Excellent Property Contacts

Excellent Property Contacts

Off-Market Transactions

Off-Market Transactions

Senior Living Specialists

Senior Living Specialists

Maximising Land Values

Maximising Land Values

Prime Land Consultants

Prime Land Consultants is a niche land agency which acts for highly respected developers (established 2004). We acquire land and property off-market with development potential for new build residential development, mixed-use, discount retailing and senior living.

We are also instructed on the disposal of development land for private clients helping landowners get best value for their development land.

Having a wide network of property contacts, all our sites are bought off-market in negotiated situations. We don’t waste clients’ time by offering for very competitive opportunities with multiple bidders.

We are specialists in senior living developments for the rapidly growing retired population, from care and nursing homes to retirement flats and retirement villages.

Our clients include farmers, private landowners, care home operators, retirement living operators, house builders and mixed-use developers, as well as property agents, architects and receivers.

You’ll find that we also understand the value of having green open spaces and protecting wildlife. 

With more than 30 years of successfully managing complex projects, we navigate you through the maze of consents required, helping you crystallise your site’s real value. 

Tom Rankin, our principal, worked in private practice chartered surveying before moving to the housebuilding Industry with Taylor Wimpey, Barratt Homes and Balfour Beatty where he acquired off-market land. See Our Team.

If you have land to sell or buy, please contact Tom Rankin for an initial chat or video call.

Land Required

At Prime Land Consultants, we are looking for land and property off-market with development potential for new build residential development, mixed-use developments, senior living and discount retailing.

Our clients are housebuilders, care home and retirement village operators, property developers and investors. We have urgent requirements for the following development land:


  1. Edge of Settlement Greenfield or Brownfield Land – 1 – 100 acres.
  2. For Senior Living Development – from 0.75 acres up to 50 acres.
  3. Land in Towns & Cities – from Gap Sites to Major Redevelopment Sites.

Buying Land?

Are you a builder or developer with the need for off-market development land anywhere in the UK?

Selling Land?

Are you a landowner with potential development opportunities needing investment or a land buyer?

Project Management

We coordinate a team of specialist consultants to unlock the key issues and constraints affecting your land’s development potential.  We help to solve issues, from traffic and access rights to servicing constraints and abnormal costs that could impact your land obtaining planning permission or releasing development value through a sale.

Senior Living Land

We specialise in development land and sites to bridge the senior living homes shortfall for Care Homes and Retirement Living.

Housing & Mixed Use Land

Our clients require mixed-use development sites in urban areas and on former commercial property for Build-to-Rent.

For Property Professionals

Are You a property professional handling land with development opportunities? We can help by bringing purchasers to the table.

What Do Our Clients Say?

  • Tom and I have worked together on some sites which were always going to be difficult to promote, but he was willing to commit his time and expertise to the long term plan, together with risk of not getting anything out of the sites. We have had good success and that has been down to Tom being determined to make sure the sites work.

    Alex Middleton


  • We have worked together with Tom for a number of years in the acquisition and sale of development sites. Tom works with integrity and has sound experience and grasp of the issues affecting development of land. He has a good knowledge of potential development sites and has a wide range of contacts in the industry.

    Gordon Adams

    Director, Comstock Group of Companies

  • Tom has an amazing knowledge of the land market and we have worked together on projects for years. He is particularly good at off market dealing with a high quality of professionalism and great contacts.

    Stuart Peters

    Chairman at Melford and Director at Dunedin House Properties Ltd

  • Tom and I have worked on many different residential and commercial projects for many years. Tom is excellent at locating opportunities and bringing them forward with robust detailed information to enable decisions to be made as to their viability. Tom is very accessible and responsive in his business life.

    Michael Munro

    Partner at Munro Surveyors