Investment Advisory

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.

Industrial

Operating across the UK and Europe, DTRE have one of the markets largest Industrial and Logistics investment teams with an unrivalled track record in the size and complexity of transactions undertaken. With team specialists ranging from Multi-Let industrial to 'Big-Box' Logistics and Portfolio transactions, our reach and market share speaks for itself. An authority in the development market, we pride ourselves on our expertise, with a unique occupier insight, from land acquisition through to sale.

Office

Operating across the UK market, with a specialism in the Greater M25 and SE markets, we are particularly known for using our leasing and development knowledge. DTRE have an enviable track record of sourcing, purchasing, developing and leasing and selling value add opportunities in the South East. We specialise in sourcing valuable off-market opportunities and we have a successful transactional record in adding value for our clients. DTRE advise on purchase, sales, development funding and have with an impressive track-record in portfolio transactions. All of our advice is robust and underwritten by our office leasing team. We are one of the only office investment teams who have sourced institutional development funding for SE offices in the current cycle.

What We Do / Investment Expertise

Investment Team

Keith
Dowley
Equity Partner

Keith
Dowley

Equity Partner

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 keith.dowley@dtre.com
David
Turner
Equity Partner

David
Turner

Equity Partner

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 david.turner@dtre.com
John
Adcock
Equity Partner

John
Adcock

Equity Partner

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 john.adcock@dtre.com
David
Emburey
Equity Partner

David
Emburey

Equity Partner

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 david.emburey@dtre.com
Simon
Glenn
Equity Partner

Simon
Glenn

Equity Partner

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 simon.glenn@dtre.com
Henry
Bunting
Salaried Partner

Henry
Bunting

Salaried Partner

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 henry.bunting@dtre.com
Tom
Homan
Salaried Partner

Tom
Homan

Salaried Partner

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 tom.homan@dtre.com
Tom
Sarjant
Salaried Partner

Tom
Sarjant

Salaried Partner

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 tom.sarjant@dtre.com
James
Cook
Associate Partner

James
Cook

Associate Partner

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 james.cook@dtre.com
Geraint
Davies
Senior Surveyor

Geraint
Davies

Senior Surveyor

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 geraint.davies@dtre.com
Nick
Robinson
Graduate Surveyor

Nick
Robinson

Graduate Surveyor

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 nick.robinson@dtre.com

Latest Deals

Oxford Street Industrial Estate, Wolverhampton
The Echelon Portfolio
Kingsbridge Centre, Peterborough
Epsom Business Park, Epsom
Hermes, Aylesford
Alpha LSG, Manchester
Tower Thurrock, West Thurrock
CMS Distribution, Wakefield
Ring Containers, Swanley
Restore Plc, Barking
R32 Portfolio
Sports Direct, Shirebrook
  • Sep 19

    Acquisition on behalf of Blackstone Real Estate/M7 Real Estate | £8.1m

  • Sep 19

    Sale on behalf of Aviva | £75.4m

  • Aug 19

    Acquisition on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council | £11.57m

  • Aug 19

    Acquisition on behalf of Capital Industrial LLP | £7.5m

  • Aug 19

    Acquisition on behalf of Marchmont Investment Management | £5.6m

  • Aug 19

    Sale on behalf of Stoford/TPG | £15.10m

  • Aug 19

    Sale on behalf of Blackrock | £56m

  • Jul 19

    Acquisition on behalf of Huntingdonshire District Council | £13.75m

  • Jul 19

    Sale on behalf of Legal and General Property | £10.86m

  • Jul 19

    Sale on behalf of Blackrock | £11.90m

  • Jun 19

    Sale on behalf of Ares Management | £100.30m

  • May 19

    Acquisition on behalf of CBRE Global Investors | £120.05m

WHat We Do / Investment Latest Deals