Graham Edwards: The Man Behind the Success of Telereal Trillium

Trillium was established in 1997, due to its faster growth, it has attracted the interest of many investors. The company went into partnership with BT Group to form Telereal but was later reorganized to Telereal Trillium. Telereal Trillium has become the largest private property management firm. Graham Edwards has been the reason for the success of Trillium. Edwards has been the chief executive officer of the company since 2001 when it was started. In 2018, he was promoted to be the executive chairman of the company. Graham Edwards led Telereal Trillium to increase its revenue to $1 billion. His career in residential and commercial real estate began Merrill Lynch after his graduation.

 

The company has notable acquisitions, which include the Network rail real estate that had a portfolio to £1.46 billion. The purchase saw Telereal Trillium acquire over 5,200 properties. Furthermore, the acquisition has seen Trillium finalize contracts with Royal Mail, department of work and pension; and Birmingham city council. Telereal bought majority shares in BT to get the needed capital for the government contracts. The company has received government contracts expenditures to £284 million. It is the main recipient of government projects in the work and pension department. Through the able leadership of Graham Edwards, the government contracts have increased to £3.2 billion. Thus, it has improved the firm’s profitability for both investors and the company. The company owns over 8,000 properties.

 

In addition to being the CEO of the largest real estate company in the UK, Graham Edwards is also the co-owner and CEO of Castle Water, the leading water retailer. Telereal Trillium has a floor area of 86 million square foot and a portfolio of £6 billion. Graham loves playing tennis and skiing. The company also employs 1% workforce in the UK. Graham Edwards will join CPS as the housing policy group chairman. He will also be the research fellow for the center. He will do this while still maintaining his position at Telereal Trillium. Graham will no doubt bring his expertise from Telereal Trillium to CPS. The investor works closely with the CPS in-house team to ensure success.