David Haynes

Head of Specialist Markets, UK • United Kingdom

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David Haynes

Head of Specialist Markets, UK • United Kingdom


David leads Cushman & Wakefield’s 160-strong Specialist Markets Division which includes healthcare, residential, purpose built student accommodation, life sciences, retirement living and other alternative uses, along with our development, repurposing and public sector advisory teams. 
 
The team focuses on delivering advice and executing transactions to owners and end users of assets across the UK bringing together deep market knowledge across alternative sectors with technical skills.
 
David has a background in real estate capital markets and has over 25 years’ experience advising clients on commercial property investment throughout the UK. He has transacted in excess of £4bn of investment sales and acquisitions, development fundings and sale and leasebacks. 

Specialist Sectors

Data Centres

As the digital economy continues to expand, the data centres supporting its growth are racing to keep pace with demand.

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Healthcare

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.

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Life Sciences

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.

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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

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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.

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Student Accommodation

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.

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Self Storage

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.

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Senior Living

We are senior living specialists offering a full range of real estate services globally in the retirement living sector.

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What's new

Belgian hospitality industry
Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Head of Benelux Hotel Transactions

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Dennis Leib as Head of Hotel Transactions for the Benelux region.

19/10/2021

Logic Leeds
Leeds City Council completes sale at Logic Leeds

Disposal of Building One and Units 5 to 7 at West Yorkshire industrial and logistics hub generates a significant financial gain for the council.

23/09/2021

Hove Gardens
Hove Build-to-Rent Scheme

Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has successfully secured a funding partner on behalf of Watkin Jones.

12/08/2021

Tom Nuttall, Tom Robinson and Amy King
Cushman & Wakefield Makes Key Specialist Markets Appointments

Cushman & Wakefield has made three senior appointments in its UK Specialist Markets division which provides services to owners and operators of specialist assets.

27/07/2021

David Tonks
Cushman & Wakefield Announces Senior Recruit to Lead its Dedicated Repurposing Team

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.

26/07/2021

Touchwood
Ardent Completes Touchwood Acquisition and Names New Asset Management and Leasing team

The Ardent Companies (Ardent), the US-based real estate investment and asset management firm, has completed the acquisition of Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull from Lendlease Retail Partnership (LLRP).

22/07/2021

Adam Lowe
Adam Lowe Joins Cushman & Wakefield To Drive Dedicated Primary Care Service

New joiner from Assura Plc to lead specialist offering within the firm’s UK Healthcare team

21/07/2021

Warehouse Interior
Insatiable Demand from E-Commerce Drives UK Logistics Take-Up to Record Levels

Demand for UK logistics and industrial space shows no sign of slowing down as take-up in Q2 continued to be buoyed by insatiable demand from e-commerce. 

13/07/2021

Ahead Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield Signs Up to Help Boost Future Skills

Cushman & Wakefield is the latest forward-thinking employer to join the likes of PwC, Arcadis and Pinsent Masons in a highly successful West Midlands business, professional and financial services (BPFS) careers initiative.

07/07/2021

Marcus Wood
Marcus Wood Rejoining Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Retail Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Marcus Wood as Head of UK Retail Capital Markets.

05/07/2021

Skygate
Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of The Very Group's East Midlands Hub

Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team has completed the sale of Skygate, The Very Group’s distribution centre in Kegworth, Derby on behalf of Trenport Property Holdings Group.

01/07/2021

Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched
Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched

The Responsible Property Management Toolkit (RPMT), a joint initiative of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) and Managing Agents Partnership (MAP), launched earlier this month with Cushman & Wakefield as a key contributor to its development. 

30/06/2021

Insights

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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

Data Centre European Secondary Markets Report

Data centre development across Europe has long centred around what were first known as the FLAP markets, major global cities each with deep business and financial sectors. As these markets continue to thrive, a host of newer locations have joined the data centre landscape.
Kevin Imboden • 12/08/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update | Spring/Summer 2020

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 13/07/2020
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Insights • Investment

COVID-19 and Alternatives

Investors in specialist sectors such as student accommodation, life sciences, retirement living, data centres, healthcare, co-working, hotels and residential are seeking to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the underlying operational businesses as quickly as possible.

David Haynes • 21/04/2020
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Insights • Retail

The Future of Retail, Leisure, Entertainment & Wellbeing

Providing insight into the changing world of retail & leisure and industry trends

Dominic Bouvet • 19/10/2021
Fit Out Cost Guide
Insights • Occupier

Fit Out Cost Guide

Our London & South East Occupier Fit Out Cost Guide sets out average commercial fit out costs across a range of sectors, to help guide occupiers through the early stages of defining their relocation fit out budgets.
Greg Porter • 14/10/2021
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Research • Workplace

Experience per Square Foot™ (XSF)

Gain data and insights to move forward with confidence.
Bryan Berthold • 24/09/2021
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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
Greg Mansell • 23/09/2021
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Research • Logistics

Warehousing to Address Supply Chain Disruptions

The importance of supply chain resilience has never been more apparent. As businesses look to reduce the vulnerability caused by disruption, we have seen a fundamental change in how and when they distribute goods.
David Hutchings • 13/09/2021
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Insights • Economy

Futures Cut - Reigniting Offices

Sign up to Futures Cut - the regular blog from Richard Pickering, Chief Strategy Officer, UK - a personal view of the evolving role of real estate in a world of technological, social and business change.
Richard Pickering • 23/08/2021

UK INSIGHTS

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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
Greg Mansell • 23/09/2021
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MarketBeat • Insights

UK MarketBeat

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly UK commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors as well as the Central London residential market. Find data on supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.
10/08/2021
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 25/05/2021
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Insights • Occupier

The EMEA Occupier Update

A regular update on what's impacting real estate occupiers across EMEA. 
James Maddock • 20/04/2021
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Article

Commercial Property

Dedicated to delivering effective services in the EMEA region. 
costs
Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
Data-Center-Update_EMEA_web-card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
Data Center Update Web Card
Research • Data Center

Data Centre European Secondary Markets Report

Data centre development across Europe has long centred around what were first known as the FLAP markets, major global cities each with deep business and financial sectors. As these markets continue to thrive, a host of newer locations have joined the data centre landscape.
Kevin Imboden • 12/08/2020

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