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Santander UK appoints Colliers to manage property disposal programme


Santander has appointed Colliers to oversee its property consolidation programme, following the bank’s announcement that the retail and commercial bank is to reduce the number of branches and offices across its UK portfolio. 

Nick Roberts, Head of Property for Santander UK, said: “We look forward to working with Colliers on our property consolidation programme, to maximise the potential of our UK portfolio.”

The announcement coincides with Colliers’ appointment as strategic property advisor to Santander for its UK retail and office portfolio.

Andrew Hallissey, Executive Managing Director, Occupier Services EMEA at Colliers, adds: “We understand the importance of this strategic initiative for Santander. Our team of office and retail specialists nationally will work closely with Santander to develop creative property strategies for all impacted assets, supporting the long-term health and success of the high street.”

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Andrew Hallissey

Executive Managing Director – Occupier Services, EMEA

London - West End

Well respected within the industry, Andrew is an Executive Managing Director with over 20 years of global experience within Corporate Real Estate. Andrew has a wealth of knowledge having advised dozens of Fortune 500 companies throughout the world on developing real estate transformation solutions.

As Executive Managing Director of EMEA Occupier Services.  Andrew drives strategy, client service delivery and spearheads the growth of Colliers’ occupier business within the EMEA region.

Andrew leads integrated service delivery for all occupier clients specialising in corporate real estate services, portfolio strategy, transaction management, brokerage, lease administration, project management, workplace services, and facilities management outsourcing advisory across the EMEA region.

Prior to joining Colliers, Andrew worked for CBRE where he has held senior leadership roles within their Global Workplace Solutions business in Chicago, Hong Kong, New York and London.  He has gained extensive global experience advising large corporations on their global real estate organization and strategy over the last 18 years, having worked across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific.  Andrew also currently serves on the global board of directors of Corenet, the leading global association for the corporate real estate profession.

He has lived and worked internationally and has a deep understanding of the cultural and regional challenges within a global organisation.

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Suzy Simpson

Head of Content, Communications and PR

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As Head of Content, Communications & PR for Colliers in the UK, I am responsible for driving the strategic direction of corporate communications, media relations, and the programming and production of multi-channel content to engage external and internal audiences across the UK.

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