People

Martin Taylor

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Martin

T: +44 (0)20 3486 3470

E: mtaylor@geraldeve.com

Martin is a Partner in our Capital Markets team specialising in regional office sales & acquisitions. He joined Deloitte Real Estate in June 2015 from Colliers International before his move as part of the Capital Markets team to Gerald Eve.  Martin advises a broad range of clients including institutions, property companies, private investors and Developers.

Martin’s background & training as an Investment manager and then Fund Manager at M&G Real Estate provided extensive experience in the direct investment & development funding markets in a national context together with a deep understanding of Investment analysis & financial modelling.

Specific experience

The Economist Plaza St James’s SW1- A prime West End “Trophy” asset acquired on behalf of Tishman Speyer from The Economist Group for £125m. Acquired for the Tishman Speyer “Value add” fund where the strategy involves a rolling refurbishment of the main Tower Building with corresponding Agency Instruction as part of the Investment Agency instruction.

2 Snowhill, Birmingham – A prime Grade A landmark multi-let office building extending to 270,000 sq ft acquired on behalf of M&G Real Estate for £155m in an off-market transaction direct with Hines.

Royal Angus NCP Car Park, Birmingham – Acquisition on behalf of M&G Real Estate of a city centre NCP Car Park, in Birmingham for £9.25m in an off-market transaction.

Lumina Site, Snowhill Birmingham – Advised M&G Real Estate on the acquisition of a prime office development site at Snowhill Queensway with a projected GDV of £90m. Planning was subsequently secured on the site for a 150,000 sq ft Grade A BREEAM Excellent office building.

Booker Unit, Basil Hill Road, Didcot – A 260,000 sq ft vacant freehold distribution unit let on a long lease with fixed annual uplifts to Booker Ltd. Acquired on behalf of M&G Property Portfolio for £22.4m.

Garforth, Leeds  –  Acquisition of a 72 acre B1/B2/B8 Development site in Leeds on behalf of CalEast Global Investors for £15.2m where planning consent was subsequently worked-up and secured for 1.5m sq ft Logistics Park with a completed GDV of £90m.