Simon Beckett

Principal

Area:
Central & Greater London
Expertise:
Investment & Development
Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) MRICS
Office Phone:
020 3130 6408
Office Mobile:
07703 234 276
Email:
sbeckett@hanovergreen.co.uk
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  • Expertise & Experience

    30 years experience in the London Investment market, specialising in the sale, purchase and development of buildings on behalf of UK and overseas investors and developers.

  • Career History

    Began work in 1989 at King Sturge becoming a Partner in 2002. Following the sale of King Sturge to JLL in 2011, became a Director in their Central London team before joining Hanover Green as a Principal in 2019.

  • Recent Experience

    Acquisition & Disposal - 105 Wigmore Street, W1
    Advised Aberdeen Standard Life on the purchase and subsequent sale to Selfridges at £135m

    Acquisition & Disposal - 20 Manchester Square W1
    Prime office building if 70,000 sq ft purchased for Aberdeen Standard Investments and later sold to Invesco for c. £70m

    Disposal - Weston House, Holborn, WC2
    Advised Frogmore on the £94m sale to Sidra Capital UK of this refurbished office and retail building

    Acquisition - Lancer Square, Kensington Church Street W8
    Advised Chesington Investments (Malaysia) on the purchase of this mixed use office and retail complex for £40m and its subsequent redevelopment

    Acquisition - 15 Grosvenor Street W1
    Represented State Street Capital in buying the only non-Grosvenor freehold in this prime Mayfair street

    Acquisition - 1-5 Howick Place SW1
    Advised CBREGI on behalf of a European pension fund client on the acquisition of this newly developed multi-let office, retail and residential building - lot size over £200m

    Disposal - 10 GPS
    Advised GE Capital on the sale to Sinarmas Land for over £50m

    Acquisition - 2/3 Golden Square & Pembroke House, Kensington Village W14
    Advised Universities Superannuation Scheme on the acquisition of a London portfolio for over £100m

    Disposal - Dunnhumby HQ, Shepherd’s Bush Road, W6
    Advised Precis Holdings on the sale of their redeveloped and pre-let former car factory for c. £100m

    Acquisition - 8 Waterloo Place, SW1
    Advised Barings Real Estate on the acquisition and subsequent letting of their prime refurbished office and retail building in St James’s

    Disposal Advice - One Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms
    Advised Ballymore on strategy for their One Embassy Gardens pre-let development in Nine Elms, value over £150m

    Disposal Advice - Central St Giles, WC2
    Advised Legal & General on disposal options for their interest in Central St Giles at Tottenham Court Road, value £355m

Recent News

Hanover Green have let 5,375 sq ft over Third and Fourth Floors to Qumu Ltd and Waterstons Ltd. Both floors were finished to a Cat A plus specification and achieve…Read more

Advising Hermes Investment Management, Hanover Green let the 2,664 sq ft fitted suite on 2nd floor to De Vere Group. Terms were agreed for a new 5 year lease with…Read more

Hanover Green advised Kiko on the assignment of their lease of the 5th floor at 70 Conduit Street, London W1S 2GF, comprising a total of 2,890 sq ft. Terms were…Read more

Acting on behalf of Lazari, Hanover Green let 1st floor at 97/99 High Street, Camden, to Zappistore Ltd. Lease agreed for 10year term with Tenant Break Option at 5th year.

 

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Hanover Green LLP
Sackville House
40 Piccadilly
London W1J 0DR

T: +44 (0) 20 3130 6400
E: sholmes@hanovergreen.co.uk

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