We look for projects that require repositioning as well as new build opportunities. We manage every asset to increase its value and we always consider a clearly identified exit strategy at the outset, including refinancing and holding.
Most of our development opportunities are sourced off-market ensuring we have access to opportunities that others are not aware about. We use our network of industry relationships to help us identify, evaluate and proceed with investment opportunities for PPP Capital.
Of special interest are existing properties in urban districts with improving demographics. We are keen on opportunities that permit any mixture of the following uses:
We have considerable experience in retail-residential schemes, as well as those that are exclusively residential. We know that the way people use real estate is changing in different areas, for example there is now more demand for quality urban housing and sometimes at the expense of other uses. We assist PPP Capital in managing its extensive Private Rental Sector and Build To Rent apartments through LuxuryDigs.co.uk, which is a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents, and also part of The CNG Family of Companies.
We are keen on areas that demonstrate positive, improving income and demographic trends. And to minimise risk, we diversify investments across regions, asset types, and tenants. The CNG Family of Companies also invests in Poland through its CNG Polska division.
We are proud of our track record of making money for our principals on every deal we have done – typically an IRR of at least 15%. These returns are only possible where there is a clear exit strategy which will allow us to realise value.
We enhance the value of real estate assets by:
And we enhance income by:
The parameters of the typical investment that we are involved with is as follows:
|Project Size (GDV)||£2,000,000 – £10,000,000|
|Senior Debt||40% – 70%|
|Strategies||Value Added or New Development|
|Project Returns||20% IRR – Leveraged|
Important Factors for us in analysing investments opportunities include:
|Site||Location, Access, Demographic Profile, Planning Permits|
|Project||Feasibility, Design, Use|
|Market Comparables||Supply/Demand Trends, Difficulty for Competitors to
Replicate, Financing Ability, Cost Analysis
|Exit||Demand for Finished Product, Availability of
Long Term Finance