B.A. (Hons), M.Sc
Before joining Colliers International, Joshua completed MSc. Real Estate Development at the University of Manchester and gained experience at John Lewis, Cushman & Wakefield, Bruce Gillingham Pollard, LSH, CWM and Mason Owen working with clients such as Kate Spade, Tommy Hilfiger, IKEA and Queensberry.
Following his masters, Joshua joined the National Retail Development team alongside Greg Styles, Tom Glynn and Richard Watson, focusing on the transaction, development and asset management of retail and leisure property throughout the UK.
Joshua provides advice to Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on the mixed-use regeneration of the Bolton Crompton Place shopping centre. He is also involved in the leasing of retail units on behalf of clients such as the Yorkshire Building Society.
BA. (Hons) Politics and Business Studies - University of Liverpool (2014-2017)
MSc. Real Estate Development - University of Manchester (2017-2018)
Yorkshire Building Society Bupa
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council JD Wetherspoons
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Jigsaw
Head of Retail Development
Greg is a retail property and development specialist with nearly 30 years’ experience, who advises clients across the UK on all aspects of retail agency, development and investment. He provides advice on food stores, shopping centres, out of town and all other forms of retail and mixed use development. His expertise includes master planning, scheme design, development appraisals, compulsory purchase, leasing, development agreements and the sale and funding of projects. Greg is a particular expert in food store development. He is retained by Sainsbury's to advise them on their supermarket properties across the north of England and also advises ALDI's Corporate Property team. Greg has a strong track record in advising both private and public sector clients on the development of new shopping centres, retail parks and mixed use developments.
Tom is part of the Retail Development team that provides advice to a variety of occupier, owner and developer clients in relation to in-town, shopping centres, foodstores, retail warehouse and roadside properties.
Tom has particularly strong experience in the foodstore sector and assisted Sainsbury’s in their large foodstore expansion drive through both new sites and store extensions. In 2016, Tom was seconded into Netto UK as a Development Surveyor to assist Sainsbury’s property team in seeking new sites for the value retailer across Yorkshire and the North Midlands. This role has now evolved to provide asset management advice to their existing portfolio across the north of England.
Tom is currently providing advice to Bolton Council and their joint venture partners BCEGI and Midia in relation to the acquisition, leasing and mixed-use redevelopment of the Crompton Place Shopping Centre in Bolton. Tom has also worked as part of the team on retail led developments in Barnsley, Darlington, Harrogate, Leeds, Liverpool, Mansfield, Penrith, Sunderland, Warrington and The Point in Malta.
He is currently providing shopping centre leasing advice on schemes in Billingham, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester and has previously acted on a number of shopping centres across the North and Midlands
Richard graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Land Economics in 1993 and joined Hill Woolhouse, Leeds (now BNP Paribas) concentrating on high street and out of town retail agency and development. Richard became a Professional Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in 1994 and a Director of Hill Wollhouse in 2002.
Richard joined Savills in 2005 and helped establish and expand their then recently opened Leeds office and centrated on retail investment and development.
Richard joined Colliers International in March 2010 as part of the Retail Development team. Richard is part of the team providing advise to Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd in their main food store expansion across the north of England. The remit includes land acquisition and development consultancy advise for Sainsbury's across Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Chester and the North West.
Richard advises Sainsbury's Property Investments on a consultancy basis and provides additional resource to the Sainsbury's in-house team. The remit is nationwide and includes advice of land acquisition, development consultancy, lettings and disposals.
Richard advises clients for residentail land aquisitions in city centres for build to rent residential schemes and student accomodation as well as for retirement and later living schemes as well as more traditional house builders in more suburban areas throughout the north of England. He advises a numbers of national and regional developers and occupational clients on acquisition, development and occupational matters.
Richard has significant investment agency experience and advises clients through the UK predominantly in the retail sector.
Director – Head of Sheffield Business
Guy has been involved with the commercial property market in the North of England for 36 years, initially as an agent, and more recently as a development consultant and client manager responsible for the provision of strategic property advice across a range of service lines. His clients include property companies, corporates, developers , public sector organisations and funding institutions. Guy has also worked client-side as the Northern Acquisitions Director for Regus Plc.
Guy has also been involved in numerous large scale development schemes (eg. Princes Exchange-Leeds , Asvanced Manufacturing Park-South Yorkshire, Digital Campus-Sheffield and Holbeck Urban Village, Leeds). He has also handled some of the regions largest land disposals (eg. 200+ acres for the NHS, 33 acres to a global aero-engine manufacturer and recently, 8 acres in Leeds' South Bank).
Currently working within the Corporate Solutions department, providing wide ranging commercial real estate advice to Corporate occupiers.
Simon has experience of both occupational and investment property management having acted on behalf of occupiers including the Home Office, Nationwide Building Society and Mitchells & Butlers.
Regularly acting as an internal client, Simon co-ordinates management, building surveying, agency and professional services for clients across a range of sectors.
Simon has also been instrumental in the development of an International Lease Administration Service for Colliers' EMEA Corporate Solutions team, working for a range of both national and international clients.