Property Investment, development and management

Jul 11th, 2024

Regional on Top!!!

On 8th July, Peer Group held their final 5-a-side in-house football game, featuring our two outgoing placement year students, Olly and Dami. The match pitted Regional against London, resulting in an eventful hour on the pitch with the Regional Team clinching a narrow 12-11 victory. This thrilling conclusion marked a high note for Olly, the […]

Feb 29th, 2024

It’s Lights Out and Away Peer Go!

Peer Group shifted gears from work to play and hit the virtual track at the F1 Arcade in St. Paul’s. It was a jam-packed night filled with competition, camaraderie, and some very bad driving, but that didn’t stop anyone from having fun. Peer Group has always had a racing streak running through its veins, and […]

Feb 23rd, 2024

Peer Group 5’s FC

On the 4th of March, Peer Group employees had their 2nd 5 A-side in house football game. It was a great chance for everyone to team build together, become closer as a company, enjoy the great outdoors and make lasting memories.   After an intense hour on the pitch, the game ended 20-17 to the […]

Oct 23rd, 2023

Wear it Pink 2023

Wear it Pink Day 2023 was a huge success, with Peer Group taking part in this amazing initiative to show support for anyone who has been affected by breast cancer. On this special day, people around the globe wore pink to display their support for breast cancer awareness and their fundraising efforts. Here at Peer […]

Oct 13th, 2023

Peer Group Host Living Bankside

On Thursday the 12th of October, charity organisation Living Bankside partnered up with Peer Group to host a wonderful social event bringing together businesses, residents and other key members of the Southwark community together. Living Bankside focuses on highlighting partnerships with specific venues, businesses or organisations, which aim to: Bring together key stakeholders and decision […]

Aug 15th, 2023

Morph’s Epic Art Adventure London

On June 19th, Peer Group unveiled their ‘Forget-Me-Not‘ Morph designed by Irish artist Pili Duncan, which was located outside of Southwark Cathedral looking over the Thames, in support of the charity Whizz-Kidz. Born in Dublin, Pili graduated from the National College of Art & Design and was awarded a scholarship to the Academy of Art […]

Jul 19th, 2023

Peer Group in the market for Southwark Investment Opportunities

Peer Group is always in the market to source new property investments to add to our existing £200m portfolio. Our ideal target search areas are London Bridge and surrounding areas, where we are already set up to run management buildings close to our Head Office at the Hop Exchange, with a value up to £15m. […]

Jul 3rd, 2023

Back to the Triathlon

Peer Group were back to Dorney Lake for a 3rd year in a row competing at the JLL Property Triathlon. This year saw a particular rise in competitors taking part post COVID-19, with more than 3,500 competitors from across the Real Estate industry taking part, including three relay teams and four individuals taking on the […]

Jul 3rd, 2023

St Mary Centre Community Bunting Project Display

Our St Mary Centre Shopping Centre in Thornbury, Bristol was delighted to assist Thornbury Town Council with displaying the bunting created to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III, made by children from local schools and the members of community groups.    It was planned to be displayed at the picnic organised by the council […]

May 21st, 2023

Celebrating Paul: An Invaluable Asset to Peer Group

Paul, our esteemed London Asset Manager, will sadly be leaving us this month. Since joining our company in 2017, Paul has made a remarkable impact on Peer Group’s operations and has proven to be an invaluable team member. Through his expertise and dedication, he has played a pivotal role in enhancing our London property portfolio, […]

Jan 18th, 2023

Ready for that Feeling after an Amazing workout?

Peer Group have teamed up with F45 Cannon Street offering fantastic discounts to Peer Group tenants. F45 Training is a global fitness community specialising in innovative, high-intensity group workouts that are fast, fun, and results-driven. Members of F45 are smashing their fitness goals in our studios across the United Kingdom. Drop in to F45 Cannon […]

Nov 22nd, 2022

Peer Group Ping Pong Championship

Peer Group took to Bounce Old Street to battle it out to be crowned the ping pong champion of Peer Group. It was a thrilling, competitive evening enjoyed by all and after 2 intense group stages, and 2 semi finals, it became an all-finance final with Jordan vs Jon, only for Jordan to be victorious […]

Sep 26th, 2022

London Fashion Week Event at The Hop!

