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  • Peter Gallagher National Offices Appointment

    23.12.2013 | Peter Gallagher is to join Colliers International as a Partner in its National Offices team in Manchester. He joins from the Manchester-based independent property agency p3 Property Consultants, where he was a founding Partner.

  • Colliers International relocates its City of London headquarters to 35 King Street

    17.12.2013 | Colliers International has exchanged on a deal to relocate its City of London headquarters to 35 King Street. The global property advisers will occupy the entire first floor of the prime City building, which is located off Cheapside, taking 2,500 sq ft within London & Oriental’s recently refurbished 16,800 sq ft Grade A office.

  • 7 New Market Street For Sale

    17.12.2013 | 50,000 Sq ft vacant freehold come to market in Birmingham.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    13.12.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news.This week's looks at the Community Infrastructure Levy update, Government announces investment in ‘Local Pinch Point Fund', an update on the New Lower Thames Crossing, and much more.

  • The Artisan Hotel Deal

    12.12.2013 | Artisan Agree Major Hotel Deal to Drive Transformation of Edinburgh’s Historic Old Town Site.

  • Martin Taylor National Investment Appointment

    10.12.2013 | Martin Taylor Joins Colliers International’s National Investment Team.

  • Andrew Mackenzie Retail team appointment

    09.12.2013 | Andrew MacKenzie, former CEO of Jaeger, has joined Colliers International’s Retail team as a Consultant based in its London office.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    06.12.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the Autumn statement, the National Infrastructure plan, an Office to Residential Update, and much more.

  • Autumn Statement 2013

    05.12.2013 | A quick fix for the UK occupier markets is not on offer. In today’s Autumn Statement George Osborne announced a package of measures to help retailers on the High Street by extending the rate relief scheme for another year and cap at 2% from next April all business rates.

  • NewRiver Retail Ltd acquire Marston's Pubs

    03.12.2013 | Colliers International advise NewRiver Retail on its £90m acquisition of a portfolio of freehold pubs from Marston’s.

  • Aberystwyth Marina for sale

    03.12.2013 | Aberystwyth Marina, a 150-berth facility on the west coast of Wales, is the first substantial coastal marina to come to the open market since the onset of the recession in 2008.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    29.11.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the Uk's carbon footprint, Boris' housing vision, and much more.

  • Distressed town centres property taskforce

    29.11.2013 | Town Centres should be designated as 'Infrastructure' to open up major funding streams.

  • Colliers Makes Further Strategic Appointment in National Investment Team

    27.11.2013 | Colliers International has recruited capital markets specialist, John Knowles, to join the firm as a Partner in its National Investment team.

  • UK's Care Homes Review report new pressure on occupancy and shrinking fees

    27.11.2013 | There has been a significant reduction in the level of care home fees received by care homes throughout 2013; combined continued pressure on occupancy rates across all three sectors of the care home industry, according to the 18th biannual Care Home Review from specialist healthcare advisors Colliers International.

  • Chinese Investors hand Quayside Tower to agency duo

    26.11.2013 | Colliers International and Jones Lang LaSalle have been appointed to market Quayside Tower, on Birmingham’s Broad Street, following the office building’s recent acquisition.

  • The Barns Hotel For Sale

    25.11.2013 | Colliers International markets The Barns Hotel, Bedford For Sale.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    22.11.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the Committee Investigation into the operation of the NPPF, and Labour’s new town housing strategy.

  • Oakley Court Hotel Sold

    22.11.2013 | Colliers International Completes Sale of Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor which is one of the finest and most renowned country house hotels in England.

  • Global Investor Sentiment Report 2014

    21.11.2013 | Despite economic and political turbulence, global real estate investors will be more willing to take risks in 2014

  • Cains Brewery Vilage Development

    20.11.2013 |Go-Ahead for Cains' Brewery Multimillion Pound Brewery Village Development.

  • James Gann

    19.11.2013 | James Gann joins Colliers International as Head of City Investment.

  • National Offices boost Manchester team with Nick Nelson appointment

    18.11.2013 | Nick joins after more than six years at CBRE, where he was an Associate Director in its Manchester office specialising in office agency and development. At Colliers, he will continue to advise institutions, landlords and developers in Manchester.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    15.11.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the conditions clarified by three retail appeals,the First Reading of “The Permitted Development (Basements) Bill and much more planning news.

  • London retails top spot in Europe's 'super streets'

    12.11.2013 | Demand for space on Europe’s most desirable shopping streets has pushed rents up by up to 20 per cent in the year ended September 2013. Colliers International’s Q3 report on the most sought-after retail locations has revealed that prime rents are now reaching £804 per sq ft per year (€863/sq m/month) on Old Bond Street, meaning London has remained the most expensive shopping street in Europe where demand for flagship space continues to exceed supply.

  • Sedgemoor Economic Growth Showcase expected to shape future

    11.11.2013 | Experts from across the commercial property spectrum will be represented at the Sedgemoor Economic Growth Showcase to be held at the South West Energy Skills Centre, Bridgwater College on Wednesday November 13.

