land acquisition

Land Acquisition

Development opportunities

Development opportunities required in Hampshire, Dorset and West Sussex

We are a successful, family-owned, business continually searching for development opportunities, however large or small. If you have an opportunity to discuss in complete confidence we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are constantly seeking short and long term development opportunities and have experience in land assembly, joint ventures and promoting strategic land. We will purchase land with or without planning permission - for a range uses - including residential, commercial, care or mixed use. We design and build every care homes for our sister company, Colten Care, and have an in house architectural team which constantly evolves design and has vast experience overcoming technical challenges.

We are not reliant on bank funding and have a quick decision making process. Fostering close working relationships with local planning authorities, in all the areas we operate, has resulted in successful and deliverable planning permissions for a range of residential, commercial and care ventures.

Do give us a call on 01425 541145 to discuss any opportunities and please download our latest land acquisition requirements for reference.


Luxury Property Developments...

Principally situated within the New Forest, Hampshire and Dorset areas.

Land Acquisition Team


Rick Otten

Managing Director
Rick joined the family business in 2001 and started gaining valuable experience in land acquisition and navigating the complexities of planning, for both our residential/retirement schemes and our new care homes. He spent time assisting with project management of two of our new 65 bed nursing homes and took control of managing property sales for our residential schemes.

Rick is Joint Managing Director of Colten Developments, alongside George Colwell. Both share an enduring passion to continue development of the residential business for the next generation.

01425 541145

Philip Brannon

Director of Development
Phil joined Colten as development manager in April 2016 and is responsible for the acquisition, planning and delivery and resale of future development projects. He is a Chartered Planning & Development Surveyor and member of the RICS. He previously worked for Savills UK in the development team - providing development agency and consultancy advice to local and national clients.

01425 541136

Contact us

Get in touch to find out any further details...Call us on 01425 541145, or send us an email
You can also visit our sister site, Colten Care