Charles Whitworth

Head of Residential, UK • United Kingdom

Charles Whitworth
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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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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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Healthcare
Our Healthcare clients have a unique advantage: a global network of experts that optimize portfolios to better support their healthcare missions and business objectives.
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Hospitality

The hospitality industry is changing. From disruptive technology to the shifting definition of what a hotel can be, hospitality advisers require not only real estate and operational expertise, but insight into the future.

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Receivership and Recovery Solutions
A confident next step for your distressed property assets 

The environment for recovery services is constantly evolving. Our Receivership & Recovery Solutions team brings more than 20 years’ experience in providing strategic advice to lending institutions, insolvency practitioners, corporate and equity fund clients, for distressed property assets and challenged lending situations.  
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Asset Services
Enhancing places with smarter more sustainable solutions.
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Building Consultancy

With extensive commercial expertise and a deep understanding of the property life-cycle requirements of investors, occupiers, lenders and developers, our building consultancy team provides specialist advice across the full spectrum of building surveying services.

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What's new

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Cushman & Wakefield Expands UK Research & Insight Team

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Kiran Patel as an Associate Director within its UK Research & Insight team, focusing on the offices sector.

24/01/2023

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Cushman & Wakefield Strengthens Residential Development Team

Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its land, development and planning team in Leeds with the appointment of Matt Brear as Associate Director.

12/01/2023

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Archer Hotel Capital Completes Sale Of The Dilly Hotel In London

Archer Hotel Capital has completed the sale of London’s iconic The Dilly hotel to Fattal Group, owner of Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland.

21/12/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Expands James Young’s Head of Investor Services EMEA Role To Include Asia Pacific

Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has expanded the role of James Young, Head of Investor Services EMEA, to also include the Asia Pacific region. The promotion will take effect from January 2023.

14/12/2022

Manchester
The Crown Estate Appoints Cushman & Wakefield As Hospitality and Leisure Advisors Across Its London Portfolio

The Leisure & Restaurants Team at real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, led by Matt Ashman, Megan Hutchinson and Matt Englender, has been appointed by The Crown Estate to advise on the Hospitality and Leisure aspects of its London portfolio.

14/12/2022

Promotion
Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Daryl Perry As Head of UK Research & Insight

Based in London, Perry will be responsible for leading the UK Research & Insight team, delivering value-adding market insight across offices, retail, logistics and industrial and specialist markets, as well as thought leadership on emerging trends and issues.

29/09/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield’s UK Residential Team Continues Expansion With Four Hires

Cushman & Wakefield has announced four appointments enhancing the Residential capabilities within its UK Specialist Markets team.   

Richard Coleman • 21/03/2022

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Record Year Of Investment And Leasing As Demand For UK Logistics Space Continues To Soar

Demand for UK logistics and industrial warehouse space - fuelled by the continuing growth in online retail - has continued to soar.

31/01/2022

Marcus Wood
Marcus Wood Rejoins Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Retail Capital Markets

Marcus Wood has rejoined Cushman & Wakefield as Head of UK Retail Capital Markets.

13/12/2021

Insights

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Research • Investment

DNA of Real Estate

DNA of Real Estate tracks prime rents and yields in up to 45 cities across Europe, covering the key office, high street and logistics sectors. It provides an overview of quarterly performance for prime rents and yields.
Nigel Almond • 26/01/2023
Build to rent
Research • Residential

Build To Rent Quarterly Report

The Q4 2022 report explores why we expect there to be fewer first-time buyers in 2023.
Mark Clegg • 26/01/2023
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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.
Daryl Perry • 24/01/2023
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Insights • Sustainability / ESG

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
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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
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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 • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
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Insights • Hospitality

COVID-19 Impacts on Hospitality

An update on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on hospitality real estate in Europe. 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 08/03/2021

UK INSIGHTS

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Research • Investment

DNA of Real Estate

DNA of Real Estate tracks prime rents and yields in up to 45 cities across Europe, covering the key office, high street and logistics sectors. It provides an overview of quarterly performance for prime rents and yields.
Nigel Almond • 26/01/2023
Build to rent
Research • Residential

Build To Rent Quarterly Report

The Q4 2022 report explores why we expect there to be fewer first-time buyers in 2023.
Mark Clegg • 26/01/2023
London Big Ben Westminster Bridge sunset
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.
Daryl Perry • 24/01/2023
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Jacob Albers • 01/11/2022
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 27/10/2022
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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
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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
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Insights • Hospitality

COVID-19 Impacts on Hospitality

An update on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on hospitality real estate in Europe. 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 08/03/2021
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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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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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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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Hines • Retail
Developing a forward-looking strategy for one of Birmingham’s prime assets.
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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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