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Corporate Banking Solutions for Residential Real Estate Sector

Residential Real Estate

Our national Residential Real Estate team works closely with clients across the UK, providing an individual service and finance drawn from across the Barclays group.

Despite the challenging times, we are committed to providing residential real estate finance in the UK.

    14 Years providing a dedicated Residential Real Estate team.¹

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

  • access to the full range of services available across Barclays through your dedicated Relationship Director
  • access to our group’s global network

Who we work with

Our experienced Relationship Directors work closely with clients from across the sector, with a focus on:

  • national house builders – we have a leading bank relationship with key national house builders in the UK. And to further support their business growth, we are a participating lender in the Government’s New Buy scheme, which is designed to help overcome the deposit gap for new home buyers
  • 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

What we can offer

Through the strategic support of our dedicated Relationship Directors and their close working relationships across the Barclays group, we can offer your business a full suite of services, from day-to-day banking through to Investment Banking and real estate financing, including:

Property Finance

Access funds for development and investment financing.

Risk Solutions

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

Contact our Residential 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, 2016

How can we help?

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