Head of Specialist Markets, UK • United Kingdom
David leads Cushman & Wakefield’s 160-strong Specialist Markets Division which includes healthcare, residential, purpose built student accommodation, life sciences, retirement living and other alternative uses, along with our development, repurposing and public sector advisory teams.
The team focuses on delivering advice and executing transactions to owners and end users of assets across the UK bringing together deep market knowledge across alternative sectors with technical skills.
David has a background in real estate capital markets and has over 25 years’ experience advising clients on commercial property investment throughout the UK. He has transacted in excess of £4bn of investment sales and acquisitions, development fundings and sale and leasebacks.
As the digital economy continues to expand, the data centres supporting its growth are racing to keep pace with demand.
Life Sciences Real Estate Services
Energy and Infrastructure
The total value of the energy and infrastructure sectors is larger than the whole of UK commercial property, with investment into infrastructure assets forecast* to hit £600bn over the next 10 years. *Infrastructure Projects Authority
Automotive and Roadside Property
Automotive dealerships, fuel and roadside properties often create real estate opportunities that require a tailored approach. Whether you’re an owner, operator or investor, Cushman & Wakefield’s knowledge of the roadside sector can help you find the right solution – whatever the challenge is.
The student accommodation sector presents many opportunities for universities, investors, developers, operators and public bodies alike. With data-driven insights and expertise at a local, national and global level, our team are best placed to provide the advice and support you need in this market.
The Self Storage industry is growing at unprecedented rates around the world, making now the perfect time to be investing in self storage facilities. Our expertise and track record in advising clients on Self Storage, and our methodology for appraising its value, is the industry standard – and has been for decades.
Total Workplace brings industry leading thought leadership, strategy and guidance to help clients implement innovative and consistent solutions through the use of tools, technologies and best practices.
Global real estate services firm, Cushman & Wakefield, has appointed James Yates as a Partner to its UK Capital Markets team.
Nuttall, who joined the firm as a graduate, will succeed Karen Clements who is retiring at the end of the year.
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed John Freker as a Partner to its UK Student Accommodation team.
Senior promotions are across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services.
Cushman & Wakefield has further strengthened its UK Logistics & Industrial team by hiring capital markets specialist Christopher Robinson as a Partner.
Commercial real estate services firm, Cushman & Wakefield, has appointed Emily Fox as a Partner to lead its Residential Valuation & Advisory team in the Midlands.
Advised by Cushman & Wakefield, Coventry University has sold a 627-bed first-generation halls of residence with significant asset management opportunities for an undisclosed sum to Frogmore.
New data from real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield reveals that regional office leasing activity is following the trends seen in London and is demonstrating structural shifts in office demand.
Year-End Central London Office Leasing Figures Show a Changing Landscape
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Kiran Patel as an Associate Director within its UK Research & Insight team, focusing on the offices sector.
Cushman & Wakefield has expanded its land, development and planning team in Leeds with the appointment of Matt Brear as Associate Director.
This autumn, we’re excited to unpack our vision for the future of six UK cities: London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh. We consider how well placed each is to manage the challenges and opportunities ahead.