Business finance

Business finance

Property trends: Underappreciated assets to get excited about in 2024

Thursday February 8th, 2024

After another year of challenges within the property sector, how are property developers and investors feeling about 2024? And due to the ever-changing landscape, where is the untapped potential within the sector?   In our recent webinar, Priya Chauhan, Debt Finance Director at OakNorth shed light on the underappreciated assets that are expected to experience […]

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Business finance

Navigating the 2024 property landscape: Join OakNorth’s webinar

Tuesday January 23rd, 2024
Navigating the 2024 property landscape

Discover insights and opportunities for the property industry in 2024 at our upcoming webinar on Tuesday 30th January at 12 noon. Led by Debt Finance Director, Priya Chauhan, this exclusive 30-minute session will provide valuable insights into the state of the market and highlight which undervalued assets might be worth considering for growth in 2024.  […]

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Industry news

The rise of the warehouse — how businesses are expanding their storage and distribution efforts

Thursday August 31st, 2023

With changing online shopping habits post-pandemic and a major shake-up in UK distribution lines post-Brexit, it’s no wonder that warehousing and storage companies are on the rise. Many businesses are looking for answers to their growing fulfilment needs, and both national and regional centres are stepping up to meet this demand.

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Business development

Why investing in your properties now to achieve MEES hurdles is a financial benefit, as well as an environmental one

Thursday March 2nd, 2023
solar panels on roof of new houses in England uk on bright sunny day.

As energy standards rise for rental properties, we sat down with our Director of Debt Finance Greg Manson to discuss what lending partners can do to keep up with the pace of investors looking to make these changes early.  The real estate sector has fundamentally changed. No longer can we rely on ‘location location location’ […]

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Hospitality

OakNorth completes loan to Wirefox Real Estate Group to support the acquisition of the Ardgowan Hotel in St. Andrews, Scotland

Tuesday January 10th, 2023

The Ardgowan Hotel is a 3-star hotel located in the heart of St Andrews, within walking distance of the University of St Andrews and the world-famous Old Course; The capital from OakNorth Bank was used to assist with the acquisition of the hotel by Wirefox, a real estate investment and development company, with a growing […]

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Industry news

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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