Packaged Living expands its management team

Jun 9, 2019 | News

Packaged Living is delighted to announce that Mark Woodrow, former Director of Development at Grainger has joined Packaged Living as Joint MD.

Mark previously ran Grainger’s development division and more recently his own consultancy business BTR Partners. A leading figure in the build to rent industry, Mark has overseen the development of a number of high profile build to rent schemes across the UK and joins Packaged Livings founder, Ed Ellerington, Formerly National Acquisitions Director at Grainger, in leading the bespoke build to rent developer operator.

Mark commented:

“I’m delighted to be joining Packaged Living at such an exciting time in its growth. I have been extremely impressed by the way in which the business is aligning development and operations in the industry and the appetite of Palmer Capital to help the business succeed in creating a truly integrated platform.”

Ed Ellerington, Founder and MD of Packaged commented;

“Mark brings with him a wealth of experience as a developer in the industry. He is natural choice to lead our development business as we continue to grow and develop our pipeline of assets across the UK. On a personal note it’s great to be working with Mark again and building on our previous success at Grainger.”

Packaged Living is a bespoke developer and operator of build to rent assets. The company is currently highly acquisitive in defined target areas and seeks land in town/city centre locations with good transport links and growth prospects.

The company which was founded in 2018 is backed by Palmer Capital, the UK focused real estate investment management company which currently directly manages c. £800m of Assets Under Management, with an additional c. £250m managed through its joint ventures with 10 regional property companies.

Alex Price, CEO of Palmer Capital commented;

“We think the build to rent sector will continue to grow as an stablished asset class and believe that in Ed and Mark we have the right Management team to grow a market leading business.”

Featured in Property Week in June 2019.