Number 33 sign on the building at 33 Bristol


Topland Group invests in all major UK office markets, with a focus on major cities.

Our office portfolio comprises single and multi-let assets at varying stages of maturity, from value-add development stock through to long-term income-producing investments. We consider single or multi-let office opportunities offering core plus or value-add returns through proactive asset management and/or development. We also invest in high-quality income opportunities where we see value or potential for growth.

Investment Portfolio

External view of entrance to 33 Bristol
33 Bristol

Prominently located in Bristol’s city centre, 33 Bristol was acquired as a full repositioning project. Following extensive works, the property is now multi-let and stands as one of the premier office offerings in the city.

Facade of The Chancery in Manchester
The Chancery

The Chancery was acquired as part of our core-plus strategy. Having undertaken a Grade-A rolling refurbishment programme, occupier demand remains strong for this asset, which is ideally located between Manchester City centre and Spinningfields.

Outside view of 1-3 Upper James Street in Soho, London

Topland acquired 1-3 Upper James Street, an iconic mixed-use restaurant/office investment in the prime of Soho. Through proactive asset management, we have considerably enhanced the income profile since acquisition.


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Mark Kingston

Managing Director

Mark is the Managing Director of the Topland Group, having joined the business in 2012. Mark heads the Group’s Investment Committee and sits on the Group’s main Board. He has 35 years of experience in real estate, previously working as a partner in commercial real estate and development at Nabarros. Mark has also held senior leadership roles at Barclays Capital and RBS, and spent 10 years as Managing Director and Head of UK at Tishman Speyer.

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David Sanderson

Investment Director

David is Investment Director and a member of the Topland Group Investment Committee and main Board. David joined the Topland Group in 2016 and now heads up acquisitions and disposals on the equity side, as well as working across asset management on the company’s portfolio. David has 15 years of experience in real estate; covering investment and operational businesses. David is a member of the RICS, and is a qualified lawyer, having been called to the Bar at Middle Temple in 2011. 


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Ben Zakay

Director – Topland Vintage

Ben is a Director and board member of the Topland Vintage Group of Companies. Ben’s role is focused on investment and development from both an equity and structured finance perspective, as well as asset management initiatives within the company’s portfolio. Ben has 10 years of real estate experience, and has an MSc in Real Estate Finance and Investment from Cass Business School. He is also a member of the RICS.

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Ryan Smith

Investment Manager

Ryan is an investment manager whose role involves originating and underwriting new acquisitions and joint venture opportunities on the equity side of the business as well as being involved in the asset management of some of our existing portfolio. Ryan has over a decade of experience in real estate with a primary focus on investment and development acquisitions across all sectors. He is a member of the RICS and holds an MSc in Real Estate from Cass Business School.

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Steve Pope

Group Director of Property & Asset Management

Steve is Director of Property and Asset Management and has been with the Group since 2000. Steve has extensive experience in both asset management and development and is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Group’s multi-billion pound portfolio. Prior to joining Topland Steve held senior management roles at both L&G Property and Capital & Regional. Steve was involved in two of Topland’s largest sale & leaseback transactions with Marks & Spencer (2001) and Tesco (2005).