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Dan Simms

Co-Head of Retail Agency

50 George Street

Office: +44 20 7344 6869

Mobile: +44 7976 293317


With over 27 years experience in the retail market, Dan is the Co-Head of the UK Retail Agency team at Colliers International.

Dan & the team provide specialist advice on leasing Shopping Centre, High Street & Out of Town property all across the UK for leading landlords including intu, Legal & General, Axa, Aviva, Landsec, Blackrock and NewRiver.

Dan & the team also advise a large number of leading and emerging retailers, including Dixons Carphone, Sainsburys, Oliver Bonas, Deichmann, Ecco, Sweaty Betty, Costa & Boux Avenue on their acquisition and disposal programmes.

Dan has regularly commented on the retail market in national media including BBC News, Newsnight, LBC, CNBC, BBC Radio 4, The FT, The Evening Standard, The Guardian and most property media channels.



The Colliers International retail agency team is one of the most active and successful agency teams in the UK retail market and advises on:

- over 800 retail & leisure deals every year right across the UK
- over 250 store acquisitions each year for 20 leading retailers
- 6 million sq.ft of shopping centre leasing instructions



Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Property Marketing, Occupier Services, Business Brokerage, Development Consulting, Portfolios, Supermarkets, Warehouses, Project Leasing, Transactions Services, Disposal Advice, High Street Retail, Retail Park, Shopping Centres, Retail


Legal & General, Landsec, Aviva, Realis, Dixons Carphone, Intu, NewRiver Retail, Boux Avenue,  Costa, Catalyst Capital, Oliver Bonas, Sweaty Betty, Blackrock


The University of Reading (Land Management)
The Windsor Boys' School

Affiliations & Memberships

Shop Agents Society, Accessible Retail, Revo, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

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