Retirement Home Investment Opportunity

The opportunity for investors to earn money are varied especially when you take a look at the retirement home investment opportunity sector of the property market. We are currently seeing a growing number of investors approach the sector with a view to generating medium to long term profit on investment. Knight Frank have said that if the current curve continues, the UK retirement home supply is expected to fall from 456,400 beds to 444,700, while the population over the age of 65 is due to rise by 1 million from 11.4 million, this is the recipe for creating an acute shortage of beds by the year 2020.

The lack of care home facilities has created a situation which ultimately will need to be addressed and this is why we are looking at retirement home investment opportunities with our investors. Knight Frank are suggesting that 6,000 new beds are needed per year, but unfortunately, we are going the other way with care homes closing due to lack of investment. Many care home providers are struggling to find reasons to invest and refurbish their existing rooms due to their less desirability as many of these homes are quite older buildings with less than adequate facilities for the number of occupants and this in turn results in occupancy levels falling as people seek more up to date and more modern care in their later years.

In recent times, the case for elderly care has effectively created what some would view as a two-tier system with a vast difference between the performance of retirement home providers who are providing for privately funded residents versus those who rely on local authority funding.

We regularly see media coverage which is predominantly focussed on the struggles of retirement home operators who are catering for their residents who receive funding from the local authorities, when we see the reduction in funding from the authorities it makes it very difficult for the care home owners to provide the level of expected service.

The privately funded care homes are doing very well, these are mainly in affluent areas of the United Kingdom, areas such as the South East and South West of England.

Retirement Home Investment Opportunity

It is said that 1/3 of property wealth in the United Kingdom is now under the control of households where at least 1 of the occupiers is aged 65 and above. Drilling into the numbers even further, nearly 1 in 10 of those aged 55 to 64 are living in a household with a net property wealth of +£500,000.

The “Grey Pound” now accounts for some 76% of financial wealth in the United Kingdom and it is said they have the willingness to spend. The life expectancy of this age group is increasing year on year at a startling rate. Those that are in retirement are said to have modest incomes along with relatively high assets which ultimately translates into higher feelings of prosperity.

When the moment comes for an individual or a couple to consider the need for a retirement home, it is very clear that they are shying away from the traditional and more institutional home that their parents may have previous occupied as it does not meet their requirements. instead they are turning to their assets to funder a higher quality of care rather than that which is offered by the state.

Investing in Residential Care Homes

We are typically looking at developments that are from Victorian period properties in which they have managed to keep their original features along with generous room sizes. Often they will have operated as care homes for many years and with that there is an amazing opportunity for private financing to come in and redevelop some of this dilapidated stock and help to bridge the gap between supply and demand.

An extensive survey is done on each property along with the production of a feasibility report. This will ensure that the property is in a good position as to whether or not it is the right property to generate an income from. The typical size of the retirement home is 15 to 30 rooms and they are in areas that have a high retired population within an affluent area.

The retirement home is then renovated to a very high standard over a period of 4 to 6 months. Following the redevelopment, the retirement home is then reopened offering a luxury home from home to fee paying residents. When buying up existing retirement homes, there is often very little needed in terms of planning applications as it is normally simply a case of the property having a full refit as opposed to actual construction work.

Investing in a retirement home is seen as a smart move because you are investing your capital in an area of the property sector which is considered to be in high demand with diminishing supply.

Nursing Home Investment

When a retirement home is identified as prime for investment, a marketing strategy is developed with a unique focus to said property in order to build awareness and interest from those in the local area. Making use of modern marketing techniques and all round good PR, it allows for the full potential of the property to be fulfilled by having the right target audience learn about the offering.

Investing in Nursing Homes

Step 1: Due Diligence

The company identifies suitable properties in affluent towns and regions. The company undertakes constant monitoring of the care market and the availability of suitable properties and ensures that full commercial, technical and financial due diligence takes place on all potential properties.

Step 2: Purchase

Following a satisfactory outcome of due diligence, and provided sufficient funds are available, investment monies are used to acquire the property.

