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Greg Styles | Colliers | Leeds

Greg Styles

B.Sc (Hons), MRICS

Head of Retail Development and Advisory

Retail Development

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Professional Summary

Greg is a retail property and development specialist with over 30 years’ experience, who advises clients across the UK on all aspects of agency, development and investment. He provides advice on food stores, shopping centres, out of town retail, large site sales and acquisitions, and all forms of retail, residential and mixed use development.  His expertise includes site agency, master planning, scheme design, development appraisals, compulsory purchase, leasing, development agreements and the sale and funding of projects. 

Greg is one of the UK's leading experts in supermarket property and development. He is retained by Sainsbury's to advise on their supermarket acquisition programme,  he advises the property team at ALDI on projects across the UK, and he acts for Morrisons on the disposal of large, complex surplus sites and stores.  Greg also specialises in the promotion and sale of large development opportunties for the full range of uses.


  • Colliers’ Client Director for Sainsbury's, ALDI, Morrisons and St Modwen.
  • In the last decade, he has advised on the acquisition, extension or replacement of over 40 supermarkets.
  • Greg has advised public sector clients on major projects in towns such as Bolton, Barnsley, Wakefield, Harrogate, Scarborough and Mansfield.
  • He advised St Modwen on the investment purchase of Billingham and Kirkby town centres and Bolton Council on the purchase of Crompton Place Shopping Centre.
  • He is advising on large retail, residential and mixed use development sites across the UK, in locations including Birmingham, Manchester, Horwich and Canvey Island.


Greg graduated from Reading University in 1991 with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Land Management. He qualified as MRICS in 1993 whilst at Healey and Baker, where he was made Partner.

He is now one of Colliers' most experienced property professionals and heads the Retail Development and Advisory team.

Memberships & Involvements

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • REVO 
  • Accessible Retail


  • Sainsbury's
  • ALDI
  • Morrisons
  • St Modwen
  • Bolton Council
  • Mansfield Council



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UK Grocery Real Estate Review 2021

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