Business development

Business development

A developer’s guide to Biodiversity Net Gain: Insights from our recent webinar

Friday May 31st, 2024

As sustainability becomes an integral part of development projects, understanding Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is crucial. We recently hosted a webinar with two industry experts, Aaron Grainger, Associate Director – Nature and Biodiversity at Buro Happold and Andy West, Head of Land and Planning at Verto Homes, to provide developers with a comprehensive guide to […]

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Real estate

Unlocking opportunities: The North East shines in property despite broader economic challenges

Tuesday November 21st, 2023
Newcastle upon Tyne riverside

With offices across the UK, we’re championing diverse businesses in different regions – including the North East, which is currently a powerhouse for logistics and industrial hubs. Our Associate Debt Finance Director, Matt Gudgeon, put down his thoughts on why the area is a prime location for robust investment, and why OakNorth continues to support […]

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Real estate

London’s calling: How predictions of plummeting house prices will spark a resurgence in overseas property investment

Tuesday November 22nd, 2022
A bird's eye view of the Thames and the Tower Bridge in London

  Our Debt Finance Director, Priya Chauhan, thinks London’s rarified property market is back in the sights of overseas investors. Read on to find out why. The Bank of England has had a busy few weeks trying to keep the UK’s inflation from soaring even higher. Last week they raised interest rates to 3% in […]

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Real estate

Putting the ‘S’ in ESG – supporting the development of social and affordable housing across the UK

Friday July 29th, 2022
Mother baking with her two children

Our Head of Debt Finance, Ben Barbanel, discusses the housing crisis and the important role lenders such as OakNorth Bank can play in helping to address it. Since OakNorth Bank launched in September 2015, we have lent over £7.5B pounds to businesses across the UK and across a variety of sectors, directly contributing to the […]

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