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Ellis Sher

Maslow Capital fund £53.9 million GDV development in Manchester

Maslow Capital complete on a £26.4 million loan that will see the development of 142 serviced apartments and 5 ‘super suite’ residential apartments in Salford, Manchester. The 5 residential apartments will be known as super suites due to their average size being 2,815 sq. ft. The scheme is to be operated by the Borrower’s own … Continued

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Ellis Sher

Maslow Capital is crowned as the UK's best Development Finance Lender in the £10m + category

The B&C awards took place at the Hurlingham Club in Fulham with more than 650 guests in attendance. In total, 25 winners were announced as the bridging, commercial, development and alternative finance industries met to celebrate the success and growth of these sectors over the past 12 months. Maslow found itself in a very competitive group alongside United … Continued

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Andrew Pinfield

Keeping discipline in the current market is key for lenders and developers alike

There has recently been some interesting headlines from trackers of commercial real estate debt activity: Cass Business School and Laxfield Capital. While leverage levels are nowhere near the suicidal levels of the previous cycle, Laxfield reports an increasing level of enquiries for debt at higher than 65% LTV. By contrast, a study by Cass suggests … Continued

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Ellis Sher

Maslow Capital have been shortlisted for Development Lender of the Year in the £10m+ category by panellists from the prestigious Bridging and Commercial Awards

The leading companies and individuals in the bridging, commercial, development, alternative finance and specialist banking markets have been shortlisted and are now in the running to win the industry’s most prestigious awards. Over 2,000 votes were cast online, highlighting who the industry believes is deserving of the famed B&C gold awards.  The B&C judging panels — made up of … Continued

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Sky Mapson

DFT Opinion Piece: How to make a PBSA scheme stand out from the competition

At Maslow, we like the PBSA sector and have actively sought to increase our exposure to it by funding the development of some 2,500 beds with an average debt size of £20m in the past three years. Our view is that student accommodation is a defensive asset class, year-on-year rental growth continues to move in the right direction, operating costs are well defined and there are plenty of institutionally backed platforms looking to buy built stock.