GVA acquires HOW Planning to reinforce group offer

From left: Chris Cheap, Richard Woodford, Gary Halman, John Suckley and GVA CEO Gerry Hughes
Commercial property agency GVA has acquired Manchester-based HOW Planning which it will merge into its existing planning, development and regeneration team. Under the deal, for an undisclosed sum, HOW will dovetail with a wide range of related services including regeneration, development, compulsory purchase, economic planning and finance, reinforcing GVA’s offer. This move establishes the largest planning business in the north of the country, claims GVA, with a combined capacity of more than 60 planning specialists operating ... For the full story register now for free or login below...