Zoopla Property Group

Zoopla Property Group is a digital media business that owns and operates some of the UK’s leading online property brands including Zoopla, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes. Each of our brands has a distinct market position and attracts a unique audience, delivering increased exposure and enquiries for our members. Our mission is to provide the most useful online resources to property consumers, and be the most effective partner to property professionals. The Group was founded in 2007 and the Zoopla website was launched in January 2008. Since its inception, the Group has grown rapidly both organically and through a number of acquisitions. Over 16,500 estate agent and lettings agent branches across the UK now advertise on our websites each month in addition to all the leading new homes developers. Our websites and mobile apps attract 40 million visits per month and generate over 2 million enquiries per month for our member estate/letting agents and property developers. In addition to operating our own websites we exclusively power the property search facility on a number of the UK’s biggest websites which means that we offer our members exposure to an unrivaled property audience in the UK. Our exclusive partnerships include The Times, The Telegraph, Independent, The Daily Mail, AOL, MSN, Homes24 and many more. Zoopla Property Group has a highly-experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
599 (est)
Zoopla Property Group was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in London, GB

Zoopla Property Group Office Locations

Zoopla Property Group has offices in London, Durham, Cumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
65 Southwark St

Zoopla Property Group Data and Metrics

Zoopla Property Group Financial Metrics

Zoopla Property Group's revenue was reported to be £197.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 84% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

197.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

36.7 m

Market capitalization (03-Feb-2017)

1.6 b

Closing share price (03-Feb-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

3.4 m
Zoopla Property Group's current market capitalization is £1.6 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


80.2 m107.6 m197.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

28.7 m33.6 m46.2 m

Net Income

21.1 m25.4 m36.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


31 m19.2 m3.4 m

Accounts Receivable

3.4 m19.6 m26.1 m

Current Assets

36.9 m42 m40 m


1.9 m9.4 m10.4 m


75.2 m253.7 m322.6 m

Total Assets

114 m305 m373 m

Accounts Payable

4.7 m5.5 m7.6 m

Current Liabilities

15.2 m62.8 m68.1 m

Total Liabilities

15.8 m187.8 m230.8 m

Retained Earnings

(14.5 m)16.7 m20.1 m

Total Equity

98.2 m117.2 m142.2 m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x2.6 x2.6 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

31 m39.1 m62.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(25.7 m)103.1 m17.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

(7.6 m)(8.2 m)(9.5 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

Traffic Overview of Zoopla Property Group

Zoopla Property Group Online and Social Media Presence

Zoopla Property Group News and Updates

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UK’s Hellocar secures £1M to to disrupt UK car buying market

 Hellocar, a new car buying website out of the UK, has secured a £1m investment round. The round was led by JamJar Investments, the Innocent Drinks founders’ venture capital fund, and Alex Chesterman, founder and CEO of Zoopla Property Group. Henry Lane Fox, part of the founding team behind lastminu…

City Moves for 10 February 2017 - who's switching jobs?

Squire Patton Boggs ​Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Ian Wood as a partner in its global energy and natural resources practice group in the London office. Ian joins the firm from the energy and infrastructure group at King & Wood Mallesons in London, along with senior associate Rebecca Slat…
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