• Feasibility
  • Market Research
  • Conceptualization
  • ROI Modelling
  • Sensitivity Analysis


  • Operational Design Brief
  • Regional & Destination Level Planning
  • Specification Book
  • Budgeting
  • Investment Sourcing
  • Zoning


  • Valuation
  • Performance Optimization
  • Asset Management
  • Owner Representation


  • Pre-Opening Support
  • Concept Implementation
  • Specialized Procurement
  • Operator Solution

RLA Global’s resources strengthen the project's planning process

The planning phase of a project requires a diverse range of skill sets that address the needs of the business.  

RLA Global’s resources strengthen the project's planning process

The planning phase of a project requires a diverse range of skill sets that address the needs of the business.  

The RLA Global Difference

RLA Global’s Planning services align best practice financial principles with forward-thinking asset planning values. Our team’s experience in development and operational management delivers blue-chip consultancy services while maintaining the close working relationship with our clients, more typical of in-house advisors.

Planning Services


During the planning, stage developers require an understanding of the space required for a concept to succeed.  RLA Global provides conceptual zoning direction that aids investors identify the high-level best use of space requirements that ultimately indicates the preliminary buildout dimensions.  

  • Space zoning plan
  • High-level Concept plan
  • Zoning plan for hospitality developments, attractions, amenities, facilities and services
  • Architect design brief


Accurate budget forecasting requires a deep insight and understanding of operations and the reality of any given development establishing achievable financial targets.  

  • Investment analysis
  • Operational budget control 
  • Diagnostics
  • ROI-ROE modelling
  • Value assessment
  • Working capital requirements

Operational Design Brief

The operational design brief provided by RLA provides designers and architects with all the functional and operational requirements necessary for their work to factor vital operative factors.  

  • Project inception and strategic development plan and review
  • Development of asset scenario recommendations and alternatives
  • Architectural planning and briefing, review and recommendations
  • Concept brief development with programming and services recommendations
  • Concept development for hospitality assets and destinations

Investment Sourcing

We work with clients to explore all viable investment sourcing options to ensure each is tailored-made to benefit the stage of the life-cycle that the project is in as well as the client’s and project’s unique requirements.

  • Financing scenarios development
  • Identification of suitable partners, investors and lenders
  • Securing financing solutions and financial restructuring
  • Assisting in preparation of documentation
  • Assisting with negotiations

Spa Specification Book

The Specification Book includes an equipment budget and manufacturer cut/specification sheets for all FF&E. This document serves as an equipment placement resource for the design team, and the MEP requirements whilst providing owner and operator with budget expectations.

  • Facilities programming
  • Systems and specifications
  • Specification book development

Regional & Destination Level Planning

Destinations and property development projects need competitive value-based decisions about the extent and form of health specialisation that can turn them into financially successful players in the health, wellness and medical tourism market.

  • Conceptualisation & strategy formulation – defining the best conceptual fit and product development direction.
  • Tourism planning – competitive plans building on health components for cities, destinations, regions and countries.
  • Organizational and human resource development – tailor-made training programmes for destination managers and health tourism marketers.
  • Destination Impact Assessment – monitoring the impacts of medical and wellness tourism at the destination level indicating the key economic and social impacts.

Project Portfolio