Emerge Developments

First-choice provider of end-to-end development management, asset management and real estate advisory services.

About Us

Emerge is a specialist property development and asset management business focused on maximising value or yield and on providing the highest quality services to its clients. Its founders have a vast depth of global experience and have been responsible for projects such as Garden City and Two Rivers in Kenya and for the Italian leisure retail destinations of Serravalle Scrivia and Castel Guelfo (Bologna).

What We Do

Feasibility Planning

  • Highest & best use analysis.
  • Market & feasibility studies.
  • Financing & return assessment.
  • Development brief.
  • Appraisal & business plan.

Concept & Planning

  • Selection & appointment of architect & design team.
  • Pre-leasing & marketing.
  • Planning permissions.
  • Establish financial control regime.
  • Managing & updating the business plan.

Design Development

  • Management of the design team.
  • Selection & appointment of project manager.
  • Pre-leasing and pre-sales to achieve funding hurdles.
  • Management of development programme.
  • On-going research & value forecasts on income/sales.
  • Sourcing debt, Funding agreements execute.

Construction & Delivery

  • Continual risk & opportunity review and management.
  • Completion of leasing and sales activities.
  • Establishing management structure.
  • Implement marketing and launch strategies.
  • Manage finance draw down and payments.
  • Ensure all bank & planning conditions are met.
  • Continual reporting & management of commercial appraisal.

Asset Management

  • Appointment of oversight of property management team.
  • Revenue collection.
  • Facilities & building maintenance.
  • Lease management.
  • Constant monitoring of asset performance& market conditions.
  • Constant consideration of exit strategy.

Meet Our Team

We have a diverse, highly skilled and experienced workforce.

James Hoddell

RICS Formerly CEO of MML 28 years of experience managing developments in the UK, Europe and East Africa

James Hoddell
Kenya and Italy

Graeme Reid

Formerly MD of Athena Properties and Director of Carlisle.History in retail and urban development

Graeme Reid
Non-Executive Director & Advisor
raphael mwito

Luca Maniglio

Luca was CFO and General Manager for a number of local and international retailers including Sephora, Conforama, Metro and Castorama.

Luca Maniglio

Suzzy Murungi

Formerly with CPCS Transcom Limited. With 5 years’ experience in strategic real estate consulting and invaluable experience in detailed market studies, feasibility studies, development management, letting, and tenant lease management.

Suzzy Murungi
Development Analyst

Current Projects

Some of our current Projects
Safari Centre, Naivasha

Development management to completion

Safari Center, Makutano

Development Management to Stage 2

Adige Docks, Verona

Feasibility, Due Diligence and Development Management

Carrefour Mall, Shanzu

Feasibility and Development Management to Stage 2

Nairobi Mega

Feasibility and Development Management to Completion

Team Experience

Completed projects carried out individually by our team

Past Advisory Work

Completed projects done by Emerge Developments


Contact Us

Call Us
+254 (0)727 900805
+254 (0)715 000669
+44 7788 709519
United Kingdom
Bristol BS40 5DL
c/o MJD Associates, Empress Plaza, 2nd Floor, Ring Road Westlands, Nairobi
Via Lanino 8, Milano
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