Andrew Boulton is a senior commercial real estate lawyer, specialising in development and investment work. His expertise includes advising on investment portfolios (sale, purchase and management); landlord and tenant matters, and the development of commercial, residential and mixed use sites, including negotiation of options, sale and development agreements and overage agreements.
Andrew led the DAC Beachcroft team advising on all aspects of the acquisition, funding and development of the 62-storey Pinnacle tower for its original owners and recently acted on the sale of the site.
His other work has included:
the purchase and subsequent occupational lettings of large City office developments;
acting for a consortium of major residential development companies in the purchase of a development site with an estimated development value of over £80m;
advising the private developer on a joint venture development agreement with a local authority and pre-lets for an £80m town centre regeneration scheme;
the acquisition and subsequent disposal of 33 Grosvenor Place, London for £208m (the acquisition involved £125m of Shari'ah compliant funding).;
acquisition, redevelopment and funding of various hotels including The Wellesley, Knightsbridge.
Andrew has written several articles on property issues for New Law Journal and other publications. He has also been published in Estates Gazette and is a past contributor to the Law Society's Conveyancing Handbook.
"Andrew Boulton is 'a joy to work with'" Legal 500 UK, 2011 Edition, Commercial Property, London.