A market leading Investor and Developer in the Convenience Retail sector. Established in 2015 by Rory Mepham and the Somerston Group, Newbridge is headquartered in Warsaw with a team of 8 people.


In addition to typical asset management initiatives Newbridge intend to ensure that assets in their portfolio adhere to certain brand standards including: assets forming integral parts of their local community, located in middle of major residential areas, family friendly and a tenant mix tailored to meet day to day shopping needs of local community.

Newbridge Senior Management have significant experience across Central Europe (including Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Romania) in acquisition, development management, asset management, sales, funding, structuring, leasing, marketing and business building.

>300,000 sqm of institutional quality shopping centres

As part of the Somerston Group of companies, Newbridge has a strong capital base and is well positioned to take advantage of market opportunities.  Somerston is an international group engaged primarily in real estate investment and development.  Headquartered in Jersey, Somerston’s business was established in the 1850’s and originally had its main focus on the shipping industry.

Newbridge is primarily focussed on Poland but will consider other Eastern European markets on an opportunistic basis. The business targets to have significant assets under management through:

  • Balance Sheet Investing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Separate accounts
  • Funds