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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Major policy report looking at progressive reforms to planning

In 2019 Blackstock conceived, created and launched an incisive and visionary report to unlock the economic potential of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc powerhouse, home to home to some of the UK’s most innovative life sciences and tech businesses such as AstraZeneca, Apple and Microsoft. This piece of work included a multi-disciplinary campaign across media, digital and public affairs with stellar results.

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.

Proptech PR support & strategic consultancy for deposit protection pioneer

Blackstock were appointed by flatfair in summer 2019 just as the digital deposit protection provider raised £11m in funding through Index Ventures, Revolt and other investors.

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.