  • European Retail Investment

    11.11.2013 | EUROPEAN RETAIL INVESTMENT UP 14% ON 2012, CEE reported largest growth of 50% yoy

  • Weekly Planning Update

    08.11.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the latest legal challenge for new office to residential permitted development rights, a Help to Buy update, and much more planning news.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    01.11.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the Community Infrastructure Levy Implementation deadline extended by the government, cutting planning red tape is part of the Governments Red Tape Challenge, and much more planning news.

  • Belfast City Airport Retail Portfolio

    01.11.2013 | Belfast City Airport selects Colliers International to manage retail portfolio

  • Hotel deals driven by banks willingness to lend

    31.10.2013 | An increased willingness to lend by the banks is helping to drive hotel deals throughout the UK, according to the head of hotels at real estate advisors Colliers International.

  • Most Haunted Pubs For Sale

    29.10.2013 | Colliers has all the ghostly credentials needed to market UK’s most Haunted pub.

  • Fat Cat Cafe Bars Sold

    29.10.2013 | Colliers International has completed the sale of the business and assets of the former Fat Cat Cafe Bars in central Nottingham and Derby to an established East Midlands operator.

  • Solstice Park Industrial Plots

    28.10.2013 | Only Two Industrial Plots Remaining At Solstice Park.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    25.10.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the further changes to CIL for January 2014, a Community led high street renewal, and much more planning news.

  • Angler Hotel For Sale

    22.09.2013 | Fine-Dining Opportunity at the Compleat Angler in Marlow, on behalf of MacDonald Hotels.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    18.10.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the planning proposals at the recent Government announcement of a joint venture agreement with China.

  • Yew Tree Caravan Park For Sale

    17.09.2013 | Popular Kent Caravan Park on the Market

  • Colliers International Makes Significant Senior Appointment In National Offices Team In Manchester

    16.10.2013 | Michael Hawkins is to join Colliers International in January 2014 as a Partner in its National Offices team, based in Manchester

  • Colliers International Makes Significant Senior Appointment In National Offices Team In Manchester

    16.10.2013 | Michael Hawkins is to join Colliers International in January 2014 as a Partner in its National Offices team, based in Manchester. He joins from WHR Property Consultants, where he was a Partner advising property and development companies, funds and often investors; as well as acting on some of the city’s leading schemes including the Noma Scheme and The Landmark.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    11.10.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the Government Cabinet reshuffle, Core Strategies and Housing Updates.

  • Global Retail Highlights Report 2013 released

    08.10.2013 | The world’s premier retail locations have rebounded in 2013 according to Colliers International’s annual Global Retail Highlights report. Whilst New York’s Fifth Avenue retained the top spot as the world’s most expensive shopping street, London’s Old Bond Street has slipped down from fourth to fifth place in the table due to monumental rental growth by New York’s Madison Avenue.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    04.10.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's looks at the planning proposals at both the recent Labour and Conservative party conferences.

  • Colliers International Hires Another New Director in Rating

    30.09.2013 | Laurence Hatchwell OBE is to join Colliers International as a Director within its Rating team based in London.

  • Leeds Office Team Scoops Top Award

    26.09.2013 | The Leeds office of Colliers International has once again secured the much coveted award for ‘Office Agency Team of the Year’ at this year’s Yorkshire Property Industry Awards.

  • Iconic Brooklands Hotel for sale

    25.09.2013 | Colliers to sell Hotel situated at world famous birthplace of British Motorsport

  • Buiness Rates Freeze

    24.09.2013 | Ed Miliband's intention to freeze business rates considered a "sticking plaster"

  • Weekly Planning Update

    20.09.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news.

  • Upper Carr Holiday Park For Sale

    19.09.2013 | Upper Carr Holiday Park in Pickering, North Yorkshire has been placed on the market through property advisers Colliers International with a guide price of £1.625m for the freehold asset and business as a going concern.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    13.09.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news.

  • The Co-Operative Estates completes one million SQ FT shed sales

    09.09.2013 | The Co-operative Estates has completed one million sq ft of industrial property sales in 2013, including disposals and lettings across a portfolio of 18 units.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    06.09.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's update looks at the first survey published regarding the new office to residential legislation,the Government overrides inspector’s recommendation for a 100 home scheme, and much more.

  • Colliers augments City Offices team with new Project Management lineup

    04.09.2013 | Colliers International has recruited two project management specialists to join its growing central London Project Management team.

  • Colliers Introduces pioneering green energy programme for UK commercial properties

    03.09.203 | Colliers International Investment Property Management team has developed a new sustainable energy programme for managed commercial properties which allows them to access Green Energy for the same cost as Brown Energy.

  • DHP Family to launch its first London leisure space venue

    03.09.2013 | On behalf of DHP Family, Colliers International has completed the leasehold acquisition of a unique leisure space within the former station building at 1a Amhurst Road in Hackney.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    30.08.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's update looks at New Planning Guidance website launched, a London Planning error which resulted in compensation,and much more.

  • Camerons Puts 10 Freehold Pubs on the Market through Colliers International

    29.08.2013 | Colliers International has been instructed by Hartlepool-based brewer and pub operator, Camerons to dispose of a package of ‘non-core’ freehold pubs throughout the North of England.

