and contractors, staging payments and arranging all satellite services required for the area.

Our advice and expertise allowed the designers to make tremendous savings whilst creating a high end, luxury feel.

The project was completed within budget and programme and excelled in quality.

Client: Private

Spent: £350,000

Client bought building for £2.1 million. Property valued at £3.5 million after one year of refurbishment completed. After a further year now valued at 4.5 million Rental return increased by 40% after refurbished.

Project description

This project was the complete refurbishment of a six bedroom house in the heart of St Johns Wood, a popular residential area in prime London.

The refurbishment consisted firstly of the entire strip-out to shell and core before commencing the refurbishment proper.

The installation of new electrics, ventilation, a kitchen, bathrooms, audiovisual equipment, polished plaster and landscaping were carried out to an exceptionally high standard.

Services offered

Planet International provided a complete construction, design and management service.

The project duration was 52 weeks and special care and attention was given to working methods, due to the nature of this prestigious and quiet residential area. All conservation and planning regulations were considered together with ensuring good neighbourly relationships.

The project was completed within budget and programme, even though there were numerous changes from both the client and design team.

Client: Private

Spent: £1,100,000

The value of the house had increased by 50% within the first year.

Project description

A truly spectacular refurbishment in the heart of Primrose Hill, a desirable, sought after location in London. The private client was himself a very successful property

magnate and he commissioned Planet International to provide a complete “turnkey” service.

This refurbishment project consisted of the initial strip out works to shell and core the building followed by the installation of new electrics, mechanical ventilation, audio visual equipment, a bespoke kitchen, bathrooms, decoration and swimming pool.

All items were specified to a luxurious standard with no compromise to quality and technology.

Services offered

Planet International provided a complete construction, design and management service. The client was fully informed of all progress on a regular basis, especially as he was based overseas throughout.

The project was completed within programme and budget and the client eventually sold the property at a return of 30% mainly due to the enhanced value produced by the professional services of Planet International.

Client: Private

Spent: £2,500,000

The property was sold with a return on investment of 30%.

Kensignton , South London sold 2014

Prime location Block Of Serviced Apartments. SPV corporate Structure

Bought for block discount at 17 million.

Spent an uplift and internal modernisation cost at 2 million pounds.

Exited and resold  block 18 months later for 27 million.