People

Martin Taylor

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Martin

T: +44 (0)20 3486 3470

E: [email protected]

Martin is a Partner in our Capital Markets team specialising in regional office sales & acquisitions and Corporate Finance initiatives structuring ground lease and income strip Investments. 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 evelopment 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.