D2 Private is a dynamic entrepreneurial property investment and development company with a proven track record of originating, structuring, financing and managing property.
To date they have acquired and manage a central London property portfolio in excess of £1.4 billion of iconic, blue chip commercial office buildings. They also have a substantial investment and development portfolio in Ireland comprising land, residential and commercial assets.
Derwent London is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) focused on London's West End and other emerging parts of the capital. Derwent London has developed a strong reputation for anticipating the locations of tomorrow and contributing to London's regeneration by creating quality working environments for its tenants.
Gracemark is a real estate company which refurbishes, develops and asset manages commercial properties throughout Central London. They have been re-creating business space in core London markets since 1999. They have built a first class team of partners and advisors who share their philosophy, attention to detail and meticulous execution in creating what they consider is some of the best space in London.
Great Portland EstatesSummary
Great Portland Estates is a central London property investment and development company owning over £1.1 billion of real estate. The Group's objective is to generate superior portfolio and shareholder returns by unlocking the often hidden potential in retail and office property by implementing a combination of active asset management, development and investment management skills.
Based on its active portfolio management strategy, IVG Investment is concentrating on optimising value of the office properties in its own portfolio. The division focuses on specific potential of properties and cycles of European markets. Investment focus is on the top German office property markets and selected major European cities.
PRUPIM is a top 20 global real estate investment manager. With over £15 billion of assets under management in over 800 properties with 4,500 tenants PRUPIM offers its clients a fully integrated investment management solution. They provide an integrated package of fund management, asset management and property management and believe that by providing these three core disciplines they are able to deliver superior results to their clients.
Salmon Harvester PropertiesSummary
Salmon Developments plc (Salmon) was formed in 1989 as a property development company. In 1994 Salmon formed a joint venture company, Salmon Harvester Properties Ltd (SHP), with the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Co Ltd (NFUM), an investment fund with a £700 million Property Investment Portfolio and over £10 billion of funds under management.
Salmon is one of the top independent property development companies in the UK. It is recognised for its architecturally attractive, environmentally sensitive and user friendly solutions to projects comprising offices, hotels, warehouses and major retail/leisure multi-use developments and business park schemes.
Scottish Widows Investment PartnershipSummary
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) is one of Europe's largest asset management companies and part of the Lloyds Banking Group plc. Managing funds worth £82.66bn (as at 30.06.2009), for a wide range of UK and international clients including individual investors, investment trusts, charities, financial institutions, corporate and local government pension funds.
Under their own name and in partnership with local organisations, SWIP have a presence that stretches from the United States to the Far East and includes continental Europe. This international dimension heightens SWIP's awareness of global investment issues and enhances their ability to manage client relationships on a global basis.
Shaftesbury is a group who invests only in West End districts which have an enduring demand from occupiers and popularity with their customers. Their investments are all close to the unique amenities offered within the West End where they assemble clusters of buildings or villages enabling active estate management and innovative changes of use. They provide exciting alternatives to the increasingly homogenous characteristics of the average London street and do so by implementing an exceptionally detailed knowledge of the West End.
Land Securities is a FTSE 100 company and the largest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the UK on the basis of equity market capitalization. Founded in 1944, Land Securities now own and manage more than 29 million sq ft of property.
Land Securities own, develop and manage offices, shopping centres and retail parks in the UK. By meeting the needs of businesses and communities, they create long-term value for shareholders and opportunities for employees. Their vision and values inspire and guide what they do and how they do it. As the UK's largest commercial property company, they own some of the highest profile buildings in the country.
Westbrook Partners ("Westbrook") founded in April 1994, is a privately-owned, fully integrated real estate investment management company with offices in New York, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, DC, London, Mumbai, Paris and Tokyo.
Westbrook's professionals are responsible for acquisition, value enhancement, financial accounting and risk management. Their experience includes the operation and management of office, multi-family residential, hotel, retail, industrial and single-family residential development properties.
EPIC directors Michael and Steven Elghanayan have been working in the residential and commercial property markets in the United Kingdom and United States since the 1980's.
Their wealth of knowledge and experience has allowed them to identify and develop the key investments, opportunities and relationships that have made EPIC a major player in the global real estate investment market.
Through forward thinking and creative management practices, EPIC has revitalised the development and investment prospects of properties within a diverse UK and US portfolio. EPIC's asset management and development strategies have been essential in unlocking and enhancing the inherent value within a portfolio that includes office and apartment buildings, retail units and shopping centres.
Within the UK Aviva's large, diverse and highly experienced team enables them to offer a comprehensive range of funds with expertise not only in the traditional sectors of the property market - offices, retail and industrial properties - but also in specialist sectors such as nursing homes, student accommodation, retirement housing and urban regeneration.
They offer solutions to the widest possible range of investors, covering the institutional market, where we can offer a choice of funds across the risk-reward spectrum, including highly customised strategies for larger clients, and the retail market - the Aviva Investors Property Trust was the first of its type when it was launched in 1991.
CBRE Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $33.3 billion in assets under management. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.
They are organized into focused operating units that provide direct and indirect investments.
