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Bauer    Property//Commercially

Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends Brian Tracy

Welcome to Bauer Group.

Our passion is commercial property.

From the excitement of acquiring property, the satisfaction of creating a new building to the simple pleasure of agreeing a lease deal our focus is on delivering long term, consistent, secure returns for select groups of investors.

Whether we are simply creating a portfolio and asset managing it for you or working as a partner with our own funds invested alongside you, our dedicated team of professionals work continuously to deliver high returns and ensure your investment is secure well into the future.

Invest

If you aren’t thinking about owning an investment for ten years,
don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes
Warren Buffett

For more than 20 years we have provided clients with key insights and market knowledge, identifying opportunities and building bespoke investment portfolios which deliver strong returns over the long term.

We believe property to be a long term investment which must be nurtured daily. The key to investing well is to understand the asset, know where to add value and work with it actively to ensure the delivery of secure, positive returns in any market. Markets move in cycles, but our belief is to invest through the cycles, add value and create long term income and capital growth.

We work hard to understand our clients’ requirements, advise on what is achievable in the current market and then identify properties which meet those requirements.

Our transaction experience enables us to provide the full investment package from sourcing of property, managing the acquisition, finding suitable finance and delivering completion.

Develop

The road to success is always under construction Arnold Palmer

A desire to define our own business space and enhance the quality of our portfolios have made development an important feature of our business growth. Our in-house expertise and long term relationships with a team of professional partners enables us to deliver high quality commercial space efficiently and within an agreed business model. Our development focus is on building stock for long term investment – we manage the process from site acquisition through to letting and ongoing management.

Our long term investment horizon means we design our properties to withstand many years of use by tenants and we maintain them to a high standard as part of our management operation, ensuring they remain in high demand and deliver continuously improving returns.

Our new builds focus heavily on delivering top quality business space in an attractive environment targeted at SME’s that go well beyond the basic standards legislation requires.

Manage

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out Robert Collier

For us, management is the key to developing value. Property is no different from any other business, it requires constant attention, nurture and a dedication to continual improvement.

Because we invest in our own property we understand what is needed to make property investments work. Property is not just about the building, its about the people that occupy it and serving their requirements to ensure income grows over time, that is our core Philosophy at Bauer Group. Our strong focus on delivering the best possible solutions to our tenants has served us well throughout every market cycle and ensures your investment performs as well as it can.

Our Tenant focused brand [space2work.net] captures our core values.

We offer our clients a full asset management service which we execute with our in-house team. From strategic advice on your portfolio to day to day hands on management of tenants, rents and service charges through to CAPEX management and planned maintenance.

Our team currently have over £170 million under management with 280+ tenants to take care of.

Key Sectors

...You don't have to be an expert on every [investment], or even many. You only have to be able to evaluate [investments] within your circle of competence. The size of that circle is not very important; knowing its boundaries, however, is vital Warren Buffet

We have worked in the business space sector (Industrial and Offices) for more than 20 years. We understand clearly how to select, evaluate and, more importantly, create value out of this type of asset. Within this sector we are able to create individual portfolios tailored to our clients needs.

Balancing risk / reward and preferred level of involvement and working closely with a small number of clients we are better placed to fully understand the nuances and needs of each individual investor and develop a portfolio to suit.

Whether acquisition, new build or development we identify assets which meet the criteria and orchestrate the acquisition process ensuring coordination and feedback to the client. Working with vendors and legal teams to ensure the process is swift, efficient and identifies any deal breakers early in the process.

An integral part of our service is to organise and manage the finance process where required, dealing with banks, legal teams and advisors to ensure the best outcomes.

From start to finish our clients can determine their level of involvement and select their own advisors or legal teams as appropriate.

Who We Do It For

Bauer    Property//Commercially

We provide these services for a select small group of clients to ensure we can focus on their needs at director level. Creating bespoke portfolios tailored to exacting individual needs.

Trusts & Funds

Seek first to understand. Then to be understood. Stephen Covey

We understand the markets and the dynamics trusts and funds operate within. Structuring complicated aquisitions and disposals, providing consistent portfolio growth and adding value through refurbishment and development.

