Our Retail Advisory Services team is centered around our clients’ needs, allowing us to deliver a complete range of services required to make sound real estate decisions. We have dedicated specialised teams in tenant representation, landlord representation, investment and retail. When you work with one of our teams, you will have access to a wealth of knowledge.
In the retail industry your real estate decisions can mean the difference between success and failure. Colliers International is recognised as an industry leader in providing a broad range of retail advisory services to landlords, developers and retailers. With a team of experienced and dedicated retail leasing specialists, we work in partnership with your company to meet your goals.
Our experts provide creative solutions to the challenging requirements for landlords/developers through market research, technology and intimate knowledge of the communities they serve. We designate a single point of contact for each client, aimed at ensuring that clients’ properties achieve the highest possible market rates to the most suitable quality of tenants. Colliers can assist owners to achieve their leading objectives by developing and implementing strategic leasing campaigns.
1. What do Colliers’ Retail Advisory services include?
Chief Executive Officer | MENA Region
Ian has worked extensively throughout the United Kingdom and the Middle East, North and Southern Africa having been involved in projects in all of the Arabian Gulf Countries, the Levant, North and South Africa, GCC countries, plus Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Lesotho, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan.
For the last 20 years Ian has been based in the GCC, initially as an Associate Partner with a consultancy firm and later as the General Manager of a UAE focused Real Estate Investment Company. For the last 12 years he has lead the Valuation and Advisory teams of Colliers International MENA offices with P&L responsibility for the following teams in the Middle East and North Africa region; Valuations (residential and commercial teams), Development Solutions, Healthcare, Education, Plant and Machinery Valuations and Hospitality.
Director – Leasing | Retail Advisory Services
Ricardo is a confident, knowledgeable and international real estate and retail professional, and is a hardworking entrepreneurial manager with a strong and proven track record in international real estate and retail and vast experience in the Middle East, the United States of America, Australia, Europe and Asia.
He is experienced in managing multicultural staff around the globe, managing large real estate portfolios, building departments and business from the ground up.
Ricardo also has vast experience in international retail expansion, leasing and acquiring shopping mall and high-street properties, market research and forecasting i.e. indicative rental projections and indicative return on investment projections, optimising real estate portfolios and increasing revenues.
With a Master Degree and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering I've started my career in Portugal as a business process analyst for the Portuguese Investment Bank, improving internal processes of the bank.
In Parsons (Dubai office) I focused on areas targeted alternative highway design solutions and Traffic Diversions. I was involved in 3 major highway developments in Dubai:
- Al Sufouh Tram
- Mohammed Bin Rashid City
- Reem Development