Award-winning property
developers and serial
entrepreneurs Ben and Jack
focus on adding value at
every step of the
development lifecycle.

We focus on maximising returns for our investors with a de-risking strategy that has helped us win Property Deal of the Year 2022 and become figure-heads of property expertise within the industry.

OUR EXPERIENCE

Jack and Ben hold a strong diverse range of knowledge & experience no matter the investment strategy.

CONVERSIONS/REFURBISHMENTS
25+ PROJECTS
COMMERCIAL/MIXED-USE
8 PROJECTS
NEW-BUILD DEVELOPMENT
5 PROJECTS
PLANNING
50+ PROJECTS
BTL/HMO INVESTMENTS
20+ PROJECTS

BEN RICHARDS
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Ben is responsible for the design and delivery of our projects, ensuring our schemes are designed and built-out successfully, on time, and to budget.

Ben has spent 12 years in the construction industry working for architects, structural engineers and as a technical manager for the Berkeley Group and brings technical prowess that lives for the detail. His project experience ranges from £50k refurbishments to £1bn mixed-use schemes in London and the Home Counties.

He is also the owner of an award-winning design-led architectural design studio in London; AURA Architecture & Interiors and utilises his team and extended network of design professionals to get the most value from all XP projects.

Alongside business partner Jack Jiggens, Ben also recently founded XP Surveys; an industry-challenged measured building, topographical, 3D and drone surveyors.

JACK JIGGENS
LAND & ACQUISITIONS DIRECTOR

Jack is responsible for finding, structuring and securing de-risked deals and has to date raised £14m in equity, and £41m in debt facilities across our projects. Born into property, Jack started early on building sites with developing and flipping properties, later graduating with a Business and Marketing degree from Oxford Brookes University and project managed a 70,000 sq ft commercial office fit-outs for Yoox Net-A-Porter Group.

In recent years, Jack has built an ecosystem of award-winning and thriving property-related businesses across London and home counties alongside business partner Ben Richards; XP Property (SME Property Developers), XP Surveys (an industry-challenging measured building, topographical, 3D and drone surveyors) and Central Suites (fastest growing co-living property management portfolio across Oxfordshire which now consists of 120 beds, built in only 3 years).

Jack's role as CEO in Oparo Social helped the business and its partners build a £20m+ portfolio of Supported Housing stock, consisting of 114-beds across 14-assets in South London between 2020-2023.

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Sharing Our
Expertise

Our Operations Team

KRISZTINA IMELI
OFFICE & MARKETING MANAGER

Multilingual Oxford graduate with a first-class degree, 5 languages, and 3+ years of experience managing marketing campaigns across a variety of sectors.

KRISZTINA IMELI
OFFICE & MARKETING MANAGER

TESS HOCKADAY
BUSINESS MANAGER

40+ years in EA, legal assistance and finance management working for HNW individuals and property developers across residential, PRS and student sector.

TESS HOCKADAY
BUSINESS MANAGER

TOM HORROCKS
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

BSc in Building Surveying and chartered member of RICS and MPATS with experience in Project Management, Party Wall and Building Consultancy.

TOM HORROCKS
TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

AARON MONDERER
QS & ACQUISITIONS COORDINATOR

MSc in Construction Management with various QS/Cost Consultancy roles since graduation including £40m luxury house in Mayfair and conversion of office to 102 apartments.

AARON MONDERER
QS & ACQUISITIONS COORDINATOR

STEWART CHAN
PROJECT/SITE MANAGER

3+ Years in High end Residential Project Management, 3+ Years in Social Housing Project Management. BSc in Economics.

STEWART CHAN
PROJECT/SITE MANAGER

Our Ecosystem

Serial entrepreneurs, Ben and Jack have built a vertical integration of businesses within their portfolio from a prop-tech led surveying company at the front-end, XP Surveys, to the architectural design function, Aura, and the property management once XP Property have delivered a development or investment, Central Suites.

Other Ventures

Oparo Social is a Supported Housing Provider that XP have been building with its partners since 2020. With incredible ESG credentials, and housing 114 vulnerable tenants, this London-based portfolio is now worth over £20m and provided securitised income for our investment partners.

Types Of Projects

Mixed Use

Residential

Commercial

HMO

Social Housing