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Corporate Banking Solutions for Commercial Real Estate Sector

Commercial Real Estate

Your business can benefit from the fact that we continue to support opportunities in the Commercial Real Estate sector.

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.

    13 Years providing a dedicated Commercial Real Estate team.¹

Our national team is present in all of the major cities and hubs across the UK, so you’ll find that our Relationship Directors are close at hand for your business. And because we work deal by deal, client by client, you’ll benefit from a service tailored to meet your specific requirements.

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

  • access to the full range of services available across Barclays
  • access to our group’s global network

What we can offer

Our focus is on clients who can benefit from the complete range of services Barclays can offer, from quoted real estate companies to private property companies to institutional investors in Real Estate.

We provide a full-service offering  that includes day-to-day banking, Property Finance (both investment finance and pre-let commercial development finance) and, through the close working relationships we have with the Investment Banking Real Estate team, we can also offer access to:

Debt Capital Markets

Origination and structuring of fixed income securities to meet specific needs.

Risk Solutions

Benefit from the expertise of dedicated professionals and an integrated approach to managing a variety of risks.

Contact our Commercial 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*

1 Source: Barclays, January 2015

How can we help?

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