John Yeend is a senior UK real estate professional with 25 years investment, development, fund management and asset management experience. John has extensive expertise in investment acquisitions, development funding and joint venture structuring. He has a particular focus on alternative sectors including student housing, hotels and residential.
John was Director, Investment and Development Acquisitions at LaSalle Investment Management for six years from 2010, leading LaSalle’s alternative sectors acquisition programme. Prior to this, he spent six years as Investment Director at Northridge Capital where he was fund manager for the UK investment and development portfolio. John previously held positions at Treasury Holdings Properties Limited, M&G Real Estate and London Chartered Surveyors Chapman Petrie. John is a BSc graduate of Oxford Brookes University and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
John led LaSalle’s student housing investment programme, acquiring over £550 million assets in the last five years for a range of UK and European institutional clients, of which over £180 million have been via development funding. In addition, he has negotiated over £400 million residential, hotels and commercial projects across the United Kingdom.