R.W. Wolf acquires third London salon

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Colliers International secured barber tenant in Knightsbridge on behalf of landlord APML Estates.

Artisan barber and gentleman salon, R.W. Wolf, is bringing its male grooming treatments and a world class team of barbers to a third site, based in Knightsbridge, as it continues to expand across the capital.

R.W. Wolf, which has over 150 years of hair cutting heritage, was secured as a tenant for its latest 1,200 sq ft salon at 144A Brompton Road, by Colliers International’s Central London Retail team on behalf of the landlord, APML Estates. The company’s other stores are located in Monument and North London .

Paul Souber, Head of Central London Retail Agency team at Colliers International, who handled the acquisition commented: “Knightsbridge is an international retail and residential destination which welcomes tourists, office workers and residents. R.W. Wolf will complement the existing tenant mix of quality stores on Brompton Road and will provide a premium service and amenity to the area.”

Shelley Sandzer, leisure property consultancy, acted for R.W. Wolf. 

 

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Paul Souber

Head of Retail Agency London and Co Head EMEA Retail

London - West End

Paul Souber is a highly experienced London retail property expert, and has a particular specialism in the luxury sector.

He advises major London landlords – including The Crown Estate, Grosvenor, The Church Commissioners and Shaftesbury Plc – on how their retail holdings in the capital can be enhanced through leasing and placemaking.

His consultancy also involves advising various leading brands on their property strategy and sourcing the stores which best serve their strategic needs.

During a career in which he has advised on the leasing of more than 1.5m sq. ft. of shopping space, Paul has worked with clients including Yves St Laurent, Roksanda Ilincic, Gina Shoes, Balenciaga, Oliver Bonas, Boux Avenue, Sweaty Betty and Headmasters.

He is Head of London Retail Agency and Co Head of the EMEA Retail Team at Colliers International

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Hannah Zitren

PR Manager

London - West End

Currently on maternity leave.

As PR manger in the UK, I am responsible for media relations and generating coverage in top tier media. I work across a range of Colliers’ UK & Pan-EMEA business lines (residential; licensed and leisure; planning; hotels; retail; healthcare and automotive) advising on their strategic and tactical PR needs.

My role includes:

·         Developing and executing PR plans for the various business lines to help promote their key messages across all aspects of the media - print, broadcast and social.

·          Media evaluation and reporting objectives, targets and successes across the business.

·         Reputation management and crisis management.

·         Media training.

·         Media engagement: setting up meetings with top tier media and various internal spokespeople to continuously expand and build a presence with property and vertical media network.

·         Consistently delivering service excellence, meeting with business heads of a regular basis and trying to influence the research as much as possible to ensure our content has a strong enough news hook.

·         Key campaigns that I work on include MIPIM; MAPIC; REVO; Midsummer Retail Report; IHIF; Cities of Influence in addition to a host of all alternative property sector research reports.

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