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

Following an extensive search, Hanover Green advised Aprirose on securing a new lease on 5,256 sq ft on part 4th floor, 22 Baker Street.

Hanover Green are  advising Quantum Pension Scheme on the new 39,225 sq ft high spec office development, The Smith, at 145 London Road. The building is the only new office…Read more

On behalf of Nuveen, offers in excess of £9,130,000 are being sought for the freehold interest in the multi-let office. The 22,351 sq ft building was comprehensively refurbished by the…Read more

Hanover Green advised Store Property Investments on disposal of 975 sq. ft. at 75 Newman Street, W1. The accommodation was refurbished prior to letting and terms agreed reflect £57.50 per…Read more

 

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London W1J 0DR

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

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