Associate Director - Portfolio Team
Matt is an Associate Director in the National Capital Markets team. He has significant experience in the UK investment market and advises a number of institutional, property company and private investor clients on the sale and acquisition of properties across the UK, with a focus on portfolios.
Since 2015 he has sold circa £1bn of property and through this process he has presented to roughly £20bn in demand for UK property a year, giving him a detailed understanding of the market.
- Advised Telereal Trillium on the sale of The Hayhill Portfolio. Made up of 97 properties, the portfolio was sold for £282.15m in 2018.
- Advised Reef Estates on the forward funding of the Oaks Shopping Centre in Acton for £42.5m in 2018.
- Advised a private UK family on the off market sale of The Aurora Portfolio. This complex, mixed use portfolio was transacted in 4 weeks to a cash buyer in 2017 for £96m.
- Advised Topland on the sale of the Cyrus Portfolio. This portfolio was made up of 76 M&S shops and sold for £410m in the face of the Brexit vote and declining market sentiment towards the sector in 2016.
Matt studied for his undergraduate degree at Exeter University before doing his postgraduate MSc in Real Estate at Cass Business School.
He started his career at CBRE in 2013 working in the High Street Retail Lease Consultancy team advising high street banks on their rent reviews and lease renewals. He then moved into West End Investment Valuation for a year doing regular valuations for UK Funds. He competed his APC in 2015 to become a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and then moved into the UK Portfolio Investment team where he specialized in buying and selling large mixed use and single sector portfolios.
Matt joined the National Capital Markets team at Colliers in 2019.
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