Ross Kirton

Ross Kirton

MRICS

Head of UK Leisure Agency

License # 1108818

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About

Professional Summary

Ross is Chartered Surveyor who specialises in the food & beverage and urban leisure sectors throughout the UK.

He has advised many of the UK's leading occupiers in respect of growth plans.  He also advises a number of landlords and developers in respect of leisure uses such as Cinemas,  Restaurants & Bars, Gyms, Casinos and Experiential Leisure uses. 

In 2013 he was elected Chairman of the Restaurant Property Advisors Society and remains a commitee member.  
 

Accomplishments

In 2010 Ross won the "Deal of the Year" as voted by the members of the Restaurant Property Advisors Society for brokering the Les Deux Salons unit in Covent Garden, London. He was shortlisted for the same award in 2013.

Education

MRICS, BSc (Hons)

Memberships & Involvements

  • RICS - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Leisure Property Forum
  • Restaurant Property Advisors Society

Clients

His landlord client base includes:  Intu properties, Derwent London, Hermes and Peel Land & Property. 

His occupier clients include: Stonegate Pub Co,  Various Eateries (Strada / Coppa Club), Curzon Cinemas and  Bannatyne Health Clubs.

Testimonials

“We have worked with Ross on sourcing sites and deals for a number of our portfolio investments. He quickly understands our requirements and has created a successful working relationship. ”

Joe Tager | Director, Luke Johnson Investments / Twin Capital 

 

Colliers have impressed me with their diligence and hard work.” 

Richard Wilson | Asset Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management

 

"Ross is always committed to achieving a successful outcome for the client taking a commercial and proactive approach to drive transactions through and working in partnership with the rest of the professional team to deliver the right result."

Cherry Hancock | Partner, Shoosmiths

 

"Ross has worked successfully with us on numerous disposals and difficult lease transactions.  He offers a professional and reliable service; being always prepared to have difficult discussions up front with other parties and we have been very pleased with the service provided."

John Gilbert | Head of Estates, Star Pubs & Bars

Services

Skills
High Street Retail
Service Lines
Landlord Representation
Property Types
Retail
Specializations
Retail
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