DRIP REIT is managed by Drum Real Estate Investment Management (DREIM). DREIM take an entrepreneurial yet prudent approach to real estate, investing with a clear focus on acquiring high quality assets across the UK which provide good value, healthy cash flow and significant capital and income growth potential for DRIP REIT.
DRIP REIT has a differentiated investment strategy targeting regional, smaller-sized lots, which offer opportunity to add value. DREIM’s asset management strategy will drive rental growth and maximise additional income opportunities, offering investors an attractive blend of income return and capital growth.
DREIM is led by Bryan Sherriff, who has over 23 years experience across all sectors in commercial property with an established track record of intensive asset and development management having acted for a wide portfolio of Institutional Investors. Bryan was formerly Head of Asset Management at Stockland with an active portfolio of £1.5bn.
Graeme Bone is the founder and principal shareholder of Drum Property Group, and has over twenty years experience in the financing and delivery of complex land assembly, development and investment projects for blue-chip national and International occupiers. The award-winning Group currently has projects under development throughout the UK across the business space, retail, industrial and residential sectors with an end value of over £1billion, as well as being one of the largest residential landlords in Scotland.
Stuart Oag qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, Stuart has over twenty years’ of finance and property experience with particular experience in the setting and implementation of corporate strategy, finance, company and property acquisitions and disposals. Stuart has secured over £500 million of finance over that period, with all the major banking groups, and the institutional market and was responsible for a significant number of acquisitions and disposals across both the property and corporate sectors, ranging from £500,000 to over £70 million in scope.
John Evans (Chairman) has worked in the investment management industry for over 30 years. He retired from Aberforth Partners, a specialist investment management firm, in 2011 having been one of its founding partners in 1990. He is a Non Executive Director of Investors Capital Trust plc, Securities Trust of Scotland plc and JP Morgan Mid Cap Investment Trust plc.
Hugh Little (Chair of Audit Commitee) qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982. In 1986 he joined Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) and from 1990 to 2006 oversaw the growth of the private equity business before moving in to the corporate team as Head of Acquisitions. Mr Little retired from AAM in 2015, and has previously been a director at Aberdeen Development Capital PLC and Aberdeen Football Club plc.
Alan Robertson (Director) has over 30 years experience of working in the commercial real estate sector. Mr Roberston held posts as managing director of JLL in both Scotland and Turkey before taking up the post of CEO of JLL in the Middle East and North Africa region.