  • Colliers Capital Sells in the City

    29.08.2013 | Colliers International has advised on the sale of 10-11 Austin Friars, EC2 and the purchase was completed by a private overseas investment client of Knight Frank.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    23.08.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's update looks at decisions on development in the Green Belt, statistics on House building, and proposals for the new Queens Park Rangers stadium.

  • Old Brewery House Hotel for sale

    23.08.2013 | Colliers International has been instructed to sell The Old Brewery House Hotel, one of the town’s best known establishments in Reepham, Norfolk.

  • Bupa acquisition of Richmond Care Villages

    19.08.2013 | Colliers International advises Bupa further step into the care village sector by acquiring Richmond Care Villages. Richmond currently owns and operates five care villages in England which are home to over 660 people. The deal also includes three further sites for developing new care villages.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    16.08.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. Last week it was announced that an application for prior approval had been submitted to Islington Council to transform the Archway Tower into 118 flats.

  • UK Property Investment Volumes to Top £40bn in 2013

    16.08.2013 | Analysis by global real estate advisors, Colliers International suggests that UK investment volumes for 2013 are likely to surpass totals for the last two years by a substantial margin.

  • Colliers International National Retail Barometer Q2 2013 released

    16.08.2013 | National Retail Barometer Q2 2013 research reports shop vacancy falls for the first time in 18 months.

  • Surf Snowdonia Wavegarden project

    15.08.2013 | Surf Snowdonia, a multi-million pound surf attraction in the Conwy Valley in North Wales is set to be the world’s first Wavegarden project after it received planning permission from Councillors.

  • Samuel May specialist leisure appointment

    15.08.2013 | Colliers International has further strengthened its London Licensed and Leisure team with the appointment of Samuel May as a Senior Surveyor.

  • Travelodge Hotel freehold Investment purchase

    14.08.2013 | Travelodge Kings Cross Royal Scot purchased by Henderson Global Investors for £54.1m, representing a yield of 5.48%. Colliers International’s National Investment team acted on behalf of the LPA Receivers.

  • UK Hotels Sector Heats Up For Investors

    UK Hotels Sector Heats Up For Investors 13.08.2013 | Colliers International - Hotels has experienced 28 per cent uplift in UK hotel transactional activity in the 12 month period to July 2013 when compared to the same period of the previous year.

  • Colliers Duo Show Their Steel At Bolton Ironman

    12.08.2013 | If you think you’ve had a tough week, spare a thought for Colliers International’s Richard Coombs and Nick Pentecost, who both completed the Ironman Triathlon in Bolton last weekend.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    09.08.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a look at new Government guidance on renting out driveways and parking spaces,carbon housing targets, and much more.

  • Colliers International Welcomes Government Consultation on Retail to Residential

    07.08.2013 | Planning minister Nick Boles today announced change of use proposals which would allow empty shops to be converted into homes without planning permission.

  • Colliers Makes Second Strategic Appointment In National Investment In As Many Weeks

    05.08.2013 | Colliers International has recruited high-profile south east office investment agent, Rob Cregeen, to join the firm as a Director in its National Investment team.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    02.08.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a look at renewable and low carbon energy panning guidance ,the double yelow line parking relaxation proposal, and much more.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    26.07.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a look at the debate surrounding Gatwick's second runway,the London underground extension and much more.

  • Oakley Court Hotel Interest

    24.07.2013 | The Hotels team at Colliers International has reported exceptional levels of interest from both prospective domestic and international buyers following its recent instruction to sell the Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor, Berkshire.

  • Bristol TRYathlon challenge

    22.07.2013 | The hottest day of the year so far saw hundreds of property professionals competing in Colliers International’s TRYathlon challenge at Tockington School in Bristol.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    19.07.2013 | Richmond Borough Council has approved the introduction of an Article 4 direction removing the ability to convert offices to residential in its key office locations at Richmond, Twickenham and Teddington town centres and at the National Physical Laboratories. The Direction is not expected to come into force until 2014, leaving a 12 month period for conversions to commence.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    12.07.2013 | Gwent County Borough Council has resolved to approve outline planning consent for the ‘Circuit of Wales’; a 5.6 km motor racing circuit forming part of a larger mixed use development on a 344 hectare site on the edge Ebbw Vale. Colliers International provided development consultancy advice to the Heads of the Valleys Development Company Ltd, the scheme promoter.

  • ‘Hotel Football’ venue in Manchester

    10.07.2013 | The Hotels team at global property advisers Colliers International has provided valuation advice for a new hotel venue in Manchester for HSBC and GG Hospitality, a new hospitality company created by Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    05.07.2013 | HS2 has appointed Colliers International to provide Estates Services for its £42.6bn High Speed 2 rail route. The appointment is for a three year term.

  • Etrop Grange Hotel in Manchester sold

    03.07.2013 | Etrop Grange Hotel, a Grade Two-listed Georgian mansion near Manchester Airport, has been acquired by Squire Hotels for a sum close to the guide price of £4.95m.

