Simon has been acting in the housebuilding sector since the early 1990s and has considerable experience in advising on land acquisition and disposal as well as site set-ups and high value apartment sales.
Simon’s experience in the sector has led to a wide and diverse client base including national Plc housebuilders, SMEs developing both large and bespoke schemes as well as overseas entities.
- Acting for investors from the Far East on the acquisition and sale of a substantial residential led mixed use development in East London that comprises several hundred new homes, comprising various complex overages and detailed infrastructure requirements including the provision of a substantial new river crossing.
- Acting for land promoters on the acquisition by way of open market value option of a greenfield site comprising several hundred new homes as part of a larger consortium of housebuilders that is delivering a new community and the subsequent back-to-back sale to a national housebuilder. The acquisition and sale involved detailed negotiations with the consortium members.
- Acting on the sale of a new build penthouse in Central London for in excess of £40m. The apartment was sold as a shell and as such there were detailed requirements in relation to licences to carry out works, construction and constraints.