Step 3: Development

The properties are renovated into 5-star luxury care accommodation using permitted development rights where possible or the equivalent full planning requirements. The potential for extension works to existing properties and/or the construction of new build facilities to increase the number of care studios is always explored.

Step 4: Operation, sales and lettings

Upon completion of works the property is registered (or re-registered, as appropriate) with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for the provision of residential, nursing and domiciliary care services. Comprehensive regional marketing and sales campaigns are then launched to secure sales and lettings on individual care studios and achieve/maintain target occupancy levels.

You have the opportunity to purchase a care studio within a care home on an 125 year leasehold basis. The care studio will then be managed for you and in return you will receive a fixed income. More information about our retirement home investment opportunity is available upon request.

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Godwin Capital Investments Loan Note Review

Following the recent announcement of FJPs partnership with Godwin Developments, we thought it would be beneficial to introduce you all to Godwin Capital Investments.

This company is the funding arm of Godwin and was established with the purpose of raising capital from a range of avenues such as the loan note market, listed bonds along with ISA’s and public listings, therefore as long as a project passes the strict due diligence checks of Godwin Developments, the funding arm will then raise capital in order to see the project through.

There are a number of partners within the property industry in which Godwin Capital Investments work with such as other property developers, joint venture partners and of course family offices. Property funding is a complex business which requires a complex approach in order to secure the capital required to get developments built.

We’ve noticed from our time working with Godwin that they see their projects through, before they have even gone out to market and identified where the funds are coming from they will be thinking and sourcing the end buyer/user.

Godwin Developments

Godwin Capital Investment

Godwin Capital Investment is a subsidiary of Godwin Developments and was set up to raise capital for the developments. The company has been very successful in attracting investors and we believe they are an excellent partner for FJP Investment to be introducing our investors to.

  • Godwin Capital No 1 – a 3 year and 5 year loan note instrument approved by a number of pension platforms
  • Godwin Capital No 2 – a 2 year loan note instrument investment with either six monthly or deferred coupon payments for cash investors only

At the end of the raise, Godwin Capital would look to launch the next SPV, namely Godwin Capital No 3, 4, 5 and so on.

Godwin Capital Investments will always select sites that suggest there is an opportunity to earn at least a 30% return on project costings. The process of selecting the right projects is thorough and is a reflection of the stringent due diligence that is deployed on any project analysis therefore ensuring the best due diligence is undertaken before an investment is made it means any probabilities are eliminated beforehand.

Godwin Capital Loan Note

Why Use Loan Notes?

Godwin Capital Investment will use a range of funding sources and from time to time use bank financing. In reality, bank funding can take typically 3 months to arrange which is the reason the capital raise arm of Godwin Developments has set about making use of a multi sourcing strategy which encompasses both high net worth and sophisticated investors along with institutions and of course family offices.

The security trustee is in place and is a representative of the interests of those who hold the loan notes (the investor). The legal charge is then held by the security trustee against the property and this effectively means a mortgage debenture is held over the assets, providing the investor with security in the event that the company were to default on the repayments.

When will interest begin to accrue on my loan note?

As soon as investment funds have been cleared into the Godwin Capital Investments’ bank account, interest on the loan notes begin to accrue.

The Godwin management team is made up of a very high calibre team of professionals with Godwin starting in the business some 15 years ago. The property board has 2 members which both have +40 years experience in the construction sector. Since the company is well respected and has 15 years worth of history, there is a massive pipeline of developments that are in-place ready to act on as when capital is raised.

In terms of the relationship with Godwin Capital, we have always found Godwin Capital to be professional and work with the upmost integrity when dealing with investors of which we have introduced to their range of loan notes. FJP Investment is a leading introducer of loan note investments and we believe Godwin Capital to be an excellent choice for you and your investment portfolio.

