Anna is a Chartered Surveyor, and qualified Project Manager. Anna starting her career as a Valuations and Sales Surveyor in Yorkshire. At the beginning of the 1980s Anna transferred her skills to residential property management in the Capital.
In the 1990s Anna applied her property expertise to the housing association sector, project managing major residential and mixed use developments in London. Her appointment as Director of Project Management in 1995 reflects her success in this area.
Later, Anna was offered the opportunity to become New Business Director for a major Housing Association Group in London, and was responsible both for location and assessment of opportunities, as well the negotiation of acquisitions. This position also provided the opportunity to hone financial modelling and viability assessment skills.
Reporting to the Board, Anna’s role extended to strategic involvement in the management of the Housing Group and she commonly represented the company to external clients, including local authorities, and the Housing Corporation. This offered the ideal opportunity to develop a wide range of contacts in both public and private sector settings.
Anna has led the delivery of big ticket viability assessments for both large housing and mixed use schemes to secure approvals and funding. Anna is well placed to offer invaluable experience in relation to the preparation of viability assessments on behalf of the developer, for negotiation with the GLA and/or Local Authorities.
Anna has successfully managed the services provided by AHS in connection with a wide range of projects including:
Merchant Square Paddington for European Land and Property Ltd
Altitude 25 and Bridge House Croydon for Howard Holdings Plc
Vocational College for Croydon College
Wandle Park Village Croydon for Barratt Homes Plc
Filbert Street Leicester for Grange Property Ltd
Thurston Road Lewisham for Chesterhouse Properties Ltd
Canada Water Greenwich for British Land Plc
BSc (Hons) Dip. Proj. Man MRICS
Anna Booth - Director