Partners

Avison Young

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its Principals. Founded in 1978, with legacies dating back more than 200 years, the company comprises approximately 5,000 real estate professionals in120 offices in 20 countries. The firm’s experts provide value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management and financing services to clients across office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality sectors.

Cluttons

Cluttons offers exceptional depth of property knowledge from a diverse group of experts, with a focus on delivering commercial results for its clients.

Cluttons employs over 240 staff through a network of offices in the UK, providing a wide range of commercial and residential property services, including asset management, valuation, corporate services, telecoms and consultancy. Cluttons uses its proprietary portal technology and deep knowledge in sectors such as telecoms, charities and education to provide clients with unique insights and innovative solutions to help them maximise returns on their assets.

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DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

DLA Piper's Real Estate team offers a full range of services in areas including acquisitions and disposals, construction law, financing, commercial real estate, land use, planning and development, leasing, environmental law, insurance and tax. Our clients benefit from our significant experience in orchestrating complex, long-term projects that involve drafting documentation, facilitating negotiations, navigating legal and regulatory issues and, when necessary, litigating on their behalf. Our international team of 500 real estate lawyers assists clients throughout the entire life cycle of their investments, wherever in the world business takes them.

DWF

DWF operate one of the most innovative real estate sector groups of any legal business, seamlessly integrating our deep legal expertise with the latest in our market leading proprietary technology built through DWF360 & our R&D division, Ventures. This approach enables our clients to have the most complete and bespoke solution crafted for their needs, whether it be high complex work or a managed service approach.

Our clients include investors, fund and property managers, owners, occupiers, developers, lenders and public sector organisations, as well as banks, insurance companies, pension and sovereign wealth funds.

Innovation is part of our DNA - by thinking differently, we deliver innovative legal solutions and products to deliver your deal, minimise risk and enable you to achieve a competitive advantage.

Grosvenor

As a responsible investor, developer, landlord and public sector partner we create, and manage places by putting commercial, social and environmental outcomes on an equal footing.

In the UK, we tackle two big challenges:

First, we want to help drive the success of the West End, London’s economic and cultural powerhouse, where the Grosvenor property story began. We are transforming our London estate so that it makes a greater contribution to the capital, in line with our 20 year vision.

Second, we want to help overturn the housing shortage by delivering sustainable, inclusive new neighbourhoods in London and the south east of England, creating a lasting positive social and economic legacy.

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Lowe Guardians

Founded in 2015, LOWE is a property management company that specialises in property guardian schemes. Led by founder and CEO Tim Lowe, LOWE provides property owners with a low-cost, professional and reliable solution to keeping their building secure.

The guardianship programme offered by LOWE provides an affordable, safe and secure housing solution for the country’s young professionals, key workers and creatives.

LOWE currently has a diverse portfolio of properties including former banks, warehouses, retail units, public houses, offices, care homes, hospitals and other former public-sector buildings in some of the country’s most sought-after addresses. With more than 500 guardians in over 60 buildings across central London and the South, LOWE is currently underway with a further expansion across the UK.

LOWE has introduced a skill sharing platform and ongoing programme of educational, cultural and social activities for the guardians, focused on creating a sense of community and a sense of ownership of their spaces.

Nuveen

Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest investment managers in the world with $125 billion of assets under management.

Managing a suite of funds and mandates, across both public and private investments, and spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies and investment styles, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing.

With over 80 years of real estate investing experience and more than 500 employees* located across over 20 cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, the platform offers unparalleled geographic reach, which is married with deep sector expertise.

For further information, please visit us at nuveen.com

*Includes 285 real estate investment professionals, supported by a further 250+ Nuveen employees.

Savills

Real estate decisions depend on accurate insights. Savills is one of the UK’s leading multi-sector global property advisors with an international network of more than 35,000 professionals and 600 offices across the globe. Our investment experts offer specialist advice on all aspects of investment sales and acquisitions to optimise returns and minimise risk. With a strong client focus, commitment to our people, and unrivalled market insight and expertise, we will provide you with the highest quality advice and competitive advantage to help you make well informed, insightful decisions.

Shulmans

Shulmans LLP is a full-service UK 200 corporate law firm. We provide the full range of services that most businesses need from day to day.

We are based in the heart of the Leeds business district and we work regionally, nationally and internationally through our Interlegal network. Our clients include organisations such as Saint Gobain, Lidl, Greggs, Barratt Developments and Town Centre Securities. We have a team of 250 colleagues, of which 25 are partners and 60 are lawyers.

We are proud of our collegiate culture and our growth record which has been achieved organically.

U+I

U+I is a specialist regeneration developer and investor. With a £9.5bn+ portfolio of complex, mixed-use, community-focused regeneration projects including a £145.7m investment portfolio, we are unlocking urban sites bristling with potential in the London, Manchester and Dublin city regions. We exist to create long-term socio-economic benefit for the communities in which we work, delivering sustainable returns to our shareholders.

We put people and places at the heart of our work so that communities benefit from the development process and so that the heritage, soul and stories of a place live on.

Our distinctive approach is built on three pillars – communities, worthwhile use of spaces and partnership.

VU.CITY

VU.CITY addresses the fundamental questions: if we build here; what will it look like; who will it affect; and how will it affect them? It is a platform for making conscious and informed decisions about our built environment. By optimising decision making through accurately and swiftly envisioning our future, VU.CITY encapsulates three distinct areas within one central environment:

Accurate three-dimensional computer modelling - Use VU.CITY to work in remarkable detail, citywide, individually or as a team. The roofscape accuracy is within 15cm, with the London model currently covering over 1300 sq km.

Data integration - VU.CITY allows analysis and reporting of Geographical Information Systems in all four dimensions. Building models that are highly accurate, scalable and constantly maintained.

Built to project, plan and reflect the future - The model is geolocated, and allows for seamless import of proposed massing options to assess designs in context of their local surrounding. VU.CITY is constantly updated with current consented schemes, enabling full analysis of the future of our cities.

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