  • Oakley Court Hotel in Windsor up for sale

    29.06.2013 | Following the appointment of John Hansen and Stuart Irwin of KPMG as Joint Administrators of Oakley Court Hotel Limited, Colliers International has been instructed to find a buyer for the business and property known as the Oakley Court Hotel.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    28.06.2013 | The government announced its spending review this week, which included spending £100bn on infrastructure projects.

  • Woolwich Travelodge Hotel sold for £8 million

    24.06.2013 | On behalf of Powis Street Estates, Colliers International has completed the sale of the Travelodge hotel in Woolwich to an overseas investor for £8 million, representing a net initial yield of 6.75%.

  • Colliers lead expert debate on London's future

    24.06.2013 | The International Federation for Housing and Planning's Centenary World Congress was held earlier this month at venues across the capital. The event saw influential experts from around the world, alongside 800 international property and development professionals, come together to debate the future of human settlements and shape of cities to come.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    21.06.2013 | This week's planning update is now released and looks at a wide variety of issues, including Labour's plans to replace the Community Infrastructure Levy, Government's latest housing guarantee schemes and much more.

  • The Antidote to the High Street’s Problems?

    21.06.2013 | Colliers International’s latest Midsummer Retail Report is soon to be published and the study offers 10 steps to breathe new life into the country’s High Streets.

  • Is the High Street Dead? Number of empty shops set to decrease to 2006 levels

    20.06.2013 | Global property company, Colliers International predicts that the high street will gradually recover over the next seven years and by 2020 the number of empty shops will have fallen from its current level of 12% (of total floor space) to about 7% (a similar level to peak in 2006).

  • Weekly Planning Update

    14.06.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major planning news. This week's includes a look at Boris Johnson's 2020 Vision, Labour's planning proposals for the next election and much more.

  • Yesterday’s World Great Yarmouth attraction for sale

    13.06.2013 | Visitor attraction, Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth is to go on the market once agents, Colliers International can estimate a price for the 150,000 individual items currently on display.

  • Wavegarde lagoon operational

    13.06.2013 | Wavegarden®, the world’s leader in surfing lagoon technology, has unveiled a full scale, operational demo centre to showcase the facility to the leisure property industry near San Sebastian in Northern Spain.

  • The Hut Group extends indsutrail warehouse lease

    Multi-website online retailer and brand owner The Hut Group has extended its lease on a major distribution and warehousing centre in Warrington.

  • Derby Riverligths leisure scheme for sale

    13.06.2013 | On behalf of the joint LPA Receivers, JE Cookson and HJP Dunger, Colliers International has been appointed to sell Derby city centre leisure scheme, Derby Riverlights.

  • Popular Charlecote Pheasant Hotel for sale in Warwickshire

    12.06.2013 | Colliers International has been instructed to market the freehold investment in the Charlecote Pheasant Hotel, near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    06.06.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major planning news. This week's includes a look at new Government criteria for improving planning performance and various other changes in the planning domain.

  • Colliers International’s 2013 Charity Cycle Challenge

    07.06.2013 | The three-day charity cycle challenge, dubbed the Great Glen Dash, will see a team of 56 cyclists representing Colliers International set off on a demanding 125-mile route.

  • London, Hong Kong, Tokyo continue to be world’s most expensive office markets

    06.06.0213 | According to a new Global Office report by Colliers International, global markets are reaching economic equilibrium between supply and demand after weathering challenges in Europe, China and the USA. While some markets appear to still be lagging, the majority are experiencing more stability than they have in some time.

  • West End Investment team strengthened by the appointment of new Director

    04.06.2013 | Colliers International has recruited high-profile West End investment agent, Jonathan Evans, to join the firm as a Director in the West End Investment team.

  • Colliers to lead expert debate on London’s future at the IFHP Centenary World Congress

    03.06.2013 | The International Federation for Housing and Planning’s Centenary World Congress will be held at venues across the capital from 5 – 11 June.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    31.05.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major planning news. This week's includes a look at the changes to Permitted Development Rights, how Nick Boles wants to make people happy and various other local and national planning issues.

  • Colliers International secures sale of Homebridge Manor

    28.05.2013 | Colliers International’s Healthcare and Residential teams has completed the sale of Homebridge Manor in Witham, Essex to residential developers Kingscastle, on behalf of administrators, Baker Tilly

  • Weekly Planning Update

    24.05.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major planning news. This week's includes a look at the planning progress of a new town in Devon and various other local and national planning issues.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    17.05.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major planning news. This week's includes a look at the latest developments in the Crossrail 2 consultation amongst other national and local planning issues.

  • BT names Colliers International as Global real estate service provider

    17.05.2013 | Colliers International’s Corporate Solutions team will act on over 1,200 property interests across the world, excluding the UK and Irish Republic properties, having previously provided services to BT across the Americas region. The contract is set for a period of three years.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    10.05.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a look at the latest developments in the change of use from office to residential, the new bills supporting the high speed rail infrastructure and much more.

  • Changing Offices to Residential

    10.05.2013 | The Government has released the details of the new permitted development rights allowing changes of use from offices to residential.

