RE-aim was established to provide clients with an alternative, investor centric approach to investing in UK and European real estate.
The firm provides investors with an approach to real estate investment management which combines the origination, underwriting, reporting and portfolio management skillsets of real estate fund managers, together with the client service orientation of professional advisory firms.
RE-aim puts clients interests first at all times, focuses on delivering added value and enhancing returns for investors, whilst maintaining a strict control of risk.
RE-aim invests in accordance with its Investment Perspectives and considers the wider implications and sustainability of its actions.
In managing each of the business lines, RE-aim adheres to the firm’s core values of Integrity, Transparency, Sustainability, Alignment of Interests and Commitment to Excellence.
David founded RE-aim Ltd in 2019, following a 20 year career in the real estate industry.
Prior to RE-aim, David was an equity partner and senior member of the European Real Estate team at InfraRed Capital Partners, the global real asset investment manager. David was responsible for business development within the European Real Estate team, in addition to leveraging his expertise and network to formulate investment strategies and originating deal flow.
Whilst at InfraRed, David led the successful establishment of a Pan-European private equity fund, the InfraRed Urban Logistics Income Fund (IULIF). This included securing InfraRed’s largest single commitment to a real estate fund and was the first fund raised in parallel to InfraRed’s established ‘Active Funds’ series.
David also gained experience in the public equity markets at InfraRed through formulating an investment strategy and capital raising for a UK REIT, which although ultimately withdrawn, provided significant insight into the quoted real estate and investment company sector.
Prior to InfraRed, David worked at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) for some 16 years where he undertook roles in the UK and Asia. His last role with JLL was leading its North Asia Capital Markets team based in Hong Kong, prior to that David led JLL’s UK Shopping Centre Investment practice.
David is a highly experienced real estate professional with multi-sector experience of operating in the UK and in several Asian markets. He has a track record of delivering large-scale and complex transactions and has an extensive network of UK and international relationships.
David graduated from the University of Reading with a BSc (hons) in Land Management, holds the Investment Management Certificate and is an FCA Approved Person.
Investment management services flexible enough to meet varying investors requirements.
Asset management / operational partnership services for clients with newly acquired or existing portfolios.
Selective advisory services provided via either retained advisory mandates or project specific work-streams.
RE-aim prides itself on formulating investment strategies for both traditional and alternative real estate sectors seeking to capitalise upon cyclical and structural market change. Strategic thinking is published periodically via RE-aim's Investment Perspectives
Strategy development and subsequent capital deployment where the investment decision making resides with RE-aim following investor commitments.
RE-aim proposes potential thematic investment strategies and agrees bespoke framework agreements with clients. RE-aim sources appropriate opportunities matching the strategy within each framework agreement.
Investors retain the ultimate investment decision making and effectively act as 'investment committee.'
Asset management services to support investor clients in formulating and delivering business plans on newly acquired projects.
Asset management services to support investor and banking clients in managing properties within existing portfolios.
Critically reviewing and appraising existing business plans together with devising and delivering innovative revised business plans. Detailed exploration and delivery of alternative use and development potential.
RE-aim is seeking to provide a select number of investors with non-conflicting advisory services on a retained basis.
RE-aim is happy to undertake project based advisory work whether or not this leads to future Investment Management or Asset Management mandates.
On a very selective basis, the RE-aim team will take on mandates to discreetly raise capital for clients on a single asset, portfolio or platform basis.