Knight Frank have launched a new dedicated Residential Capital Markets team to focus on the residential investment sector. Former head of residential capital markets at CBRE, Tim MacMahon, has been hired to lead the team which will focus on the sale, acquisition, research and funding of all aspects of this sector including Multi-family, Purpose Built Student Accommodation, Micro Living and Long-income investments.
Tim has been involved in excess €1Billion of transactions over the past 2½ years and advised clients such as Bain Capital, Deutsche Bank, Glenveagh, Tristan Capital, SW3 Capital, Dwyer Nolan and Hammerson.
Commenting on the appointment James Meagher of Knight Frank said ‘We believe that the residential capital markets sector will dominate the investment market for the coming years and made the easy decision to set up a dedicated team. It has been the fastest-growing capital markets sector in Ireland and indeed globally for the past decade. We are delighted to welcome Tim on board and to have Tim leading the team given his position as one the market’s leading specialists’.
Tim MacMahon said ‘I am delighted to be joining the Knight Frank team and excited for the coming years where residential investment on an institutional scale will be a key part of delivering suitable housing to a severely undersupplied market. The international investment community look at Ireland as one of the strongest growth markets in EMEA and in a post-covid market place this sector will remain very attractive’.