BPF appoints Frogmore Chief Executive Jo Allen as Junior Vice President.

Frogmore is proud to announce that The British Property Federation has appointed Jo Allen, our Chief Executive, as its new Junior Vice President. The appointment was announced at the BPF’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 2 July.  Jo stated: “I am excited to be joining the leadership team of the BPF at a pivotal moment for the property industry, which I have been proud to be part of for ove MORE

JLL Property Triathlon

The Frogmore team took part in the JLL property triathlon event on Friday 28th June, the event brings over 500 companies & 3,500 competitors together from across the property industry, raising £189,000 for WWF. We are regular supporters of the event and this year the team entered the triathlon relay, the duathlon and special mention to Ellen Macintyre who braved the solo triathlon. Well done MORE

3 – 5 Bedford Row, Topping Out Ceremony

Frogmore hosted a ‘topping out’ ceremony at our office refurbishment project on Bedford Row in London. This marks an important milestone in the project as the roof structure is now complete, and the building has ‘topped out’ reaching its full height. We expect to complete the project by the end of the year and we are continuing to market the space to potential occupiers. MORE

Amazing public art unveiled at the Ruby Zoe hotel, Notting Hill Gate

This amazing public art has been unveiled at the Ruby Zoe hotel at Notting Hill Gate. Frogmore commissioned eight glass mosaics from British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové for the ground floor facade of the hotel. The mosaics celebrate the rich heritage of Notting Hill and Zak Ove's own Caribbean heritage and connection to the Notting Hill carnival. Jumbie Jubilation consists of eight floor-to-ceilin MORE

Community Engagement Initiative with Darlington Cares

Frogmore’s Asset Manager and ESG Lead Phil Egan spent a morning working with the local community engagement initiative ‘Darlington Cares’. Joined by its management partner at Lingfield Point, Tandem Property Asset Management, the Frogmore team spent the morning helping to plant trees followed by litter picking around the well-loved community amenity of South Park. The team were joined by oth MORE

Bedford Row Progress

Great to see the progress on site at our office refurbishment project at 3-5 Bedford Row, close to Holborn Underground station in Central London. Both new lift shafts have been fully completed and the steel work which connects the link building and supports the roof terrace is in place. The second-floor decking is being installed and, over the coming months, the structural works will be completed. MORE

LandAid SleepOut 2024

Last Thursday, 7th March, eight members of the Frogmore team participated in the LandAid charity’s SleepOut. The event was held at Westfield London with the team bedding down on cardboard, along with hundreds of other real estate professionals in one of the Shopping Centre’s car parks. In total over 1,300 property folk woke up to homelessness in 7 locations across the UK, with this year’s MORE

3-5 Bedford Row Refurbishment Underway

Frogmore is delighted to be refurbishing 3-5 Bedford Row, WC1 in the heart of London. The property is being comprehensively refurbished to provide up to 27,200 sq ft (2,526 sq m) of modern, open plan accommodation over Lower Ground to 4th Floor, available as a whole or on a floor by floor basis. The building will be BREEAM Excellent, EPC A and boast best in class amenities, including three roof te MORE

Frogmore Announce Sale of the Ruby Zoe Hotel

Frogmore is pleased to announce the sale of the Ruby Zoe hotel in London’s Notting Hill to Deka Immobilien for £52.8m and wish Ruby and Deka every success with their ongoing relationship. Jo Allen, Chief Executive at Frogmore, commented, ‘It has been a pleasure to work with the Ruby team - designing, obtaining planning, and developing the hotel for them. I’m sad to see it go! Thank you to S MORE

Singer Hall, Coventry Refurbishment Underway

Student style! – Frogmore is now on site and implementing a refurbishment strategy for one of our latest acquisitions, Singer Hall, Coventry. Works underway will modernise and improve the accommodation and communal areas for students joining Coventry University in the September 2024 academic year. A new, communal area, post refurbishment, is pictured below. MORE

Student Tour of Stratford Shopping Centre

Student Tour – in keeping with Frogmore’s’ commitment to supporting the next generation of property professionals, John Matthews, Director of Asset Management, and Cress Comyn, Asset Manager, welcomed a group of students to our Stratford Shopping Centre . John and Cress conducted a tour of the asset with the students, who are all studying real estate at university, and gave a presentation w MORE

A great end to 2023 with this LandAid award

A great end to 2023 with this LandAid award. Frogmore is proud to announce that Jo Allen, our Chief Executive, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by LandAid, the is the property industry’s charity whose mission is to end youth homelessness. Frogmore is a long-term supporter of LandAid and Jo, as a patron of the charity, has worked on Land Aid’s Fundraising Committee with the execu MORE

LandAid’s Big Give Christmas Challenge

LandAid, our charity partner, are taking part in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge, a week-long match funding campaign starting today, to help provide vital emergency accommodation for young people who have nowhere else to go. LandAid need your help to raise £25,000 to fund emergency accommodation for young people experiencing homelessness over the winter period. We appreciate it’s MORE

Building in Bloomsbury

Significant progress is being made at 3-5 Bedford Row, Frogmore’s office refurbishment project in Fund IV. The required demolition works are being completed to accommodate the extensions and to level the floors of the three interconnecting buildings. The offices do not look too pretty at the moment; but this will all change as we approach anticipated completion in Autumn 2024. MORE

Pathways to Property

Frogmore has been a longstanding supporter of Pathways to Property, who aim to widen access to the real estate profession by raising awareness of, and aspirations about, the vast range of careers available within the property sector. Last week our asset management team hosted students at Stratford Shopping Centre for a work experience visit. The students toured the site and completed an exercise t MORE

New London Hilton To Be Truly Olympian!

