Sean Howes

International Partner • United Kingdom

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Sean Howes

International Partner • United Kingdom


Sean is an International Partner in the Central London Investment team, with over 20 years’ experience in the City of London market.

He works for a broad range of investors and developers providing advice on a range of sales and acquisitions together with consultancy projects. 

Recent success includes:

  • the sale of 1-5 London Wall Buildings on behalf of the City of London Corporation for £97 million,
  • sale of 65 Holborn Viaduct on behalf of a private overseas investor for £60 million,
  • sale of 11 Pilgrim Street on behalf of Stenprop for £80 million,
  • sale of 24 Martin Lane on behalf of AEW for £30 million,
  • acquisition of Athene Place on behalf of Henderson Park/Endurance Land for £100 million and
  • the acquisition of 160 Blackfriars on behalf of Angelo Gordon for £62 million. 

Services

Capital Markets

Are you ready for what’s next in the real estate industry? Our Capital Markets team advises institutional and private owners, occupiers, investors and developers on their most significant transactions.

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Offices - Capital Markets

Our market leading national Office Capital Markets team creates strategies which empower our clients to reach their goals whether buying, selling or developing office properties.

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Central London Offices - Capital Markets

Our Central London Capital Markets team provides a range of investment advisory services to an array of domestic and overseas clients engaged in buying, selling, investing in, financing, or building real estate in London.

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Residential - Capital Markets
Our national Residential Investment & BTR team leads the UK market in providing expert advice to investors and developers looking for new residential investment opportunities, or who wish to acquire, develop or dispose of rented portfolios. 
 
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Industrial & Logistics - Capital Markets

Whether you are looking to buy, sell or develop industrial property, our Industrial and Logistics Capital Markets team provides expertise and insight that will help maximise the value of your portfolio or individual assets.

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Retail - Capital Markets

Our leading Retail Capital Markets team provides advice, execution and investment services to a vast network of national and international clients involved in buying, selling, financing or developing retail real estate.

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EMEA Structured Finance

In an increasingly competitive and complex environment for real estate investment, financing structures and deal terms that maximise value are more important than ever. With deep domain expertise in financing and a strong track record of completing transactions at exceptional terms, Cushman & Wakefield can help you find the right solution.

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EMEA Cross-Border Capital Markets

In 2018, global real estate investment volumes hit record highs of US$1.75 trillion. Cross-border investment now continues to flourish, and EMEA remains a top target for investment.

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What's new

What's Next for Offices Post-Event
What's Next for Offices Post-Event

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 Rise and Rise of ASEAN
Cushman & Wakefield Research Shows EMEA Prime Logistics Yields Close To Converging On Retail

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

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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Head of Public Sector Project & Development Services

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed former AECOM Director Trevor Stone to lead its UK Project & Development Services (PDS) team’s activity with public sector clients.

03/11/2021

Total Workplace
Cushman & Wakefield Expands Total Workplace Team With Four Senior Hires

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.

26/10/2021

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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

25/10/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes Four Senior Appointments in EMEA Integrated Portfolio Management Team

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

22/10/2021

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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

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes 64 UK & Ireland Promotions

Recognition across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services

14/10/2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

Insights

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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
Shopping Centres
Insights • Retail

Retail and Leisure Spotlight: Shopping Centre Autumn Edition 2021

Our Autumn Edition of the Retail & Leisure Spotlight captures the need-to-know trends in the shopping centre market. As retail goes through revolutionary changes, shopping centres are at the very heart of change in the market.
Dominic Bouvet • 18/11/2021
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Article • Sustainability

COP26 Glasgow Climate Summit: Implications for Real Estate

World leaders representing governments and industry came together in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to address how to achieve targets set as part of the Paris Climate Agreement 2015.
Andrew Phipps • 16/11/2021
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Research • Investment

DNA of Real Estate

DNA of Real Estate tracks prime rents and yields in 46 cities across Europe, covering the key office, logistics and high street destinations. It has an overview of quarterly performance, and a summary of prime rents and yields for the cities and markets.
Nigel Almond • 09/11/2021
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Insights • Occupier

Let's Talk Business Rates

In this 'Let’s Talk Business Rates' edition, we examine the 2021 Budget and Final Report on the “Fundamental Review of Business Rates”.
01/11/2021
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Insights • Sustainability

How to keep real estate relevant by repurposing buildings in a rapidly changing environment

The pandemic has been widely recognised as an accelerant to many changes which were already materialising across the real estate industry.  
David Tonks • 22/10/2021
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Insights • Retail

The Future of Retail, Leisure, Entertainment & Wellbeing

Feel Good - Insight into the changing world of retail & leisure and industry trends

Dominic Bouvet • 19/10/2021
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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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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Kevin Imboden • 29/11/2021
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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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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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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
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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. 
Shopping Centres
Insights • Retail

Retail and Leisure Spotlight: Shopping Centre Autumn Edition 2021

Our Autumn Edition of the Retail & Leisure Spotlight captures the need-to-know trends in the shopping centre market. As retail goes through revolutionary changes, shopping centres are at the very heart of change in the market.
Dominic Bouvet • 18/11/2021
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Article • Sustainability

COP26 Glasgow Climate Summit: Implications for Real Estate

World leaders representing governments and industry came together in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to address how to achieve targets set as part of the Paris Climate Agreement 2015.
Andrew Phipps • 16/11/2021
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Research • Investment

DNA of Real Estate

DNA of Real Estate tracks prime rents and yields in 46 cities across Europe, covering the key office, logistics and high street destinations. It has an overview of quarterly performance, and a summary of prime rents and yields for the cities and markets.
Nigel Almond • 09/11/2021
Business Rates
Insights • Occupier

Let's Talk Business Rates

In this 'Let’s Talk Business Rates' edition, we examine the 2021 Budget and Final Report on the “Fundamental Review of Business Rates”.
01/11/2021

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