  • Colliers International Makes Another Appointment In National Offices

    05.09.2013 | Colliers International has recruited another South East Office specialist to support its growing National Offices business, led by Mark Taylor. Toby Lumsden is to join the firm as a Senior Surveyor from Altus Edwin Hill, where he was advising occupier and landlord clients in the South East offices market.

  • Colliers International makes senior appointment in National Offices

    09.05.2013 | Matthew Long is to join Colliers International as a Director in its National Offices team, based in Birmingham. He joins after 15 years at DTZ, where he was Associate Director in its Birmingham office.

  • Colliers International Ranked 17 Among IAOP®’s 2013 Top 100 Global Outsourcing Companies

    09.05.2013 | As companies continue to expand their global footprint, outsourcing becomes increasingly essential. For the eighth consecutive year, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP®) named Colliers International among the world’s best outsourcing service providers on a competitive list of global firms.

  • Government shoots itself in the foot with business rates

    06.05.2013 | Business rates remain one of the greatest challenges to the revival of British retail. At present, business rates are based on the notional rental valuation as of 2008 (pre-credit crunch) which have dropped by as much as 40 per cent in some cases, meaning many retailers and businesses are paying rates disproportionate to the value of their units.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    03.05.2013 | This week's update looks at the latest advancements in the plan to extend the Northern Line, some local planning announcements and much more.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    29.04.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a further look at the Community Infrastructure Levy, an update on various local plans and much more.

  • Weekly Planning Update

    22.04.2013 | Our latest planning update keeps you up to date on the major news. This week's includes a look at the proposed changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy, Tesco pulling the plug on more than 100 sites and much more.

  • Colliers International UK Property Snapshot April 2013

    Investors look to alternative schemes and higher yielding assets as prime commercial supply dwindles.

  • Colliers International to sell Fat Cat Bar chain

    Fat Cat Café Bars has instructed Colliers International to dispose of six city and town centre bars around the country.

  • Colliers International wins professional agency of the year

    18.04.2013 | Colliers International was hailed Professional Agency of the Year at last night’s annual Property Week Awards for its exceptional services in Rating.

  • Outlook for Healthcare property sector dominated by Government Policy changes in 2013

    Occupancy levels in the long-term elderly care sector reached their lowest levels in eight years at the beginning of 2013, according to the latest Care Homes Review from Colliers International. Occupancy rates in personal care homes and specialist care homes fell to 88.3% and 89.9% respectively, whilst nursing care home occupancy remained at 90.01% for the second half of 2012.

  • Vicarage Fields Caravan Park in Cumbria offered for sale by Colliers International

    Offers over £650,000 are being sought for a caravan park on the West Cumbria coast by the specialist Parks division of real estate advisors Colliers International.

  • Local family looks to sell Esplanade Hotel in Llandudno for the first time in almost 100 years

    The 59-bedroom Victorian hotel on the promenade of the resort in North Wales has been owned by the Payne family since being created from five Victorian townhouses in the 1920s by Jack Payne, the founder of J E Payne Ltd which operated other renowned Llandudno businesses including The Winter Gardens Ballroom and Payne’s Cafe Royal.

  • Liverpool public house to be converted into 64-bed care home by LNT Group

    A prominent public house in Liverpool will be converted into a specialist care home following its sale by real estate advisors Colliers International on behalf of pub operator Spirit Pub Co.

  • community infrastructure levy

    15.04.2013 | Government proposes 15 further changes to the way the Community Infrastructure Levy is applied.

  • Surrey County Council acquires 160-162 Egham High Street

    10.04.2013 | Colliers International has completed the freehold sale of 160-162 High Street, Egham, to Surrey County Council for £1.75 million. The 14,028 sq ft property comprises a prime food store let to Iceland and two floors office accommodation above.

  • Positive rental outlook for industrial property sector

    10.04.2013 | The industrial property sector can look forward to a more positive market outlook from 2013, according to the latest Real Estate Investment Forecast from Colliers International.

  • Colliers International comments on introduction of ‘Enterprise Zones’

    10.04.2013 | Following reports today that Northern Ireland is to consider introducing ‘Enterprise Zones’, Colliers International comments on the likely impact of an economic plan that would include the creation of enterprise zones.

  • Retail Growth? Not until 2016 according to Colliers International REIF in Brief

    10.04.2013 | Rental growth for the retail sector is expected to reach just 1.5% pa over the 2013 to 2017 forecast horizon, according to the latest Real Estate Investment Forecast from Colliers International. Outside Central London, Colliers International expects standard shop rents to fall by a further 2% in 2013 before stabilising in 2014.

  • Manchester Canoes secures letting space at Rufford Court

    10.04.2013 | Kayaks and Paddles (Manchester Ltd), the leading supplier of canoes and kayaks in the North West, has occupied 6,300 sq ft at units 14 and 15, Rufford Court, Hardwick Grange, Warrington.

  • Warehouse investment sold by Colliers International on behlaf of Fujitsu

    10.04.2013 | A prime distribution warehouse in Warrington has been sold by Colliers International on behalf of Fujitsu Services Limited. The 140,827 sq ft facility on Daten Avenue, Birchwood was acquired by Tungsten Property Investment Limited for an undisclosed sum.

