Alan has extensive development experience having held senior positions at a number of leading development companies prior to founding Generation Estates. Between 2010 and 2015, Alan worked in joint venture with The Carlyle Group creating and operating a £530m portfolio of high quality purpose built student accommodation assets. Prior to this Alan worked on three separate joint ventures with The Blackstone Group that developed and operated in excess of 2,500 student beds.
Before establishing Generation Estates, Alan was Development Director at City & West End Developments, a niche London office developer that was acquired by Security Capital Europe Realty in 1998 and which developed and acquired assets approaching £500m. Prior to joining City & West End Developments in 1997, Alan was a director of London & Edinburgh Trust, a significant development company created by the Beckwith brothers that was acquired by SPP.
Student Accomodation Real Estate Specialists