Development Response - Project Impact Mitigation
Public realm, transport and infrastructure improvement works are often impactful on surrounding businesses, with resulting effects on trading and goodwill. First Retail Group are leading experts in the mitigation of these impacts through planning, engagement and collaboration with stakeholders and project delivery partners.
Our teams have worked across a range of high profile projects including city and town centre upgrades, bus and cycleway construction and major infrastructure upgrades – guiding methodologies, customer experience and goodwill, economic resilience and stakeholder welfare.
First Retail Group is a recommended supplier to Waka Kotahi – NZ Transport Agency’s Innovating Streets Programme with expertise in Community activation, Design-led Thinking, Monitoring and Evaluation. Placemaking and Community Engagement through Co-Design and Workshop Facilitation.
First Retail Group are specialist solution providers for local authorities, transport agencies and developers. Our pro-active insight and strategy services are a key part of early planning stages in successful infrastructure and development projects.
Working alongside Urban Designers, Engineers and Transport Specialists, our expertise helps guide planning through considerate and efficient methodologies that limit construction impacts on local neighbourhoods and businesses.
We’re also closely involved during project enablement, construction and commissioning phases – monitoring contractor performance, maintaining stakeholder relationships and delivering agile and responsive solutions to issues that may arise during works.
- Development Response Programmes
- Stakeholder Communications
- Stakeholder Engagement & Consultation
- Customer Experience Strategies
- Community Workshops and Events
- Design-led Thinking
- Retail Resilience Strategies
- Recovery & Support Programmes
- Urgent Intervention & Assistance
- Project Monitoring & Contractor Liaison