  • Q1 2013: The good, the bad and the ugly

    09.04.2013 | The latest Real Estate Investment Forecast from Colliers International forecasts total returns in office property to reach 7.2% in 2013, up from 2.3% in 2012, as private investors and property companies begin to show and appetite for higher yielding properties.

  • Hazel Bank Country House Hotel sold by Colliers International

    04.04.2013 | The Manchester office of leading hotel and licensed property specialist Colliers International has completed the sale of Hazel Bank Country House Hotel at Rosthwaite in Borrowdale, near Keswick.

  • New advisor for retail team at Colliers International

    29.03.2013 | The Leeds office of Colliers International has appointed Helen Cahill as a Graduate Surveyor within its Retail Agency team. She joins an existing team of six advising on a variety of developments and existing retail schemes as well as serving requirements across the north of England for clients including Sainsbury’s, Vodafone and Jaeger.

  • £121m deal on Ampersand Soho for Peterson Group

    28.03.2013 | Resolution Property today announces the completion of an innovative £121 million forward funding deal with Peterson Group for the proposed development of “Ampersand”, a major new mixed-use development in London’s Soho providing iconic offices for creative companies, plus retail on Oxford Street.

  • Colliers International secures the sale of Sheerness Holiday Park

    27.03.2013 | Sheerness Holiday Park in Kent has been sold by Colliers International on behalf of Park Holidays UK, one of the UK’s largest holiday park operators, for c. £4.5 million.

  • UK hotel market attracts wealth of new entrants

    27.03.2013 | Over a third of hotel buyers in 2012 were new entrants to the market, according to the latest research from Colliers International.

  • Another key appointment in West End Offices team

    26.03.2013 | Stuart Melrose is to join Colliers International as a Director in the West End Offices team. He joins from Studley in London, the leading US tenant rep specialist.

  • Major tourism review for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

    21.03.2013 | The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has the vision of making Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire one of the strongest and most prosperous regions in the UK.

  • Baytree Hotel in Llandudno sold by Colliers International

    21.03.2013 | The four-storey property was sold by June Dickens and her husband who are retiring after owning the Baytree Hotel for almost 40 years. It was acquired by experienced hoteliers who also own the Chatsworth House Hotel and New Loretta Hotel in the town, and will be run by Trevor Mitchell.

  • Budget 2013: Help to borrow

    20.03.2013 | In today’s Budget, George Osborne announced a number of measures that will significantly boost the construction and housing sectors. All the measures however were reliant on borrowing from the Government to drive them through.

  • Budget 2013: Cheers George

    20.03.2013 | George Osborne’s announcement today of a 1p cut in Beer Duty and the scrapping of the Escalator brings much needed relief to the ever squeezed pub and brewing sector.

  • Budget 2013: Cap on social care costs

    20.03.2013 | Today’s budget has seen the expected announcement of the cap on social care costs, originally planned to be set at £75,000 and introduced in 2017, now being introduced in 2016 at a level of £72,000.

  • Budget 2013: A missed opportunity on business rates

    20.03.2013 | Today, George Osborne has ignored the industry’s call to freeze business rates and the Government will continue with the postponement of 2015 Rating Revaluation until at least 2017.

  • Merchant City’s Strathduie Bar goes on the market

    19.03.2013 | Strathduie Bar on Glasgow’s cobbled Blackfriars Street is available for sale, with offers over £350,000 plus VAT being sought.

  • Colliers International ranked among top three Global commercial real estate firms

    13.03.2013 | The Lipsey Co., the industry's leading training consultancy, has ranked Colliers International among the top global brands in its survey of more than 100,000 industry professionals from commercial property owners, investors and lenders, to brokers and property managers around the globe. For the fourth year in a row, Colliers International was ranked second out of 25 firms.

  • Quality industrial space will disappear within 15 months in some areas

    12.03.2013 | Across the UK the current supply of warehouses over 100,000 sq ft is continuing to fall. Eastern England is suffering this trend more than any other area with the supply of new and refurbished space due to run out within fifteen months.

  • Bank Chambers in Stockport offered to let

    11.03.2013 | Rental offers of £39,000 per annum are being sought for Bank Chambers, a landmark building in Stockport, Greater Manchester that formerly operated as a pub.

  • Aviva Investors Completes John Lewis Supershed Purchase for £76.40 million

    03.09.2013 | Colliers International acted for Aviva Investors has completed the purchase of a new John Lewis distribution facility on Magna Park in Milton Keynes.

  • Boost for Hotels team with new director hire

    06.03.2013 | Colliers International has appointed Paul Barrasford as a director in its London and South East hotels team. Paul joins the company with 15 years’ experience following previous roles at Savills and Christie & Co.

  • Colliers International working out with gym operator Gym4all

    06.03.2013 | Colliers International has been appointed as retained agent by the expanding gym operator Gym4all, in the search for up to 10 new premises across the UK, over the next two to three years.

  • Spirit Pub Group has sold two West Yorkshire public houses

    05.03.2013 | On behalf of Spirit Pub Group Colliers International has successfully sold two West Yorkshire public houses which will re-open for business under new ownership.