  • Short term investment opportunity
  • Loan note terms of two years with income and deferred interest options
  • Minimum investment of £5,000
  • Interest earned will be 10% or 12% per annum gross dependent on type of loan note chosen
  • Secured with a first legal charge over properties purchased and a fixed and floating charge
  • Security Trustee appointed to represent the interests of the loan note holders

Godwin capital investments

The process for becoming an investor in Godwin Capital Investments loan note product is a simple and very straight forward. The first step is to register your interest for more details about Godwin Capital Investments.

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FJP Investment Partners With Godwin Developments

FJP have had an exceptionally busy start to 2018 and today we are delighted to announce the partnership we have entered into with Godwin Developments. We will be introducing high net worth and sophisticated investors to the 2 year loan note investment that is currently on offer from Godwin Developments.

Godwin Developments is active in regional property development and is focussed primarily towards building out and monetising its large and varied portfolio of both commercial and residential property, these assets are a mix of developments that are being developed with the option of either selling or holding for income.

The focus is on a mix of short, medium and longer term maturity in order to optimise the value and cash flow of the groups investment programme. This ultimately leads in to the balance between risk and reward while ensuring the portfolio is not weighted too heavily on any area in particular.

Godwin capital no 2

Within the property development circles which we frequent, Godwin Developments is a well-regarded entity and they have managed to build a great reputation for their work.

What makes Godwin Developments particularly attractive to FJP Investment is the very strong pipeline of development and investment opportunities they have in the pipeline throughout the United Kingdom.

Godwin Developments is operating from three locations at present; Birmingham, Nottingham and London, which is particularly useful considering our strong makeup of investors throughout the United Kingdom.

The developer is recognised as being one of the most professional developers in the UK. Godwin Developments take pride in the work they do and we find them to be a credible partner in which we can represent with our investors.

Godwin Developments

In terms of the areas in which Godwin Developments is active, they have a strong focus on an area made up between Leeds, Liverpool, Bristol and Cambridge – this pretty much takes in the main population centres of the Midlands. This segment of the UK property market is also in keeping with our own research- as all the indicators currently indicate the Midlands will be an area of strong regional growth over the coming years.

Due to a housing shortage coupled with higher rents, we have identified the Midlands and the North of England as key areas for investment in housing which is ultimately down to the consequences of an increasing population. It is very unlikely that we will see Godwin Developments going after development opportunities in London or the South East as the market is no longer the pick of the bunch, as other areas now provide higher returns and in far greater volume.

Godwin Capital

Sectors in which Godwin Developments operate

In the residential sector, Godwin Developments will have a particular focus on opportunities in:

  • Private Rental Sector (PRS)
  • Private Housing
  • Housing Associations
  • Local Council & Quasi-Governmental Bodies

In the commercial property sector, there will be a focus on opportunities in:

  • Retail
  • Fast Food
  • Discount Food Retail
  • Neighbourhood Centres

In the industrial and logistics sector, Godwin will have a focus on opportunities in:

  • Trade Centres
  • Distribution
  • Warehousing

About Godwin Developments

The existing portfolio is made up of residential and commercial properties in multiple regions of the United Kingdom. As far as diversifying risk goes, the Godwin Developments portfolio is as varied as any UK property portfolio gets.

Godwin Developments is particularly interested in identifying opportunities with develop out, planning gain, refurbishment or even strategic land purchases.

While each project has a methodical approach to be taken such as a target return, they are all assessed on a case by case basis which determines the amount of time and resources to be inputted.

All in all, we feel we have partnered with a fantastic developer and we believe the experience that Godwin Developments has will benefit our investors.

Godwin Developments Loan Note Investment

2018 is set to be a big year for property based loan notes following on from what was a record year in 2017.

FJP Investment is at the forefront of property loan notes / property bonds and we can see that among all the different structures we are able to offer our investors, the loan note model is particularly favoured.

Godwin Developments Ltd

We believe the reason for the unprecedented popularity of loan note investments is that they give flexibility and readily available capital to property developers and brilliant returns in a timely manner to the investor. The loan note model creates a win-win for both property developers and the investor.

It is important to note that all of the loan notes that FJP Introduce are only accessible by high net-worth or sophisticated investors.

Register your interest for our loan note investment in partnership with Godwin Developments.

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