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Cambridge Property refurbishment and investment specialists.

The vision began in 2015 with focus on freehold residential property investment and refurbishment in South East London in time for the Cross Rail Elizabeth line completion. Marshall Black's "cash-only" approach to property buying is our strategy to secure unmortgageable properties in need of much TLC. This means we can bypass specialised finance and bridging loan providers to reduce the bottom line, which allows us to compete with much larger investors in the property market.

For the last two years Marshall Black has been focusing on Cambridge and the surrounding areas. Coupled with a highly skilled and dedicated team of experienced tradesmen enables us to complete complex renovations in record time. Our Director, Artom Marshall personally oversees each project and ensures it is completed on time and on budget! Artom is responsible for the whole 360 process from sourcing Auction properties and project management to procurement, contracts, resourcing, snag works and quality control. Workload dependent, he also gets hands-on with the renovations and has an in depth understanding of a wide array of building trades. 

Take a look at some of our before and after photos below.

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Property refurbishment / renovation

Do you need your investment or residential property refurbished from start to finish by an experienced property development team? Our skilled project managers and specialised tradesmen work flawlessly together with key focus on the speed of delivery in order to maximise profit / return without sacrificing on quality. Get in touch below for an initial conversation about your requirements and to discuss how we can partner together.

Property investment and Capital management

Our Clients trust us to purchase refurbish and sell residential property on their behalf. We take the hassle out of dealing with auction houses and estate agents, tradesmen and project managers and deliver a full 360 process. Once we better understand your expectations we will source a suitable property based on your budget and requirements, refurbish and / or extend and sell on. Below are a few examples of previous projects.


Below is a sample of what can be achieved when working with Marshall Black.



3 bed Victorian end-of-terrace taken back to bare brick revealing up to 6 layers of plaster and cement used in previous "renovations" over the decades. The downstairs bathroom was removed to create a large kitchen with a new WC installed. Upstairs, 2 box rooms and shower room were combined to create a large family bathroom and a 3rd double bedroom. Finished to medium / high spec it took 14 months from Auction purchase to sale completion. Gross profit achieved 20.9%.


2 bed end-of-terrace with fire and water damage, which required a full strip out back to internal timber frame. After a complete internal rebuild including replacement of the entire upstairs floor and studwork all the works were completed in 11 weeks. From Auction purchase to sale completion took just under 6 months. Gross project profit of 24.5%.



2 bed 80's built mid-terrace taken back to timber frame and fully refurbished to medium spec in 10 weeks. From auction purchase to sale completion took 10 months. Total Gross profit of 15.2%.

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt


Marshall Black are a proud sponsor of an aspiring young Go Kart driver, Alex Marshall in the Bambino category. If you see us on the track come talk to us!


We are also active in the local community at grassroots level by supporting our future stars at Whittlesford Warriors U8's Football Team



Registered Address:

237 Westcombe Hill, London SE3 7DW, UK

+44 7966 383693

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