Achievements

2016

Curlew Netherlands, Curlew Opportunities and Curlew Communities are established.

Curlew Student Trust achieves “Green Star” status in the 2016 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). The GRESB survey is widely recoqnised as a rigorous standard for measuring the sustainability performance of real estate companies and funds and we are committed to reporting our progress annually. The Green Star was received after being submitted for the first time after the grace period.

2015

Curlew Student Trust (CST) reaches £500m in 20 PBSA properties across UK.

2013

Curlew Capital creates joint venture with CBRE Global Investment Partners called Curlew Student Trust (CST).

2011

Curlew Capital is founded. Abbeygate, Chester is the first joint venture with the Watkin Jones Group.

2008

Paul Oliver collects the Estates Gazette ‘Fund Manager of the Year’ award for the top performance of University Capital Trust (UCT), Osprey Partnership and Teesland Advantage Property (TAP).

2007

Teesland PLC de-listed to enable its sale alongside sister company, Scarborough, to the Valad Group an Australian ‘REIT’.

2006

Nordic Aktiv Fund launched (€800m) – first and largest fund raise to arise from newly merged Teesland IOG.

2005

University Capital Trust (UCT) launched – a forerunner in collective institutional investment in ‘direct let’ UK purpose built student accommodation (PBSA).

TAP launched – a high yielding listed ‘REIT lookalike’ designed for small cap/high yield, public market investors.

2004

IO Group acquired – UK’s first listed property fund manager.

Launch by Seven Dials of advisory service, providing analysis of UK indirect property vehicles.

2002

Teesland PLC listed on main London Stock Exchange becoming the UK’s 2nd listed institutional property Fund Manager.

Osprey LP launched –  a UK mixed commercial property fund, subsequently the top performing fund in the AREF All Balanced Fund Index over 1, 3 and 5 years.

2000

Acquired Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster for development consortium to create £250m Frenchgate Interchange & Shopping Centre under Public/Private Initiative.

Fairbriar Residential Partnership – one of the first residential funds to attract institutional investors.

1998

Advised Standard Life on European Capital Fund – one of the first collective investment schemes specialising in properties from Europe.

1997

Largest single UK investor capital raise in 1990s – £510m of equity from 21 investors for LendLease Retail Partnership – Bluewater and Solihull Shopping Centres.