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James is an Investment Director responsible for originating and completing investments in London and the South East. He is also a voting member of HGP’s Investment Committee.
James is an investment professional whose principal sector focus has been housebuilding and residential development. He has a passion for fostering sustainable growth in entrepreneurial companies by getting under the skin of a business and providing simple yet effective financial solutions.
James holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland and is a CFA Charterholder. He sits on the Business Advisory Board at Harris Academy St Johns Wood, regularly guest lecturing and organising business skills workshops for A-Level students.
James is married with two kids. He is an avid traveller, crossfitter and skier, all of which he does a lot less of since becoming a dad.
Simon Bou Khalil
London & South East
Simon is an Investment Manager responsible for deal origination and completing transactions in London and the South East.
Simon is a financial service professional with experience across commercial lending, retail banking and risk. Prior to joining Lloyds Banking Group, Simon successfully gained an Economic degree from the University of Manchester.
In his spare time, Simon enjoys travelling and following sport and, like a true Londoner, is a Manchester United fan!
Campbell Buchanan, Brington
Investment £1.7m | 40 Homes
HGP has co-invested with St-Ives based developer Campbell Buchanan, to provide 40 new homes in Brington, Cambridgeshire. With Phase 1 underway by Campbell Buchanan, HGP invested mid-way through the full development, investing solely into Phase 2 and Phase 3. This development will increase the supply of high quality new homes in an area of high demand and under-supply offering a mixture of house types to suit different buyers.
Campbell Buchanan is an ambitious housebuilder leveraging significant experience in the industry with strong desire to grow and work with HGP to unlock bigger sites.
If you’re involved in housebuilding or development we’d love to speak to you, please send us an email at email@example.com to get in touch.
Durkan Estates, Bramble Tye Homes
Investment £2.5m | No. of homes: 56
HGP has co-invested £2.5m alongside Durkan Estates (part of The Durkan Group) to provide new-build housing near Dartford, Kent. The development provides new family homes (including 17 units of affordable housing) in an area of high demand with strong transport links.
Durkan is a highly experienced developer and contractor with the skills, platform and ambition to grow. Investment from HGP has helped Durkan work through a pipeline of opportunities to increase housing supply within the Homes Counties.
GO Homes, Fusiliers Green
Investment £1.3m | No. of homes: 49
HGP is proud to have partnered with experienced housebuilder GO Homes on HGP’s first Essex-based development, delivering almost 50 family homes in a beautiful village setting near to Colchester.
In support of GO Homes’ ambitious growth aspirations, HGP has invested £1.3m of capital into the development at outline planning stage, freeing up capital for GO Homes to continue to focus on its pipeline of projects across Essex and Hertfordshire.
James Taylor Homes, The Harriers
No. of homes: 89
HGP has partnered with James Taylor Homes to support the delivery of 89 family homes on the site of a former hotel, located in Kingston upon Thames. HGP’s investment helps support new housing delivery in an area that has seen little development activity in recent years; aligning well with HGP’s strategic objectives.
James Taylor benefits from a strong development track record across Greater London with an impressive management team and construction expertise. As part of its investment HGP has supported James Taylor Homes in amending the planning consent to add more units to the site.
Peter David Homes, Guilden Morden
Investment: £0.6m | No. of homes: 16
HGP is proud to have partnered with Peter David Homes in the village of Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire. The project will deliver a mix of private and affordable housing, providing attractive new-build stock on a site on the outskirts of the village.
Peter David Homes operate across the northern Home Counties, building quality executive homes in desirable village settings. With a strong track record nearby, HGP’s investment at outline planning stage allows the business to access a larger site and free up capital whilst they build a healthy pipeline of projects in the area.
Glen Eaton, Director of Peter David Homes
“We are delighted to be working on our first project with The Housing Growth Partnership. From the first time we spoke to James, we were very impressed by both his and his teams approach and have valued their support in acquiring the site at Guilden Morden. We are looking forward to partnering with HGP to deliver a high quality scheme in a superb village in South Cambridgeshire.”
Rectory Homes, Roebuck Park
Investment £2.3m | 50 Homes
HGP is proud to be working with Rectory Homes on a development in the heart of Buckinghamshire. The project will deliver 50 homes (including 15 affordable units) to boost the supply of much-needed family housing in the area.
Rectory is an experienced regional housebuilder with a strong track record building high-quality family homes. HGP investment at outline planning stage which allowed the business to free up capital and spread its resources across its pipeline of strategic projects in the local area, ultimately increasing their ability to grow.