Our business model
Our principal focus is on achieving our income and total return targets in a sustainable manner, for the long term. We achieve this through specialising in those areas where we have scale and expertise to outperform the market.
Our four principal activities
We buy and sell assets in line with our investment strategy, with a focus on our chosen sectors where we can outperform the market through our expertise and critical mass.
We plan, construct, develop and refurbish to create successful places where our customers and communities can thrive.
We actively manage our assets, working closely with our customers to help achieve their business objectives while, at the same time, increasing the value of our portfolio.
We enhance our investment, development and asset management activities with effective property management to ensure we address the needs of our customers, partners and communities.
We draw upon six capitals in the management of our business model.
What we rely on
The value we create
Financial capability to run our business.
4.0% year-on-year increase in net revenue profit
Property, plant and equipment we own and use.
Capital spent on acquisitions, developments and capital improvements
The natural resources that we manage and use.
Operational waste recycled
The skills and experience of our employees.
Employees ‘Proud to work’ for The Crown Estate
Our collective expertise and processes.
Average training per employee p.a.
Our relationships with stakeholders; including customers, partners and communities.
Funds managed on behalf of our strategic joint venture partners