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Paddy Allen | Colliers | London - West End

Paddy Allen

B.Sc (Hons)


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Professional Summary

Paddy has over 16 years of real estate experience having spent his early career in European fund management before joining Global Student Accommodation as an early employee and leading the acquisition of £1bn of student accommodation across UK & Europe. 

Paddy advises a range of investors and developers on transactions, joint ventures and operations predominantly across student accommodation, build to rent and co-living. 

Paddy joined Colliers in 2021.


- Led the purchase of Project River (The Student Housing Company) for Global Student Accommodation from Oaktree Capital in 2016 with GIC. 

- Led the purchase of Project Rio (Nexo Residencias) for Global Student Accommodation from Oaktree Capital in 2017 with Lasalle Investment Management. 

- Advised Nuveen on Eagle Joint Venture with Milestone / Value One (Portugal / Austria) in 2019. 


BSc Land Management - University of Reading


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RICS (2007)



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