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Planning Committee has resolved to grant Frogmore and their partners, C1 Capital, planning consent to renovate and extend the existing 404-bed Hilton London Olympia hotel to create a new 905-bedroom hotel. Located at 380 Kensington High Street, situated at a gateway entrance to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the new development will be t MORE

Inspiring Women in Property Awards

All of us at Frogmore are immensely proud of our Chief Executive Jo Allen for taking home the crown for 'Leader of the Year - Financial and Professional Services' – in Property Week’s Inspiring Women in Property Awards! Her keen support of diversity in the workplace has meant that 50% of roles in the Frogmore team are occupied by women with at least one experienced female professional in ev MORE

Patrick (Paddy) Smith 25 years at Frogmore

Acquisition Director Patrick (Paddy) Smith joins a distinguished group of 5 colleagues who have worked at Frogmore for more than 25 years. Paddy joined the firm on 13th October 1998. MORE

LandAid over £1,000 raised so far!

Our LandAid Run – A 12 person Frogmore team battled torrential rain last Wednesday afternoon to complete the LandAid 10k run around Regent’s Park. The conditions meant that finishing without injury was the main priority for our team, but special shoutouts to Shekenah Diaz and Harry Crabtree who signed up with little running experience, trained hard and did exceptionally well! All the team did MORE

LandAid 10k

A Frogmore team of 12 is running the LandAid 10k on 20th September. The bookies favourite is of course the professional fun runner / asset manager Phil Egan looking to retain his crown. However, we have several first-time runners this year, and little is known about these dark horses in terms of their athletic ability. Watch this space for results and possibly a new Frogmore king or queen of the r MORE

‘OUTSTANDING’ CQC rating for our Kensington care home!

Frogmore is very proud to announce that our partner Loveday has achieved an ‘OUTSTANDING’ CQC rating for our Kensington care home! They are especially proud of this achievement, as receiving an outstanding on first inspection is almost unheard of and has been achieved by less than 1% of all homes in the Country. Following their recent award at the Care Home Awards for ‘best nursing ca MORE

Pathways to Property

Frogmore has been a long-standing supporter of Pathways to Property, a not-for-profit programme aiming to widen access to the real estate profession by raising awareness of and aspirations around the vast range of careers available within the property industry. Last week Phil Egan and Jo Allen were our representatives for a summer school event, held at the Henley Business School at the University MORE

Frogmore Summer Party

The Frogmore team enjoyed a summer party at Epsom Races last Thursday where Chairman Paul White’s theory to always back grey horses was put to the test. Unfortunately, the jury is still out on that one! Some winners for the team though with Harry Crabtree and Danny Matimba leading the charge. MORE

JLL property Duathlon

Three of Frogmore’s finest athletes - Ellen Macintyre, Phil Egan, and John Matthews - took part in the JLL property Duathlon on the morning of Friday the 30th of June at Dorney Lake, Windsor. After an early start, and a lot of effort, the team celebrated successfully completing the event with a cold beer (non-alcoholic of course!). ‘We had a great time taking part in the Duathlon event sai MORE

International Property Forum

Frogmore’s Chief Executive, Jo Allen, spoke at a future leaders event organised by the International Property Forum last week. The event was attended by younger professionals in the property industry. Jo shared insights on her personal journey, leadership, and career development and where she sees the challenges and opportunities for the Private Equity Real Estate industry in the current environ MORE

Ruby Hotels take a 30-year lease at Notting Hill Gate

We’re pleased to announce that at Notting Hill Gate, Ruby Hotels, the German hotel operator, has completed their 30-year lease of the recently completed 173-bedroom ‘Ruby Zoe’ hotel in West Block. Rooms are available from 19th June onwards. This will be Ruby’s second hotel in London, a sister to ‘Ruby Lucy’ at Waterloo. We are excited to welcome Ruby Zoe to Notting Hill Gate; Ru MORE

Recalibrate 2023

‘Recalibrate 2023’ – Jo Allen, our Chief Executive, visited the Netherlands as part of the UK Green Building Council’s ‘Recalibrate’ programme. The visit, with other senior property leaders, was to explore best practices in sustainability in the built environment. Included in the trip was a visit to ABN AMRO’s ‘Circl’ which is designed and built along the principles of circula MORE

