Charles Whitworth

Head of Residential, UK • United Kingdom

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Charles Whitworth

Head of Residential, UK • United Kingdom


Charles is head of Cushman & Wakefield’s UK residential business, which forms part of the UK Specialist Markets Division.

With over 30 years’ experience in the London and South East development markets he provides strategic consultancy and transactional advice to landowners and developers on large scale brownfield land and residential led mixed-use redevelopment projects. Charles has a specific focus on joint ventures and partnerships. He has advised on the transfer of 11 residential led projects into St William the 50/50 joint venture between National Grid and Berkeley Homes. He has also advised SGN on the selection of development partners across 7 high value assets which collectively will deliver in excess of 3,000 homes.

Charles has client management responsibility for corporate clients and developers.

Services

Development
There are now five economic factors of production - Labour, Land, Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Data. At Cushman & Wakefield, we understand the significance of each to generating successful outcomes in real estate development.
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Planning I Development

Our Planning team pairs strategic insight of the planning process with local, ‘boots-on-the-ground’ intelligence to give our clients the real benefit of a truly national platform.

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Places

Urban places are the powerhouse of the UK economy, presenting both challenges and opportunities for those undertaking or planning property development and regeneration.

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Residential Development

We assist landowners, developers, investors and private individuals identify the development challenges and opportunities presented by the evolving marketplace for residential property.

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Offices and Industrial I Development

Our Offices and Industrial development team brings together Cushman & Wakefield's collective expertise to support developers, funders, landowners, investors and the public sector, in the sale, funding, repositioning and enhancement of industrial and office space.

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Logistics & Industrial
In the fast-evolving sector, occupiers and owners benefit from our versatile representation expertise throughout the supply channel.
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Development
There are now five economic factors of production - Labour, Land, Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Data. At Cushman & Wakefield, we understand the significance of each to generating successful outcomes in real estate development.
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Life Sciences Real Estate Services
We help life science companies create flexible real estate strategies to attract and retain top talent, while managing efficiency and costs.
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Logistics & Industrial | Capital Markets

Whether you are looking to buy, sell or develop industrial property, our Logistics & Industrial Capital Markets team provides expertise and insight that will help maximise the value of your portfolio or individual assets.

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Total Workplace

Aligning your business and real estate to deliver future proof occupation strategies.

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Sustainability
Climate change and limited natural resources mean that the traditional approaches of the property sector need to change radically.
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Residential - Capital Markets
Our national Residential Investment & BTR team leads the UK market in providing expert advice to investors and developers looking for new residential investment opportunities, or who wish to acquire, develop or dispose of rented portfolios. 
 
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What's new

Burbage Team
Cushman & Wakefield Acquires Logistics & Industrial Consultancy Burbage Realty Partners Limited

Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has acquired specialist UK logistics and industrial consultancy Burbage Realty Partners Limited (BRPL) as it continues its expansion in the growth sector. 

01/08/2022

Wework Press Release
Strong Leasing Activity Sees London Offices Rebound In Q2 2022

Leasing activity in Central London offices appears to be rebounding with take-up in Q2 2022 amounting to some 3 million square feet.

29/07/2022

Cleo Folkes
Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Cléo Folkes As Head of London Research & Insight

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Cléo Folkes as Head of London Research & Insight.

29/07/2022

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WeWork Capital Advisors Instructs Cushman & Wakefield to Sell 51 Eastcheap, London EC3

Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed by WeWork Capital Advisors to sell 51 Eastcheap, a rare freehold, long-income investment opportunity in the heart of the City of London.

25/07/2022

George Roberts
Cushman & Wakefield Promotes More Than 200 Across EMEA

Cushman & Wakefield has announced more than 200 promotions at or above Associate/Associate Director level in EMEA, across a range of markets, service lines and functions based.

25/07/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Strengthens North West Capital Markets Team

Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its Capital Markets team in Manchester with the appointment of Tom Miller as Associate Director.

22/07/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Appointed To Advise The Crown Estate On Its London Retail Portfolio

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed by The Crown Estate to provide retail leasing advice across its prestigious London portfolio.

21/07/2022

George Roberts
Cushman & Wakefield Makes 108 Promotions in UK & Ireland

Recognition across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services

15/07/2022

Chiswick Park
Cushman & Wakefield Instructed as Chiswick Park Office Leasing Agent

Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has been instructed by Revantage Europe as office leasing agent at premier business and lifestyle hub, Chiswick Park, in West London, alongside Knight Frank.

07/07/2022

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Regional REIT Buys Portfolio of Assets in Yorkshire for £26.5m

Cushman & Wakefield advised Regional REIT’s Asset Manager, London and Scottish Property Investment Management (LSPIM), throughout the acquisition.

07/07/2022

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Is a Smart Building a Sustainable Building?

Cushman & Wakefield in conversation with WiredScore, answering the question whether a Smart Building is by default a Sustainable Building?

