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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.

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Georgina Nahome

DFT Interview: Maslow eyes acquisition of further loan books

Co-Founder and CEO, Ellis Sher revealed to Development Finance Today that the lender was interested in the secondary market, claiming that acquiring loan books was an efficient way of deploying significant cash on day one, as opposed to ground up development which occurs slowly over time. See full interview

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Georgina Nahome

Maslow announces a strong start to 2019 with the successful completion of eight transactions with a combined loan value over £100m

Maslow Capital, the specialist provider of real estate development finance, announces an excellent start to the year with the completion of a diverse range of development facilities that will see the delivery of 442,856 sq ft. of real estate assets covering residential, serviced apartments, student accommodation and retirement living. With the completion of these deals, … Continued

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Georgina Nahome

Introducing our newest Originator, Emma Burke

Emma is a residential & commercial development finance specialist with a proven track record in building business relationships over the last 16 years in both the UK and Ireland. Prior to joining Maslow Capital, Emma headed up Octopus Property’s Development Finance Team. During her 3 years at Octopus, Emma was responsible for originating & structuring … Continued

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Ellis Sher

Opinion Piece: Developers must know who they are borrowing from ahead of leverage and price

More than 10 years on from the global financial crisis, there is an abundance of liquidity for new speculative property developments, with lenders fiercely competing for a share of the market.  Read more at Development Finance Today…