About

Since 2004, we have collaborated with clients and local communities to re-energise areas of London with innovative commercial and residential developments, with sustainability in mind. As a mixed-use specialist we provide creative solutions to the needs of our clients. Collaboration is key to that process, and we thrive on working with renowned architects, investors and other agency partners. We are forever sourcing exciting new opportunities in this ever-changing property landscape.

People

As experts in our field and with years of experience, our team has the skill set to make innovative and forward thinking ideas a reality.

We are a small privately owned team, of property and development managers, who create bespoke services for our clients and are always happy to go the extra mile. We thrive on independent collaboration with our partners, and bring a professional combination of analysis and passion to each investment opportunity.

Tom Appleton CHAIRMAN & CO-FOUNDER
MRICS
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Tom is a Co-Founder of the business and specialises in the sourcing of new opportunities and taking them through the planning process. Tom’s previous experience lies in the development of commercial property in London and the South East with time spent as a property agent in St Quintin (now CBRE) and as a Developer and Investor with The Trevor Osborne Property Group.

Andrew Hawkins DIRECTOR
MSC MRICS
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As a Chartered Surveyor with 15 years experience and a Masters in Property Development and Planning, Andrew is responsible for analysing new real estate investment and development deals. As one of our Directors, Andrew also leads the team on carrying out investment analysis including property level due diligence, financial underwriting and performance monitoring for exisiting transactions.

Gurvinder Gill COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
MSC FCA
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Gill provides financial advisory services to our property clients. For seven years he acted as Financial Director for UPP, market leader in the development and operation of student accommodation. His wide experience includes raising equity and debt funding, project finance, structuring, accounting, tax and financial modelling for infrastructure, student accommodation and mixed-use property assets. Gill’s focus with us has been advisory work on investment appraisals of property acquisitions, raising debt funding for the development of a mixed-use residential and commercial property, as well as refinancing existing assets for a variety of property clients.

Dan Ross Project Manager
 
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Dan specialises in the technical and delivery aspects of our projects and is dedicated to ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget. With 12 years of experience in both office and residential sectors, Dan’s previous responsibilities included cost consultation and project management for construction consultancies of various sizes.

Jamie Whitnall Construction Consultant Read More

Jamie has been a consultant to Rocket for over ten years. As the main lead on all construction activities, he has focused on overseeing the efficient delivery of our core projects.

Amy White Financial Controller
LLB ACA
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Amy joined our finance team in 2017, to assist with commercial decision-making, legal documentation of transactions, financial reporting and financial models for development and investment. Amy studied law at Bristol University and gained her ACA qualification at PwC, whilst working in assurance and risk assurance. With a background that includes a list of high-profile London real estate clients, she has strong experience in numerical analysis, investment property valuations and cash flow forecasting.

William Chavner Financial & Management Accountant Read More

William is a key member of the in-house reporting function and ongoing project finance for external clients. William has previous experience in the infrastructure and construction industries, along with out-sourced finance. This has given him extensive knowledge in financial and management reporting, systems and modellng.

Clare Fassett Office Manager Read More

Claire offers support to our growing team with office management whilst also acting as PA to our Co-Founder.