Alternative Markets

As leading advisers in the Build to Rent, Healthcare, Hotels, Student Accommodation, Leisure and other evolving markets we help our clients to plan ahead, explore and connect with new opportunity. 

Our London-based team works across the UK, providing integrated, up-to-date advice on build to rent, healthcare, hotels, retirement living, student accommodation and other alternative and other new emerging markets.

We offer a comprehensive range of services, from acquisition, disposals and consultancy to operator searches, lease re-gears and planning and development and work closely with our commercial and residential teams across the UK to deliver a seamless client experience.  As part of one of Europe's largest banks our advice is rooted in a unique financial fluency and due diligence that can help you better evaluate risk and opportunity to unlock value for your business across the UK. 


Build to Rent

Build to Rent is the fastest growing sector in the UK real estate market. Investors benefit from long term returns by providing a professionally managed residential building for the private rented sector. Our UK wide services include arranging development funding, investments, valuations, consultancy, planning, residential letting and management and disposal.

Andrew Screen
Senior Director, Head of Residential Capital Markets

Healthcare Real Estate

We are a leading adviser in healthcare real estate investment with around 20 years’ experience in the sector. Our services include sale and leaseback and investment disposals,   site sourcing for development, operator searches, lease negotiations and consultancy across the entire spectrum of healthcare.

Samantha Rowland
Head of Healthcare and Senior Living
Colin Rees Smith
Senior Director – Healthcare & Senior Living


Ahead of the curve in the cross market movement from traditional to Alternative real estate investments, our hotel team is a market leading group advising investors, developers and hotel operators across the whole hotel spectrum on fixed lease transactions and their underwriting, development funding advice, management agreement and franchise valuation/advisory and hotel operator searches.

Jonathan Parrish
Senior Director

Senior Living

We are working with our Strutt & Parker residential teams to build a complete real estate service in retirement living, one of the major growth sectors over the next decade and beyond. We advise both operators and capital seeking to enter this emerging market and work closely with leading developers, identifying opportunities and providing specialist valuation advice.

Colin Rees Smith
Senior Director – Healthcare & Senior Living
Samantha Rowland
Head of Healthcare and Senior Living

Student Accommodation

We act for universities, investors, developers and landowners across the UK, sourcing investment opportunities, advising on disposals and providing consultancy on  planning, development feasibility and funding.

International Investment Group

Our International Investment Group acts as a gateway to our global real estate platforms. With a dedicated point of contact for cross border transactions and wider investment services the efficiency and value of your real estate portfolio will be maximised.

Larry Young
Senior Director - Central London Investment

Development Funding

Experts across sectors in the development process and how developments are funded with a market leading position in advising institutions, developers and occupiers in forward funding and the intricacies of Development Funding Agreements.

Simon Williams
Head of National Markets
Gavin Hendry
Director – Retail & Alternatives Capital Markets


We are leading advisers in the Leisure & Public House markets. Our services include acquisitions, disposals, portfolio consultancy, lease regears and operator searches.

Stuart Cunliffe
Senior Director - National Out of Town Retail Investment

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