LandAid SleepOut

A team from Frogmore  (John Matthews, Phil Egan, Simon Casey, Jack Mellinger, Harry Crabtree and Danny Matimba) took part in Land Aid’s Sleep out on Thursday 2nd March at Printworks, London. Some 1,300 people across seven venues, including 432 at Printworks in London; over £550k raised already, with the £600k target set to be breached; and a new benchmark set for engagement between the indus MORE

Abbey Road Care Home Outstanding Accreditation

Frogmore’s Abbey Road Care Home, operated by Loveday, has attained their Care Quality Commission (CQC) accreditation in preparation for opening. This is the final of our homes to do so, joining Notting Hill, Kensington Square and Chelsea Court Place, rated Outstanding by the CQC. MORE

Hilton UK Foundation Ball 2022

Frogmore has always been committed to improving the built environment and quality of life for everyone. As such, we are long-standing supporters of charities such as Land Aid, whose mission is to end youth homelessness in the UK; Willow Foundation, which funds ‘Special Days’ for seriously ill young adults at the most difficult times and XLP who create positive futures for young people growing MORE

Frogmore Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

It is with profound sadness that the Frogmore team mourns the death of Her Majesty The Queen. She was a shining example of steadfast leadership, determination, and dedication to the people of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II assumed her title in 1952 after her father's death and reigned for more than 70 years until her death on Sept. 8, 2022, making her the longest-reigni MORE

Practical Completion at 41 Abbey Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8

Frogmore is pleased to have achieved Practical Completion at 41 Abbey Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8. This 26-bedroom care facility is the fourth and final home of The Loveday Portfolio. We entered into a strategic partnership with this proven operator, to build a portfolio of four luxury dementia care homes in prime London locations over a four-year business plan in August 2018. MORE

Topping Out ceremony takes place at site of latest addition to London’s Notting Hill hotel scene

Ruby Hotel represents the latest redevelopment in Frogmore’s Notting Hill Gate acquisition. Wednesday 11th May 2022 Frogmore hosted a Topping Out Ceremony today at its 173-bedroom ‘Ruby Zoe’ hotel development on Notting Hill Gate. Located within one of London’s most affluent and desirable boroughs, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, this is the latest redevelopment MORE

Confidence in central London office market spurs Frogmore to acquire property in Bloomsbury for £15m

Frogmore capitalises on post pandemic trends towards quality, sustainability and flexibility Frogmore announce the purchase of 3-5 Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, London, for £15m. The freehold property comprises three interlinked Georgian style townhouses with 24,617 sq ft of office accommodation arranged over five floors. It’s located in Midtown, in the heart of one of London’s main MORE

Hilton London Olympia crowns Frogmore’s recent hotels acquisition Joint venture with C1 Capital underpins £150m acquisitions

Frogmore and C1 Capital announce the purchase of the Hilton London Olympia for £130m, the Park Inn by Radisson Northampton for £15m and Stifford Hall near Thurrock for £7.2m as part of a newly formed joint venture to pursue a hotel recovery portfolio strategy. These acquisitions form the second tranche of acquisitions for its fourth value add fund, FREP IV. Previously Frogmore acquired interest MORE

Helping bring relief to Ukrainian refugees

Frogmore are proud to have played their part in helping to meet the essential needs of Ukrainian refugees fleeing by the million across the Ukrainian-Polish border. As the landlords of Lingfield Point, Darlington’s leading business park, we were pleased to grant the free use of Buildings 24 & 25 as a collection point and storage depot for relief supplies for onward delivery. Answering MORE

Frogmore opens second of four planned residential care homes in central London

Frogmore today announced the opening of its second central London dementia care home in Kensington, London. Identifying a stark lack of premium care facilities in central London, Frogmore acquired a portfolio of four central London sites during 2018 and 2019. The properties underpin its strategic partnership with Loveday & Co, experts in providing tailored, compassionate care. MORE

International Women’s Day 2022

Frogmore’s woman Chief Executive, Jo (Josephine) Allen (Brand) and her colleagues acknowledge International Women’s Day 2022. Marking International Women’s Day at Frogmore is a group of women who have made their mark in the competitive corporate world of Real Estate. MORE

Frogmore completes sale of West One Retail Park to M7

18th January 2022 - Frogmore announces the sale of West One Retail Park to M7 for £27.5m. The retail park, in Eccles, Greater Manchester, comprises 13 ‘big box’ retail units anchored by Lidl, The Range, McDonald’s, Subway, Home Bargains, The Food Warehouse, Jollyes Petfood Superstores, Pure Gym and Smyths Toys. MORE

Business park steps in to rescue the restoration of a rare piece of local history

A Tees Valley business park is to play a significant role in bringing a piece of local history back to life. Lingfield Point is the new home of a 1970s bus that’s being restored ahead of its 50th anniversary next year, providing the vital winter protection it needs to allow bodywork repairs to take place. Darlington Fleetline No. 50 was taken out of service in 1994 after transporting the p MORE

Frogmore Teams compete in LandAid’s Steptober Challenge – October 2021

This year two teams from Frogmore took part in LandAid’s Steptober challenge. Steptober is a walking event where property professionals compete to take as many steps as possible during the first two weeks of October raising funds for LandAid, a charity aiming to end youth homelessness. Frogmore’s teams comprised ‘Michael’s Movers’ MORE

