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Build and diversify your property portfolio with Cogress, the award-winning private equity firm

Our professional in-house team spans developers, property analysts, portfolio managers, surveyors, underwriters and legal experts. The Cogress team provides equity ranging from £0.8m to £3m, alongside extensive technical expertise and support for development projects.

Our goal is to constantly grow our network of developers, helping them add value every step of the way, driving successful outcomes on their projects.

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More than £203m raised for 60 UK developments, with a GDV of over £1.1bn

Projects in development

3-19, 27-29 & 33 Caroline Street, London, E1 0JG

Target Project Length
20 months

Planning permission has been granted for an 81-unit scheme over three buildings (3-19, 27-29 and 33 Caroline Street) of which 62 units are private residential and 19 units are affordable residential.
Cogress initially launched the Caroline Street development in 2016 and committed circa £3.6m in mezzanine debt to the project from its community of investors. The project is already under construction and a sale has already been exchanged on the affordable units and agreed on the freehold; Cogress will be stepping in to control the project, alongside Hanover Development company.
Cogress is currently raising new funds in the form of a £2m mezzanine loan to bring the project to completion.

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Ringway House, Coventry

Target Project Length
24 months

Planning permission has been granted by Coventry City Council to convert the existing building and add an additional floor to create 94 student accommodation units comprising of studios and cluster rooms. The building will have a range of amenities including Wi-Fi, a common room, study rooms, laundry facilities, a courtyard, bike spaces and 14 parking spaces, as well as the possibility of a gym.

The building has already been stripped out and cleared in preparation for construction to begin. The developer is currently in advanced stages of the contractor tender process and is targeting to start main works in September 2019.

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Marine Ices, Chalk Farm, London, NW3

Target Project Length
12 months

The opportunity to invest in a £1,600,000 mezzanine loan with a second charge and a simple interest rate of 15% per annum.

The Development:
Demolition of existing buildings and construction of a part four and part five storey building with basement and ground level commercial use (3 units) and 19 residential dwellings (8 x 1 bed, 9 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed units) on upper floors with associated cycle parking, amenity space and recycling storage

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