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.

Branding Britain’s first clean and green innovation campus

Blackstock was appointed to help merchant bank Salamanca with the branding and marketing of Gravity, the first clean and green innovation smart campus in the UK.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.
Spacehive

Creating a new sector: civic crowdfunding

Five years ago we helped create and launch the world’s first civic crowdfunding business, building credibility with No 10 and the London Mayor, winning awards and securing tier one press coverage.

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.

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.

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.

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.
ilke Homes - Modular Housing

Moving the dial on modular housing

Blackstock Consulting were engaged by ilke Homes to help shift the conversation around modular housing and establish them as pioneers of the offsite sector. We secured major national coverage for ilke Homes and have positioned CEO Dave Sheridan as a leading voice on offsite manufacturing.

Launch campaign and data-driven research

We were engaged to create some bespoke research and help launch a new proptech company set up by the former founders of Hassle.com. Our ‘Improving, Not Moving’ research generated coverage in the FT and other national papers, propelling the business forward.
Musicmetric

Changing the conversation on music piracy

Advising this London start-up on evolving business strategy, developing its voice with investors and the media, we created a global profile for Musicmetric around big data and supported its successful exit to Apple in 2015.

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.