Impact Studies are used to inform decisions to add additional space and to identify the effect of change on the existing retail offer.

FSP impact studies are more reliable than computer-generated, theoretical models. FSP impact studies are based on actual shopping patterns, as reported by over a million shoppers a year. Results are sense-checked and interpreted within the context of experience of how people shop and how retailers make their investment decisions.

Reliable, well-founded research is essential to investigate opportunities for asset expansion and to present evidence against competing developments.

FSP’s service has proved of value to clients as diverse as small centre managers to the largest retail expansions in the country.

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  • I must thank you for doing an excellent piece of work. It gives a very clear direction supported by persuasive evidence. We propose to bring forward some of the early recommendations for Council action.

    Stephen Godsall|Executive Director, Major Projects, Bournemouth Borough Council

  • The FSP research helped our understanding of the Park’s shoppers and provided information that assisted our discussions with target retailers. The bespoke reports provide key benchmark statistics and quantify the profit opportunities to retailers. They also help illustrate to landlords the scope for future growth and can formulate part of an asset management strategy.

    Mark Phelps|Equity Partner, Wilkinson Williams

  • FSP’s detailed analysis of the scheme, in particular the performance of the different retailers, enabled L&G to make a confident decision to invest in a strong trading retail park. Going forward their market insight is sure to prove invaluable as L&G pursues a number of asset management initiatives.

    Nic Elvidge|Senior Asset Manager, Legal & General Investment Management

  • FSP information and face-to-face presentations have been instrumental in getting retailers to consider schemes which they would not otherwise have done and this has been successfully converted into lettings which would not have happened in a number of instances.

    Roger Fulford|Director, Munroe K

  • In the current very difficult current economic conditions we are finding that traditional retail planning studies drawing on household surveys, estimates of development potential and health checks are insufficient to inform a robust and realistic strategy to sustain and enhance town centre vitality and viability. I have no hesitation in recommending FSP in providing a very knowledgeable commercial perspective in this challenging area of work.

    Tim Brown|Chief Planning Officer, Blackpool Council