Andrew Brentnall, Savills

Andrew joined Savills in 2004 and is head of their Funding & Development team, based in London with a National remit. The team work with a wide range of private and public sector clients focussed on residential investment and development. Services include capital raising, advising on larger scale portfolio or corporate transactions, and Build to Rent advisory.  They are the market leaders in Build to Rent advisory, having transacted 26 deals in the last 3 years, with an average transaction value over the last year exceeding £120m.  Notable transactions Andrew has led within Savills include Oaktree’s acquisition of Countryside Properties and Millgate Developments; Legal & General and Patron Capital’s acquisition of CALA Homes; M&G’s first Build to Rent forward funding in London (Victoria Sq, North Acton) and Greystar’s >£200m forward funding of Millharbour, Isle of Dogs. Andrew sits on the BPF Build to Rent Committee, acts as regular Chair of the annual Residential Development Funding seminar and was recently shortlisted by New London Architecture in a competition to find ideas to increase housing supply across London