Ridgeford are a UK property company focused on producing exceptional quality single and mixed use developments in central london.
Founded in 1996, Ridgeford has flourished by focusing on excellent design. Ridgeford work closely with the world's best architects and designers to ensure that each development is created with the highest design integrity.
GMS Estates, a private property company, with a portfolio of approximately 750,000 sq ft of commercial property, around 200 residential flats and over 600 tenants
GMS Estates portfolio includes office, retail, industrial and residential property, the major part of which is concentrated in Central London and with properties located throughout the UK.
Lasalle Investment ManagementSummary
LaSalle operates in 16 countries worldwide. They only invest in real estate, combining our property knowledge with a disciplined investment management approach. A global investment perspective, fostered by the insights of their 23 person strong global research team and the experience of their fund managers, is matched by their ability to successfully execute deals and manage real estate.
Their many long-standing clients trust LaSalle and often invest in multiple mandates around the globe.
Marks & SpencerSummary
With a portfolio of owned and franchised stores, the companies' International business is on plan to achieve 15 to 20% of Group revenues by 2010/11. In 2008/09 sales benefited from an additional 32 stores joining the chain.
Marks and Spencer now have 296 stores in 40 territories.
Over the last three years, Marks and Spencer have transformed their UK stores into bright and contemporary destinations with a range of hospitality options. The company is also more convenient with 668 stores across the UK, including 75 new stores opened in 2008/09. With an annual turnover of £8.16bn the UK business has a broadly even split between General Merchandise (clothing and home) and Food. General Merchandise £3.9bn sales (-3.5%) With more than 1 in 10 clothing items bought from their stores making M & S the UK's largest clothing retailer.
Arab Investments Limited was founded in 1982 by Mohammed Affara MBE. Initially dealing in manufacturing, hotel investments and residential properties, since 1992, the company has focussed its expertise entirely upon property investment.
They work both within the United Kingdom and Mainland Europe across all property sectors including investment, leisure, development, commercial, residential, mixed-use, industrial and retail.
Max Property GroupSummary
Max Property Group Plc is a Jersey incorporated
closed-ended real estate investment company.
The company has an experienced board, chaired by Aubrey Adams, and is externally managed by Prestbury Investments, which is owned and managed by a team led by Nick Leslau and Mike Brown.
DTZ Investment ManagementSummary
DTZ Investment Management Limited (DTZ IM) is an award-winning, research-driven investment house, which has provided specialist real estate fund management services to clients for more than 40 years.
A wholly owned subsidiary of DTZ Holdings plc, DTZ IM is a FSA-regulated subsidiary, headquartered in London.
The Langham EstateSummary
With new acquisitions and a rolling refurbishment programme, the Estate has grown to 13.8 acres (5.58 hectares), re-incorporating some of the buildings lost during the earlier ownerships. The number of tenants has increased to well over 500, which has added vitality to the area.
Dorrington is an established property investor and developer
with a balanced portfolio of residential and commercial assets. It
is a private company, bringing together an entrepreneurial outlook
with a disciplined and prudent approach to its business.
The group combines its leading position as a residential investor and landlord in the UK with a specialist role as an active, value-driven investor in the central and greater London commercial markets.
Grosvenor is a privately-owned property group with offices in 18 of the world's most dynamic cities. It has regional investment & development businesses in Britain & Ireland, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Its international fund management business operates across all these markets and also Continental Europe. Its holdings in central London comprise more than 300 acres centred on Mayfair and Belgravia.
Henderson is a dedicated, independent, diversified asset manager. Originally established in 1934, it now manages £64.3bn of assets and employs over 1,000 staff across Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region.
In the UK, Henderson has more than £6bn of property assets under management.
With more than £10bn of real estate assets, Standard Life Investments is one of the largest real estate investors in Europe.
Standard Life has a real estate team of 110 people and manages 18 real estate vehicles spanning pooled pension products, segregated mandates, mutual funds, sector specialist funds and global real estate funds.
Its UK property Fund aims to provide a return from capital appreciation and income over the longer term. The policy of the Fund is to invest primarily in UK commercial real estate.The fund's 10 largest holdings include 33 Charlotte Street in London.
23 Savile Row, W1
Client: Lasalle Investment Management
Bought for £218m and leasing 26,500 sq ft
1-5 Poland Street, W1
Sold £30.4m. Let and Sold
3-8 Whitehall Place, SW1
Client: The Crown Estate
Sold for £20m
7 Howick Place, SW1
Sold for £54m
30 Berkeley Square, W1
50,000 sq ft building conditionally sold to Mercury Group (owners of Phillips de Pury)
32 Wigmore Street, W1
Client: Scottish Widows Investment Partnership
Let and Sold for £16.2m
95 Wigmore Street, W1
Client: Great Portland Estates and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership
Development Consultants and Leasing Agents on 80,000 sq ft
Crane Building, 22 Lavington Street, SE1
Development consultants and leasing agents on 50,000 sq ft
Oliver's Yard, EC2
Client: Derwent London
Lease re-structuring on 69,000 sq ft