Gareth Baker

Partner


+44 (0)7791 367 918
[email protected]

ABOUT
EXPERTISE
WORK

Gareth is an experienced real estate partner, specialising in commercial property. He has particular expertise in advising on the acquisition, disposal, letting and funding of commercial property, including retail, industrial and office properties.

Gareth has a strong track record in strategic land acquisition and disposal, including acting on behalf of landowners and developers in joint venture and collaboration agreements across England and Wales.

He is also recognised for his experience in large scale urban regeneration projects.

 

  • Real estate deals and transactions –acquisitions, disposals and lettings in particular inner city redevelopment and regeneration
  • Complex forward funding deals with institutional pension funds and other real estate finance structures
  • Joint venture and land assembly transactions involving numerous multi-party agreements
  • BTR

 

  • Advising Rightacres Property Co Limited on the strategic acquisition of land at Central Square Cardiff into one unified ownership to facilitate redevelopment and regeneration of the site
  • Advising Rightacres on a £420m funding framework agreement for the financing and development of Central Square, Cardiff
  • Advising Rightacres in respect of the development, letting and sale of Plots 1 and 2 Central Square, the GPU development and the £100m development of the Interchange building
  • Advising Rightacres in the development of the £42m state of the art Cardiff and Vale College on Dumballs Road, Cardiff
  • Advising IQE, the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, on the historic deal to develop the world’s first compound semiconductor cluster in South Wales. The £38m deal was a landmark collaboration between Cardiff Capital Region City Deal, Welsh and UK Governments and IQE to establish a state-of-the-art foundry as an anchor in the region for high-end production of compound semiconductors in what is the first Cardiff City Region deal
  • Advising developer PMG in the acquisition of 140 acres of land for residential development through collaboration agreements and multi-party joint venture agreements in a land disposal worth £70m
  • Advising a JV set up between Maclaren Construction and PMG in the acquisition and development of a student accommodation project with a GDV of £50m