Mark Clegg

Head of Residential Investment, UK • United Kingdom

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Mark Clegg

Head of Residential Investment, UK • United Kingdom


Mark leads Cushman & Wakefield’s residential investment services covering the UK, which forms part of the UK Specialist Markets Division. He has over 18 years’ experience advising clients on residential real estate, focusing on the acquisition and disposal of income producing residential investment assets, as well as the structuring of forward funding and forward commit deals.

Mark advises clients across the sector including private investors, institutional investors, charities, propco’s and the public sector. He has managed transactions and projects worth over £10bn during the past 18 years including some of the largest investment deals within the UK.

Working closely with colleagues across a wide range of residential assets including PRS, BtR, affordable housing, hostels, serviced apartments, portfolios and ground rents, Mark ensures clients receive specialist advice.

  • CBRE GI
  • Grainger
  • Watkin Jones
  • Aberdeen
  • Greystar
  • Church Commissioner
  • The Crown Estate
  • Bellway
  • Sage Housing
  • Grosvenor Estate

Watkin Jones – currently advising Watkin Jones on the disposal of a forward fund opportunity in Brighton and a forward commit opportunity in Leicester. Total lot size £110m. 

Morello, Croydon – advice to Europa Capital on the forward fund of a Built to Rent scheme in Croydon for circa £250m. 

Stratford Office City – acting on behalf of Aberdeen to forward fund this BtR scheme in Stratford comprising 158 units. Deal value was circa £40m. 

LDF Portfolio – leading the sale of this portfolio of 38 blocks let on long leases to a variety of housing associations. The opportunity was fully marketed in line with the Charity Act as the client was The London Diocese charity.  

The Crown Estate – Mark was part of the senior team that sold a large portion of the Crown Estates residential portfolio, set across three locations. The sale transacted at circa £180m.  

Dolphin Square – Mark played an integral part in the consultancy and agency advice given in the transaction of the largest standing residential investment asset of this type in the UK.  

St Louise, Victoria – acting for the purchaser of this large hostel building in Victoria. 96 single rooms over 6 storeys. Sapphire Independent Housing sold the block for circa £20m. 

Brymore Estate – leading the sale of this portfolio of 36 residential investment blocks spread across 4 boroughs within London. Sold on behalf of a private family for £48m.  

Empire Heights, Lewisham – leading the sale of this BtR block in East London and acting on behalf of Hyde Housing who sold it to Realstar for circa £20m. 

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