Colliers International has made new tracks in the automotive sector with the latest appointment of Alisdair James, a new director in its Automotive and Roadside team, as the division continues to drive its leading position in the sector.

This business line now boasts over 100 years of combined experience, ensuring that it remains the largest dedicated automotive team of any UK based international real estate advisor.

David Chittenden, Head of Automotive and Roadside at Colliers International says: "We have brought Alisdair on board as he has over 20 years of national automotive and roadside property experience, enabling us to help continue to grow the development and investment side of our roadside related business arm.

Alisdair provides advice across all automotive sectors including vehicle dealerships; roadside retail; trade counters; tyre and exhaust centres. He is joining the company from Rapleys, where he was a partner with previous clients including Pendragon Plc; Lookers Plc; Majestic Wine Warehouses; Topps Tiles; Halfords Autocentres and Ambit Group. 

“The four current automotive directors, including myself, already have over 100 years in the sector so combined with Alisdair's appointment will ensure that the division will continue to thrive by serving new and existing clients throughout the UK with a five-star service and providing sound impartial and pragmatic advice with a principled approach.”

Alisdair James, a new director in the Automotive and Roadside division at Colliers International adds: “This new role will see me serving clients from offices in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Bristol, allowing me to apply all my 20 years of UK knowledge in the automotive and roadside sector on a national scale. Working alongside my colleagues at Colliers, we will provide long term strategic solutions in a highly customer-driven marketplace. Colliers has a strong reputation for providing a high quality service and being the lead advisors in the market to a long established client base.”