Introduction At Capita Symonds we understand the challenges and the importance of meeting the demand for affordable housing. We strive to find more innovative and creative ways to deliver housing on-time and on-budget. Over the past 5 years Capita Symonds Birmingham Office has successfully delivered over 2,000 social housing dwellings across Birmingham and the West Midlands for a range of Housing Associations and Local Authorities We are extremely proud to have formed part of Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) new build housing programme that won the overall prize at the 2011 UK Housing Awards as well as the ‘Grand Prix’ and ‘Best use of Housing in Regeneration’ categories at the ‘Regeneration and Renewals’ Awards 2011. The Capita Symonds team have developed a reputation for success and are now taking this same model to other local authorities. Our Keys to Success… • Client Relationships – by creating strong relationships with the client, residents and other key stakeholders the team were able to effectively manage individual needs and maintain the project progress. • Creative and Innovative thinking – developing unique new financial models enabled development to be brought forward and provide rented housing ‘DebtFree’. • Strong and Efficient Leadership - The processes set out and implemented by the team ensured consistent delivery on time, on budget and to demanding specifications. Capita Symonds is one of the UK’s largest multi-faceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. We have over 4,000 staff at 50+ offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of size, complexity or sector. We do much more than simply delivering projects; we design, manage and partner, building strategic relationships with our clients and delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio. We support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that we direct effort where it is most needed. Capita Symonds are a wholly-owned division of The Capita Group Plc, a FTSE 100 member and the UK’s leading provider of integrated professional support service solutions. As part of a company with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn, Capita Symonds offers its clients a sound prospect in a challenging market. There are three operating divisions within Capita Symonds: Design and Infrastructure, Real Estate and Regions. The Real Estate division brings a major player into the property sector that is genuinely different to anything the industry has seen before.