residential developments


Our development strategy is focused on building high quality affordable residential apartments in London commuter towns.
We focus on areas where the commute to London is within 30mins and areas which are attracting significant inward regeneration investment.

Commuter Towns

Ideally within 2 to 3 minutes walk to the train station, where journey times to central London are under 30 minutes.

Regeneration Areas

Significant inward iunvestment by regional Government and Private sector funding.

Town Centres

Including strong shopping and leisure propositions.


Low absolute price point by building smaller units - maximizing project GDV by achieving higher psf pricing.

commercial property investments

MBU owns and manages a UK and US commercial property portfolio.
We have a high yield income strategy underpinned by expertise in originating properties where we can quickly improve tennant commitment.

MBU also deploys REIT structures to provide more profitable outcomes.

Our real estate management Team

Haris Akhtar, CFA

Head of Real Estate

Haris has a 12 year career in Real Estate Private Equity. He has extensive Real Estate Equity Special Situations experience which he developed at Forum Partners, a $6bn AUM Real Estate Private Equity Fund. Haris was one of the first to join and establish Forum Partner’s London office in 2005. He was responsible for originating, Structuring and Closing over $400m in real estate investments across the UK, Germany, and France. These investments allowed property purchases valued over $1bn. At Forum, Haris also managed a $500m listed real estate securities portfolio focused on European property stocks.

Paul Calderbank

Head of Real Estate Developments

As Head of Real Estate Development, Paul is responsible for delivering our development schemes from inception to completion. Paul is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Development Management for 19 years, during which time he has had responsibility for development schemes in London and major regional cities in England and in Wales. From Paul’s initial development role with The Emerson Group, his experience has grown to cover all property sectors including out of town retail and leisure, office and industrial, residential and social housing as well as high street retail and town centre regeneration.

Abid Hussain

Head of Real Estate Finance

Abid has over 13 years of experience working in the financial capital markets. Most recently he was Director of Fixed Income at Mizuho International PLC where he worked in High Yield Credit Sales and Trading. Here he built upon and created a vast network of relationships from large Institutional Pension and Insurance funds, Specialist Hedge Funds through to the traditional global Asset Managers. Prior to this, Abid worked at both Gottex London and Kleinwort Benson Bank as Head of High Yield Fixed Income. Between 2004-2012, Abid traded High Yield and Investment Grade Credit for Citigroup based in London.

Perry Stock, FRICS

Development Consultant

Perry has vast experience in private sector development management, with over 30 years in Real Estate Development and Asset Management. This includes over 10 years at Grosvener Estates, during which time he wrote and successfully implemented their development division strategic business plan. Perry also spent 4 years at Tishman International, as their European Director and was in charge of all real estate asset management initiatives. Perry originally started in the south-west and now lives in Surrey. As a qualified Yachtmaster he is a very keen sailor having competed in many International events.

Contact Us


MBU Capital, 65 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8PE
+44 (0) 207 100 7860