Andrew TC Smith
Head of Public Sector Advisory, UK • United Kingdom
Andrew heads the Public Sector Advisory Team across the UK, which forms part of the UK Specialist Markets Division. Over the last 25 years Andrew has built a team which advises public bodies on the alignment of their property resources to meet their business needs.
The team’s main focus is on the development and implementation of strategies for central government departments, local authorities, universities and health trusts. Andrew is an expert on public: private transactions and innovative funding structures, including: PFI, PPP, PDS together with traditional routes; also, OJEU procurement and project delivery.
Recent projects have included: procurement of DBFO Partnerships for delivery of c. 3,400 student bed-spaces; advice on termination / expiry of PFI projects across government; advice on DBFO structures for key worker and extra care accommodation; and advice to local authority on development /alignment of commercial and operational portfolios.
As the digital economy continues to expand, the data centres supporting its growth are racing to keep pace with demand.
Specialising in all aspects of the healthcare market, from private hospitals to retirement villages, our healthcare team provides a full range of services to owners and operators.
The life sciences sector continues to see record growth and advances in technology are continuing to let people push the boundaries of science and revolutionising the future of medicine.
Energy and Infrastructure
The total value of the energy and infrastructure sectors is larger than the whole of UK commercial property, with investment into infrastructure assets forecast* to hit £600bn over the next 10 years. *Infrastructure Projects Authority
Automotive and Roadside Property
Automotive dealerships, fuel and roadside properties often create real estate opportunities that require a tailored approach. Whether you’re an owner, operator or investor, Cushman & Wakefield’s knowledge of the roadside sector can help you find the right solution – whatever the challenge is.
The student accommodation sector presents many opportunities for universities, investors, developers, operators and public bodies alike. With data-driven insights and expertise at a local, national and global level, our team are best placed to provide the advice and support you need in this market.
The Self Storage industry is growing at unprecedented rates around the world, making now the perfect time to be investing in self storage facilities. Our expertise and track record in advising clients on Self Storage, and our methodology for appraising its value, is the industry standard – and has been for decades.
Our virtual event, What’s Next for Offices, invited Derwent London, Pearson plc, HB Reavis along with other workplace specialists, to explore changes in the office sector, make predictions for the market and discuss the role of offices in building a sustainable future.
Ben Cullen • 09/11/2021
The rampant growth in rents across the logistics sector continues amid a broader recovery in markets as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic begin to wane, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest DNA of Real Estate research for Q3 2021.
Richard Coleman • 08/11/2021
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed former AECOM Director Trevor Stone to lead its UK Project & Development Services (PDS) team’s activity with public sector clients.
Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its Total Workplace team, which advises real estate occupiers, developers and owners on how best to achieve strategic goals through the workplace, with four hires in EMEA.
Availability Of UK Logistics Space Falls To Record Low As Take Up And Investment Head For New Annual Highs
Demand for UK logistics and industrial space continues to power ahead with the 16.1 million sq ft taken in Q3 pushing availability to record lows, according to new data from Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield has made four senior EMEA appointments within its Global Occupier Services (GOS) business, which delivers outsourced real estate solutions to help companies and institutions achieve their strategic goals
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Dennis Leib as Head of Hotel Transactions for the Benelux region.
Recognition across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services
Disposal of Building One and Units 5 to 7 at West Yorkshire industrial and logistics hub generates a significant financial gain for the council.
Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has successfully secured a funding partner on behalf of Watkin Jones.
Cushman & Wakefield has made three senior appointments in its UK Specialist Markets division which provides services to owners and operators of specialist assets.
Cushman & Wakefield has made a major hire to lead its dedicated Repurposing team which is focused on delivery of repositioning services for under-performing assets.
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