THE FOUR PILLARS OF OHU

There are a growing number of people and communities who would like to collectively develop and own shared assets. We found that they are often bumping up against a lack of skill and knowledge to realise their project ideas. Ohu Development surveyed a number of people to identify what they need, and it came down to four typical areas, community building to bring people together around a shared purpose, basic property skills to see a project through the phases of development, financial structures to distribute earned assets equitably, and legal structures to support collective ownership. Ohu Development has four pillars to support people who would like to develop projects to sustain their communities. Each of the pillars has a library of tools, services and packages that can be tailored to your project.

 
b-weavers
OHU WEAVERS
provides community builders support to develop long term strategies for social cohesion and growth.
 
B-property
OHU PROPERTY
is responsible for identifying and scoping community led property developments.
 
B-finance
OHU FINANCE
is set up to provide economic structures to enable communities to co-invest in property development.
 
B-LEGAL
OHU LEGAL
provides the support to develop legal structures that enable co-ownership of community led developments.

TOOLS, SERVICES AND PACKAGES

Each pillars provides a library of tools and services. Tools are free reference materials to support project teams. Services are fee based and include workshops, one on one sessions to build knowledge, and direct services for specific products. We also are developing packages, which are bundles of tools and services that are commonly needed for projects.

As no two projects are the same, we work with you to develop a customised menu of tools, services and packages tailored to suit your project needs.  

This is a growing resource that will continue to mature as we work with projects.

 

PROJECT PHASES

Ohu Development works with project teams to create a customised project programme that maps out the phases of development starting with ideation through to realising your project. We also support you through each phase, recognising that the skills required to build a building as well as building a community are ones that take time to learn and develop.

 

  • A hundred times every day I tell myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received.
    -Albert Einstein