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Retail Capital Markets

Unrivalled UK Retail Investment Expertise


Whether you are looking to buy, sell or develop retail properties, our Retail Capital Markets team provides expertise and insights that will help elevate the return of your investments. Our team works across the entire spectrum of UK retail assets identifying value for purchasers, advising on strategic disposals for sellers, and connecting you with the people you need to know.

  • Experienced Team Retail Capital Markets Experts 6
  • Shopping Centre Management Value of Transactions (2020) £420m
  • Retail Total Floorspace Transacted (2020) 1.4m sq ft

Our Services

Colliers International’s Retail Capital Markets Team, led by Tom Edson, advises on all aspects of retail from investment disposals and acquisitions to investment strategy. Our team’s approach is characterised by the quality of our strategic investment advice and fundamental duty of care to our clients.

We advise a wide range of clients, from private individuals to pension funds, on tailored investment strategies for all retail properties, with a key focus and an unrivalled track record in the foodstore sub sector. We have a strong knowledge and understanding of emerging requirements for out of town retail parks, foodstores, shopping centres and high street units.

Our key services include but are not limited to:

  • Investment disposals and acquisitions
  • Forward funding/commitment strategy
  • Strategic consultancy
  • Joint venture and partnership advice
  • Asset vitality health check
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Our strong track record illustrates how we successfully dispose of and acquire a range of retail assets across all sub-sectors including foodstores, out-of-town retail warehousing, high street units / parades and shopping centres.

We can help you to:

  • Access to a network of UK-based and global investors through Colliers contacts and offices around the globe with a strong understanding of active client requirements
  • Access both on and off-market retail opportunities across all sub-sectors throughout the UK, through an in-depth knowledge of the retail market and strong relationships with landlords
  • Identify suitable and deliverable properties and portfolios to suit requirements
  • Deliver a professional and tailored marketing campaign to capture the market and drive investment value

Download our latest Track Record to see our 2020 highlights.

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Talk to us for advice on securing forward funding or forward commitment opportunities.

Our services includes:

  • Comprehensive development funding papers
  • Appraisals to suit individual schemes
  • Breath of knowledge of investors who will consider these types of acquisitions
  • Expertise in disposing and acquiring funding opportunities

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We have a proven track record advising a number of high profile portfolios both an asset-by-asset and portfolio basis.

Our strategic consultancy service includes:

  • Strategic planning, consultancy and investment advice for individual assets or portfolios, including identifying and executing a desired strategy
  • Highlighting opportunities for clients to add value
  • Advising on implementing asset management plans

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Case Studies

Tesco Enfield

Tesco | Enfield

Transaction: Acquisition

Client: Realty Income

Price: £67,000,000

Abbey Retail Park
Abbey Retail Park | Belfast

Transaction: Disposal

Client: Hammerson

Price: £33,000,000

Winchester Anthropologie
Anthropologie | Winchester

Transaction: Disposal

Client: AXA IM

Price: £2,483,000

Our Clients

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Alpha Real Capital
Aviva Investors
CBRE Global Investors
Colliers Global Investors
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