A new Country Park has opened next to Friary Meadow, Titchfield – July 2021

Fareham Council has opened a new Country Park, immediately adjacent to Friary Meadow, the 86-unit retirement village developed by Frogmore in partnership with Oak Retirement. The country park, called Abbey Meadows, is set in 15 hectares of land gifted to the Council as part of the planning permission for the retirement village and provides the community with a new play and picnic area together MORE

Frogmore welcomes new colleagues as Fund 4 grows – REACT News 10th June 2021

Frogmore beefs up team as it pulls in more capital for new fund Frogmore has strengthened its team with three new hires as the UK-focused fund manager makes further progress raising capital for its latest value-add fund, React News can reveal. Fraser D' Arey, who was investment director at Picton Capital, has joined to work on investment transactions and George Edwards has been hired from MORE

Frogmore supports Built Environment Virtual Pavilion for COP26

Frogmore has joined 100 organisations working across the built environment sector to support delivery of a Built Environment Virtual Pavilion, ahead of the UN’s COP26 Climate Summit scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November 2021. With the aim of ensuring maximum participation, regardless of the status of the physical Summit, the Virtual Pavilion will enable the real estate industry to MORE

Hundreds of jobs for Darlington with launch of multi-million pound office scheme

Hundreds of jobs could be created within County Durham over the next 12 months following the launch of a £2.5m office scheme at Lingfield Point. Baldwin is the latest phase to open at the 86-acre business park in Darlington and offers more than 26,000 sq. ft. of redeveloped office accommodation within a single floor, on the site of a former industrial warehouse. Peter Gibson, MP for Darling MORE

Smyths Toys secure new East Midlands DC

Smyths Toys have snapped up a new East Midlands distribution centre at Arrow Capital Partner’s Arrow248 warehouse on Midlands Logistics Park in Corby. The private family-owned toy retailer has taken a long lease and will use the facility to support its continued expansion in the UK both on line and in store. Smyths has started fit out and looks to occupy in July. The new facility is close to MORE

Whitbread Reaffirms London Expansion Plans with New Flagship Hotel in Southwark

UK's largest hotel business opens new 274-bedroom Premier Inn off The Cut in Southwark with further London openings scheduled. Whitbread has reaffirmed its expansion plans for London and is projecting strong long-term demand for its Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn hotel brands. The UK's largest hotel business has opened its new London flagship hotel - a 274-bedroom Premier Inn and Bar+ Bl MORE

Job-creating Darlington office scheme completes

Work on a new job-creating office building within a Darlington business park has been completed. The Baldwin office at Lingfield Point business park has been converted from a former industrial unit by London real estate funds manager Frogmore. The new 26,000 sq ft office has the potential to bring 300 jobs to the town. MORE

Arrow Capital forward-funds Corby logistics unit

Arrow Capital has forward-funded the development of a 248,000 sq ft logistics unit in Corby, Northamptonshire, in a deal understood to be worth more than £20m. Corby 248 would be developed at Midlands Logistics Park by a JV between Mulberry Developments and Frogmore and ready for occupancy by April 2021. Katherine Parker, head of investment management Europe at Arrow, said: “Corby 248 is MORE

Frogmore completes first acquisition for Frep IV – PropertyEU 30th June 2020

A UK opportunity real estate fund manager has stepped in to buy out Oxley Holdings’ 18.77% share in Galliard Group, London’s largest privately owned residential property developer. It has also acquired Oxley’s interests in three Galliard projects in London. Frogmore, a private manager of UK real estate funds, is said to have sealed the deal within the last two weeks in an example of an i MORE

Frogmores new luxury retirement village comes to Hampshire

A brand new retirement village has opened for sale in Hampshire with a special open house over the weekend marking the occasion. Friary Meadow in Titchfield opened its doors to visitors on Saturday 14 March, welcoming key stakeholders and those who had signed up to view the properties to look around the finished project. In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, plans for a more encompas MORE

Frogmore gets the green light at Salford

Salford City Council’s planning committee approved the scheme on Star Island, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester on the 19th of March. Situated adjacent to Media City within Salford Quays, Star Island is just 2 miles to the south west of Manchester City Centre.  Overall the development will include up to 1,490 homes, commercial, retail and leisure spaces, two hotels, a lido into the MORE

Frogmore Colleagues give reason to celebrate!

Huge congratulations go to Natasha Norris in our Acquisition Team for passing her Assessment of Professional Competence and becoming qualified as a Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.   MORE

Also celebrating a birthday milestone this week is long serving member of staff, Vi Downey. Vi has been at Frogmore since May 1996 and is a much loved colleague. Happy Birthday Vi!

