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.

Moving the dial on modular housing

Blackstock was appointed by TDR Capital in 2019 to drive up the presence of its modular housing company ilke Homes, advising across a range of functions including corporate communications, media relations, business development and public affairs.

Launching a nationwide housing brand

Blackstock was appointed by Moda in early 2015 to build up its corporate profile with UK investors, business media and the wider property sector; while helping develop its brand narrative and consumer profile across national press.

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.

Groundbreaking placemaking and community engagement

Blackstock has been engaged by Federated Hermes International since 2015 to promote NOMA, its 20-acre regeneration project in Manchester city centre.

Promoting build to rent

We’ve played a crucial role in supporting Britain’s build to rent market, working alongside leading names and supporting every inch of their evolution from the drawing board to fully-let buildings.

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. 

Strategic communications & crisis support for student housing pioneer

Blackstock was appointed in mid-2020 to advise Europe’s leading student accommodation brand on strategic communications, B2B and B2C media relations and crisis management.

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.