Since launching in 2010, DTRE has become a leading adviser in the Industrial and Logistics, Office, Development and Portfolio investment markets. Active across the UK, and increasingly in Europe, we offer integrated and considered investment advice to a wide-ranging list of clients. Specialists in off-market deals, we have an excellent track record in matching buyers with sellers, with a unified approach to transactions utilising all our teams.
Joining in 2020, and based in Manchester, Andrew heads up the North West offering at DTRE. He was previously at JLL with over 15 years’ experience working in the North West market. He has been instrumental in the success of large schemes such as Icon Manchester Airport, Logistics North Bolton and Omega Warrington. He specialises in representing investors, developers and land owners, primarily advising on the disposal of existing buildings and providing advice on new development schemes. Originally from a farming background in Northern Ireland, Andrew has a young family and plays/coaches rugby.02033289119 07795107469 email@example.com
Alex has been with DTRE since 2014, joining from Bonsors in Kingston. A member of the Office Leasing team, he specialises in landlord-focused leasing across the South-East. Significant deals he has been involved with include Interchange in Croydon, a 180,000 sq ft space, and Greenwood in Bracknell. It’s all a far cry from a brief earlier career, working on (and presenting) a Gloria Hunniford TV show, when he was just 15 years old.020 3328 9099 07745 110 201 firstname.lastname@example.org
Alice joined DTRE in May 2017, having spent four years at Cushman & Wakefield. She is part of the Industrial Leasing team, undertaking both landlord and occupier work and her coverage includes much of the Southern UK, from East London through to the West Country and Wales.
Significant projects have included agreeing a 140,000 sq ft letting to Berryworld Ltd in Northfleet, a 54,000 sq ft letting to Marston’s PLC in West Thurrock and her involvement in a 47 acre land sale in Magor on behalf of Sainsbury’s. As an accessories connoisseur, Alice caused much amusement when her first deal at DTRE involved a handbag company.020 3328 9107 07508 371 884 email@example.com
Ben was with Cushman & Wakefield before joining the DTRE Investment team in early 2017. Experienced in funding, development, disposal and acquisition, his focus with DTRE is on industrial investment across the UK. He was part of the team responsible for the £320m Powerhouse portfolio disposal and also played a key role in the disposal of two prime logistics buildings for BAPF in Banbury and Chorley at record prices. Ben is a keen skier - a veteran of slopes in France, Italy, Austria and Chile.020 3328 9086 07495 224 032 firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlie joined DTRE in October 2018 after three years in retail property with Nash Bond. Prior to that he earned an MSc in Real Estate at Reading University. As a member of the Industrial Leasing team, he is involved with deals in London and the South-East. He works for the most part with landlord and developer clients supporting other team members. Originally from Gloucestershire, Charlie travels extensively and also enjoys skiing, rowing and golf.020 3328 9113 07483 068 030 email@example.com
David has over 25 years’ experience in both leasing and investment, and has been with DTRE since March 2017. He works in the Industrial team, specialising in all kinds of industrial and logistics capital markets portfolios across the UK. His major deals have included the acquisition of a £600m UK-wide industrial platform for Brockton, sold to Blackstone in 2017, and the £320m sale of the Infrared industrial fund, also to Blackstone, in 2018. Outside work, David enjoys golf, shooting, fishing, skiing and motorsport.020 3328 9104 07720 841 750 firstname.lastname@example.org
David is a co-founder of DTRE. He and Keith Dowley have been business partners since 1995, selling their previous company to CBRE in 2006 and working there for several years before setting up DTRE in 2010. His focus is primarily on the Investment team, both in the office and industrial spheres, overseeing relationships with clients ranging from property and equity companies to institutions and high net worth individuals. As well as the UK, David has extensive experience in European markets. Outside work, he is a keen polo player.020 3328 9082 07788 422 202 email@example.com
Gez has been with DTRE since early 2018, previously with Cushman & Wakefield. He is part of the Industrial team, focusing on investment across the UK. Significant deals he has worked on have included the disposal of Birchmere Business Park in Thamesmead for over £12m, and the £17m acquisition of Reading Trade City. A native of Aberystwyth, Gez is a big rugby fan, supporting the Ospreys. He also once played a round of arrows with two-times World Professional Darts Champion Ted Hankey.020 3328 9100 07968 081 316 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah joined DTRE in November 2018 after two years with Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to that she gained a BSc in Real Estate at the University of Reading. She works in the Office Agency team, including leasing and investment. It was the opportunity to participate in both aspects that was one of her motivators for joining, together with the chance to work for an agile, fast-growing company. Outside the office Hannah balances her social life with keeping fit, having completed a marathon and the 2018 Property Triathlon.020 3328 9108 07501 323 734 email@example.com
