Property News Colliers International scopes out retail portfolio


Colliers International has been appointed by disability charity, Scope to manage its retail portfolio of 240 outlets across the UK. Colliers’ Corporate Solutions team won a competitive tender to help Scope to enhance the day-to-day property management of its shop portfolio and further build on its retail success.

The Colliers team will deliver strategic estate management, facilities management, treasury management, agency, rating, professional services and building consultancy advice across all the charity’s UK retail properties.  The contract is effective from 1 April 2011.

Andrew Adair, Director of Retail at Scope commented: “We are delighted with the appointment of Colliers International and confident that they will provide an excellent property management service for Scope Retail.  We are keen to develop our long-term strategy in order to maximise the opportunities that exist in the retail property market and feel sure that Colliers’ professionalism; detailed knowledge of the property market and charity retail sector; as well as the high calibre of the team involved, will help us achieve this.”

Andrew Johnson, Director, Corporate Solutions at Colliers International, said: “We are proud to have been awarded this major instruction by Scope to manage its retail property portfolio and are looking forward to starting work.

“This is a significant property management deal in the UK’s retail sector and our success in winning this contract is testament to the hard work, dedication and partnership working of multiple departments across Colliers International.