Jo Allen Member Profile – INREV Quarterly Magazine – Winter 2019

Jo joined Ilkka Tomperi, Investment Director, Varma Mutual Insurance Company as moderators of INREV’s Autumn Conference in Rome on 21st November 2019. The conference theme was ‘Building tomorrow’s industry today’ and included contributions on weathering climate change and a panel of young professionals discussing how they see the future of the real estate industry. Source: NREV Quarterl MORE

Frogmore raises another £40m for latest fund – Property Week 25th October 2019

Frogmore has raised another £40m for its latest UK-only, value-add fund, Frogmore Real Estate Partners IV. The private equity firm raised £80m from two North American investors in a first closing earlier this month. The latest fundraising therefore takes the total raised to £120m. Frogmore has a fundraise target of about £400m for the new fund. It is expected to follow a similar strategy MORE

Business park investment to create 300 jobs – Insider Media 24th October 2019

Investment in a new office development at Darlington business park Lingfield Point looks set to create up to 300 new jobs. The new owner of the site plans to convert a former industrial unit into grade A offices. London-based real estate funds manager Frogmore is now on site speculatively developing the 25,795 sq ft project. Completion is expected in May 2020 on the open plan office space, w MORE

Frogmore secures £83m First Close for FREP 4 – Property Week 11th October 2019

Frogmore has raised £80m in a first closing for its latest UK-only, value-add fund, Frogmore Real Estate Partners IV. The private equity firm, which has a £400m fundraising target for the fund, is understood to have raised the equity from two North American investors. The fund is expected to follow a similar strategy to that of previous vehicles, which invested in properties needing asset MORE

Midlands Logistics Park, Corby wins second Industrial Agents Society Award – 27th September 2019

Frogmore’s Director of Asset Management, Tim Allibone, joined Phil Jones from JV partner Mulberry Developments to collect an IAS Award ‘Best Overall Scheme- Logistics Park’ for Midlands Logistics Park in Corby. In 2018, the development won ‘Deal of the Year over 250,000 sq ft’ for the preletting of 844,000 sq ft to Eddie Stobart. Additional forward funded lettings have subsequently been MORE

Frogmore Secures Planning Consent at Stratford – Estates Gazette 17th September 2019

Frogmore has secured planning approval for a mixed-use site in Stratford. The proposal for the new site, known as The Yards, is a redevelopment of Morgan House and includes 423 residential PRS units, of which 35% will be affordable, a 95,000 sq ft office building, a 299-bedroom lifestyle hotel and nearly 33,000 sq ft of independent retail space. Frogmore submitted plans to the London Borough MORE

Frogmore’s New Marlborough Yard Hotel – Topping Out 21st August 2019

The structure of Frogmore’s 274 bedroom New Marlborough Yard Hotel has been completed. To mark the occasion, representatives from Frogmore; Whitbread and La Salle Investment Management joined the design team and contractor Gilbert-Ash on site at a Topping Out Ceremony. The hotel, pre-let to Whitbread and forward funded by clients of La Salle, will be completed in April 2020. It will be ope MORE

Chelsea Court Place Dementia Care Recognised at The Care Home Awards – June 2019

The IAC Group team at Chelsea Court Place has won ‘Best for Nursing Care’ at The Care Home Awards 2019 and received a High Commendation for ‘Best Individual Care Home’. The Care Home Awards, in association with Care Home Management, are an annual celebration of excellence and innovation across the care home sector in the UK. The Care Home Awards lunch and ceremony took place on Thursday MORE

Frogmore in a spin over Yemen Appeal!

Five members of the Frogmore team clocked up the ‘kilometres’ and took on the APAM challenge to help them raise both funds and awareness for the Save the Children’s Yemen Crisis Appeal cycling a virtual 95km in just 2.25 hours. The ‘race’ took place on static spin bikes in St Christopher’s Place outside APAM’s office and Frogmore assisted APAM in clocking up a magnificent 128,142k MORE

Land Aid Run – Regents Park 4th June 2019

Congratulations to the Frogmore Team - Michael Kovacic; Simon Casey; Andy Rogers; John Matthews; Chris White; Amanda Stuart; Ben Fitzherbert; Natasha Norris & Lydia Merry; who completed the LandAid 10k run in Regents Park on Tuesday 4th June 2019 in support of ending youth homelessness. MORE

Frogmore welcomes xlp to stratford shopping centre

The charity XLP, who help young people growing up on inner-city estates, is coming to the busy Stratford Shopping Centre, thanks to Frogmore’s donation of much needed space. The XLP base in the Centre is opposite Sports Direct and will be offering support and guidance to young people in the local area, through mentoring, theatre, art and other workshops. Their aim is to address issues faced MORE

Second large warehouse under construction at Midlands Logistics Park

Commercial News Media 14th March 2019 Work underway on major new warehouse unit at Midlands Logistics Park Northamptonshire-based construction firm Mulberry Developments has begun work on a custom-made, high-bay warehouse for a multi-national home appliances company. The 945,000 sq. ft. site, which is located off the A6086 near Corby at Midlands Logistics Park, is being brought forward as MORE

Frogmore secures four sites for luxury dementia care schemes – Property Week 7th March 2019

