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ABOUT ELITE+

Our team of Nimbus® data scientists have calculated that there is over £100bn of free, uncapitalised property value up for grabs across the UK – most of which you can now develop without the need for planning permission!

The powerful new Elite+ Strategies from Nimbus® Maps give you unlimited access to all the latest opportunities in property, at the click of a button, allowing you to fill your 2021 property pipeline in a fraction of the time.

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Get first-mover advantage on the latest opportunities

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Access to the Elite+ Strategies of your choosing

New map overlays highlighting new opportunities

Exclusive onboarding workshops with Paul Davis

Access to regular workshops, live support, how-to guides and letter templates

Access to expert topical webinars and unlimited recordings

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ELITE+ STRATEGIES

Nimbus® Maps Elite+ is a powerful and flexible package of 8 site-finding Strategies, enabling you to unlock the most profitable NEW opportunities in property, at the click of a button. Access is limited to strictly 100 users at a time, giving you a huge first-mover competitive advantage!

#1 COMMERCIAL TO RESIDENTIAL CONVERSIONS

Uncovering hidden value from changing commercial property to residential - inspired by changes to UK planning policy
Strategy #1

The new permitted development rights permit the conversion of commercial space to residential space with additional floors (within a maximum height). This strategy identifies these opportunities and uncovers the hidden value if converted to residential space.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • Sustainable villages, towns & cities
  • Buildings heights less than 18m
  • Building footprint < 1,000 sqm (10,750 sq ft)
  • B1 (Office, Industrial & R&D)
  • Flagging where the building has been vacant for 6 months

 

EXCLUSIONS CONSIDERED:

  • Listed buildings
  • National Parks
  • AONB
  • SSSi

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Rate per square foot
  • Title number
  • Predicted profit
  • Address
  • Vancant percentage
  • Site uses

#2 airspace above FLATS

Adding new floors to existing blocks without planning - inspired by changes to UK planning policy
Strategy #2

The new permitted development rights permit the conversion of commercial space to residential space with additional floors (within a maximum height). This strategy identifies these opportunities and uncovers the hidden value if converted to residential space.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • Including commercial on ground floor
  • Class A – flats, AA – detached commercial & AB – terraced commercial
  • Sustainable villages, towns & cities
  • Viable residential values
  • Built 1948 – 2018
  • Building height < 24m
  • Where lease structure is likely to work i.e. the property is held as an investment or ground rent investment

 

EXCLUSIONS CONSIDERED:

  • Listed buildings
  • National Parks
  • AONB
  • SSSi

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Title number
  • Date first flat sold
  • Local residential value per square foot
  • Address
  • Roof space value
  • Number of flats

#3 AIRSPACE ABOVE HOUSES

Build on top of existing houses without planning (inside M25 only) - inspired by changes to UK planning policy
Strategy #3

The new permitted development rights permit building additional floors on existing houses. This strategy identifies opportunities that meet the new PD right criteria and the potential profits it can create for you.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • 1 or 2 additional floors on top of houses
  • Class AA – extend house, AC – terraced to flats, AD – detached to flats.
  • Inside M25
  • 1 or 2 storey houses
  • Significant scope to increase building size relative to neighbours

 

EXCLUSIONS CONSIDERED:

  • Listed buildings
  • Flood Zone 2&3

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Title number
  • Address
  • Local residential value per square foot
  • Predicted profit

#4 SHOPS WITH UPPERS

Convert existing cheap upper-floor commercial space to residential
Strategy #4

The existing permitted development rights are valid until 31st July 2021 and permit the conversion of upper floor commercial space to residential use. This strategy identifies low-value commercial upper opportunities with hidden value if converted to residential.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • For: Change of use on upper floors to 2 residential units
  • Class G – uppers & M – whole building
  • Sustainable locations
  • Upper floors are in commercial use, with a retail unit on the ground floor
  • Financially viable conversions

 

CLASS G – NO RESTRICTIONS ON:

  • Town centre
  • Conservation area
  • Listed building
  • No time code. You can change use into it and BUILD INTO IT.

 

CLASS M – EXCLUSIONS:

  • No extensions
  • Partial demolition
  • Not in a CA/Listed building
  • Not on a High Street

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Local residential value per square foot
  • Title number
  • Size of uppers
  • Upper rate per square foot
  • Predicted profit
  • Estimated value

#5 LOW VALUE COMMERCIAL SPACE IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS

Reletting or redeveloping commercial space to a higher value
Strategy #5

Our Low Value Commercial Property In A Residential Area strategy will help you to identify opportunities with hidden value when converted from commercial to residential under existing PD rights (until 31st July 2021).

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • Change of use of commercial space to residential (NPPF & Class M, N, O, ZA).
  • Class M – retail uses and hot food takeaway to dwellings
  • Class N- specified sui generis uses to dwelling houses
  • Class O- offices to dwellings
  • Class Q- agricultural buildings to dwellinghouses
  • Sustainable locations
  • Financially viable conversions
  • With a residential feel to the location

 

EXCLUSIONS CONSIDERED:

  • Green belt
  • Flood Zone 2&3

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Size from rates assessment
  • Title number
  • Local residential values per square foot
  • Site uses
  • Predicted profit
  • Rate per square foot

#6 residential Development plots

Uncover otherwise unseen residential development plots
Strategy #6

To help with the general shortage of housing across the UK, we have created our Residential Development Plots strategy to help you identify plots with low density, located in a sustainable area, suitable for further development .

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • Finding single houses on big plots relative to others on the street such as side gardens, corner plots, small buildings on big plots (NPPF)
  • Sustainable locations
  • Financially viable land values
  • Low-density sites or corner plots
  • 2-60 plots

 

EXCLUSIONS CONSIDERED:

  • Green belt
  • Flood Zone 2&3
  • Listed Buildings
  • AONB
  • SSSi

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Title number
  • Site area
  • Address
  • Site density

As more people turn to renting long term, the demand for HMO is growing rapidly. This strategy helps identify existing residential property that would be suitable to convert to HMO.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • The strategy shows which houses have less than 10% of dwellings within 50m of the property, in HMO use.
  • Those properties, therefore are likely to be suitable for conversion to HMO (C4 or Sui Generis).
  • Highlights potential to extend’ based on the average site density on that street
  • If the property is in an Article 4 area.

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Title number
  • Site density
  • Ratio of HMOs
  • Article 4

#8 HMO'S WITH POTENTIAL

Uncover existing HMOS with potential to extend
Strategy #8

To supply the growing demand in HMO, you can extend existing HMO’s for a better return. This strategy helps identify existing HMO’s where the site density is lower than properties in the same street, creating the perfect opportunity to maximise your HMO returns.

THE CRITERIA WE USE:

  • Identify existing HMOs which have a lower site density compared to the houses nearby.
  • Highlights potential to extend based on the average site density on that street.

 

OVERLAY DATA INCLUDES:

  • Title number
  • HMO manager
  • Site density
  • Licence holder
  • Licence information
  • Number of persons

If you’re interested in a free demonstration of any of the Elite+ Strategies

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Sign up to ELITE+ and you will be invited to join our co-founder and property expert, Paul Davis, for exclusive online workshops, where he will run through all the strategies, explain the opportunities and how to acces them with the click of a button!

Exclusive workshop

Sign up to Elite+ and you'll be invited to an Elite+ workshop with Nimbus co-founder, Paul Davis, who will show you how to maximise your strategies!

PLANNING

We'll run through of the latest changes to planning legislation

ALL THE STRATEGIES

You'll get a full explanation of each strategy and opportunity

Q&A

We'll answer your questions on all the new strategies and overlays

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