Winner of Debt Advisor of the Year in the Real Estate Capital 2017 Awards London:
  • Finance:

    Office to Residential Conversion

  • Loan Amount:

    £43m

  • Year:

    2018

  • Client:

    Private Developer

  • Experienced residential developer acquired three office buildings located in Uxbridge.
  • The buildings have Permitted Development Rights to convert 130,000 sq ft of residential accommodation split across the 3 buildings.
  • Building 1 was ready for development works to start immediately.
  • Buildings 2 and 3 are currently occupied by a tenant until 2020 and redevelopment will commence immediately after.
  • We structured two loan facilities, with two different lenders, enabling the client to acquire the whole office campus whilst commencing the development works at different times.
  • Facility 1 was a £28.5m loan facility to part fund the acquisition, fund the construction costs and roll up the interest for the development of Building 1.
  • Facility 2 was a £14m short term loan to part fund the acquisition of Buildings 2 and Building 3 and bridge the period until the building is vacant and development works can commence.
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