Iain Parker is a founding partner of Alinea Consulting and has worked in the property and construction industry for 26 years. During this time, he has worked on many schemes across a range of sectors but, over the last 18 years, has focused on the commercial market. Iain’s experience allows him to play a key role in ensuring that projects are set up to succeed. One of his key strengths is recognising how to ensure this within the various project environments that can exist. Iain is a team player and his expertise is founded upon an impressive portfolio of projects, ranging from small fit-out works to large speculative schemes and global HQ buildings for large owner-occupier organisations, both in the UK and overseas.
Trying to second guess inflationary trends is less important than getting the basics right on making a project successful
With uncertain prospects for finance, recovery in office development is likely to remain cautious. Refurbishment and reuse will remain alternatives but the low-carbon agenda will transform both these and new build, say Iain Parker and Graham Jones of Davis Langdon, an Aecom company
Alinea Consulting’s Iain Parker gives his impression of the British Council for Office’s annual conference in Madrid