Midsummer Retail Report 2018

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When a market becomes as dislocated as UK retail property currently is, you have to look beyond the standard property metrics to see what is happening.

Midsummer Retail Report 2018

Midsummer Retail Report 2018

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Mark Phillipson

Consultant

London - West End

Mark is the former Head of Colliers International's UK Retail Division and also a Director in the UK Investment Team.

He has around 30 years' experience in the sector covering retail agency, development and investment.

Colliers Retail Agency, Investment, and Lease Advisory teams advise a wide range of occupiers and investors, High Street shops, shopping centres, superstores, retail warehousing, and leisure property throughout central London and the UK.   

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Tom Edson

Head of Retail Capital Markets

London - West End

Specalist investment advisor on retail warehouse and foodstore investment sale and acquisitions.

 

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Sara Simpson

Director

London - West End

Sara is a Director in the Central London Agency Team and offers a detailed knowledge of brands and passion for fashion.

Her key landlord instructions include London Estates Mayfair & Belgravia on behalf of Grosvenor, the Carnaby, Soho and Chinatown estates on behalf of Shaftesbury PLC, Connaught Village for the Church Commissioners.

A born shopper and trend follower, Sara particularly focuses on tenant selection and is assisted by various international research trips, trade show attendance, and following various fashion press subscriptions and blogs, and brings a genuine interest and excitement to the process.

Sara is also the main point of contact for all Sweaty Betty UK wide acquisitions and represents a number of niche operators such as fashion brand Me + Em who have recently opened their 6th store.

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Dan Simms

Co-Head of Retail Agency

London - West End

With over 27 years experience in the retail market, Dan is the Co-Head of the UK Retail Agency team at Colliers International.

Dan & the UK Retail Agency team provide specialist advice on leasing and developing Shopping Centre, High Street & Out of Town property all across the UK for leading landlords including intu, Legal & General, Axa, Aviva, Landsec, Blackrock and NewRiver.

Dan & the team also advise a large number of leading and emerging retailers, including Dixons Carphone, Oliver Bonas, Sky, iSmash, Superdrug, Savers, Fraser Hart, Ecco, Sweaty Betty, Costa & Boux Avenue on their acquisition and disposal programmes.

Dan has regularly commented on the retail market in national media including BBC News, Newsnight, LBC, CNBC, BBC Radio 4, The FT, The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Times, Bloomberg and most property media channels. 

 

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Lloyd Entwistle

Director | Agency & Development

London - West End

Lloyd specialises in leasing and development advice nationally. He focuses on driving performance of prime assets through active asset management for a wide range of institutional and private landlords, property companies and developers.

With 15 years experience in the retail market Lloyd focuses on the top regional towns and cities accross the country. In this ever evolving market place Lloyd has advised on the re-development of large blocks and department stores to incorporate a mix of uses throughout the UK including retail, leisure, hotels and residential.

 


 

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Hal Clarke

Associate Director

London - West End

I work within the retail agency team at Colliers International working across the South of England & Wales, covering areas such as the London Suburbs, South East, South West, South Wales & East Anglia. 

I provide advice to key landlord client regarding leasing and developing Shopping Centre, High Street & Out of Town property, in addition, to providing advice to a number of leading retailers.

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Ross Wilkie

Director

Glasgow

Leasing & Asset Management work has included a number of high profile shopping centres across Scotland including; Livingston - The Centre, Inverness - Eastgate Centre, Dundee - Overgate Centre, Glasgow - St Enoch Centre, Glasgow - The Forge Shopping Centre, Cumbernauld - Antonine Centre, Dunfermline - Kingsgate Centre, Motherwell - Brandon Centre and Clydebank - Clyde Shopping Centre.

Landlord clients have included Land Securities, Hines, Grosvenor, Rocksrping, F&C Reit, CBREGi, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Belfast Office Properties, London & Regional, Milverton Properties and Edinburgh House Estates.

Ross has also been heavily involved in retailer acquisitions with clients such as Holland & Barrett, Joules, Oliver Bonas, The Works, The Gym Group, Select and Flight Centre.

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Jonathan Millar

Managing Director - Agency Belfast

Belfast

Jonathan is the Managing Director of the Belfast office and has over 25 years experience in the commercial property sector.

Jonathan is in charge of the Investment and Development departments within the Belfast office.  He is extensively involved in the PBSA , BTR markets as well as retail occupational and investment markets with an emphasis on development and the introduction of new GB based retailers to Ireland.

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Matthew Thompson

Head of Retail Strategy

London - West End

Matt leads the Retail Strategy service at Colliers - specialists in data analytics, consumer insight and real estate strategy. Matt  delivers bespoke consultancy solutions for landlords, investors and retail and leisure operators across the UK and EMEA regions.

With over a decade of analytics expertise, working at some of the UK’s best known retailers, Matt has a deep understanding of big data analytics & strategy in the Retail sector. Frequently utilising unique data sets and modelling techniques, supporting the delivery of innovative research into occupier affordability and shopper behaviour analytics.

The latest innovation follows a partnership with a tech start-up, to launch a location Insights Platform that is unique to Colliers. The team now harness mobile data from over 80 sources to provide shopper profile & behavioural data anywhere, anytime.

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David Fox

Co-Head of Retail Agency

London - West End

 I am a former partner at BCL and have specialised in retail property in the Midlands ,North ,Scotland and Northern Ireland throughout my career.
Within my role as Head of Agency North I have responsibility for our retail coverage in Birmingham,Leeds ,Manchester ,Glasgow and Edinburgh , and continue to build relationships with new and existing clients. 
Over my career I have advised retailers such as Carphone Warehouse,Laura Ashley,Boux Avenue , Hotel Chocolat and SimplyBe on their portfolios within the regions .
In addition I have carried out leasing mandates on shopping centres for clients such as SWIP,Westfield,Ivanhoe Cambridge and CIS.

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