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Dedicated Corporate Banking Support for Real Estate Sector

Real Estate

Our national team of experienced professionals covers the breadth and width of the UK, delivering a committed service to businesses like yours.

We have provided dedicated support in property finance for over a decade, which has given us a real understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced in this competitive, demanding sector.

    1st UK bank to provide a dedicated Real Estate team.¹

Your business can benefit from our belief that every client, and every deal, is unique and therefore requires a truly tailored service. It’s this relationship-driven approach that has led a significant proportion of our clients to have relationships with us for over ten years.

As one of our Real Estate clients, you can take advantage of:

Specialist expertise across the sector

Our experienced team looks at a broad cross section of the sector, covering both:

Commercial Real Estate

Our dedicated team can provide comprehensive finance to address both investment and development funding needs.

Residential Real Estate

From national house builders to student accommodation, we are committed to the residential housing sector in the UK.

Housing Delivery Fund

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

Contact our Real Estate team

Dennis Watson, National Head of Real Estate

Dennis Watson, National Head of Real Estate

Dennis is a Managing Director in Barclays Corporate Banking and is the Head of Real Estate.

His career with Barclays spans nearly 30 years during which time he has undertaken a variety of roles in Client Relationship, Operations, Risk, Strategy and Structured Finance functions for both the Retail and Corporate businesses.

He has been responsible for Corporate Banking’s Real Estate lending activity since 2006 and the 200 plus strong team now covers all of the Bank’s Real Estate clients from the SME sector through to the listed house builders and REITS, providing financing lines in excess of £15bn.

In recent years Dennis has also had responsibility for the Infrastructure & Project Finance and Asset Finance teams as well as being Chairman of Barclays Mercantile Business Finance and Barclays Funds Investments Limited.

To find out what our Real Estate team can do for your business, email Dennis or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

1Source: Barclays, January 2015

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *