Co-Head of Retail Agency
I am a former partner at BCL and have specialised in retail property in the Midlands ,North ,Scotland and Northern Ireland throughout my career.
Within my role as Co Head of UK Retail Agency I have responsibility for our retail coverage in Birmingham,Leeds ,Manchester ,Glasgow and Edinburgh , and continue to build relationships with new and existing clients.
Over my career I have advised a wide number of retail occupiers in their proprty strategies including DixonsCarphone, Boux Avenue , Hotel Chocolat , Costa and Oliver Bonas.
I have advised a range of investors , institutions and property companies in respect of their assets across the country , including shopping centres, high streets , transport hubs and retail parks.
In an ever changing market my experience has extended into asset management roles in respect of compromised shopping centres on behalf of recovery specialists and lenders. The repurposing and regeneration of town centres and shopping centres is an area of particular interest and the focus of my team and colleagues. as our industry rises to the challenge set by change.
The Colliers International retail agency team is one of the most active and successful agency teams in the UK market.and we work on a diverse portfolio of tenant and landlord work across the country.
Within my career I have led and been involved in projects including -
Carphone Warehouse property strategy for 20 years
Hotel Chocolat expansion in the UK and Ireland
Leasing and landlord advisory roles have included-
Glasgow - St Enoch SC
Bury - Millgate SC
Derry - Foyleside SC
Belfast - Forestside SC
FREP Shopping Centte Portfolio - Bristol/Belle Vale and Ellesmere Port
DixonsCarphone, Hotel Chocolat , Oliver Bonas, Schroders IM , Cerberus, Curzon Advisors, Moorfelds Corporate Recovery , West Bromwich Building Society
I am a Director in Retail Scotland, and have responsibility for new business generation, client liaison and maintaining Colliers International’s position as a leading player in the retail agency.
Having joined Colliers CRE in April 2006 to become Head of In Town Retail I have over 25 years of experience in the UK commercial property market, having previously held similar roles with Cushman & Wakefield and Jones Lang LaSalle, all based in Glasgow.
I am part of a team of 3 within Colliers International Retail Scotland, and haves responsibility for new business generation, client liaison and maintaining Colliers International’s position as a leading player in the retail agency market in Scotland.
Leasing & Asset Management work has included a number of high profile shopping centres across Scotland including; Livingston - The Centre, Inverness - Eastgate Centre, Dundee - Overgate Centre, Glasgow - St Enoch Centre, Glasgow - The Forge Shopping Centre, Cumbernauld - Antonine Centre, Dunfermline - Kingsgate Centre, Motherwell - Brandon Centre and Clydebank - Clyde Shopping Centre.
Landlord clients have included Land Securities, Hines, Grosvenor, Rocksrping, F&C Reit, CBREGi, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Belfast Office Properties, London & Regional, Milverton Properties and Edinburgh House Estates.
Ross has also been heavily involved in retailer acquisitions with clients such as Holland & Barrett, Joules, Oliver Bonas, The Works, The Gym Group, Select and Flight Centre.
Bob has over 40 years experience in the retail property market, specialising in the out of town retail market and acting on behalf of retailers, developers and landlords in the acquisition, disposal and leasing of premises throughout Scotland. He also has wide experience in carrying out rent reviews of out of town food stores and retail warehouses for both landlords and tenants. In addition, Bob is a member of the Chairman of the RICS in Scotland’s Panel of Independent Experts.
I am a Retail Agent based in the UK. I act mostly for Retailers in acquiring new property or advising on their existing portfolios. We strive to give an exceptional service to our clients and look to deliver the best possible solution within the optimum time frame by better understanding of our client's business. For example- we work in our client's shop units (where possible)to experience their business and practices first hand. My clients include Primark, Pret a Manger, Subway Sandwiches, Sainsburys Supermarkets and Jaeger.
Associate Director Retail Agency
London - West End
Jessica works in the UK Retail Agency team which involves leasing a number of different retail & leisure assets across the country. Her landlord clients include Landsec, Aberdeen Standard, Hermes, Catalyst Capital, Hines and Blue Coast Capital. Jess also acts for a number of occupiers including Superdrug, Savers, Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse and Jigsaw.
She is the retained leasing agent on Southside Wandsworth, The Chimes Shopping Centre Uxbridge, The Brooks Shopping Centre Winchester, Bell Court Shopping Centre Stratford upon Avon and The Royal Exchange Manchester.
Jess passed her APC to become a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in November 2017.
PA - Retail Development and Agency
My role here at Colliers International is PA to the Retail Development and Retail Agency Team in the Leeds office.
I assist the Retail team with the marketing of retail properties, deal with general enquiries and organise travel and invoices.
Currenly undertaking a BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management degree at the University College of Estate Management (UCEM).