Rixo beautifully decorated The Hop Exchange Atrium for their High-Profile London Fashion Week Event. They cultivated a spectacular display of size, gender and race inclusive models to display their new SS23 collection ‘ Postcards from Goa’. The collection took inspiration from the founder Orlagh McCloskey’s trip to Goa where she fell in love with the […]

Feb 25th, 2022

Peer Exploring the Gore

One cold, dark, February evening, Peer Group embarked on a Jack the Ripper Walking Tour just across London Bridge into Whitechapel and Spitalfields. In the 21st Century, Whitechapel and Spitalfields is a very modern and vibrant area, bustling with offices, shops, and lots of people. However, we were about to learn about its dark history. […]

Dec 25th, 2021

A Festive Season at The Hop

Guests were welcomed with champagne on arrival and delicious canapés, a fun photo booth with accessories, a DJ, and a great performances from the stunning Strictly Come Dancing Tour dancers. It was lovely to see our Peer Group community come together to celebrate the ending of a hard-hitting year and the beginning of a new […]

Sep 1st, 2021

From Tokyo to Dorney Lake

After being delayed for a year due to COVID, the JLL Property Triathlon has finally returned! The Real Estate industry reunited with over 2,500 competitors taking part this year and an outstanding £193,000 was raised for Crisis UK, a charity tackling homelessness in the UK. This year Jonathan wasn’t alone as nine Peer Group colleagues […]

Jul 29th, 2021

Gold in the Family!

The opening week of the Tokyo Olympics has been exhilarating for one Peer Group Director in particular.  Our Property Director is Jonathan Dean and his son, Tom Dean has lifted the nation by bringing home not only one, but two Gold Medals in his first ever Olympic games. These results have caused huge excitement in […]

Jul 21st, 2021

The Changing of the Guard

    It is that time of the year again when we sadly say goodbye to last years Placement Students, Jack Mulholland and Polly McLean, but also welcome our New Placement Students, Ceri Darnell and Nadia Kanyike, for the forthcoming year. It has been somewhat a rollercoaster of a year with two national lockdowns since […]

Jul 1st, 2021

Fresh Cuts at the St Mary Centre!

Today marked the opening of the eagerly anticipated Gio’s Barbers at the St Mary Centre in Thornbury. Gio and his experienced team are ready to provide Thornbury goers with a great range of male grooming services and products, which include the following… Prestige Hair Cuts Foiled Skin Fades Hot Steam Shaves (with cut throat razor)  Eyebrow […]

Jan 8th, 2021

The Computer Store Helps Assist Home Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to all sectors of the community, and not in the least within the area of education. Concerned about some students being disadvantaged from an absence of IT equipment, for home-learning purposes, local businessman Dave Lewis, owner of The Computer Store within the St Mary Centre, was recently able to contact […]

Oct 26th, 2020

The Secret Guide to London Bridge

Please check out just some reasons why London Bridge is one of the best places to work in the city. The Secret Guide To London Bridge Peer Group are one of the largest Landlords in Southwark. With over 125,000 sq. ft. of offices in London Bridge alone if we haven’t got the space to suit at […]

Sep 16th, 2020

Mark Phillips Grand Prix

Following the recent success of our Go Ape adventure, the Team turned their attention to the upcoming Go-Karting excursion at the Charlton indoor racetrack for Mark Phillips’ leaving celebrations. When Mark first joined Peer Group, Billy Elliott had just been released, Gareth Southgate played alongside a young David Beckham for England, and David Bowie was […]

Sep 14th, 2020

Taking the High-line at Peer Group!

