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Roebuck Asset Management is a privately owned property asset management company delivering principled and innovative solutions to add value to UK and European commercial real estate.

Founded in 2009, we have managed a portfolio with an investment value in excess of £880 million, covering 14.75m sq ft of floor area, predominantly in the Business Space Sector.

£384m

Current AUM

£478m

Value of recently completed transactions

14

Current number of properties

£17.41m

Current rent roll p.a.

2.97m sq ft

Current floor area

£880m

Total AUM since inception

£886m

Total transaction value since inception

2009

Founded

20 Years

Average team experience

Our focus is commercial business space. The following provide some examples of our current and recently completed projects:

FUTURE HOUSE, STAINES

Office

Value £33.70m
Area 69,052 sq ft
Location South East
Role Asset Management

PENUH, EDINBURGH

Office

Value £80.00m
Area 160,000 sq ft
Location Edinburgh
Role Asset Management

TESCO, AVONMOUTH

Distribution Warehousing

Value £75.00m
Area 541,000 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset Management

Accolade Park, Avonmouth

Distribution Warehousing

Value £70.00m
Area 872,069 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset Management

Langley Park, Chippenham

Industrial/Development

Value £45.00m
Area 450,000 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset/Project Management

Chunnel Industrial Estate, Ashford

Multi-let industrial

Value £5.00m
Area 41,426 sq ft
Location South East
Role Asset Management

Willow Lane Industrial Estate, Mitcham

Multi-let industrial

Value £8.50m
Area 61,000 sq ft
Location Greater London
Role Asset Management

Eddie Stobart Portfolio

Distribution Warehousing

Value (Rent) £27.00m
Area (leased) 4,750,000 sq ft
Location Nationwide
Role Asset Management

Moneypenny Portfolio

Industrial/Office

Value £42.00m
Built area 660,000 sq ft
Location Nationwide
Role Asset Management

Eddie Stobart, Lillyhall

Distribution Warehousing

Value £6.30m
Value Uplift 40.00%
Area 476,000
Location North East
Role Asset Management

Stobart Biomass, Widnes

Industrial/Office

Value £25.52m
Value Uplift 30.00%
Area 40.00 acres
Location North West
Role Asset Management

Victoria Way, Park Royal

Development

Value £8.00m
Area 95,000 sq ft
Location London
Role Asset/Development Management

Uddington Portfolio

Industrial/Office

Value £20.00m
Area 300,000 sq ft
Location Nationwide
Role Asset Management

Speke Boulevard, Speke

Industrial/Development

Value £37.00m
Value Uplift 131.00%
Area 47.00 acres
Location North West
Role Asset Management

B&Q, Stoneferry Road, Hull

Retail Park

Value £9.37m
Value Uplift 11.55%
Area 70,727 sq ft
Location North East
Role Asset Management

Levi Strauss, Swan Valley, Northampton

Distribution Warehousing

Value £15.93m
Value Uplift 32.36%
Area 172,928 sq ft
Location Midlands
Role Asset Management

Admiral Retail Park, Eastbourne

Retail Park

Value £25.80m
Value uplift 17.50%
Area 97,984 sq ft
Location South East
Role Asset/Project Management

Eddie Stobart, Sherburn in Elmet

Distribution Warehousing

Value £22.80m
Value uplift 38.18%
Area 397,630 sq ft
Location North East
Role Asset Management

Founded in 2009 by Hugh Macdonald-Brown and Nick Rhodes, Roebuck Asset Management has proven itself as a market leading asset and development manager in the business space sector.

Hugh Macdonald-Brown

Director

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Hugh Macdonald-Brown

Director

Hugh co-founded Roebuck in 2009. His expertise is in sourcing investment opportunities, with a particular focus on development land and the logistics sector.

Hugh’s property career started at Cass Business School where he completed the MA, before working at BNP Paribas Real Estate where he became a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Hugh has successfully completed in excess of £850m of transactions since 2011 delivering exceptional value to his client holdings.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8489
M : +44 (0) 78 1797 0916
E : hmb@roebuckam.co.uk
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Nick Rhodes

Director

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Nick Rhodes

Director

Nick co-founded Roebuck in 2009. His principal focus is on strategic Portfolio Management for a range of longstanding UK investor and corporate occupier clients. Nick has managed over £500m of UK real estate, predominantly in the office and industrial sectors – principally complex and asset management intensive; and has completed over £350m of successful property transactions.

Nick’s property career started at Cass Business School where he completed the MA, before working at Cluttons where he became a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 

Nick is responsible for all regulatory and operational matters within the company.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8213
M : +44 (0) 78 1797 0707
E : nr@roebuckam.co.uk
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David Hidderley

Director

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David Hidderley

Director

David joined Roebuck in 2018. He heads up the Investment Team responsible for the sourcing and reviewing of all investment opportunities  as well as forming joint venture opportunities.

