Andy leads the Build to rent Investment and Development team.  He was a founder member of the specialist team in 2016, helping build it into a market leading advisory service.  Covering everything from research consultancy to development and investment agency.



Andy has been with Allsop since joining as a graduate in 2006, becoming a partner in 2015. Spending 11 years in the Commercial National Investment team, Andy developed an extensive institutional client base. Since launching the specialist build to rent team, he and the team have advised in projects totaling a combined value of over £2.0bn. Predominantly working with developers on both multi-family and single family BTR, creating the vision for developments and bringing them forward to investors, he exploits his institutional client base to source investment partners.

He also works closely with investors underwriting potential BTR acquisitions.


• Project Spur – a 1200 unit BTR single family portfolio. Advising his client on appropriate scale and scheme design through demographic analysis, through to sourcing an investment partner

• BeckYard, Leeds – a 375 Unit BTR multi-family scheme. Advising his developer client through the design stage, through to sourcing an investment partner

• Watling Grange, Harrogate – a 61 unit BTR single family scheme. Advising their institutional client on the acquisition

• Hughes House, Liverpool – a 258 unit BTR multi-family scheme. Advising their institutional client on the acquisition

• Becketwell, Derby – a 259 unit BTR multi-family scheme. Advising their developer client on optimum scale and design, through to sourcing and investment partner




Favourite Sport/ Team: Stoke City

Favourite Film: Django Unchained

Favourite Food/ Meal: Chicken Milanese

Favourite Holiday Destination: Croatia

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Insights by Andy Pointon

Blog 04/11/20

The Investment Case for BTR

Build to Rent

There is little need for an introduction to set the scene for this article. We have all been through an extraordinary six mo...

Blog 06/04/18

Build to rent – juggling the challenges of investment and development

Build to Rent | Residential Investment | Residential Development Consultancy

In the last issue of All Magazine, my colleague Emma Hart discussed the importance of research in designing a build to rent ...