After a long and begrudging lockdown, during which time members of Peer Group worked from home and faced unprecedented challenges both as a company and a community, we emerged overgrown and excited to return to our splendid office in the iconic Hop Exchange at the beating heart of London Bridge. Following the easing of lockdown […]

May 11th, 2020

VE Day – A Floral Thank You

The 8th of May marked the 75th Anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in Europe and at one of our properties, The St Mary Centre in Thornbury, we wanted to take the time to honour and remember those who suffered the hardships and tragedies of this conflict.        Unfortunately in light of the […]

Feb 21st, 2020

Peering into the Past!

This week members of the Peer Group were given an enriching walking tour of the Bankside, which is home to a number of the company’s assets, including the prized Hop Exchange, London Bridge. The walk was conducted by none-other than Mr Londoner himself (Anthony Robbins, Blue Badge London Guide). Bankside (‘Banksyde’ in old English) was […]

Nov 29th, 2019

Peer Group puts on The Greatest Show!

On Thursday 28th November, Peer Group plc proudly held their inaugural Southwark Tenant’s Christmas Party at The Hop Exchange, the crown jewel of the portfolio. We would like to thank everyone that attended and are pleased to hear that everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. With a circus theme in place, the evening was filled with exciting […]

Nov 18th, 2019

Thornbury is Blooming!

We are honored and delighted at the Peer Group that one of our sites, the St Mary Centre, Thornbury has received the Gold Trophy from Thornbury in Bloom for industrial/commercial/civic premises/farms class 2019 at the recent prize-giving ceremony, on Sunday 6th October in the Armstrong Hall. This accolade declares that the St Mary Centre is […]

Nov 4th, 2019

Chapter House

  Chapter House occupies a prominent position in London’s fashionable South Bank, 300m from the entrance of the £1bn newly redeveloped London Bridge Station. The surrounding area has been substantially transformed with Bermondsey Street just around the corner providing a thriving hub of bars, restaurants and artisan coffee shops. Chapter House is arranged over 7 […]

Oct 21st, 2019

Wear it Pink!

Breast Cancer Now’s Wear It Pink Day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK with a total of 33 million pounds being raised to date. This event is extremely important as all the money raised on the day goes towards vital breast cancer research and support. Last year, a total of 1.6 […]

Oct 10th, 2019

Welcoming Alice to our Wonderland!

As the new season welcomes us, we also welcome our new Regional Property Manager! Alice Theobald has joined us here at the Peer Group from JLL Property Management. After many years working for several large property consultancies, Alice says the move to Peer Group is important to her as she values joining an established business […]

Aug 2nd, 2019

New Kids on the Block!

For over 15 years The Peer Group has been providing students with the opportunity of a unique placement, taking the role as a property administrator within the company for the duration of 12 months during their sandwich year. The students have the opportunity to experience a friendly office environment working alongside Building Surveyors, Leasing Managers […]

Jul 23rd, 2019

Hooray for Children’s Hospice!

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has launched a new shop at our St Mary Centre in Thornbury. It is a great place to find good quality pre-loved items, from clothes, accessories and home-ware to collectibles, books and media. Whether you shop in the store, give your time to volunteer or donate pre-loved items to them […]

Jul 8th, 2019

Pumped for the Property Triathlon!

The JLL Property Triathlon is now firmly established as the largest one-day event in the UK and has raised over £2m to date for charity. Along with its sister event the Property Swim, this sprint distance triathlon is a great way for people of different ages and abilities to come together and compete side by side […]

Apr 8th, 2019

Bankside Open Spaces Trust Spring Celebration in The Hop Exchange

On Thursday 21st March 2019, the charity Bankside Open Spaces Trust, based in Southwark, celebrated the start of a new growing season and looked back at last year’s successes. Bankside Open Spaces Trust is a small environmental and volunteering organisation working to protect, preserve and enhance parks and gardens in London SE1. The aim is […]

Mar 5th, 2019

Flipping Good Pancake Day!