Prior to joining Roebuck, David was the Investment Fund Asset Manager for the NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd Fund for six years.  He was responsible for day to day asset management of the £2bn fund along with a principle focus on sourcing Investment opportunities. 

Throughout his time, he worked across a variety of asset classes but has specialised in the office and industrial sectors whilst transacting £900 Million Pounds over his career to date.  Prior to NFU Mutual David Worked at DTZ, Donaldson’s and GVA Grimley

David holds a BA (Hons) in Real Estate Management and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

T : +44 (0) 20 3829 9654
M : +44 (0) 75 7213 9696
E : dh@roebuckam.co.uk
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Charlie Seaton

Director

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Charlie Seaton

Director

Charlie joined Roebuck in 2011. He is responsible for all multi let holdings and planning related work within the portfolio.

Charlie’s property career started at BNP Paribas Real Estate where he qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

He is responsible for a variety of asset and development management projects, with a particular emphasis on occupier relationships, formulation of business plans - taking into consideration individual tenant objectives and overall investment strategy and working with developers across all sectors to identify higher value alternative uses.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8678
M : +44 (0) 77 7243 8119
E : cs@roebuckam.co.uk
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Tessa Stanton

Executive Assistant

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Tessa Stanton

Executive Assistant


M : +44 (0) 79 9071 5950
E : ts@roebuckam.co.uk
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In the press

16 October 2018
IPE Real Assets

Roebuck completes sale of Eddie Stobart warehouse to M7 Real Estate

M7 Real Estate has bought, on behalf of M7 Real Estate Investment Partners VI, five adjacent warehouse units let on a long term lease to Eddie Stobart in Workington, Cumbria for £6.295m, representing a net initial yield of 10% and a capital value per sq ft of £13.22. The asset has been acquired from the Stobart Group.

05 October 2018
CoStar UK

Roebuck Asset Management alongside their South Korean partners complete acquisition of Future House, Staines for £34.00m

Roebuck Asset Management alongside a consortium of South Korean institutional investors has acquired the freehold in Future House, Staines-Upon-Thames for £33.7m from clients of LaSalle Investment Management. The transaction is the third Roebuck has undertaken with its South Korean partners and was completed in 8 weeks from agreeing heads of terms.

03 October 2018
CoStar UK

Roebuck advise SEDCO and Palmer Capital on acquisition of Eddie Stobart Distribution Centre

Palmer Capital and SEDCO Capital have bought an Eddie Stobart distribution warehouse on Sherburn Enterprise Park in Selby, Leeds for £31.75m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5%, from NFU.

25 June 2018
Property Week

Stobart Group and Roebuck Asset Management complete sale and leaseback in Widnes to LXI REIT for £25.52m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.50%

The sale and leaseback forms part of the on-going Stobart portfolio strategy, managed by Roebuck Asset Management and consists of approximately 40 acres, adjacent to Widnes rail freight terminal and Tesco's refrigerated distribution centre. The Property comprises biomass storage and processing compounds, storage and distribution warehousing and a newly built 20,000 sq ft office headquarters for Stobart Biomass. FSP acted for LXI REIT

07 May 2018
Business Day

MAS REI with Roebuck Asset Management acquires Princes Exchange and New Uberior House, Edinburgh for £71.00m

South African listed investor, MAS REI, with Roebuck Asset Management have successfully acquired Princes Exchange and New Uberior House (PENUH) from Aerium for £71.00m.  PENUH is let to the Bank of Scotland plc providing c. 7.50 years UXT and a number of value add opportunities.  The acquisition follows the recent sale by MAS REI of the GPU Forward Funding at New Waverley, to Legal and General. Knight Frank acted for MAS REI/Roebuck and CBRE acted for Aerium

06 February 2018
Property Week

Eddie Stobart pre-let 844,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby

Tritax Big Box Reit plc has agreed a forward funding of 844,000 sq ft Eddie Stobart Logistics Warehouse at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby for £81.80m. The funding, which is conditional on receiving full planning consent, is pre-let to Eddie Stobart for a term of 20 years

05 February 2018
Property Week

Roebuck completes sale and leaseback of Stobart Biomass facility in Rotherham to LXI REIT

£3.40m disposal of Stobart Biomass storage and processing facility, Rotherham, Yorkshire to LXI REIT Plc 

20 October 2017
Property Week

South Korean Investors complete second UK acquisition with Roebuck Asset Management

A consortium of South Korean institutional investors alongside Roebuck Asset Management have acquired a Tesco distribution centre in Avonmouth for £71.4m

11 May 2017
CoStar UK

South Korean Investment Managers Capstone and Roebuck Asset Management complete £62.00m acquisition of Accolade Park, Avonmouth

South Korean Investment Manager Capstone alongside Roebuck Asset Management have completed the purchase of Accolade Park, Avonmouth for £62.00m. Roebuck are the appointed UK asset manager to execute a 3-5 year business plan

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+44 (0)20 7629 8489

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