  • It's a Winter's tale on the high street

    04.03.2013 | According to the latest National Retail Barometer from Colliers International, retail sales were flat during 2012, with internet sales continuing to grow and threaten the high street. There are opportunities for strong retailers to take advantage of retail property that is back on the market following administrations.

  • Manchester has strongest office rental growth prospects of all UK

    04.03.2013 | Manchester has the strongest prospects for office sector rental growth in all of the UK regions, according to the latest Net Stock Absorption (NSA) report by real estate advisors Colliers International.

  • Colliers International completes new technology centre for Bridon International, Doncaster

    04.03.2013 | The Building Consultancy team at Colliers International has completed a new Technology Centre for Bridon International. The centre was officially opened last month by Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winterton.

  • Peel lets 32,000 sq ft space at Michigan Park, MediaCityUK

    26.02.2013 | Peel has let a 32,000 sq ft unit at Michigan Park, MediaCityUK on a 15-year lease to data centre operator DataCentred. Rupert Barron, Director of National Offices at the Manchester office of Colliers International, acted on behalf of Peel and Fujitsu Services Ltd.

  • Colliers International on top of Meadowhall

    25.02.2013 | Colliers International has been appointed to implement planned maintenance works on the 1.3 million sq ft roof over one of the most recognised shopping centres in the UK.

  • Colliers International bring to market Penrith's Crown Inn

    25.02.2013 | The public house with large beer garden overlooking the River Eamont is being offered to let by the licensed and leisure division of real estate advisors Colliers International on behalf of pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers.

  • Colliers International wins Rentokil Initial contract

    22.02.2013 | Colliers International has successfully secured the exclusive mandate to represent Rentokil Initial plc in the UK and as its preferred real estate provider globally, acting on over 1000 property assets across the world including 190 in the UK.

  • Colliers International sells the Holiday Inn Corby

    22.02.2013 | The Colliers International Hotels team announce the successful sale of the Holiday Inn Corby to Key Homes Fund.

  • Healthcare team secure two nominations at 2013 HealthInvestor Awards

    21.02.2013 | Colliers International are pleased to announce dual nominations at awards ceremony.

  • Colliers International in a rush to secure Uxbridge gym letting

    19.02.2013 | Leisure specialist Colliers International has successfully re-let Rush Fitness Limited in Uxbridge, ensuring continuity for both staff and customers.

  • Colliers International appointed to let Rose & Crown pub in Rickmansworth

    19.02.2013 | Colliers International, the licensed property specialist, has been instructed to let The Rose & Crown, Harefield Road, Rickmansworth on a Mitchells & Butlers franchise lease.

  • Colliers International appointed to Derby Riverlights scheme

    19.02.2013 | Colliers International, the leisure and licenced property specialist, has been appointed as joint letting agents on a hotel and leisure scheme in Derby town centre.

  • Colliers International announces move to Broad Gate

    19.02.2013 | Global property advisors Colliers International has announced that it will relocate its Leeds based team to new offices within Highcross’ prestigious Broad Gate scheme. The move reflects a key corporate strategy to provide an unparalleled working environment for the team.

  • Colliers International welcome proposals to change right to light laws

    19.02.2013 | Colliers International responds to proposals to change right to light laws.

  • Cool Designs expand into additional premises

    18.02.2013 | Cool Designs Ltd, UK distributor of the Toshiba range of air conditioning and heat pump systems, is expanding into additional premises in Woolston, Warrington.

  • Colliers International sells the Yewdale Hotel

    18.01.2013 | The Yewdale Hotel at Coniston in the Lake District has been sold from an asking price of £99,500 by the specialist hotels team of real estate advisors Colliers International.

  • Another key appointment in the National Offices team

    18.02.2013 | Mark Emburey is to join Colliers International to work within their National Offices team. He joins from CBRE where he was a Senior Director in their South East Office Agency.

  • Colliers International posts record growth in revenue and EBITDA

    14.02.2013 | FirstService Corporation (TSX: FSV; NASDAQ: FSRV; preferred shares - TSX: FSV.PR.U) today reported results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

  • Colliers International and joint agents sell development site to Redrow Homes

    11.02.2013 | Award-winning housebuilder Redrow Homes has acquired a key development site in Altrincham, Greater Manchester with outline planning permission for up to 70 family homes. The plot was sold by Colliers International and joint agents, Guest Garsden.

  • Colliers International sells Keswick guest house

    11.02.2013 | Lake district guest house Linnett Hill is being refurbished after being sold from an asking price of £645,000 by the specialist hotels team of real estate advisors Colliers International.

  • Colliers International's advice makes waves

    08.02.2013 | The Wave:IOW, advised by the Destination Consulting team of Colliers International, has unveiled plans to create a new inland surfing facility on the Isle of Wight. At the centre of the plans is a lake in which water technology would generate waves of up to 1.6m high, at a rate of 120 waves per hour.

  • Crossrail 2 - What's the big agenda?

    06.02.2013 | London First, a business membership organisation promoting the city as a global business location yesterday published the final report from their Crossrail 2 task force chaired by former Transport Secretary Lord Adonis. The report, entitled ‘Crossrail 2: Supporting London’s Growth’, comes ahead of a Department of Transport review of the Chelsea-Hackney Route which has been safeguarded since 1991 and proposes a line from Wimbledon-Tottenham Hale.

