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Automotive & Roadside

Our specialist team advise manufacturers, occupiers, investors, developers and lenders within the Automotive and Roadside property sector across the UK, through providing sector knowledge and commentary.

The team offers a personal, tailor-made service on a project-by-project basis, working in partnership with clients to provide long-term strategic solutions in a highly customer-driven marketplace.


Colliers has the one of the UK’s largest dedicated department of automotive and roadside agents and valuers. Over 75% of our Automotive & Roadside clients go on to use the services of supporting divisions within Colliers.

Our Services

We work on single property and portfolio sales, lettings and acquisitions, providing expert advice to assist with strategic decision-making for the acquisition and disposal of roadside and automotive premises throughout the UK. With recognised experts working across the sectors, we offer a blend of detailed regional knowledge and operational expertise on all property matters via our network of offices.

Our specialist areas include:

  • Vehicle dealerships
  • Petrol Filling Stations and convenience retailing
  • Drive-thru and drive-to roadside restaurants
  • Fast fit and motorist centres 
  • Motorway and Trunk Road service areas
  • Trade parks
  • Roadside Retail
  • Workshops & bodyshops

A comprehensive valuation service for owners, occupiers and lenders. You can trust our experienced RICS qualified and registered valuers to advise you on a range of automotive and roadside properties and portfolio’s. 

Talk to us about:

  • Redbook Loan security valuations
  • Valuations for accounting purposes 
  • Portfolio & asset valuations
  • Strategic advisory and sale & leasebacks
  • Due diligence on corporate property and business acquisitions

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, you can talk to us about a range of lease consultancy matters on automotive and roadside properties. 

We can provide specialist advice on the following:

  • Rent Reviews
  • Lease renewals and/or re-gears
  • Expert Witness Reports (e.g. for Arbitration, Expert Determination, Court and PACT)
  • Asset management

We provide advice to owner occupiers, pension funds, corporate clients, property companies and high net worth individuals on the sale, purchase and funding of automotive and roadside properties. 

Due to our expertise and experience in dealing with occupational properties we able to provide quality advice relative to rental and capital values, lease terms, and comparative analysis. We also have the contacts within the investment and funding markets.

Our core services include:

  • Investment transactions, buying and selling
  • Portfolio reviews
  • Sale & leaseback guidance

Dedicated to achieving your property goals


Case Studies


Jardine Motor Group

Instruction: Letting

821 Tyburn Road, Birmingham, B24 9NY


Acting on behalf of Jardine Motor Group, our automotive and roadside team negotiated the lease assignment of a high quality, purpose-built vehicle dealership situated fronting Tyburn Road (A38) to Imperial Car Supermarkets.


Johnsons Car Limited

Instruction: Sale & Leaseback

Greyfriars Court, Kingston, Milton Keynes, MK10 0BN


Acting on behalf of Johnsons Cars Limited, our automotive and roadside team negotiated an investment sale of a 10,889 sq ft vehicle dealership on a site of about 1.26 acres to a Local Authority pension fund. The Property was leased back to Johnsons Cars Ltd on a new FRI lease for a term 15 years.


Burrells Motor Group

Instruction: Freehold Sale

Barnby Dun Road, Doncaster, DN2 4LS


Acting on behalf of Burrells Motor Group, our automotive and roadside team negotiated the sale of a prominent purpose-built vehicle dealership facility fronting Barnby Dun Road. The property sold for existing use to Riverside Motors.

News & Research


Automotive Viewpoint 2022

The last 12 months have been a very good year for the Automotive sector, particularly for most vehicle retailers.

Automotive Viewpoint 2022
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Automotive Insights 2020

As post lockdown plans are developed, we explore how dealerships will operate while taking social distancing measures into account.
Automotive Roadside Report June 2020

Automotive Research

World-class insight into trends across the UK Automotive & Roadside sector.
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Automotive Blog

The latest views, guides and top tips from our renowned industry experts.
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Automotive News

Up-to-date developments and news from the Colliers Automotive & Roadside team.
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