Harry joined DTRE in January 2020 after two years with American Law Firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP which included a six-month secondment at InterContinental Hotels Group. Having qualified as a solicitor in September 2019 he decided that the most progressive move was to a career in Real Estate. He works in the office agency team with a primary focus on investment. Originally from North Yorkshire, Harry has a love of the outdoors and is a keen sportsman playing both football and cricket.02033289112 07799794972 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hatty has extensive career experience in skiing, working in aftersales looking after clients in resorts such as Meribel and Verbier. Joining us in February 2018, one of her tasks is unsurprisingly to help organise the company ski trip and other events. Her main job, however, is to support Natalie Barone on day-to-day operations as well as marketing and communications projects such as website support. She also assists the various DTRE teams as required. Originally from Northants, Hatty grew up in Hong Kong and New York.020 3328 9087 07534 950 345 email@example.com
A key Investment Team member, Henry joined DTRE in 2011, after several years at CBRE. His focus is mainly on regional industrial projects, as well as portfolio deals in recent years. Key projects have included the Woodside Industrial Estate in Dunstable, a £183m disposal, making it one of the biggest multi-let industrial sales ever. He also played a lead role in the £320m Powerhouse portfolio sale to Blackstone. Originally from Belfast, Henry once saw fellow countryman George Best play live. He also organises the annual DTRE overseas cycling trips.020 3328 9093 07915 397 331 firstname.lastname@example.org
After studying real estate at the University of the West of England, Jake spent four years with Capita Real Estate. He has been with DTRE since the start of 2015 on the industrial leasing team, covering all of Southern England. His role encompasses advising landlords on voids, providing occupational advice to the investment team and giving development advice to landowners. Jake has an identical twin who also works in logistics and sometimes gets mistaken for him (It is a ‘logistical nightmare’).020 3328 9103 07765 154 211 email@example.com
Previously with the CBRE capital markets team, James is now an office investment specialist with DTRE, advising clients UK-wide on acquisitions and disposals. Key projects since joining us in June 2017 have included a £112m deal for L&G for the Aker UK campus in Aberdeen. He also advised Aviva on the £30m acquisition of 100 Bristol Business Park.020 3328 9102 07538 967 514 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie joined DTRE in 2013 after achieving a Masters in Management at Warwick Business School and a BSc in Real Estate at Oxford Brookes. He is part of the Industrial Leasing team, covering the Midlands and South-East.
Notable deals include agreeing a deal with Mercedes Grand Prix to relocate their wind tunnel to Silverstone Park, agreeing a 132,000 sq ft letting to Aston Martin in Wellesbourne and a 72,000 sq ft pre-let to Spire Healthcare PLC in Worcester. Jamie is a keen skier and golfer.020 3328 9097 07718 242 693 email@example.com
John has been an Equity Partner since 2010, when DTRE was launched. Previously, he was at CBRE where he rose to head of industrial investment and Holley Blake. He has a key role in the industrial investment team, specialising in portfolios and multi-let estate transactions across the UK. One of his most significant deals was the £320m Powerhouse disposal for InfraRed Capital Partners. He has also advised on four off-market ‘swap’ deals for SEGRO Plc. John lives in Hertfordshire and is a keen cyclist and skier.020 3328 9088 07971 830 679 firstname.lastname@example.org
Following eight years at Savills, Johnny came on board DTRE in 2014. He specialises in office leasing across London, the Thames Valley and the South-East. Major deals he has overseen have included the letting during construction of 215,000 sq ft at Chiswick Park to Aker Solutions and the letting of Glory Park, Woodburn Green for BAM. In his spare time, Johnny is a highly competitive sportsman, competing in half ironman triathlons, as well as being a keen, skier and snowboarder.020 3328 9098 07946 502 907 email@example.com
Keith co-founded DTRE with David Turner in 2010 after working together at CBRE since 2006, and having run their own business for the preceding 10 years. He specialises in all aspects of the Industrial sector, working in investment and development funding. Keith has worked closely with Key clients such as Prologis, Blackstone, Tritax Big Box REIT, Liberty Property Trust, Stoford and Bericote. His interests include skiing and rugby, and he also practises boxing for fitness.020 3328 9081 07775 745 608 firstname.lastname@example.org
Joining in 2017, Mark was previously at Cushman & Wakefield for 12 years, and at Knight Frank for 12 years before that. Working in the Leasing team, he specialises in representing occupiers, primarily advising retailers such as Sainsburys, Morrisons, Arcadia and Boden on building placement and acquisition. Most recently he was a key player in the acquisition of a southern distribution hub in Hatfield for Marks & Spencer. Mark is a former Chairman of the Industrial Agents Society, and is a Northampton Saints season ticket holder.020 3328 9105 07793 808 519 email@example.com
