Author: Rory

Meet Katie Anderson, Senior Associate

Katie joined Bricklane last year and has quickly established herself as a core member of the Conveyancing team. Here we chatted about her role and her thoughts on the property sector.   What does a Senior Associate do? I move properties through our pipeline – this involves liaising with solicitors and estate agents, reviewing Reports on  […]

Richard Darwin, Head of Capital Programmes, on Retrofitting

A cornerstone of Bricklane’s ESG strategy is our commitment to improving the energy efficiency of the UK’s housing stock. Relying on new builds alone will take 50-100 years, but retrofitting existing properties can vastly accelerate this change, improving EPC ratings while lowering emissions and residents’ energy bills. We chatted with Richard Darwin, our Head of […]

Bricklane accelerates growth of single-family rental home portfolio with UK expansion

– New markets include Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and surrounding areas, with further markets to be added over the coming months – Continuing growth of portfolio in London, Bristol and South East, following successful financing with leading UK lender – Recent expansion into purchasing new build properties, ultimately supporting more houses being built – Focus on […]

Meet Saquib Saeed, Technical Lead

Having previously worked as a Senior Developer, Saquib is currently a Technical Lead at Bricklane. Here, he takes us through a typical day and shares his thoughts on why the property industry needs to embrace technology. What’s a typical day like for you? Each morning begins with a daily stand-up meeting with the Engineering team […]

Meet Georgia Matheou, Negotiations Associate

Georgia has worked at Bricklane for over a year as a Negotiations Associate. Here we discuss her role, what it’s like working in property and her advice for new starters.  What does a Negotiations Associate do? At its core, being a Negotiations Associate involves trying to secure the best deals we can get for the […]

Meet Femi Dokun, Software Engineer

After joining Bricklane in 2021, Femi quickly established himself as an integral part of the Engineering team. Here he discusses what a typical day looks like for a software engineer, as well as the current projects he’s most excited about. What is the day-to-day like working on the Engineering team? We kick off with a […]

Bricklane shortlisted for PropTech Innovator of the Year

The annual Property Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and companies across the property sector. Earlier this month, Bricklane was announced as a finalist for PropTech Innovator of the Year, an award which honours organisations that are proactively using cutting-edge technology to disrupt the property sector and transform how it operates. Being selected as a […]

Meet Adam Knox, Director of Strategic Projects

Since joining in 2017, Adam Knox has worked in several roles across Bricklane and now leads the Strategic Projects team. Here we discuss his role and what it’s like working at Bricklane. What role does your team play at Bricklane? The Strategic Projects team focuses wherever the company needs it to. As a result, the […]

Bricklane shortlisted for two UK Company Culture Awards

The UK Company Culture Awards recognise and celebrate companies who share values, care and nurture their workforce, offer career development, reward good work and create a workplace environment that is beyond just an office space, even when remote. This year, Bricklane has been shortlisted for: Best Company To Work For (In-House) – This award recognises […]

Meet Moe Verjee, Head of Acquisitions

Moe joined Bricklane in September 2021 and has made a significant impact as Head of Acquisitions. Here we discuss what initially attracted him to working at Bricklane and his plans for expanding the Acquisitions department What role does your team play at Bricklane? The Acquisitions department is responsible for sourcing and acquiring the properties that […]