News and Events

Upcoming Events and Speaking Engagements

November 2019 onwards

On the 19th of November Evan will be presenting at Bournemouth PPN on the secrets of successful property development. Later on the 28th of November he will be hosting a developers boardroom Q&A session and site visit for investors at the Clapham Road site in Kennington, London.On the 2nd of December Evan will be speaking at the IPAX Global event at the Savoy Hotel.

In the new year Evan is speaking at the J6 Property Meet on the 14th of January discussing how to be successful in development in 2020. He is then co-hosting the National Development Summit with Brendan Quinn on the 18 of January 2020. Following that he will be hosting a Qandor masterclass on property development in early February 2020.


September to October 2019

On the 5th September, our Founder and CEO, Evan Maindonald, chaired a Panel called “Evolution of the Hotel Sector” at Brendan Quinn’s Central London Property Event at the London Bridge Hotel. Panelists included Stuart Scott and Carly Houston of Smart Boutique Hotels, Richard Dawes from Savills and Simon Lawrence, a lawyer specialising in the hotel sector.

He also spoke at Torbay Property Meet in Torquay on the 10th of September. On the 19th of September, he’s being interviewed for the ‘Mennie Talks’ Podcast by Reece Mennie, co-founder of Hunter Jones.

On the morning of the 25th of September, he will be on a panel for the Serviced Apartment Networking Group (SANG), hosted by Katten Law at their offices in St Paul’s London with an audience made up of investors, bankers, developers, serviced apartment operators, hoteliers, and consultants.

On the evening of the 25th of September, Evan will be speaking and on a panel called “The Great No Money Down Show Down” at Baker St Property Meet. Panelists include Ranjan Bhattacharya (commercial property), Samuel Leeds (residential property and Evan. Evan will talk about how to bring equity in to property development deals. The panel will be chaired by Cyril Thomas.

On the 9th October, he is on a Panel called “Raising Equity for Property Development deals” at Brendan Quinn’s Battersea Property Event at the Crowne Plaza Battersea. Panelists will include Nicholas Wallwork – CEO of Property Forum, Allie Thur of Willow Isle Capital, Seb Stearne from Pacific Investments, a private equity fund founded by Sir John Beckwith, Manish Kataria- Founder of InvestLikeAPro and Rob Wilkinson – Co-Founder of CrowdWithUs.

On the 10th of October, Evan is speaking on the main stage at UK Construction week at the NEC in Birmingham. He is speaking between 12:00 and 12:45 about about understanding local growth and how to maximise development value. Following that, at 2pm, he will be involved in a panel debate called “The Road Map to Self Build” at the Grand Theatre at Grand Designs Live.

On the 14th of October, he is speaking and on a Crowdfunding Panel at Square Mile Property Meet, hosted by Aarok and Charlotte Kok. This will include Crowdfunding platforms, investors and developers who have raised money crowdfunding. CrowdWithUs, Shojin and LeoPropertyCrowd. John Corey will also be speaking at this event.

On the 23rd of October Evan is speaking at Kent Property Meet and on the 24th of October, he will be speaking at IPAX, the International and European property Awards at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. On the 26th October Evan is speaking at the Hunter Jones investor day alongside Chris Madelin from Magna Group and hosted by Reece Mennie. He will be discussing Buy to Lets vs Property Bonds. 


April through August 2019

On the 24th of April 2019, Evan is on a panel at Baker St Property Meet and then on the 2nd of May he is co-presenting on Crowdfunding with Fredrik Sandvall at PPN Bank. On the 9th of May, he will be on the ‘Top Tips’ panel at Kevin McCloud’s Grand Designs Live show at Excel.

On the 18th of June 2019, Evan is speaking at the Female Property Alliance at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Victoria. On the 20th of June, He will be delivering the Keynote Presentation at South Wales Property meet in Newport.

On the 26th of June, Evan is speaking at Des Daly and Steve Cooke’s Property Development Network in Kingston. On the 18th of July 2019, he’s speaking at Ealing Property Meet. On the 25th of July he’s speaking at Quandor’s Founding Forum.

In August, he’s speaking at Partners in Property’s London event in Tower Hill.


March 2019

March 2019 is a busy months for me with presentations booked at Canary Wharf PIN on the 7th of March and Neil Mangan’s Kensington and Chelsea Property Event on the 26th of March. I’ll also be on the the Crowdfunding panel at Brendan Quinn’s Central London Property event on the 28th of March and on a panel at Kent Property Meet on the 27th of March.



10th April 2019 – Secrets of Successful Property Development – Boardroom Session

Would you like to spend two hours with Evan, talking about the best property deals he has ever done, picking his brains on how to approach property development & investment and how to spot the hidden opportunities within problems on properties and sites ?

