The rural economy continues to change and the need to maximise potential on the farm is paramount. Most farms contain a building stock that has the potential to be used for other purposes. Buildings re-use lies at the heart of sustainable property management whether you are considering change of use of a 'modern' portal framed farm building or traditional range of barns.
Diversification of buildings can facilitate business expansion, provide sustainable income whilst maximising property assets.
All successful projects start from a well designed brief that explores the feasibility of the building potential and the business case for the investment. This is always the starting point; never go too far into the design of a proposal unless you know it is financially viable.