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.

Using data to drive business rates debate

Blackstock’s in-house research team have generated significant national press coverage in recent years around business rates and the growing chaos the regime is in.

Positioning business founders as thought leaders

We have been retained by Great Marlborough Estates since 2017, working closely with the business’s co-founders Dean Clifford and Grant Lipton (son of Sir Stuart Lipton) to position both as thought leaders.

Beating the drum for construction modernisation

In January 2016, we helped former Arcadis directors Mark Farmer, Joe Thornton and Neil Brearly launch Cast, gaining widespread media coverage.

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. 

Creating, implementing and driving a holistic business strategy for a renowned architecture practice

Assael Architecture is an award-winning architecture practice based in London, with international offices in Bahrain.

Blackstock Consulting Daily Briefing

We launched the Blackstock Consulting Daily Briefing in response to the emerging Covid-19 crisis to update existing clients on pandemic’s implications for the real estate, retail and hospitality sectors. 

Supporting clients through crisis

Blackstock was appointed by Notting Hill Genesis (NHG) in October 2020 to provide strategic crisis communications support in regards to a building-safety issue, and the subsequent decision to decant, at the Paragon Estate.

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.