DDM's Latest Project with Construction License approved
SOURCING DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Industry knowledge in Portugal combined with a broad network of contacts built-up over three decades enables DDM to identify and source early-stage development opportunities across a range of asset classes.
DUE DILIGENCE: A conservative approach to risk ensures only qualified and commercially attractive opportunities are taken forward.
SHAPING THE OPPORTUNITY: Maximising development potential by studying the market , developing the optimum blend of product to form a Project Strategy and Business Plan to minimise and spread investor risk.
SENIOR DEBT: A deep understanding of the Portuguese banking market with contacts at the highest level to source traditional funding for development opportunities.
MANAGING & DELIVERING: Ethical practices and strict protocols are the guide for an experienced team of professionals, ensuring that targets are met and milestones are delivered, however large or small the project.
COMMERCIAL PARTNERS: Legal, regulatory, financial, engineering, architectural, sales or service, DDM only works with first class third parties with a proven track record.
HISTORY: DDM comprises individuals with significant and major development experience in Portugal, with 2017 seeing its sourcing of investment for the acquisition and development of a €150m GDV mixed-use project in Porto. This was added to in 2018 by DDM's participation in a further investor acquisition of a €110m GDV new-build residential scheme in Lisbon.
Portugal & International
A wide range of Development Projects completed
(Services, Commercial, Residential, Public use & Industrial)
The experience of the team in developing assets is unrivalled. With all of the necessary skills in sourcing and researching, negotiation and acquisition, planning and development, financial control, marketing and sales, the team are capable of providing strategies that maximise the performance of any asset, together with optimising the value of developed or undeveloped assets (Entry) and delivery/disposal of assets in a profitable and timely manner (Exit).
15 Investment Projects
10 Development Projects
35 Retail Business Projects
SERVICED APARTMENTS Central Lisbon
LUXURY APARTMENTS Central Lisbon
HERA RESIDENCES Greater Lisbon
CONSTRUCTION LICENSE APPROVED
DDM’s most recent success relates to an investment with a GDV of circa €110 million in a scheme of approximately 300 residential apartments in Lisbon.
ROYAL ÓBIDOS - Evolutee Hotel (Image from Royal Óbidos Website)
20 Investment Projects
20 Development Projects
10 Retail Business Projects
MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT: A DDM sourced opportunity - Porto Innovation District
SERVICED APARTMENTS - Porto historic centre
JARDIM DA MEIA PRAIA - Lagos
10 Development Projects
10 Retail Business Projects
7 Golf Courses
BAÍA DA LUZ RESORT - Praia da Luz
BELMAR SPA & BEACH RESORT - Lagos
AMENDOEIRA GOLF RESORT - Silves
Residential Development - Praia da Luz
Residential Devlpment - Lagos
LUXURY VILLAS DEVELOPMENT - Praia da Luz
Asset & Operations Management
Portugal (incl. Azores Islands) Operations
Seven major resorts containing over 1,000 properties have been built by the DDM Team. In addition to the profitable operation of eight golf courses that catered for over 250,000 rounds per annum, a range of support facilities included 7 clubhouses, 8 bars, 8 restaurants, a health spa, and 2 hotels were operated by the team in the Algarve and the Lisbon area.
Gerry’s wide-ranging experience in Asset Management, Development and associated Operational sectors combined with a broad network of contacts led him recently to seek out project opportunities in Portugal, tailored for national and international investors who require optimum returns from their property investments.
Former COO of the Oceânico Group, Martin has spent 30 years in Portugal managing property developments and associated businesses. His background and experience in construction, operations and property sales in the international environment provides a practical focus to the team. Martin is well-versed and experienced in setting up and operating a sales network and taking real estate products to the target market.
With a strong blue chip background in the finance sector, having previously worked for Diageo Plc and UBS Warburg in London, Brett moved to Portugal in 2002 and spent 8 years with the Oceanico Group in the position of Group Financial Controller. Following this he set up his own business in the Portuguese Construction Sector, where he has spent the past 5 years. Brett now returns to his financial roots having recently joined Gerry and Martin to support the team in all matters financial.
Formerly with the Oceânico Group, Kitty returned to join the DDM directors to provide efficient, speedy and comprehensive administrative support to the board and other team members. Liaison with investors to ensure the timely provision of information is a key element of Kitty’s role.
Of Anglo-Portuguese nationality, Kitty’s academic background in Marketing and Design has brought professional digital presentation skills to DDM where she takes responsibility for the group’s output of marketing materials in all formats.
With extensive background in hotel management, Gordon was selected by DDM directors to assist with Projects and properties sourcing and scouting.
Gordon’s multilingual skills allowed liaison with international investors throughout the recent years, having also been involved in property sales and GRP processes.
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