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Former Molson Coors brewery sold to property developer

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The former Molson Coors South Brewery site in Burton-on-Trent has been sold by Colliers International to Day-Dako Developments Limited.

The South Brewery was built in 1864 and was previously connected to the company’s North Brewery site across Station Street by an overhead bridge. The two and four storey buildings last produced a brew in December 2017 and, following a £100million investment over the last decade, Molson Coors transferred all brewing activity to its North Brewery the following year.

The 5.77-acre site includes two Grade-II listed buildings and is situated in a dedicated regeneration area.

Nick Hammond, director at Colliers International, said: “This site attracted a lot of attention from buyers and there was stiff competition to secure the sale. We’re pleased to have been able to assist Molson Coors to dispose of this asset in a timely manner and look forward to seeing how the land is developed in the future.”

Habib Nawaz, development manager from Day-Dako Developments, said: “This has been an ideal opportunity to secure a well-positioned site, which can be utilised for a wide range of activities going forward. We’re looking forward to working with the local authorities to find a suitable solution for the future which will meet the needs of Burton’s residents.”

Kate Macnamara, Corporate Affairs Director for Molson Coors in Western Europe added: “We’re proud to operate what continues to be Britain’s biggest brewery in Burton and remain committed to our long-term brewing future in the area. We’re pleased that a new owner has been found for this site and look forward to seeing it play a new and exciting role in our Burton community.”

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Head of Advisory & Restructuring

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I am a Director and Head of the Advisory & Restructuring team at Colliers, which provides real estate restructuring, turnaround and insolvency services to lenders, investors, business management teams and practitioners across all UK property sectors.

We specialise in providing effective, practical solutions to complex situations – integrating real estate valuation, strategy and disposal services with in-depth market knowledge to help key stakeholders assess value, identify opportunities, mitigate risk and release capital.

By working closely with the wider Colliers platform and local sector experts across core and alternative markets, we quickly adapt to and evaluate a wide range of property sectors and locations throughout the UK – including residential, retail, licensed & leisure, hotels, healthcare, automotive, office and industrial.

We are passionate about providing effective advisory and restructuring services to businesses, their lenders and investors – combining our restructuring experience with full-service real estate expertise to ensure that every project is delivered in a dynamic, tailored way to achieve consistent and efficient results.

My role includes: 

  • advising lenders and investors on non-performing loans and facility covenant breaches – acting consensually or via appointment as LPA / Fixed Charge Receiver; 
  • working with business and asset managers to help evaluate and reorganise real estate portfolios – including occupied estates, trading assets and investments; and
  • acting for financial consultants and Insolvency Practitioners to assist with corporate restructuring and insolvency – helping to assess value, mitigate risk and maximise returns.

I am a Chartered Surveyor, RICS Registered Valuer, APC Assessor and LPA / Fixed Charge Receiver.

Having worked throughout the real estate cycle since 2007, I have a breadth and depth of experience in property valuation, lease advisory and restructuring.  Prior to this, I studied Real Estate Management and International Banking & Finance at Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Business School. I also have experience in sales and running a small business.

Outside of work, I enjoy keeping fit, spending time with family & friends and supporting local small & independent businesses, particularly in the food and leisure sectors.

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