Frogmore has teamed up with Innovative Aged Care to assemble a portfolio of four sites in central London for high-end dementia care schemes. The sites are all in prime locations: King’s Road, Chelsea; Abbey Road, St John’s Wood; Kensington Square, Kensington; and Princes Square, Bayswater. Frogmore is investing about £50m of equity from its Frogmore Real Estate Partners III to acquire MORE

Frogmore and GVA Teams paint for XLP in Stratford

Led by Frogmore Senior Asset Manager John Matthews and Centre Manager, Tony Peters, a team of enthusiastic would be painters and decorators helped charity XLP decorate a retail unit at The Stratford Shopping Centre. XLP stands for ‘The eXceL Project’, a registered charity at the cutting edge of urban youth work in the UK, working to create positive futures MORE

Whitbread to Occupy Frogmore’s Southwark Hotel Development

Premier Inn is to occupy Frogmore’s approved 274-bed New Marlborough Yard development at The Cut in Southwark (SE1 8LE). The new hotel is due to be built between Ufford Street and the Lewisham Southwark College Building on The Cut (the former LeSoCo campus) following the grant of planning permission in March this year. MORE

Frogmore prelets offices at Notting Hill Gate.

Frogmore, the UK real estate fund manager, has signed Ovo Energy for a 21,000 sq ft office prelet at 69 Notting Hill Gate in London. It is the fund’s second prelet within three months at its Notting Hill Estate, following a deal with The Office Group for 41,000 sq ft. Both projects are due to be completed mid-2019 and have been designed by Squire & Partners. MORE

Midlands Logistics Park Letting wins IAS Award

On the 27 September 2018 Frogmore together with our joint venture partner, Mulberry Developments received the award for Best Deal over 250,000 sq ft at the Industrial Agents Society Awards for the letting to Eddie Stobart on Unit 1, Midlands Logistics Park, Corby. MORE

Frogmore works up Stratford plans

Frogmore has lodged revised plans with the London Borough of Newham for the redevelopment of the Stratford shopping centre in East London. Four towers of up to 500ft are proposed for the site, which sits opposite Stratford’s main transport interchange and URW’s Westfield Stratford City. MORE

Frogmore Team Supports LandAid 10k – 7th June 2018

Congratulations to the Frogmore Team – Ben Fitzherbert; Lucy Fisk; Amanda Stuart; Lydia Merry; Algy Kent; Natasha Norris; Andy Rogers and Michael Kovacic who completed the LandAid 10k run on Clapham Common raising much needed funds to help end youth homelessness. MORE

Paul White Lifetime Achievement – Video

Frogmore’s Chairman, Paul White, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 27th annual PROPS Awards lunch held at London Hilton on 8th May 2018. The event was organised to support the charity, Variety’s appeal to help raise vital funds to purchase electric wheelchairs for disabled and disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK. MORE

Frogmore prelets 41,000 sq ft to TOG in Notting Hill

Frogmore, the UK real estate fund manager, has prelet 41,000 sq ft of offices at the Notting Hill Gate Estate to Blackstone owned serviced office group The Office Group (TOG) on a 20-year lease receiving a rent in the mid-£60s per sq ft, which it said was a record high for the area.   The redevelopment scheme at 92-94 Notting Hill Gate, designed by Squires Architects, is due to complete in Q MORE

Frogmore gears up to launch £400m fund

Frogmore is preparing to launch a new UK-only value-add fund with a target to raise about £400m of equity. The private equity firm is understood to have hired HFF as placement agent to help with the fundraising for its fourth fund, Frogmore Real Estate Partners IV. It is expected to follow a similar strategy to that which it has employed with previous funds, which have invested in propertie MORE

Frogmore’s Andy Rogers supports Land Aid Sleep-out to raise funds to help end youth homelessness.

Close to 200 people braved the "beast from the east" and Storm Emma last night to support property industry charity LandAid’s SleepOut for LandAid House, sponsored by Hammerson and Knight Frank. CoStar News was there exclusively to catch up with the participants and all the action. LandAid’s first ever SleepOut for LandAid House has now raised over a fantastic £150,000, every penny of whic MORE

Chris White to join Frogmore’s Acquisition Team – CoStar 27th November 2017

Frogmore has recruited Cushman & Wakefield retail capital markets partner Chris White. White joined Cushman from Strutt & Parker in 2015. He has over 12 years' experience and has worked on a number of high profile transactions including the sale of Eastgate Centre in Basildon for British Land, the sale of The Lanes in Carlisle for Aviva and the purchases of Green Lanes in Barnstaple MORE

Tomorrow’s Leaders: Frogmore’s Jo Allen on professionalism, regrets and ice cream parlours

She’s one of the property industry’s few female chief executives, and a self-confessed “miss clipboard” who spends her days negotiating with investors, raising capital and flying the flag for the company she has dedicated the past 23 years to. Frogmore’s Chief Executive – Jo Allen speaks to Estate Gazette for its latest Tomorrow’s Leaders podcast. The podcast is available on https MORE

