Joined-up thinking – six key factors for any joint venture

Two men's heads face to face connected by cogs. Image shot 2012. Exact date unknown.In the current UK property market one investment or development project can vary considerably from another. However, the prevailing feature that many such projects share is the corporate real estate joint venture (the “JV”).

The JV has become central to investment and development activity undertaken by the likes of property companies, private equity funds, institutional/overseas investors, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and individuals as parties look to share financial risk and reward, especially following