Nancy recently joined DTRE after spending 14 years working within the property industry, gaining extensive knowledge of both Client and Agent side. For the last nine years, she worked in the Investment Team at DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield), working for the Head of UK Investment Agency, but decided to broaden her career, taking up an exciting role at DTRE. Working within the Operations Team, Nancy helps with the day to day running of the office with Natalie and Hatty, but her primary focus is to support the Partners. Nancy is passionate about animals and helping the homeless and less fortunate.02033289092 07483068033 firstname.lastname@example.org
Natalie has form in helping to scale a company from a small to a medium-sized business, a role which she is now reprising at DTRE. She was responsible for overseeing the fit out and move into our new offices in early 2018 and an overhaul of our IT systems allowing the team to be agile and more efficient with time. Her current key roles are focused on DTRE’s infrastructure keeping up to speed with the growth of the company, including; compliance, IT, financial processes, HR and the success of the company brand. Natalie is a qualified Gymnastics Coach and once helped the British National Diving Team to perfect dive moves in the gym.020 3328 9109 07539 042 355 email@example.com
Nick joined DTRE’s Investment Team in 2018 having completed an MSc in Real Estate at Henley Business School, University of Reading. Prior to this, Nick studied Urban Planning at Newcastle University where he rowed competitively alongside his studies. Nick enjoys travel and once lived in Indonesia whilst working as a dive instructor. In 2012, he was lucky enough to run with the Olympic Torch – and still has the torch to prove it.020 3328 9085 07774 028 509 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul brings more than 30 years of UK and pan-European real estate and logistics experience and expertise to DTRE. He was previously EMEA Head of Real Estate at DHL Group, leading a team of 80 handling approximately 3,000 facilities under management in 100+ countries, with an annual capex budget of €1bn+. Paul also plays an important role in developing our long-term strategy in what is a particularly exciting time for logistics. In his free time, he is keen on sport, nowadays as a spectator, and on collecting fine wines.020 3328 9107 07771 774 605 email@example.com
DTRE was founded in 2010 and Richard joined soon after. With Mark Webster, he jointly runs the Industrial Leasing team. He is closely involved in all deals in this space, including the largest UK airport pre-let to date - a 210,000 sq ft Heathrow let to dnata. He also worked on the first deal to hit £6 per square foot in North-West England – to Amazon, at Omega, Warrington. Originally from Wetherby, Richard plays football and cricket, and in 2018 ran the London Marathon, raising £7k for charity.020 3228 9089 07776 200 143 firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert is our Head of Research and works across DTRE’s specialisms. This involves everything from collecting market data to producing market research reports, forecasting and informing the DTRE house view. Joining us in March 2017, he was previously in similar roles at Savills and BNP Paribas. Originally from Liverpool, Robert now lives in Wimbledon. He remains an Everton fan, and a keen England and Lancashire cricket enthusiast.020 3328 9106 07732 804 410 email@example.com
Simon joined DTRE in October 2012 to set up the Office Agency team. He started his career at Savills in 1999. Today, he works on both investment and leasing, in the M25 and Thames Valley, but also nationally. He specialises in asset management led office investment work with recent examples including The Court Haus in Richmond, Interchange in Croydon, The Bower Stockley Park and 61-63 London Road, Redhill. A motorsport aficionado, Simon has participated in several 24-hour races at the Nürburgring.020 3328 9094 07554 515 700 firstname.lastname@example.org
After periods with Colliers International and then Cushman & Wakefield, Tom joined DTRE in August 2016. He plays a key role in the Industrial Leasing team, specialising primarily in projects in the Midlands and North. His major deals have included T2 at Trafford Park, achieving a record rent for a building of its size. He was also involved in the successful letting of three units at Mountpark, Bardon, representing the entire first phase. Originally from Worcestershire, Tom loves rugby and skiing, as well as watching live sport.020 3328 9084 07747 441 858 email@example.com
Tom joined DTRE in 2013, before which he spent three years with Savills. He’s in the Industrial Investment team and is involved in all aspects of their activities, working with clients right across the UK. His significant deals have included the £17.9m Mitre portfolio purchase for Leftfield Capital, and the £23m sale of Lineside Industrial Estate in Littlehampton on behalf of Cording. Tom is involved with all the major DTRE sporting activities, claiming to be the Yellow Jersey holder when it comes to cycling.020 3328 9095 07500 044 615 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom joined DTRE in 2015 after two years at DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield). He works in the investment team, specialising in development funding as well as the disposal and acquisition of 'Big Box Logistics'.
In the last two years, Tom has been involved in several high profile industrial portfolio transactions, including the £150m acquisition of Project Magnus on behalf of Blackstone and the disposal of the Owl Portfolio on behalf of Oxenwood for £207m. Tom is a member at Burhill Golf Club and is a notorious '3-putter'.020 3328 9096 07496 881 254 email@example.com