Gerard Cook, Partner



Gerard’s key specialism for the last decade has been residential-led major mixed-use developments and towers, although he has also worked across numerous development sectors including Commercial, Culture and Leisure. His principal Clients include Land Securities, Derwent London, St George, Hutchison Whampoa, European Land, Crosstree, Eastern & Oriental, ITV and Almacantar.

With significant experience of leading teams on complex high profile projects Gerard has a strong and collaborative teamworking ethos.

Gerard spent the first 23 years of his career at Davis Langdon, including 11 years as a Partner. During that time, he held several senior management positions, including Head of Private Residential; Lead Partner in the Corporate Real Estate and Residential Team; and Head of London.

  • Vast knowledge and experience of successful major project delivery
  • Significant experience of leading teams on complex high profile projects in collaboration with leading edge designers
  • Application of sector specialist experience to maximise commercial benefit
  • Significant tall buildings expertise
  • Strong interpersonal skills which encourage good relationship development and lead to optimal project outcomes


Burlington Gate

Client: Native Land
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour / MSMR
Description: A mixed use super prime residential and art galleries development in the heart of Mayfair. Comprising a triple basement and 9 storeys above ground this complex development is currently on site
Role: Lead Client Partner for our Cost Management team


One Berkeley Street

Client: Crosstree Real Estate Partners
Architect: Adjaye Associates
Description: A mixed use super prime residential and hotel development directly opposite the Ritz Hotel
Role: Lead Client Partner from international design competition stage through to it’s successful planning consent in mid-2015


48 Carey Street

Client: Lodha Group
Architect: PLP Architecture
Description: A 200 unit prime residential development on a landmark site adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice
Roles: Lead Client Partner with overall responsibility for our team successfully delivering both cost management and employers agent services


Battersea Power Station

Client: BPSDC/REO Powerstation Ltd (Treasury Holdings)
Architect: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Description: Regeneration of an iconic London landmark to provide circa 8 million sqft of mixed use, predominantly residential space
Role: Principal Partner leading a large team of building and services cost managers and specialists in utilities and facades


Kingsgate House

Client: Land Securities
Architect: Lynch Architects
Description: Prime residential development of 100 apartments in the heart of Victoria
Role: Project Partner leading the cost management team to the end of Stage D design and the commencement of procurement