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Advisory & Restructuring

Real estate restructuring, turnaround and insolvency.

The Colliers Advisory & Restructuring team provides bespoke real estate advisory services to lenders, investors, business management teams and practitioners during restructuring, turnaround and insolvency situations.


We work across all property sectors nationally to provide a joined-up, collaborative service, helping key stakeholders to:


Assess value | Identify opportunities | Mitigate risk | Release capital



Our services

We specialise in providing effective, practical solutions to complex situations.

By combining advisory and transactional experience with in-depth market knowledge, we integrate valuation, strategy and disposal services to deliver restructuring solutions across the UK.


  • Appraisals, market pricing & SWOT analysis
  • Cash flow & debt advisory
  • Loan security valuations & loan book reviews


  • Asset management
  • Cost saving & risk mitigation
  • Repositioning & value-add


  • LPA & Fixed Charge Receivership
  • Administration & Liquidation sales
  • Surplus asset or portfolio exit strategies
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Working with lenders, investors, business management teams and practitioners.

We help key stakeholders to assess value, identify opportunities, mitigate risk and release capital.

Lenders & Investors
We advise banks, alternative lenders, funders and loan servicers on facility covenant breaches & non-performing loans – acting consensually / via appointment as LPA / Fixed Charge Receivers.

Business Management Teams
Working closely with business and asset managers, we help to evaluate and reorganise real estate portfolios – including occupied estates, trading assets and investments.

Advisors & Intermediaries
We act for financial consultants and Insolvency Practitioners to assist with corporate restructuring and insolvency – helping to assess value, mitigate risk and maximise returns.

Our experience of restructuring and workout makes us uniquely placed to assist with these projects, working alongside key decision-makers and other advisors to meet business objectives in a targeted, cost-effective way.

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With integrity, creativity and agility.

We create a “virtual circle” of sector specialists tailored to each assignment.

This enables us to deliver a cross-section of real estate services and sectors with significant breadth, depth and agility.

In each situation, we will ensure that you receive:

  • Speed of delivery
  • Simple, pragmatic communication
  • Cross-section of relevant expertise and experience
  • Central point of contact and accountability

By combining our restructuring experience with full-service real estate expertise, we ensure that every project is delivered in a dynamic, tailored way to achieve consistent and efficient results.

Find out more

How we do it info
Across all UK property sectors and locations.

By integrating local sector experts across core and alternative markets throughout the UK, we quickly adapt to and evaluate a wide range of property sectors and locations.

Our sector experience ranges from residential development and block management to high street retail and shopping centres – from pubs, bars and restaurants to hotels and healthcare – and from data centres to dealerships.

By leveraging our network of offices and local contacts, we can effectively deal in prime and regional markets throughout the UK.

And by connecting with our EMEA platform, we are also able to facilitate multi-jurisdictional projects where required.

Colliers UK Locations
Belfast | Birmingham | Bristol | Cardiff | Edinburgh | Glasgow | Jersey | Leeds | Liverpool | London | Manchester

Colliers EMEA
We have extensive market coverage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with over 100 offices across the region.

where we do it info
To preserve value and maximise returns.


We are passionate about providing effective advisory and restructuring services to businesses, their lenders and investors – understanding the differing objectives and expectations of key stakeholders to deliver tailored and proactive solutions to each project.

In all cases, early intervention is vital to ensure continuity of relationships and preservation of value. 

In each project, the ultimate goal is to ensure the future performance of the loans and assets in question; and to maximise realisations through a fully defined exit strategy to the benefit of all stakeholders.


Restructuring Strategies

Construction Triad


What impact has the pandemic had on construction activity? How are development sites adapting to deal with social distancing and what implications does this have on project viability and funding?
Watch construction webinar
Hotels Hospitality Triad

Hotels & Hospitality

How can hotel and leisure businesses navigate social distancing measures both during and after the COVID-19 lockdown?
Watch hotels & hospitality webinar
Retail Triad


What different restructuring tools are available to UK retail businesses and how can these be used to protect stakeholder value in turnaround and insolvency situations?
Watch retail property webinar

Case Studies

Molson Coors South Brewery

Molson Coors South Brewery

The former Molson Coors South Brewery site in Burton-on-Trent has been sold by our team to Day-Dako Developments Limited.
Tame Valley Industrial Estate

Tame Valley Industrial Estate

We completed a swift sale for a freehold 1 acre self-contained industrial site on Tame Valley Industrial Estate, on behalf of Joint Administrators.
Residential Townhouse Acton London

Residential Townhouse, Acton, London

We completed the sale of a residential townhouse in Acton, London, acting as LPA Receivers.

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