Last edited 13 May 2016

Technical due diligence for development sites

By 'technical due diligence' we are referring to the process of investigating a site to assess its suitability for a particular project and the risks involved before proceeding with that project. A due diligence checklist is presented below, providing a list of some of the aspects of a site and its context that it may be necessary to investigate.


[edit] Site information

  • Site address (including post code).
  • Site location map.
  • Contact details for neighbours.
  • Access assessment and arrangements.
  • Site logistics assessment.
  • Site security.

[edit] Legal searches

[edit] Surveys

[edit] Site services

[edit] Planning

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[edit] External references

  • RICS Best Practice & Guidance Note for Technical Due Diligence of Commercial, Industrial & Residential Property in Continental Europe.