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Joint Ventures and Structured Finance

Bespoke Funding Solutions

Topland’s Structured Finance department was established in 2011 and has grown to become one of the leading providers in property finance. We have now deployed over £1bn to some of the leading developers and investors across the UK. We provide bespoke funding solutions, with a quick credit process. 

We are able to provide funding across the full capital stack, be it Senior, Mezzanine or Equity. 

Typically funding ranges from £3m to £50m. We are flexible with the term and offer market leading rates for short term bridging loans.

Topland has a number of joint ventures, providing equity backing to leading developers and investors across the UK and sectors including residential, hotel and leisure, industrial, land and retail.

Topland is keen to consider deals in all sectors including strategic land and hotels.

Why Topland?

  • We are an experienced lender with over £1bn committed  
  • Streamlined credit process enabling instant decisions
  • Our experienced team have a flexible approach to deals and are able to structure even the most complex transactions
  • We have a proven track record of working as highly successful joint venture partners

Lending Case Studies

  • £44m acquisition facility for four sites across the south coast with planning permission for 1,000 retirement modular bungalows
  • £15m development loan for a new commercial development in Gosport pre let to a number of strong covenants
  • £10m refinance of major hotel on the Thames
  • £10m development finance loan for a single residential unit in Wimbledon to a high net worth individual
  • £9m bridge loan on two student accommodation sites in Bradford and Hull
  • £36.4m senior debt used for the acquisition of five acres of land on Bishops Avenue
  • £29m senior development facility used to fund mixed use development at Greenwich Square
  • £23m senior debt facility used to fund acquisition and development of 209 bed hotel at London City Airport
  • £14.5m senior debt facility used to fund a land acquisition in West Lothian
  • £4.5m mezzanine facility against a single residential unit on Chester Square

Planning and Development – Bramshill, Hampshire

Topland have teamed up with award winning house builder City and Country, to acquire the former UK police college site. Planning is currently being sought on the site. 


Topland Group has established a dedicated company solely focussed on investing in Strategic Land opportunities. We acquire single or multiple parcels of land throughout the UK which have 2-10 year planning horizons. The minimum purchase is 5 acres and we are looking to invest £100m. 

Hotel Development - The Event City Hotel, Trafford, Manchester

Topland entered into a joint venture to build a 220 bed hotel, branded as a Holiday Inn Express.

The joint venture follows the successful collaboration on the construction of a 209-bedroom Hampton by Hilton hotel at London City Airport, for which Topland provided Marick and Mill Lane with a £23 million development finance facility.

Residential Development – Wentworth, Surrey

Topland entered into a JV to acquire a prime 3.4 acre site known as Dawn Hill on the Wentworth Estate in Surrey. The joint venture company built a 25,000 sq ft mansion, which has now been sold.