Identifying and advising on key stages throughout the portfolio lifecycle where returns can be maximised and sale potential is still high.

A thorough hands on understanding of the day to day operation of multi tenant estates gives us a distinct advantage as advisors and portfolio managers.

HNWI

When money realises that it is in good hands, it wants to stay and multiply in those hands Idowu Koyenikan

Long standing relationships with proven returns and first class advice is our hallmark for High Net Worth Individuals. In competitive investment markets the right balance of risk and return and in depth market knowledge is vital. Single client relationships in this area span 20 years, a fact we’re proud of in todays times.

Personal service, we treat the investments and properties we manage as we would our own.

In House

I think it's very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better Elon Musk

Owning and operating our own portfolio gives us a unique insight into the requirements of investors and the most suitable method of management and delivering investor returns and identifying areas where we need to improve what we do. We run every investment we deal with in the same focussed way as we do with our own assets.

Our Ethos

In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity; intelligence; and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you Warren Buffett

What makes us different?

Our personal, hands on, straight talking approach couple with the integration of the traditional roles of property manager and asset manager, ensure we deliver a comprehensive and effective solution to investors.

We take decisions and stand by them and we get things done. We balance the role of landlord with that of customer service provider to our tenants.

We take a long term investment view to our sector and partner with a small number of like minded investors where we work closely with the principals to deliver the best possible returns in any given market.

Integrity and Professionalism are, above all, our guiding principles.

Who We Are

Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people Steve Jobs

To be a successful member of our team you need to share the same core values of our founders. A passion for what we do, professionalism, integrity and a keen eye for detail are essential.

Our team has a broad skill base and not all of it founded in the property industry. In addition to a core professional base of people we look for a wider set of skills to support our operations and select people because they are suitable for a role and have empathy with our customers and not just the right qualification.

Jeremy Oldroyd

MANAGING DIRECTOR

LLB FCA

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Since 1996, Jeremy has developed and run Bauer Group jointly with David Reed.
Focussing on the financial side of the business he has considerable experience in structuring and negotiating finance transactions and acquisitions.
Previously at KPMG in London, he is a Fellow of the ICAEW and a Law Graduate from the University College London.

David Reed

MANAGING DIRECTOR.

MRICS

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Since 1996, David has developed and run Bauer Group jointly with Jeremy.
David has considerable experience in Investment and Development.
Previously at Sworder Belcher Holt, he is a member of the RICS and Graduate from the University of Central England.

Jeremy Oldroyd

MANAGING DIRECTOR

LLB FCA

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Since 1996, Jeremy has developed and run Bauer Group jointly with David Reed.
Focussing on the financial side of the business he has considerable experience in structuring and negotiating finance transactions and acquisitions.
Previously at KPMG in London, he is a Fellow of the ICAEW and a Law Graduate from the University College London.

David Reed

MANAGING DIRECTOR.

MRICS

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Since 1996, David has developed and run Bauer Group jointly with Jeremy.
David has considerable experience in Investment and Development.
Previously at Sworder Belcher Holt, he is a member of the RICS and Graduate from the University of Central England.

Annie Davies

EXECUTIVE PA & HR

Bauer    Property//Commercially

A member of the team since July 2015, Annie is Executive PA to the Directors and Head of HR. Previously with Quest Search & Selection for 5 years, she has a BA in Sociology, Psychology and Teaching Studies.

Annie Davies

EXECUTIVE PA & HR

Bauer    Property//Commercially

A member of the team since July 2015, Annie is Executive PA to the Directors and Head of HR. Previously with Quest Search & Selection for 5 years, she has a BA in Sociology, Psychology and Teaching Studies.

Sarah Wilson

Portfolio Manager (North)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sarah joined Bauer in early 2017 as our portfolio manager for the North. Directly responsible for the day to day management of Mortec Park and Oaktree House in Leeds, she oversees the management of all our property in the North of England.

Sarah Wilson

Portfolio Manager (North)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sarah joined Bauer in early 2017 as our portfolio manager for the North. Directly responsible for the day to day management of Mortec Park and Oaktree House in Leeds, she oversees the management of all our property in the North of England.