Andrew Phipps • 05/07/2022

Insights

People
Insights • Residential

Build to Rent and the sharing economy

How facilitating greater sharing activity within Build to Rent schemes can help build a sense of community from the ground up.
Helen Gray • 04/08/2022
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Research • Education

UK Student Accommodation Report

The Student Accommodation Annual Report provides insight into the trends in student accommodation demand, supply and investment during the year to date.
Andrew Smith • 02/08/2022
property retrofit
Insights • Residential

The importance of retrofitting a residential property and how to do it

Retrofitting is the process of making alterations to an existing property to improve its energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Retrofitting our homes will be vital if we are to meet current net-zero targets.
Millie Todd • 27/07/2022
ECB
Article • Capital Markets

The ECB finally joins the rate-hike club

The European Central Bank (ECB) raised rates by 50 basis points at its July meeting, ending eight years of negative interest rates and bringing the deposit rate to zero. Find out what the rate increase means for the commercial real estate market.
Sukhdeep Dhillon • 27/07/2022
Build to rent
Research • Residential

Build To Rent Quarterly Report

Our Build to Rent Report for the second quarter looks at the supply and demand drivers of Single Family Housing investment, how the UK rental market has performed, investment volumes, yield directions and the type of BTR products being delivered.
Mark Clegg • 22/07/2022
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Insights • Sustainability

Sustainability Trends

Sustainability and ESG is now front of mind for landlords and occupiers; we review the latest in sustainability real estate trends.
Thomas Vazakas • 14/06/2022
UK Residential Development Land report
Insights • Residential

Residential Development Land Report

The London residential land market has seen mixed success in recent times, whilst the South East is seeing record land values being achieved.

Charles Whitworth • 13/06/2022
Self Storage
Research

UK Self Storage Annual Report 2022

The Self Storage Association UK Annual Industry Report provides a comprehensive overview into the self storage sector.
Philip Macauley • 20/05/2022
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Insights • Hospitality

Hospitality Market Trends & Data

The latest hospitality market insights based on the findings of surveys across international and regional hotel operators and also major private equity firms, funds, REITs and other institutional investors active in the European hotel real estate market.
 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 02/05/2022
Sector Resilience in Office Space Card Image
Research • Workplace

Regional UK Office Market: Sector Resilience

This research examines the resilience of key business sectors in the regional UK office space market and includes a UK Regional Risk Index.  
14/06/2021

UK INSIGHTS

People
Insights • Residential

Build to Rent and the sharing economy

How facilitating greater sharing activity within Build to Rent schemes can help build a sense of community from the ground up.
Helen Gray • 04/08/2022
Young people around table with laptop
Research • Education

UK Student Accommodation Report

The Student Accommodation Annual Report provides insight into the trends in student accommodation demand, supply and investment during the year to date.
Andrew Smith • 02/08/2022
Build to rent
Research • Residential

Build To Rent Quarterly Report

Our Build to Rent Report for the second quarter looks at the supply and demand drivers of Single Family Housing investment, how the UK rental market has performed, investment volumes, yield directions and the type of BTR products being delivered.
Mark Clegg • 22/07/2022
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 16/06/2022
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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
31/05/2022
pillows on hotel double bed
Insights • Hospitality

Hospitality Market Trends & Data

The latest hospitality market insights based on the findings of surveys across international and regional hotel operators and also major private equity firms, funds, REITs and other institutional investors active in the European hotel real estate market.
 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 02/05/2022
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MarketBeat • Insights

UK MarketBeat

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly UK commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors as well as the Central London residential market. Find data on supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.
16/02/2022
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Andrew Fray • 29/11/2021
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Insights • Occupier

The EMEA Occupier Update

A regular update on what's impacting real estate occupiers across EMEA. 
James Maddock • 20/04/2021
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Article

Commercial Property

Dedicated to delivering effective services in the EMEA region. 

FEATURED STORIES

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JP Boden & Co • Retail
Fashion retailer JP Boden & Co wanted to expand its London head office to accommodate business growth and more agile working. Our Project & Development Services team created a connection between the main office into a newly refurbished warehouse/hangar space, creating one large single workspace that reflects the Boden brand. 
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Commercial Real Estate Technology
Omnicom Europe Limited • Technology

Omnicom Europe Limited had to relocate from over ten properties into one over 4 years.

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Boehringer Ingelheim • Life Sciences
Improved Procurement, MRO Warehouse Processes Maximize Production Uptime
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Confidential Government Client • Government
A confidential government client sought to craft an optimized footprint with the goal of saving U.S. taxpayer dollars.
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Confidential Health Insurance Client • Healthcare
Delivering One-Stop-Shop Project Management
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Entre Deux Maastricht INVESCO
Invesco • Banking & Financial Services

IREEF is a flagship fund of Invesco Real Estate comprising core and value-add assets across Europe.

Prague’s Newest Retail and Leisure Destination
Crestyl
Savarin is a brand-new destination for shops, restaurants, cafes and entertainment in the heart of the city.
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Brindley place
Hines • Retail
Developing a forward-looking strategy for one of Birmingham’s prime assets.
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Battersea Power Station Development Co
Battersea Power Station Development Company • Retail
Battersea Power Station is an iconic 42-acre development on the south of the River Thames.
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Boden HQ amphitheatre
JP Boden & Co • Retail
Fashion retailer JP Boden & Co wanted to expand its London head office to accommodate business growth and more agile working. Our Project & Development Services team created a connection between the main office into a newly refurbished warehouse/hangar space, creating one large single workspace that reflects the Boden brand. 
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Commercial Real Estate Technology
Omnicom Europe Limited • Technology

Omnicom Europe Limited had to relocate from over ten properties into one over 4 years.

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