Head of UK Leisure Agency
Ross has specialised in the leisure, entertainment and F&B sectors for over 15 years. He has helped shape some of the UK’s most recognised leisure brands, the largest landlords and the sector’s most exciting newcomers.
If you are looking to expand or lease space in this broad and diverse sector coving Restaurants and Bars through to Gyms, Cinemas and Casinos he would be happy to help.
He is a Chartered Surveyor and past Chairman of the Restaurant Property Advisors Society.
He is a previous holder of the Paul Benjamin Cup, an award voted for excellence by Restaurant Property Advisors Society
MRICS, BSc (Hons)
Memberships & Involvements
- RICS - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
- Leisure Property Forum
- Restaurant Property Advisors Society
- Chartered Insitute of Managers
Ross advises a variety of clients in the sector including; Aberdeen Standard, Curzon, Genting, Hermes, Kobox Boxing Club, Stonegate Pubs and Various Eateries to name a few.
Colliers have impressed me with their diligence and hard work.”
Aberdeen Standard Investments
"Ross is always committed to achieving a successful outcome for the client taking a commercial and proactive approach to drive transactions through and working in partnership with the rest of the professional team to deliver the right result."
Ross has an enormous amount of passion for the leisure sector and this is evident in the methodical and comprehensive approach to everything he does. His knowledge of not just property, but the wider leisure sector and it's competitive landscape is unrivalled and his track record to be commended."
Tonkotsu Ramen Bars
"Ross has worked successfully with us on numerous disposals and difficult lease transactions. He offers a professional and reliable service; being always prepared to have difficult discussions up front with other parties and we have been very pleased with the service provided."
Heineken UK / Star Pubs & Bars
“We have worked with Ross on sourcing sites and deals for a number of our portfolio investments. He quickly understands our requirements and has created a successful working relationship. ”
Joe Tager | Director, Luke Johnson Investments / Twin Capital
London - West End
Paul joined the Licensed and Leisure team in 2019, after 7 years experience of working in the retail and leisure teams at Montagu Evans and Morgan Williams. Specialising in the restaurant, bars and gym sectors, he uses his experience and brand knowledge to offer advice to Landlords, Developers and Occupiers.
Services Paul provides include Landlord and Occupier Disposals, Asset Management, Development Consultancy, Occupier Acquisitions, Lease Re-gears and Rental Valuations.
London - West End
Abban studied Economic and Social Studies (BA Econ) at the University of Manchester before working in telecommunications and media company for three years. Abban then decided to pursue a career in real estate, he attended the University of Westminster to study Real Estate Development for his masters and achieved a distinction. Abban joined the Licensed & Leisure department in 2018 and works within the agency and lease advisory teams.
Abban has experience in acquiring for gym, restaurant and bar operators, as well as leasing of units for leisure, entertainment and catering uses. Abban has extensive experience in the London and Manchester leisure markets.
Key clients include F45, The Foundry, Various Eateries (Strada, Coppa Club etc), Peel Land & Property and Stonegate.
Outside of work Abban is a keen footballer captaining UCL Old Boys’ every Saturday.
Head of Destination Consulting
I specialise in creating successful destinations by giving strategic advice to owners, developers, investors and operators of any place whose core business is visitors.
I work for private and public sector clients in the UK and internationally, advising on regions, cities, mixed use developments, visitor attractions and museums, leisure and entertainment, heritage and culture, parks and public realm.
The principles of long term, sustainable viability are the core of our approach through market analysis and research, concept and product development, feasibility studies, options appraisals, business planning, marketing and branding, finance, funding and governance/management advice.
Tom is a trusted advisor and skilled negotiator with 10 years industry experience. He is a member of the Licensed & Leisure team dealing with all aspects of the market, from crafting new lettings to securing the best rents for his clients at rent review and lease renewal.
London - West End
A senior real estate professional with 30 years’ experience in the lease advisory field. Prior to joing Colliers in April 2018, I worked for 12 years at BNP Paribas Real Estate, where I led the lease advisory business line, launched its licensed leisure team and was a Trustee of the pension fund.
I am an expert in the licensed & leisure market, focussed on delivering property cost reduction and value added solutions for pub and restaurant businesses, as well as advising investors with holdings in the wider leisure sector, including health & fitness, cinema, bowling and other leisure uses.
I have extensive experience of Central London pub, bar, nightclub and restaurant rent review disputes, acting either as expert witness or as Arbitrator.
I am appointed to the RICS President's panel of dispute resolvers, qualified to act as an arbitrator in pub and restaurant disputes in London and the South-East.
I joined Colliers International in May 2012, as team secretary to both Valuation and Building Consultancy teams.
I enrolled at the University College of Estate Management in 2015 to undertake a degree in Commercial Real Estate Management.
In 2018 I joined the graduate scheme working in the Rating team as Graduate Surveyor in the Manchester office.
In 2020 I joined the Licensed and Leiusre team .