  • West End Agency promotion

    05.02.2013 | Colliers International has promoted Katrina Love from Senior Surveyor to Associate Director within its Tenant Representation team. Katrina has been with the firm for around 18 months and was previously an account manager at Cushman and Wakefield. She has a wide range of experience gained working with businesses including hedge funds, consultancies and oil companies to media and tech organisations.

  • Shopping centre investment market a mixed bag

    04.02.2013 | The UK shopping centre investment market saw a 50 per cent drop in transactional volumes from £4.71bn in 2011 to £2.36bn in 2012, with most deals being done in the second half of the year. However, in 2013 investment volumes are set to make a dramatic return and increase by around the same amount, surpassing the average of the last five years, according to research from Colliers International.

  • Colliers International secures Brent Town Hall's bright future

    04.02.2013 | Real estate firm, Colliers International, has today announced the sale of a high profile redevelopment site in Wembley Park, to the French Education Property Trust (FEPT) on behalf of its client, the London Borough of Brent.

  • Distressed Town Centre Property Taskforce

    31.01.2013 | Following detailed submissions from a range of organisations the industry-led Distressed Retail Property Taskforce has today announced the research partner selected to support its work. Leading global real estate advisory organisation Colliers International will work with the industry experts to undertake an analysis to identify the property-related barriers to vibrant town centres.

  • Colliers International Hotels stress it’s not all ‘distress’

    28.01.2013 | Just 26 per cent of hotel sales in 2012 were distressed transactions with the vast majority of deals involving new entrants to the market or expansion by existing hoteliers, according to research by Colliers International Hotels.

  • Media & Technology Monitor (MTM) released

    25.01.2013 | Technology and media demand is driving absorption of office space in the Central London market and helping to harness the potential of new ‘villages’ within the wider commercial environment, according to research published today by real estate firm Colliers International.

  • New housing – but is it ‘affordable’?

    25.01.2013 | The Government has revealed more details on the new rights allowing the conversion of offices to housing without planning permission. These new rights will only apply in England and will come into force at the beginning of April. They only allow the change of use of the property – any related physical changes will still require planning permission.

  • 'No Delay To 2015 Revaluation' petition launched over business stealth tax

    24.01.2013 | Businesses have launched a fightback over plans by the Scottish Government to postpone the rating revaluation by two years, a move which has been described as a “stealth tax aimed at the heart of the Scottish economy”. Calling on MSPs to intervene, firms have given their backing to the ‘No Delay To 2015 Revaluation’ online petition that looks to overturn the two-year delay.

  • Proposed Planning Law changes UK wide

    23.01.2013 | Our current Government, at least the Conservative element, has been struggling with the conflict between encouraging growth and promoting local determinism. They do not always go hand in hand.

  • Property sector starts to thaw

    21.01.2013 | The latest Property Snapshot from Colliers International reveals risk appetite is up and greater economic policy certainty is impacting positively despite weak UK fundamentals. According to the commentary, the FTSE 100 is at its highest since May 2008 on the perception of increased UK, US and eurozone policy stability, as well as increased worries about a sovereign and corporate bond pricing bubble.

  • Colliers International Expands West End Agency Team

    21.01.2013 | Colliers International has expanded its West End agency team with the appointment of a new Surveyor within the Tenant Representation team, who will help improve access to the global markets.

  • Electric Center moves to new site in Manchester

    15.01.2013 | Edmundson Electrical, the leading distributor of electrical equipment to trade and industry in the UK, has relocated a branch of its Electric Center business to new premises on Trafford Park, Manchester.

  • Regional Review | 2013

    14.01.2013 | Colliers International is pleased to announce the launch of its Regional Review, an annual publication which highlights the successes of our offices outside of London in 2012.

  • Dowans Hotel in Aberlour sold

    11.01.2013 | The Edinburgh office of leading hotel and licensed property specialists Colliers International has sold the Dowans Hotel in Aberlour, Moray. The purchase price was not disclosed but selling agents Colliers International were marketing the Dowans Hotel for sale off an asking price of offers around £780,000.

  • Specialist property sectors see cautious start to new year

    10.01.2013 | The first Specialist Property Snapshot of the year from Colliers International reveals that despite weak economic performance in Q4 2012, ongoing uncertainty and tough trading conditions, there are positive signs to suggest that a recovery is beginning to take hold in specialist sector trading.

  • UK and EMEA economic outlook for 2013

    05.01.2013 | Mark Charlton, Head of Research & Forecasting at Colliers International, comments: “As we enter 2013 the general mood of investors is more risk-averse than it once was. A year ago, investors were more optimistic about the European economy and not so preoccupied with the American fiscal cliff. Yet, despite this mood swing, we believe that there is much to be positive about in the coming year.”

  • West End property market sees subdued end to 2012 but vacancy remains tight

    04.01.2013 | Following strong take-up of office space in Q3 2012, the West End of London saw a more subdued end to 2012 as expectations of major pre-lets being concluded before year end were only partially met.