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Cavendish Moffart

The Fine Art of Property Development

Cavendish Moffart

The Fine Art of Property Development

About Us


Co-Managing Director – Jonathan Moffat

Jonathan Moffat is one of the two co-founders of Cavendish Moffat who has been developing properties and funding developments for the last ten years. Jonathan has also worked for many years in the banking sector both in UBS and ING and prior to that was in senior roles in buying and marketing within the retailing sector.

Jonathan focuses both on the business planning, procurement and interior design areas of a development. He is married to an American artist who manages the artwork creations within the projects.

Co-Managing Director – Piers Cavendish

Piers Cavendish has been renovating properties since 1979, whilst working as a photojournalist covering news stories across the globe. He set up his own building and decorating company in London, specialising in major refurbishments and extensions as well as more challenging projects, including the restoration of a large historic Grade 11 * listed townhouse in Devon. Piers brings his considerable experience of building and project management to the partnership, finding ways of enhancing potential and adding value to developments. An extensive network of business contacts and colleagues has helped source viable opportunities and enabled him to raise private equity.

Raymond O’Malley – CFO and Company Secretary

A Chartered Accountant (PwC, London). 25 years UK & international experience across a variety of sectors including start-up & early stage businesses.

What we do

Cavendish Moffat Developments has been creating bespoke residences in London for over 10 years.

We have built a solid reputation as a high-end developer, creating boutique homes with unique character that have a strong design impact. Focusing on transforming overlooked, undervalued or neglected buildings into modern, stylish living-spaces.

Giving all of our projects a unique style and personality based on their location and structural history, the results are practical and aesthetically beautiful modern spaces.

At Cavendish Moffat we have very clear principles and processes that we adhere to, ensuring exceptional clarity and value for our investors, contractors and partners.

We have the experience and skills that allow us to offer both investors with opportunities and other developers with a wealth of expertise and co-development opportunities.

Our primary criteria for investment are:

a) We develop in conjunction with developers who have a proven track record of performance
b) On projects that will deliver a minimum 20% IRR on equity based on a GDV projection that is supported by credible comparables.
c) Historically focused on central London
d) Each project is set up in a separate Ltd company SPV onshore in the UK

Our Process:

  • Determine the acquisition based on the location and the potential market.
  • Conduct tests with planning consultants, architects and quantity surveyors.
  • Process a financial appraisal and present the results to our investors and lenders.
  • Complete final designs and submit planning applications.
  • Finalise the project timeline and budget with our contractors.
  • Marketing strategy and sales are executed by specific sales teams employed for each project.