Our expertise

At Delancey, we deliver commercial, societal and environmental outcomes through the creation and management of landmark real estate investment funds. We do this by connecting our experience and long-standing partnerships to real estate innovation, proven advice and our creative passion for property.

We manage a range of real estate investments for our advisory clients.

UK Real Estate Equity

Delancey’s pursues value added and opportunistic real estate investments in the UK, by identifying and investing in attractive sector specific themes with strong fundamentals and distressed / special situations. We invest across all sectors via equity, debt, public markets, platform creation, and strategic partnerships.

Real Estate Debt

Delancey targets a mix of whole loans, junior loans, mezzanine and preferred equity secured against high quality real estate across all sectors in the UK. We utilise Delancey’s ownership mindset to underwrite and price risk to deliver a premium risk adjusted return.

Impact Investing

Delancey was previously the investment advisor on a portfolio of UK social impact real estate investments. The portfolio invested in healthcare, residential and education. These investments had a dual objective of delivering investment returns and a measurable social impact.

Proactive Core

Delancey manages core portfolios on behalf of UK pension funds, other institutions and high net worth families, using our entrepreneurial approach and institutional framework to deliver better outcomes for investors. We apply a custodian mindset to create long-term value for our investors.

Multi-family – Core Plus

Established by Delancey and Oxford Properties in 2018, DOOR is a core plus fund which owns 39% of the Get Living platform. Created from its multi-family investments in DV4, Get Living is the UK’s leading build-to-rent operator of large-scale neighbourhoods, offering market-leading expertise derived from several years of actively operating the UK’s most prominent build-to-rent assets. In addition to being adviser for DOOR, Delancey also advises DOOR ‘s JV partners in the Get Living platform, which collectively own the remaining 61% of the platform.

International / NW1

Established in 2017, NW1 Partners sources real estate investment and development opportunities across the US, UK and Europe, providing access to multiple sectors, which include residential, industrial logistics and urban retail. Applying institutional expertise to overlooked opportunities in Small-Cap Property Investing, and pursuing high conviction investments, NW1 partners is strategically supported by Delancey. nw1partners.com 


Delancey’s evolution


Delancey was founded by Jamie Ritblat


DV1 launched: £100m opportunity fund


DV2 launched: £128m opportunity fund


DV3 launched: £330m opportunity fund


Formed Metro Shopping Fund in JV with Land Securities


DV4 launched: £1.1bn long-term capital accumulation vehicle


DV3 acquisition of Allied London in JV with RBS


Advised RBS on asset management and sale of 5 & 25 Canada Square in a £1.4bn transaction


DV4 acquisition of Alpha Plus schools’ group


DV3 sold 240 Regent Street: 7 flagship retail units, 3 floors of offices and roof-top restaurant Aqua


DV4 acquisition of Royal Mint Court, a unique 5.4-acre site located opposite the Tower of London


DV4 £557m acquisition of Athletes’ Village, London 2012 Olympics in JV with Qatari Diar


£1.2bn take-private of Minerva plc, LSE listed business, in JV with Ares


DV4 acquisition of Elephant Road site, Elephant & Castle


Selected by RBS to manage work out of the Blade Portfolio, comprising 12 retail-led mixed use assets


Launched Get Living, the first Build-to-Rent residential platform of scale in the UK


Creation and launch of Here East a 1.2 million sq ft technology hub and innovation centre


Creation of big box logistics platform db symmetry in JV with Barwood


Triangle launched: Housing rental co-investment partnership


Established NW1 Partners. Sources real estate investment and development opportunities across the US, UK and Europe


DOOR launched: £1.2bn residential core plus fund


Selected by Franklin Templeton as real estate advisor and asset manager


Sale of Royal Mint Court to the People’s Republic of China for new UK embassy


Established MetroBox, retail warehouse platform JV with Tritax


DV4 Acquisition of Earls Court with APG, for new landmark development, in JV with TfL


Sold 30 Fenchurch Street for £635m


DCIF launched: £200m credit and income fund


Acquisition of remaining share of Castlepoint Shopping Park completes in JV with Colombia Threadneedle Investments


Established Greenlight Urban, a logistics JV with Coltham Asset Management


Delancey selected by Coal Pension Trustees (CPT) to manage the real estate portfolio of the Mineworkers Pension Scheme (MPS)


Above is a brief selection of key events in Delancey’s history.

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