If so, come along to the Boardroom Session Evan will be hosting, on Wednesday the 10th of April at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Battersea between 2pm and 4pm. Tickets to the session are £40 for non-members or free if you join up as one of Brendan Quinn’s Annual Members.

The session will be limited to 14 people and there are only have a couple of spaces left, so get in quickly to ensure you don’t miss out.


And after that

Evan will also be at Brendan Quinn’s 9th Year Property Networking Anniversary in the evening of the 10th of April.

On Thursday the 4th of April, he will be presenting at Partners in Property at Shirley Golf Club in Solihull and he also has a speaking date schedued for the 25th of April in Bridgwater – details to follow shortly.

We will be filming more episodes of Property Developer’s Question time on the 11th of April. The episodes we’ve already filmed will be airing shortly on Property TV, which is on Sky Channel 198. Episode 1 will be broadcast on March 25th & March 27th at 10:30pm and Episode 2 will be broadcast on April 1st and 3rd at 10:30pm. If you’re interested in a short previous of the program, see the excerpt below or visit Evan’s Youtube channel, The Main Thing.




National Property Development Summit – 19th January 2019

Evan Maindonald will be speaking at Brendan Quinn’s National Development Summit on the 19th of January 2019. His presentation will be entitled Profitable property development – from crowdfunding to completion and he will be covering

    Project structuring and equity Crowdfunding
    Design Led Development and planning gain
    Reducing risk and successful project delivery
    Exit and optimisation of sales values

Details of the event can be found by clicking here. Saturday 19th of January 2019, 9:30am to 5pm at the Crowne Plaza Blackfriars, 19 New Bridge St, Blackfriars, London, EC4V 6DB


Surrey Property Exchange

Evan will be speaking at Surrey Property Exchange on the 14th of January 2019.


Croydon Property Meet – 3rd October 2018

Evan Maindonald will be speaking at Croydon Property Meet on the evening of Wednesday 3rd of October. He will be talking about about debt structuring and equity funding for property development including how we crowdfunded £130,000 of equity in 18 hours.

Sunny Mahal, Sunny, a mindset coach, business mentor, property developer and entrepreneur who has acquired £4m+ in property development deals inside 6 months will also be speaking about creating the mindset and income to make your dreams a reality.

Details of the event can be found here. Wednesday 3rd of October 2018, 19:00-21:45 at the Croydon Park Hotel, 7 Altyre Road, Croydon, CR9 5AA


Kent Business Podcast

Evan Maindonald was recently featured on Kent Business Podcast talking about our philosophy on development, the property market and opportunities for property investment and development in Kent. If you’d like to check out the podcast, please click here.


Brendan Quinn’s Summer Property Network – 15th August 2018

Evan Maindonald will be talking about how we crowdfunded £130,000 of property development equity in 18 hours at Brendan Quinn’s Summer Property Network on Wednesday 15th of August 2018, 18:30–21:30 at The Alma, Wandsworth, SW18 1TF. Details of the event can be found here.


Kent Property Meet – 27th of June 2018

Evan Maindonald will be providing a short overview of our latest project at 21-23 Market St, Cinderford, Gloucestershire at at Kent Property Meet on 27th June – details of the event are here.


Brendan Quinn’s Wandsworth Property Event – 14th June 2018

Evan Maindonald will be speaking at Brendan Quinn’s Wandsworth Property Event on Thursday 14th of June 2018. Details of the event can be found here.


Property TV Question Time – Episode 108 now live

Episode 108 of Property TV Question time, featuring our founder and CEO, Evan Maindonald, is now live here on Vimeo. Catch it there or on Property TV, Sky Channel 189 at the following dates and time.

Property TV Question Time

Our founder and CEO, Evan Maindonald, was recently asked by Property TV (Sky Channel 198) to be a panelist on their Question Time series. Evan will will be filming for the first episode in which he’s appearing on the 26th of April. Visit the Property TV website or keep an eye on the box for his debut appearance !


Brendan Quinn’s Central London Property Network- 26th April 2018 from 6:30pm

Our founder and CEO, Evan Maindonald, will be speaking at Brendan Quinn’s Central London Property Network evening event on Thursday 26th April 2018. Evan’s presentation is called “The Risk Controller” and will be about assessing and de-risking development deals. Details of the event can be found here.


5th March 2018 – Property TV – 18 in 2018

We announced in January this year that MELT Homes was chosen by Property TV to feature on ’18 in 2018′, a programme on 18 property businesses to watch in 2018.  The video provides a good overview of our current focus and plans for 2018. It went out on Property TV at the beginning of March and is shown below.