Drivers Jonas Deloitte, Gleeds, Mace and Mott MacDonald have been selected to provide estates and property consultancy services under the Home Office Estates Professional Services framework across the national portfolio.
The work includes acquisition of property, disposal of property, rent reviews, lease services, dilapidations, landlord and tenant issues, rating support services, procurement and strategic advice, development consultancy, valuations, planning services, condition surveys, neighbourly matters and property management services.
DJD is the only incumbent on the panel, having been selected for the past three framework terms. The firm has worked for the Home Office and their sponsored bodies for over 15 years, leading on the Home Office’s estate consolidation programme.
The consolidation programmes have relocated 6,000 staff into both new and refurbished office accommodation.
DJD partner Peter Wilkinson said: “Drivers Jonas Deloitte has delivered some very exciting and challenging projects for the Home Office over the past 15 years and this new framework will continue the delivery of cost reduction measures, whilst recognising the need to support the key government construction agenda aspirations,” he said.
The framework is to be utilized by the Home Office and a number of its sponsored bodies, including directorates, inspectorates, agencies and non-departmental public bodies.