Real estate finance

We partner with you to achieve the best possible return on equity by providing both development and investment funding solutions across various asset classes. We look at the individual merits of each case, rather than a set of pre-defined criteria. Find out why we’re trusted by some of the UK’s most respected property clients.

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Family with children in their new home

Our approach to real estate financing

Distinctively experienced

Our expert team has over three decades of experience and a proven track record across the property sector.   

Refreshingly human

The long-term relationships we’ve built with our clients are a testament to the service our team provides and the trust that we’ve earned.

How we can help your business

Strategically tailored lending

We can craft solutions  for the full deal cycle from first close and throughout, designed to fit your specific challenges and opportunities.

Financing to enhance returns

We can help you to maximise the use of available equity and strengthen returns.

Experience in your sector

Our real estate experts are specialists across the property sector, including  build-to-rent, student accommodation, commercial and residential.

Flexible requirements

We offer loans from £5m to over £100m, typically providing senior investment and development debt at 50-65% LTV/LTC.

Find a solution tailored to you

Industry recognition

Mid-Market Lender of the Year (€20m-70m market) - Europe - Real Estate Capital Europe Awards

Real Estate Capital Europe Awards

Mid-Market Lender of the Year (€20m-70m market) - Europe


Small-Ticket Financing Deal of the Year (sub-€20m market) - Europe - Real Estate Capital Europe

Real Estate Capital Europe Awards

Small-Ticket Financing Deal of the Year (sub-€20m market) - Europe


Property Awards 2020 Winner

Property Awards

Financier/Lender of the Year


Real Estate Capital Award 2020

Real Estate Capital Awards

UK Bank Lender of the year - Runner-up


Our recent deals

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Blue Coast Capital

26 January 2021

Investec provides Blue Coast Capital with £24m loan for development of 56 apartments in former Grade-II listed Richmond Royal Hospital.

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Beltane Asset Management

1 December 2020

Investec backs regional office market with £8.5m investment loan for Grade-A Guildford office.

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Fairway Capital

8 October 2020

Investec funds Fairway Capital’s first Prime Central London residential acquisitions with £34.5 million loan.

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Mark Bladon, Head of Real Estate, Investec

This is an exciting time for Investec. Despite the challenges faced in 2020, we continued to fund a range of borrowers, ranging from high-net-worth property entrepreneurs through to global institutions.

Meet our financing specialists

Our team has over 35 years’ of senior development lending experience.

Real estate fund solutions

Combining the expertise of a specialist funds group with the expertise of a real estate team