We are real estate experts focused on three things: Communications. Strategy. Research.

Blackstock provides strategic consultancy and property PR, supporting clients to meet clear organisational objectives. We help clients tell the best version of their story to investors, customers, politicians and the media. We do this with some of the biggest names in the sector, operating globally from London.

More than simply a property PR agency, we’re an integrated strategic consulting, public relations and research agency focused on real estate and construction.

Our experienced senior team works with market leading clients and high growth innovators, supporting their decision-making and helping shape their business strategies. We support on organisational outcomes ranging from raising capital, growing profiles and generating new business; to helping create customer-driven operational platforms and navigating the convergence of ESG, technology and traditional real estate.

We translate policy into plain English, creating hard-hitting property PR campaigns to help move the dial. We also specialise in crisis management and digital communications, working with global and European media from our London base.

Watch and listen

We create regular market analysis on politics, economics, the property sector, retail and technology. Watch our TV interviews or subscribe to our podcasts.

We tailor our PR services to meet property companies’ needs.

Our services cover all the areas listed below. In addition, we also provide a lot of discrete work that we’re happy to discuss in confidence.

Property PR & Corporate Communications

We help firms understand their audience and define their message. After that we tell stories and build brands, working with both old and new channels.

  • Property PR & Media Relations
  • Personal PR for CEOs
  • Public Affairs & Policy Advice
  • Digital Strategy & Social Media
  • Media Training

Research & Content Marketing

Our team produces industry-leading research. And we use it to analyse the property market, write compelling reports and create dynamic content. For example:

  • White Papers
  • Influence Campaigns
  • Data-Focused Research
  • Thought Leadership
  • Content Marketing

Advice & Consulting

Board-level consulting, supporting leaders on crucial business issues, such as:

  • Crisis Planning
  • Issue Management
  • Business Development
  • Finance Raising
  • Discrete Advice

Rebranding a pan-European investment manager and driving fundraising

Private equity real estate investment manager Meyer Bergman (now MARK) appointed Blackstock at the start of 2020 to lead corporate and financial communications across Europe, managing local PR agencies in the process, with the overarching aim of supporting fundraising. 

London studio of global architecture redesigning workspaces post-pandemic

We have been retained by the London studio of global architecture practice Perkins&Will since 2019. The London studio specialises in corporate design having created offices for some of the world’s largest firms, with experience across the life sciences, hospitality and tech sectors.

Getting the country to chat VAT

In a campaign backed by Bourne Leisure and Merlin Entertainments, Blackstock was engaged to lead a high impact media campaign that would support behind-the-scenes lobbying efforts to convince the government to cut VAT for the tourism industry.

Building up a vertically integrated platform in a new sector

Blackstock was appointed to promote investment manager Apache Capital’s vertically integrated multifamily housing platform with Moda Living, one of the first in the UK to be geared towards regional cities.

Building the brand of the UK’s leading modular developer

Blackstock has worked to build Vision Modular Systems’ corporate profile since 2016. The team has generated extensive media coverage on the benefits of building modular, with Vision Modular Systems widely accepted as pioneers in this construction sector.

Our PR agency is constantly growing. As a result, we’re looking for smart, ambitious people with great ideas, first rate marketing communications skills and the ability to work hard. So please get in touch and let’s talk.

Blackstock's work navigated seamlessly between offering corporate and creative advice, unlocking opportunities and relationships at the highest level. And the results they generated were outstanding – ranging from major pieces on Radio 4, in the FT and Mail through to a front-page campaign with The Sun.

Nick Varney, Merlin Entertainments Plc

Blackstock demonstrated a genuine technical understanding of our business and investor requirements, with a clear ability to translate this for a wider audience of investors and stakeholders. This helped us articulate our strategy effectively with very well received media collateral combining insight, research and market commentary. I would not hesitate to recommend them.

Alex Greaves, M&G Real Estate

Blackstock has proven to be adept at both research and media, connecting Colliers with high class publications and broadcast opportunities such as the FT and BBC Radio 4 and working across all areas of our business. I can't rate them highly enough and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

Richard Crook, Colliers-International

Blackstock deliver first class copy and events and have helped us squeeze more media coverage from our news stories. They’ve contributed a wealth of ideas to support NOMA’s profile and are genuinely passionate about the brand. Blackstock’s team works closely with our many consultants and has constantly been on hand to support us with energy, enthusiasm and a high level of integrity.

Nicky Moore, NOMA (The Co-Operative)