Frogmore Participates in MIPIM UK Panel Discussion

Frogmore attended MIPIM UK, one of UK’s largest property summit on 18‐19 October 2017 in Olympia, London.  Frogmore’s Director of Acquisitions - Patrick Smith participated in a Panel Session on ‘Is UK Real Estate Still a Good Investment?’. The aim of the discussion was to examine the current state of investment into the UK. Where is the money coming from and in what volume? What are MORE

Frogmore Completes Letting Programme at Weston House, High Holborn

Frogmore has let 17,000 sq ft at Weston House in London’s Midtown to law firm Mishcon de Reya on a 13-year lease, taking the building to full occupancy. The deal for the space on the fourth and fifth floors boosts the law firm’s presence at the building to 56,000 sq ft. The rent was undisclosed, but values achieved at the property range from £62.50 to £74.50 per sq ft. Other tenants i MORE

Frogmore Proud Sponsors of aGenda Exhibition

As part of Frogmore’s Community Involvement initiative, we are proud to be the sponsors of the ‘aGenda’ exhibition at the OXO Tower gallery on the South Bank, London.‘aGenda’ is a photographic series produced by award-winning photographer Matthew Joseph, to highlight the effect of unconscious bias in our society and we think that that the nature versus nurture and gender-bias issues rai MORE

Nick Stiles, London Marathon on Wheels 2017

Frogmore Acquisition Surveyor, Nick Stiles, took part in Prudential’s Ride London 100 (described as ‘London Marathon on wheels’) yesterday raising money for Land Aid - the property industry's charity, working to help end youth homelessness in the UK. He completed the course in a staggeringly rapid 4hr 22minutes. Nick says: "It was a fantastic event and an amazing experience to ride on cl MORE

Evening Standard New Homes Awards

Galliard, Frogmore and O’Shea’s development at The Chilterns won the Best Apartment Award at the London Evening Standard’s 2017 New Home Awards. MORE

Frogmore Secures Southwark Site and Finance

Frogmore is to submit plans to build a new hotel in Southwark after securing £14.4m of funding from specialist bank OakNorth to acquire the site. The cleared site is located on Ufford Street next to the LeSoCo College less than a 10 minute walk from both Waterloo and Southwark stations and is in close proximity to other popular attractions, including The Young Vic, The Old Vic and  The London E MORE

Philanthropist Property Investor Smashes Marathon Fundraising Target

Chief Executive of UK real estate fund manager, Frogmore successfully completed the London Marathon on Sunday, reaching her fundraising target of £150,000 in the process. Clocking a finish time of 5 hours 36 minutes, Jo Allen ran her first ever marathon in aid of national charity, Willow. The cause is the only UK Charity to provide seriously ill young adults with uplifting and unforgettable ‘Sp MORE

Frogmore and GVA join Forces in a Charitable Endeavour

Tim Allibone; John Matthews and Lucy Smith from Frogmore joined with colleagues from GVA’s Property Management Consultancy Team for a volunteering day at The Templeton Centre, Northwood for the Alzheimer’s Society. Throughout the day the team redecorated the residents’ lounge at the centre. MORE

Frogmore Team’s 300th Transaction – Stratford Shopping Centre

Real estate fund manager Frogmore has acquired Stratford Shopping Centre, London from Blackstone and Catalyst for £141.5m, marking its 300th deal. The retail centre comprises 306,000 sq ft and is fully let, producing a rental income of £8.2m a year. Download PDF to read the full story MORE

Frogmore Achieves More Lettings in Holborn

Frogmore has secured a letting at its newly refurbished Weston House scheme in London’s High Holborn at a new rental high for the location in the current cycle. Download PDF MORE

More Lettings at West One Retail Park, Eccles

Pure Gym and Jollyes Pets finally confirm West One Eccles moves Six months after SalfordOnline.com broke the news about two large brands coming to West One Retail Park in Eccles, a leisure provider and pet store have confirmed the major moves. The shopping centre off Gilda Brook Road will see 24-hour Pure Gym and Jollyes Petfood Superstore open by the end of the year. They join homeware and MORE

Changing of the Guard: Frogmore interview – Property Week

For years, the business was referred to as Paul White’s Frogmore. Not any longer. “Jo runs the business now,” says the company’s irrepressible chairman, flanked by his successor as CEO, former COO, Jo Allen. In their first interview together since the changeover, the two talk about Frogmore’s evolution, how they approached the handover this April and where they plan to take the busine MORE

Frogmore Supplies Colour-in Taxi Wrap to Celebrate LandAid’s 30th Anniversary

LandAid and fund manager Frogmore have launched London’s first taxi that can be coloured in. The taxi, which was unveiled on Thursday, will raise awareness of LandAid’s work tackling youth homelessness whilst also being a unique piece of public art. The taxi livery, donated by Frogmore, is completely covered with illustrations of the projects and young people that LandAid supports. Playing MORE

PERE European Summit

Frogmore’s Chief Executive, Jo Allen participated at the PERE Europe Summit held in London on 7th & 8th June. The lively Panel Session on ‘Alternative Real Estate: Moving into the Mainstream?’ discussed the fundamental demand drivers of the sector, its evolution into the mainstream and some of the risks involved in the otherwise attractive returns investors are seeing today. The event wa MORE

