Cap Real Estate is an established real estate advisory business operating across the UK and Ireland
Advising developers and landowners on funding and exit strategies
Creating tailored debt solutions for developers and investors across all real estate sectors
Advising investors, lenders and borrowers in distressed positions
M: +44 (0) 7930 315 666
Robert has worked in the property industry for the last 30 years. For 15 years he was a shareholder and Executive Director at Doherty Baines where he has headed up the Alternative Capital Markets team. He has extensive expertise in Build to Rent (BTR), Student Accommodation, Hotels, Serviced Offices, Self-storage, Affordable Housing and Extra Care, advising and raising capital on behalf of developers, operators and investors on a variety of high profile schemes.
In the last six years, with the expansion of the BTR sector, he has focussed in this area advising on dedicated and mixed-use projects. He is currently involved on a number of large scale developments across the UK.
M: +44 (0) 07798 926 963
Jeremy has extensive experience in restructuring companies worldwide and since 2000 has worked in the Real Estate sector. As a Chartered Accountant, he worked with KPMG advising on the restructuring of companies in areas including crisis management, finance, strategy, personnel and operations. He then set up two UK property groups specialising in the development of retail, residential and mixed use schemes. Subsequently he joined Grant Thornton UK LLP and became a partner and Head of Real Estate advising on some of the largest and complex UK property restructurings between 2008 and 2018.
Since then he has specialised in raising debt and equity for developers, operators and investors in the Alternatives Sector.
M: +44 (0) 07717 000919
Niall Crowley has worked in the UK property industry for over fifteen years. He began his career with Macquarie Bank in Australia before moving to London, working in the commercial sector in various asset management roles, before moving to GE Capital where he was involved in the successful re-financing of several large UK-wide residential and commercial loan portfolios.
In 2014, Niall was one of the founders of Grafton Residential, a specialist residential consultancy business focusing mainly on the Build-to-Rent (BTR) sector, advising clients on large scale, purpose-built schemes, from inception to delivery. He has transacted on over £500 million of developments in this sector and was instrumental in originating and advising on the first BTR scheme in central Milton Keynes on behalf a major UK REIT (the first such scheme in the town).
M: +44 (0) 78084 78783
William Jeens has worked in the real estate finance industry for over 25 years and most recently, prior to founding Cap Real Estate, as Head of Real Estate Debt Advisory at Grant Thornton. William has had a wide ranging career in real estate finance as a senior relationship manager across development, investment and site finance with three international banks, as well as the National Asset Management Agency’s (NAMA) Anglo Irish Bank where he was the deputy head of department managing the workout of a £2bn+ mixed use portfolio.
William has significant experience in advising clients on structuring real estate transactions, corporate finance, equity and debt raising, corporate disposals, restructuring and sale & leasebacks. He brings experience in providing insight into the workings of bank credit committees to enable the optimal funding solution to be achieved.
William is currently assisting clients to source and negotiate development and investment funding for several residential for sale, multi-family and single-family Build to Rent schemes, logistic and warehouse developments, affordable housing investments and hotels.
Cap Real Estate provides funding advice and solutions for developers, landowners and operators across the Alternative Sectors, including Build to Rent (BTR), Co-Living, Student Housing, Affordable Housing, Leisure and Hotels.
We source sites at every stage of the planning and assembly process. We identify development opportunities that deliver accommodation at the scale required by investors and operators.
We can unlock sites through either re-planning and/or design optimisation to create an institutional standard purpose-built asset.
We support clients through all stages of the development cycle, from initial market guidance to formulating and implementing the optimal scheme.
Each development is designed to suit the local market and investor requirements. We work closely with all members of the client’s professional team to maximise efficiencies and optimise design.
We have senior level contacts at major investors in the BTR and alternative sectors, who have either a dedicated platform or significant capital to invest. We understand their requirements and processes in detail and can provide guidance on the optimal structure
We can unlock sites through either re-planning and/or design optimisation to create an institutional
standard purpose-built asset.
We structure the exit for each client on every project based on the target returns for the investor, assisting the developer at every stage of the process.
Cap Real Estate works with developers and investors across all real estate sectors.
We work closely with our clients to create debt solutions that satisfy both their risk and return requirements.
We see the debt provider as a key partner in our clients’ businesses and only deal with lenders who understand and support the ambitions and objectives of our clients.
Cap Real Estate has teamed up with Quantuma, one of the fastest growing business advisory practices, to provide restructuring and insolvency advice on distressed real estate situations.
Combining Cap Real Estate’s extensive real estate expertise with Quantuma’s restructuring and
insolvency expertise, the Team provides cost-effective and practical solutions to help stakeholders maximise value and minimise both cost and risk.
The Team covers the whole of the UK but also extends to offshore jurisdictions through its network of offices in the Caribbean, Cyprus, Dubai, Mauritius and Channel Islands. The Team has advised on some of the largest and most complex restructurings over the last two decades covering both investment and development properties across all real estate sectors.
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