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.

2023 Sector Outlook

Real Estate

The real estate sector has proven resilient in an uncertain economic landscape. Jason Constable, our Head of Real Estate, explores what 2023 looks like for the industry and finds there’s still plenty to be positive about.

Industry challenges and opportunities

  • Building homes in the UK
  • Protection from cyber-crime
  • Technological innovation. 

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Etopia client story
Client Story


Find out how Barclays are supporting specialist low carbon developer Etopia.


How sustainability grows value in the real estate industry

Discover how Real Estate businesses are reaping the rewards of implementing a sustainability strategy, and hear their advice for businesses starting out on the journey.


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.


Driving value in real estate through sustainability

Jess Tomlinson explores how sustainability initiatives in the real estate sector are no longer seen as a leap of faith, but major drivers of growth.


Unlocking opportunity in uncertainty: escrow solutions for the commercial real estate sector

Read how escrow accounts are helping to manage risk, unlock negotiations and facilitate transactions across a wide range of commercial real estate settings.


Property services guide in the wake of Covid-19

Discover the key challenges and future opportunities emerging in the property services sector in the wake of Covid-19.


Growing focus on sustainability in real estate

The real estate industry is increasingly taking action on sustainability as the world wakes up to the impact of climate and environmental change.


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.



Creating a sustainability strategy in real estate

A sustainability strategy is now a ‘must have’ for those in real estate, but can seem like a formidable task. Jess Tomlinson discusses how to get started.


Sustainable Residential Development Framework

Our Sustainable Residential Development Framework aims to enable the classification and tracking of performance of Green Residential Development Loans.

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.

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 lending 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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