Our specialist team advise occupiers, investors, developers and lenders within the Automotive and Roadside property sector across the UK, through providing sector knowledge and commentary.
The team offers a personal, tailor-made service on a project-by-project basis, working in partnership with clients to provide long-term strategic solutions in a highly customer-driven marketplace.
Colliers has the UK’s largest dedicated department of automotive and roadside agents and valuers. Over 75% of our Automotive & Roadside clients go on to use the services of supporting divisions within Colliers International.
Since the beginning of 2018 we completed on 29 transactional deals with an aggregate value in excess of £24,000,000. Deals ranged from £21,000 to £3,600,000 and our average deal value is in excess of £830,000. In 2017, the team have achieved an average score of 10 out of 10 in the Client Satisfaction Survey. We hold an unrivalled database of local, regional, national and international buyers.
A comprehensive valuation service for both landlords and occupiers, as well as for potential investors or lenders. Since the beginning of 2018 we have valued 218 properties with an aggregate value in excess of £504,000,000.
Advice on landlord & tenant issues, such as rent reviews, lease renewals, including arbitration and expert witness issues.
Consultancy advice in respect of existing portfolios in relation to current and future business needs, identifying both shortfalls and opportunities, as well as developing strategy to mould property holdings to coincide with business objectives.
Due diligence on corporate property and business acquisitions.
Head of Automotive and Roadside
John has worked within this niche sector for many years and has been a member of the Colliers International Automotive and Roadside Team for over 15 years. His specialist areas of expertise include motor dealerships, car supermarkets, after sales retail networks including motorist centres, trade counter, drive thru' and roadside retail properties.
He acts on behalf of some of the lead investors, developers and occupiers within these sectors dealing with professional, agency, development and investment matters. His clients include, Arnold Clark, Volkswagen Group, Johnsons Cars, AEW, EG Group, CBRE Investors, Formula One Autocentres and Listers Group.
London - West End
Anthony Keohane has 20 years experience in this specialist sector. He is client director for Toyota (GB) Plc as well as acting for other manufacturers and dealer groups. Anthony has extensive experience in the petrol market and is retained by Sainsbury's supermarkets on their expansion programme. He leads the London team and advises many of the high street banks and private equity houses and in respect of their structured debt and mortgage finance.
Nick is an Associate Director within the Automotive and Roadside Department, specialising in professional work. He undertakes Red Book valuations for a range of lenders, occupiers and investors for a range of purposes including loan security, accounts and for internal purposes. Nick acts on behalf of many landlords and tenants in respect of rent reviews, lease renewals and lease regears. He is regularly asked to carry out negotiations in respect of lease events, and also undertakes 3rd party work. His expertise covers a range of property types within the sector including vehicle dealerships, petrol filling stations and tyre and exhaust centres. He is based out of the Birmingham Office but deals with property nationwide for clients.
I have worked in the Automotive and Roadside sector since 1988, acting primarliy for occupiers, but also landlords and landowners, specialising in acquisitions, disposals and roadside property development. I have recently joined Colliers-International Automotive and Roadside team, having previously been a Partner Rapleys.
I previously worked for a small property consultancy firm within Birmingham city centre for nearly 2 years before I joined Colliers International.
I joined Colliers International in April 2013 within the Automotive Roadside team as the team secretary. As of May 2018 I qualified as a chartered surevyor and am involved with valuations, disposals, acquisitons and rent reveiws all within the automotive and roadside sector.
I began working for Colliers International in January 2019 and joined the Automotive and Roadside Team.
Prior to this I worked for Pendragon PLC in the Estates team as a Graduate Surveyor which I started after University. Here I gained valuable experience in the Automotive sector and built up an understanding of the market and the requirements of an automotive retailer. In November 2017 I became a Chartered Surveyor and following that I began a new role is the Asset Management team at NHS Property Services. I spent around a year there assisting in the management of a varied portfolio around the West Midlands.