About Blaze

Blaze Marketing is Manchester’s “go to” design and digital agency specialising in Residential related property marketing.

Based in the heart of Manchester city centre we offer a premium bespoke marketing service to housebuilders, developers and landlords throughout the UK, helping to create the necessary tools to promote their developments for sale.

Our experienced and creative team, founded by Daniel Bourmad and Kevin Whitter, spearhead Blaze Marketing bringing you dynamic, creative and compelling ideas for all your design and marketing needs.

From two page brochures to full multi-channel integrated campaigns, our extensive property knowledge helps us create solutions to raise awareness of the development.

Blaze Marketing are experienced enough to create and manifest your ideas, and also focused enough to care and give you the personal attention required to make your campaigns and business a success.

“Creativity is contagious pass it on” - Albert Einstein

Who we are

We add personality to bricks and mortar and bring your Residential property marketing concepts to life.

Dynamic and creative design and fresh, forward thinking ideas help create effective marketing campaigns with a co-ordinated approach. We can produce all your marketing collateral including brochure design & print, site signage, CGI’s, advertising campaigns, direct marketing, and web design as well as a number of digital tools to help visualize the end product.

When we do it, we do it bigger and better than anyone else. Every client and customer has the full use of all our team so that we can bring you the plethora of experience to turn your marketing activity into reality. No job is too small or too big.

For information and how we can assist your marketing requirements, give us a call or send us an email and we will get straight back to you.
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DANIEL BOURMAD
CO-FOUNDER
A Chartered Surveyor specialising in Commercial agency in the property sector since 1998, Daniel has worked at global firms including Chesterton Plc, Donaldsons and latterly Knight Frank LLP where he was a Partner in the North West Agency Team. In 2011, Daniel set up PDA Holdings on behalf of a client to manage the marketing of property voids which involved Branding, Marketing & Pro-active tactical marketing initiatives for its vacant portfolio, and acting as an in-house asset manager.
Much of Daniel’s career has been advising clients on property disposals and managing targeted marketing campaigns as part of that service.
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KEVIN WHITTER
CO-FOUNDER
A qualified Graphic Designer who has worked in the property sector since 2000 and has been involved with the naming, branding and marketing of some of the North West’s most high profile property developments including The Pinnacle on King Street, The original Beetham Tower and all of Peel’s business parks.
Kevin was previously Creative Director at Whale Marketing and also Studio Manager at 90 Degrees.
Kevin is extremely passionate about design & architecture and over the years has developed a solid working relationship with a fantastic supply chain from printers, signage contractors and on-line specialists that can help deliver cost-effective solutions, no matter how small or large the campaign.
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STEVE JOHNSON
Graphic Designer

Steven joined Blaze from Skills Network in Selby, North Yorkshire. He re-trained as a graphic designer at Shillington College in Manchester having worked for a number of years in business administration. Steven studied Business and Law at Sheffield Hallam University and hails from Darlington in the North East and is 30 years old. Steven has a great knowledge of both digital and print solutions, and an enthusiasm for working with clients and a passion for creating unique and exciting brands. Steve also has extensive experience working closely with videographers, web developers and printers to create innovative and eye-catching projects

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BENAZEER SINGH
Account Manager

Benazeer joins Blaze Marketing in its’ 3rd year of trading. Prior to joining Blaze she was a product manager for Synergy Health, having worked in the healthcare sector for 13 years for both traded companies and start-ups (including an advertising agency).  Benazeer will continue to promote Blaze’s services to the property sector, help resource Blaze’s growing client base, and identify new opportunities through the management of targeted sales campaigns. 

Our Services

We bring a personal and effective approach to every project we work on, which is why our clients love us.

DESIGN

We know how important it is to have fine design. At Blaze we pride ourselves in creative graphic design for all applications.

BROCHURES

With a vast experience working with local, national and international property companies, we fully understand what's needed to reach your goals, whether it be a 2 page brochure, or a full strategic campaign.

ADVERTISING

We create ad campaigns that really get your message noticed. Creative design and a great message ensure you get the best impact possible.

DISPLAY

Whether it's a full exhibition stand to pull up banners, we have display solutions to suit everybody.

SIGNAGE

From external to internal signs we have great solutions to suit any application. Our vast experience in this service enables us to specify the perfect sign for you. We'll even help out with a planning application if necessary.

CGI's

Virtual images that make impact. From still images to full 3D fly throughs our stunning visualisations bring developments to life.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Whether it's professional ground, elevated or aerial images, we can help with cost effective solutions.

BRANDING

This is what we love, creating personality for companies or property developments. A good brand should tell a story, what does yours say?

WEBSITES

We specialise in the full range of online solutions from basic brochure sites to full commerce solutions. Want to increase your Google rankings? We can help there too.

E-SHOTS / MAILING

We offer bespoke designed E-shots for a digital mailing campaign as well as full postal mailing for hard copy posting. These are a great cost effective way of hitting your target market. We provide researched data lists to identify occupiers or targets and with an e-shot we can track your mail out so you can target warm leads for potential sales.

PR

Is your company or development saying the right things? We partner with the very best in experienced Property PR, so we can help you generate or increase your brands profile.

EVENTS

Who doesn't love a great event? Blaze offer the full range of events from on site breakfast meetings to full gala dinners. We can do the whole thing so you don't have to.

VIRTUAL TOURS

A virtual tour provides a 360 degree viewing experience which is interactive allowing the user to navigate themselves around a property or site and obtain further information. We specialise in offering professional photography and design, and can link the tour to an e-shot or website.

VIDEO

We can undertake professionally shot videos to best show off your property. We'll provide the music, design and set-up with social media to help boost your viewings. Often a 2 minute video can show off a lot more than just the brochure. We also provide Time lapse videos for construction sites. Call us to see examples we have done.

VIRTUAL REALITY

We are able to create a fully interactive tour of the property for both pre and post construction, either using CGI's or 360 degree photography, giving the user a fully immersed experience. A great way to help pre-sell units via marketing suites or at investor presentations.

Case Study

Crowthorn Residential Scheme

Crowthorn is a scheme made up of 2 buildings, Wheatsheaf House which is 8 individually designed conversions of a historic chapel and associated buildings, and also Wadhams Court which comprises 12 luxury 2-bed apartments. The campaign led to a launch of both buildings.

Collateral

The campaign is supported with a range of collateral including: branding, print adverts, online adverts, substantial printed brochure, website, on-site signage, marketing suite display items and Right Move insertions.

Results

The brand we created had a timeless, sophisticated feel that fitted with the buildings character perfectly. The timescales on the project were very tight. We wanted the brochure for each building to feel very substantial so both were specified with nickel rivets and hard back covers. The lead times for this production were long but we met the deadlines with days to spare for each building.

Client Comment

“We have worked recently with Blaze on one of our new housing developments. The team are totally dependable and we found their work to be of the highest quality. Our homes are high-end and our customers expect the absolute best when reviewing the marketing collateral. If there is ever a problem, they have always sorted it out calmly and quickly, and always provide potential solutions, rather than just the problem itself. We have only the best comments on Blaze, who have made our job much easier. We would have no hesitation in recommending the services of Blaze”

Sara Ellam Sales Director - August Blake