People

Jennifer Cottle

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Jennifer

T: +44 (0)203 486 3497

E: [email protected]

Jennifer is a Partner in our Property and Asset Management team based in London.  She’s a Chartered Surveyor with 15 years’ experience specialising in property and asset management of multi-let offices.  Jennifer is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds an Investment Management Certificate.

Previously a Director at Helix Property Advisors, Jennifer joined Gerald Eve in 2017 charged with developing a new business line responsible for advising and managing investor portfolios through their lifecycle; providing pre-acquisition advice, due diligence, transaction management, asset and property management and ultimate disposal and strategy for reinvestment.

Specific experience

Jennifer is experienced in distressed portfolio workouts and overseeing assets with value add risk profiles which include development, refurbishment, lettings and tenant lease re-gears.   In this capacity, she has identified development opportunities which add value and in the past 12 months has been responsible for development in excess of £100 million.

Acting in an advisory role, she has provided strategic asset and property management advice on discretionary pension funds and high net worth individuals; has been responsible for the acquisition and delivery of the property and asset management function for real estate portfolios valued over £1.5 billion.

On behalf of a global pension fund, Jennifer co-ordinated the sale and leaseback of 94,000 square feet of mixed use space across thirteen regional properties. She was responsible for creating and implementing a new asset management strategy to re-position the assets as well as overseeing transfer of the property management function.    She achieved a 40% reduction in void rates and £36 million increase in capital value across the five remaining assets.