Waypoint is the operating partner to The Freehold Corporation which was established to acquire inflation-linked, commercial ground rent investments. The Freehold Corporation began trading in March 2015 and completed its first ground rent purchase, in the student accommodation sector, in May that year.
Waypoint is a shareholder in The Freehold Corporation and is responsible for sourcing and structuring investment opportunities across all real estate sectors, including hotels, care homes, student accommodation and the residential rented sector – whether development opportunities, completed investments or owner-occupier situations.
Waypoint Alternative Markets works to source, structure and acquire suitable opportunities.
The Freehold Corporation completed its first ground rent acquisition in 18 working days
Nick is joint MD of Waypoint. He has worked in the property industry since 1993, having trained as a chartered surveyor at Chesterton International. Following this, he joined UBS Global Asset Management as an asset manager, later becoming a director and member of the property investment committee. In 2002, he moved to Castlemore Securities where he was a director until 2005, when he became joint CEO of Local Shopping REIT.