Frogmore participate in ‘Clients v Lawyers Rugby Challenge’ played at Coram Fields, London

Despite some coaching tips from a Rugby World Cup Winner, Neil Back, and having a couple of retired professionals in the team, on this occasion the “experienced” Frogmore/Deka Bank team succumbed to a narrow defeat to Berwin Leighton Paisner’s youthful exuberance and superior fitness. The score was 5 tries to 3 with one of the tries coming from Frogmore’s Charlie Browne who somehow avoi MORE

Paul White Awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours List

Frogmore’s Paul White was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List “ for charitable services especially to the Willow Foundation”. Paul received his MBE from HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 24th February 2016. MORE

Frogmore News – 2015

Frogmore Closes Fund III above Target 30/06/15 - PERE News 30th June 2015. Frogmore Third Fund’s Final Close 26/06/15 - Property Week - 26th June 2015. 26/06/15 - Property Week online - 26th June 2015. Frogmore Invests in Notting Hill Gate 25/06/15 - Property Week online - 25th June 2015. Sales Launch for Harbour Village 24/05/15 - Co Star – 24th June 2015 Frogmore Buys Eccles MORE

Frogmore News – 2014

The Chilterns – the best of London luxury living 24/11/14 - City Magazine - December,2014 Primark wins Store Design of the Year at Frogmore's 14-30 Oxford Street 14/03/14 - Retail Week MORE

Frogmore News – 2013

‘The Chilterns’ is launched with David Bailey Marylebone exhibition 20/10/13 - The Sunday Times 21/10/13 - BBC Online 22/10/13 - Property Week 22/10/13 - Evening Standard Frogmore sells its interest in Centre Point 30/09/13 - FOCUS Download Press Cutting Frogmore sells 50 St Mary Axe 19/07/13 - Property Week Download Press Cutting Centre Point Planning Consent Granted 05/07/1 MORE

Frogmore News – 2012

Frogmore and Galliard linked to sale of Baltimore Wharf 30/11/12 - Property Week Download Press Cutting Olympic Golden Boy drives Frogmore taxi 01/12/12 - Estates Gazette Download Press Cutting Frogmore Celebrates Alistair Brownlee’s Olympic Gold (Property Week 30/11/12) Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee was the star guest at a reception hosted by Frogmore chief executive Pau MORE

Frogmore News – 2011

Triathlete Alistair Brownlee Gets set for Olympics challenge Frogmore sponsored Triathlete Alistair Brownlee won four World Series events in 2011, taking his second World Title and qualifying for the GB Olympics team in August. Click here for his full blog. Frogmore Sells Britannia Parks 16/12/2011 - Property Week Download Press Cutting Frogmore Acquires Interest in Centre Point 02/11/20 MORE

Frogmore News – 2010

Frogmore MD's help with charity motorbike 23 November 2010, City AM Foundation Park's New Landscaping is Featured on Radio Berkshire 28 October 2010, Maidenhead Advertiser (Main) Press Cutting Frogmore Acquires Strand Residential Scheme 8 October 2010, Evening Standard Press Cutting 2 October 2010, Estates Gazette Website extract Press Cutting Frogmore Fills a Floor at 50 St Mary MORE

Frogmore News – 2009

More recognition for Frogmore Sponsored, Alistair Brownlee. 10 December 2009 Frogmore sponsored triathlete, Alistair Brownlee, was presented the UK Sport Award at the Sports Journalist Association (SJA) Annual Sports Awards lunch yesterday, 9th December 2009. UK Sport Chair, Baroness Sue Campbell, said: “I am delighted to have presented Alistair with the UK Sport award at the SJA Sports Awa MORE

Frogmore News – 2008

Frogmore Asset Management Initiatives help Land Securities' Results 12 November 2008, Open press cutting Frogmore's MD Addresses the Association of Property Bankers 27 September 2008, Open press cutting Frogmore's Second Fund has First Closing 1 August 2008, Open press cutting Frogmore Sponsored Triathlete Update 21 July 2008, Open press cutting Frogmore Buys Altrincham Busines MORE

Frogmore News – 2007

Frogmore leaps on £200m Oxford Street Block 07 December 2007, Property Week Open press cutting Frogmore charity dinner raises money for Willow 30 November 2007, Property Week Click here to view the PDF from the Willow foundation. Open press cutting Frogmore uni plans make the grade 25 August 2007, Estates Gazette Open press cutting One man...£152,000!! 11 July 2007, www.willowfo MORE

Frogmore News – 2006

Frogmore Fund's acquisition programme rolls on 10 November 2006, Property Week Open press cutting Frogmore Fund's first acquisitions earn a place in the Lambert Smith Hampton's Investment Survey 25 October 2006, Lambert Smith Hampton's Investment Activity Survey Frogmore buys Ealing Office Scheme 13 October 2006, Property Week Open press cutting Frogmore's MD Joins Arsenal Team! 01 MORE

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