Alchemi Group

ABOUT

 Alchemi Group is a Development Management company who acquire, design, restore and develop boutique residential properties and mixed-use buildings.

Each property is unique in personality and identity. The approach from the onset is to allow both architecture and design visions to work in concert. We create timeless buildings with an ever-growing focus on sustainability that offers distinctive and thoughtful interior design perspective.

This belief is in our DNA. The company is built on the marriage of concept, design and property development, much like its founders; Charlie Baxter and Laura Marino.

Charlie’s talent is finding the properties, understanding their potential and the potential of their surroundings. He is an innovator who recognises distinct opportunities while leading the team. Laura’s passion is all things design. Her keen ability to implement her concepts down to the last detail sets the design integrity and individuality for every development.

With a diverse team, whose backgrounds range from property development and architecture to finance and advertising, Alchemi is poised to deliver each project with high aesthetic and economic value for the purchasers, partners and clients.

To date Alchemi have secured over £250m of equity, £450m of debt funding and have managed a portfolio totalling £1.4billion in prime central London.


BIOS

Charlie Baxter - Managing Director

Charlie Baxter - Managing Director

An entrepreneur in every sense, Charlie brings a wealth of commercial experience and knowledge on diverse and complicated funding acquisitions and joint ventures. With 30 years of experience in the residential development industry, Charlie is passionate about delivering excellent quality, sustainable, well-designed homes. Charlie began his career working for Barratt Homes and was part of the team responsible for setting up their successful West London Division.

In 2000, he co-founded Alchemi Group with Laura Marino, and together they set the foundation and values on which the business has evolved.  Charlie’s talent is finding the properties, understanding their potential and the potential of their surroundings. He is an innovator who recognises distinct opportunities while leading the team. As MD, Charlie also has overall responsibility for  acquisitions and the delivery portfolio of the company.

Laura Marino - Creative Director

Laura Marino -
Creative Director

 Co-founder and shareholder of Alchemi Group, Laura is at the helm of the design company, Studio L, London. Laura's contribution to each project is consistently delivering a balance of high design aesthetic quality with commercial acumen.

Much of Alchemi Group's success is attributed to Studio L’s design and delivery ethos which has enabled the company to produce benchmark results and be presciently ahead of trends before market oversaturation.

Studio L’s also has responsibility for operations and their strategic approach from conception to delivery is a significant asset in Alchemi Group’s portfolio of work.

 http://www.studiollondon.com/