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We are a planning consultancy, providing rigorous, evidence-based solutions that drive positive change.

Our data-driven approach to planning enables better decision and outcomes.

We play a key advisory role to governments and businesses by combining strategic expertise and data-led analysis to anticipate the impact of planning decisions and investments and to make informed decisions.


Our team can advise on all facets of the planning process

Our strong awareness of latest policy and practice in planning and delivery informs our work throughout the development life cycle.

Planning & Development

Our team can advise on securing planning consent, identifying development potential, coordinating Design Teams and adding value.

Strategy & Research

We help our clients to measure and to make informed decisions underpinned by socio-economic data, deep insight and rigorous analysis.

Successful Outcomes

I really like the way FAC operate their business. They are client focused, extremely efficient and manage the job very well. I would certainly recommend them.

Nicky Phelan, Phelan Conan Properties Ltd.

William and Stephen have demonstrated strong entrepreneurial leadership and resilience in the development of FAC’s corporate vison. Their expertise serves to influence policy, contributes to economic prosperity and enhances societal well-being...

Professor Martin Haran, Professor of Real Estate and Urban Studies, Ulster University

...FAC has had significant success coordinating and collaborating with the giants of European applied research, punching above its weight and consistently delivering innovation and impact... FAC continues to apply creative, evidence-led solutions to real-world problems.

Michael Murphy, PhD - Enterprise Ireland (Secure Societies Delegate and National Contact Point)

...The company’s expertise and knowledge of interdisciplinary research has resulted in actionable results and strategic recommendations of great value. A friendly and professional team that I would highly recommend, not least for consultation and development projects.

Prof. Dr. Dominic Kudlacek, Hochschule Bremerhaven

...FAC has been a fantastic and reliable partner in many projects and we are impressed by the dedication and quality the FAC team delivers no matter how complex and challenging our joint missions are.

Daniel Hiller, Head of Strategic Management at Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics

…I was thoroughly impressed with the professionalism of all the team at FAC, and would relish the opportunity to work alongside them in the future once more.

Jorge Gomez Perez, CEO, LINK427 and former Director at LeighFisher Global Management Consulting Firm

We have a highly established industry network

Through our project work we have developed strong connections with other disciplines, regional & local government partners, academia, SMEs and research bodies.


Delivering game-changing outcomes

We have represented clients across all classes of development, including residential, tourism, retail, commercial on major infrastructure projects and strategy development.