Identifies the need for and establishes the feasibility of a project.

The planning team works with the client and other stakeholders, such as investors, landowners and communities to analyse and advise on costs, financial feasibility, environmental factors, land suitability and planning legislation and policy.

Key people at this stage can include:

  • Research specialists, corporate real estate surveyors and finance and investment surveyors who evaluate commercial aspects such as finance, potential and client need
  • Land and resource surveyors, environmental, infrastructure and geomatics surveyors who research, measure and advise on the suitability of the land and its environment
  • Planning and development surveyors and town and country planners who advise on the impact of local and national planning law and requirements

Key roles of the Plan stage

Some of the key roles relevant to the Plan stage are highlighted below. Click on the links to learn more about each of these exciting careers and see which UCEM programmes might be suitable for you.

Built Environment Careers