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is an eagerly anticipated day of the calendar, which allows everyone to indulge one last time before the start of Lent.           Every year, Bankside businesses get a team together and compete with their neighbours in a fast and furious pancake-flipping relay event organised by Better […]

Feb 8th, 2019

Tamworth gets given a Facelift!

At Peer Group we are very passionate to be able to provide the very best for all our Tenants and everyone who visits and utilises our properties.  To provide your very best, you have to look your very best. Therefore we take a lot of pride in ensuring our sites look as attractive and eye […]

Feb 8th, 2019

Thornbury Santa’s Grotto Raises £431 for Charity!

For the last 5 years, Thornbury Lions Club have been provided with a shop in the St Mary Centre, Thornbury for a Grotto for Father Christmas to visit.  These visits take place on the four Saturdays leading up to Christmas day. The Centre staff build the Grotto and provide the presents to give to the […]

Dec 17th, 2018

Peer Group Christmas Jumper Day!

On the 14th December 2018  everyone in the office at Peer Group teamed up to wear our most embarrassing Christmassy jumpers, joining everyone nationwide in the Save the Children National Christmas Jumper day.  This day helps to discover who’s the most competitive in the office, to win best Christmas jumper of the day and have […]

Nov 14th, 2018

New chapter for Chapter House as refurbishment works complete

Alice Reid, manager at the Edge, tenant of the third floor described the end product as ‘a massively improved building.’ The refurbishment, undertaken by Alfred Bagnall & Sons, reflects the major changes taking place in the London Bridge area. The result is a spectacularly upgraded building with a new reception lobby, refurbished common parts and […]

Oct 23rd, 2018

Harlow Welcomes St Clare Hospice

Peer Group is very proud to welcome St Clare Hospice to the Harlow scheme, which adds to a large number of charities that we work with throughout our sites. St Clare Hospice is local to Essex and the funds they raise through their stores help to provide care for any life-limiting illness. This includes conditions […]

Oct 23rd, 2018

Castleton Close Showing Signs of Improvement

Leeds continues to be one of the UK’s largest cities, which has and continues to be subject to a number of new development schemes and is home to a number of company’s headquarters including the likes of Asda, Jet2 and Sky. Peer Group owns and manages four sites in Leeds, mostly comprising of industrial units […]

Oct 22nd, 2018

Wear It Pink!

Last October, Peer Group teamed up with Wear It Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual worldwide campaign involving millions of people to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research. This year, 55,000 women will have to deal with hearing the words “breast cancer” and 11,500 women will die from it. […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Peer Group Launch Iconic Building at Capella Court, Croydon

Peer Group have instructed CBRE and Stiles Harold Williams to market Capella Court, a unique island site landmark building comprising of up to 70,000 sq. ft. of recently refurbished offices.  The building is arranged over 5 floors on typical floor plates of 14,000 sq. ft. Upon arrival greeted by a spectacular central light filled Atrium […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Peer Placement 2018-2019

For over 14 years The Peer Group has been providing students with the opportunity of a unique placement, taking the role as a property administrator within the company for the duration of 12 months during their sandwich year. The students have the opportunity to experience a friendly office environment working alongside Building Surveyors, Leasing Managers […]

Aug 24th, 2018

Welcoming New Asset Manager Jonathan Dean

In May 2018, The Peer Group welcomed on board Jonathan Dean MRICS, the new Group Asset Manager. He brings with him a wealth of commercial property expertise having most recently played a key role at Somerset House as their Director of Property. Jonathan is regarded within the property industry as having a strategic mindset and […]

Aug 22nd, 2018

Gromit Arrives to Thornbury!

Peer Group is very happy to announce the arrival of the beloved dog Gromit to the streets of the St Mary Centre, Thornbury, one of our lovely schemes, as part of Gromit Unleashed 2 Trail consisting of 67 sculptures found all around Bristol. This year we can spot the most northerly Gromit sculpture at St […]

Jul 9th, 2018

The Hop Exchange Heritage

The Hop Exchange is a Grade II listed building situated in the heart of London Bridge with history dating back to 1867.