Greg Norman

Property Manager (SE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Greg is the Property Manager for our Milton Keynes business park at Linfordwood. He is responsible for business development and day to day management of the property and tenant requirements. He has been responsible for developing the onsite business centre at Linfordwood and overseeing fit-out and refurbishment works to much of the site. Greg has worked with Bauer since January 2016 and was previously with Regus for 4 years.

Greg Norman

Property Manager (SE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Greg is the Property Manager for our Milton Keynes business park at Linfordwood. He is responsible for business development and day to day management of the property and tenant requirements. He has been responsible for developing the onsite business centre at Linfordwood and overseeing fit-out and refurbishment works to much of the site. Greg has worked with Bauer since January 2016 and was previously with Regus for 4 years.

Sophie Kendall

Property Manager (NE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sophie is responsible for the day to day operations at our Kingswood House business centre and our business park, Cliffe Park, to the South West of Leeds centre.
Sophie has been with Bauer since 2014 and has strong customer service skills and experience in managing refurbishment projects on her sites.

Sophie Kendall

Property Manager (NE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sophie is responsible for the day to day operations at our Kingswood House business centre and our business park, Cliffe Park, to the South West of Leeds centre.
Sophie has been with Bauer since 2014 and has strong customer service skills and experience in managing refurbishment projects on her sites.

Michael Goddard

Self Storage Manager

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Michael is responsible for the MStore storage operations in the South West. He has over 10 years of experience in sales and customer service and previously worked for Vodafone.

Michael Goddard

Self Storage Manager

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Michael is responsible for the MStore storage operations in the South West. He has over 10 years of experience in sales and customer service and previously worked for Vodafone.

Kaniksha Varma

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Kaniksha joined in June 2018 as Financial Controller based in our Datchet Head Office.

Kaniksha Varma

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Kaniksha joined in June 2018 as Financial Controller based in our Datchet Head Office.

Annie Davies

EXECUTIVE PA & HR

Bauer    Property//Commercially

A member of the team since July 2015, Annie is Executive PA to the Directors and Head of HR. Previously with Quest Search & Selection for 5 years, she has a BA in Sociology, Psychology and Teaching Studies.

Sarah Wilson

Portfolio Manager (North)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sarah joined Bauer in early 2017 as our portfolio manager for the North. Directly responsible for the day to day management of Mortec Park and Oaktree House in Leeds, she oversees the management of all our property in the North of England.

Greg Norman

Property Manager (SE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Greg is the Property Manager for our Milton Keynes business park at Linfordwood. He is responsible for business development and day to day management of the property and tenant requirements. He has been responsible for developing the onsite business centre at Linfordwood and overseeing fit-out and refurbishment works to much of the site. Greg has worked with Bauer since January 2016 and was previously with Regus for 4 years.

Sophie Kendall

Property Manager (NE)

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Sophie is responsible for the day to day operations at our Kingswood House business centre and our business park, Cliffe Park, to the South West of Leeds centre.
Sophie has been with Bauer since 2014 and has strong customer service skills and experience in managing refurbishment projects on her sites.

Michael Goddard

Self Storage Manager

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Michael is responsible for the MStore storage operations in the South West. He has over 10 years of experience in sales and customer service and previously worked for Vodafone.

Kaniksha Varma

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Bauer    Property//Commercially

Kaniksha joined in June 2018 as Financial Controller based in our Datchet Head Office.

Track Record.

Bauer    Property//Commercially

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Contact

Bauer HEAD OFFICE

bauergroup.co.uk/

office@bauergroup.co.uk/
T +44 8700 712 121
F +44 8700 712 122

Chappell House
The Green
Datchet
SL3 9EH

Bauer LONDON

bauergroup.co.uk/

london@bauergroup.co.uk/
+44 203 637 6300

4 Cavendish Square
London
W1G 0PG

Bauer LEEDS

bauergroup.co.uk/

leeds@bauergroup.co.uk/
+44 113 8800 100

Mortec Park
York Road
Leeds
LS15 4TA