Established in 1935 and with headquarters in the centre of Cambridge, the Howard Group is a leading regional property investor and developer. The Group also provides growth capital funding, strategic and management support to mid-sized businesses across a diverse range of sectors.


The Howard Group has 80 years’ experience in the property sector. Today the Group holds some £100m of commercial property, predominantly in London and the East of England. It also has a £150m development pipeline, making it one of the Country’s pre-eminent privately owned regional developers.


The Group is an experienced investor in companies across a broad range of sectors. It invests Howard Family equity in mid-sized established and profitable businesses that possess strong, dynamic management teams and show promising growth potential.



  • “White Villa” sign up at London’s newest Trade Park

    Surrey Canal Trade Park, owned by leading Cambridge property investor and developer Howard Group, has officially opened, with two new occupiers now trading and others set to follow suit. The Park is based on Surrey Canal Road in Lewisham, adjacent to the 57,000 sq ft ‘Tea Shed’, another Howard Group-owned site currently let by DHL. […]
  • Haverhill set for huge investment as planning application for retail park and employment scheme submitted

    Planning applications have been submitted for a £5 million retail park and adjacent £3.5 million employment scheme that developers andlocal councillors hope will provide a welcome boost to Haverhill’s economy. The new proposals will create 250 full and part time jobs in total. The applications were submitted to St Edmundsbury Borough Council following lengthy pre-application […]
  • Cambridge-based family business acquires historic Spillers Mill

    Leading property and investment company Howard Group has acquired the freehold of iconic residential development Spillers Mill in Cambridge. The historic former flour mill has been redeveloped by Hill Residential to create 19 luxury apartments adjacent to Cambridge station, in the heart of the visionary CB1 gateway regeneration project. Originally built for the Foster family […]