Real Estate

As the first bank in the UK to provide a dedicated real estate team, Barclays understands the challenges your business faces in this demanding and competitive sector.

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Housing Delivery Fund

Barclays and Homes England are working together to provide up to £1billion of residential development debt funding to help build more homes, more quickly.


Meet our Industry Experts

Get to know our sector specialists and how they help clients reach their goals.


Unlocking the potential of Build to Rent

In the fifth article in our Home Truths series, Barclays Corporate Real Estate team discusses, ‘has Build to Rent finally arrived in the UK?’


Home Truths

We assembled a panel of experts with inside knowledge of serving diverse markets in the housebuilding sector. We looked at a range of factors in society which opens up a rich dialogue, on the latest industry thinking in the UK and overseas.


Client advantages

As well as a dedicated Relationship Director you will also have access to a variety of products and solutions. Click on the areas below to find out more about how Barclays can support you.

Trusted experts in your sector

We provide comprehensive banking, finance and insight to support your UK activities across residential and commercial real estate.

  • We’ve been supporting your sector with an experienced team of Relationship Directors for over 13 years. You can access the industry knowledge they’ve gained over this time, and continue to gain. We understand the markets you operate within, and the commercial property finance you need to achieve business growth within them.

    Our dedicated commercial real estate team is present in all major cities and hubs across the UK, assuring local knowledge, strong industry relationships and day-to-day support for your projects.

    We are the chosen partner of quoted real estate companies, private property companies and institutional real estate investors. As we work deal by deal and client by client, you’re assured of a service that’s tailored to your specific requirements.

    Benefit from:

    • A dedicated, local Relationship Director, plus a commercial Real Estate team located nationally
    • A full-service corporate banking offering including day-to-day banking, property finance and debt capital markets
    • An integrated approach to managing a variety of risks, with the expertise of dedicated professionals
    • Access to our Group’s global network.
  • Our Residential Real Estate team works with clients across the UK, including:

    • National house builders – we have a leading bank relationship with key national house builders in the UK
    • Institutional and residential landlords – we are active in promoting the private rental sector and work with large-scale residential owners across the UK
    • Experienced developers – for well-capitalised developers we can offer site-specific development funding, as well as access to institutional and capital market funding services
    • Student accommodation – we have a strong track record of supporting the leading providers of student accommodation across the country.

    Through our dedicated Relationship Directors and their close working relationships across the Barclays Group, we can provide your business with a full suite of services, from day-to-day banking to Real Estate financing and capital markets solutions.

    Benefit from:

    • Access to the full range of banking and financing services available across Barclays through your dedicated Relationship Director
    • Property finance to support both site-specific developments and investment
    • An integrated approach to managing a variety of risks, with the expertise of dedicated professionals
    • Access to our Group’s global network.

Find out about industry solutions


Corporate Banking Solutions

Drawing on Barclays’ global expertise, our corporate banking solutions can help your business to transact and trade easily, manage risks and finance your plans for growth.



Discover flexible, expert financing solutions built around your business – from meeting day-to-day expenditure to funding your ambitions for growth.


Property Finance

Access financing and on-the-ground expertise to support your property development or investment activities across the UK and Ireland. From bilateral loans to syndicated and capital market deals, we help deliver property financing.

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To discuss your business requirements and how Barclays can support you, contact us today.