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 10 years. His specialist areas of expertise include motor dealerships, car supermarkets, after sales retail networks including motorist centres, trade counter and roadside retail properties. He acts on behalf of some of the lead investors, developers and occupiers within these sectors including Arnold Clark, Listers Group, T G Holdcroft, Kwik Fit and Formula One Autocentres.
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.
Consultant | Automotive and Roadside
I have been working with international, national, regional and local clients within the Automotive sector since the late 1980’s with a particular focus on understanding the client’s business and how real estate forms part of it.
I have worked within the Birmingham, London and Bristol offices of Colliers and as a result have a broad geographical knowledge and client base. My experience includes agency, valuation and professional work in addition to expert witness. Most recently I have been involved in a number of EMEA assignments where I have been keen to apply industry knowledge to local practice and legal background.
Nick works in the Automotive and Roadside Department, dealing mainly with professional work. He undertakes valuations for a range of lenders and occupiers and acts on behalf of many landlords and tenants in respect of lease negotiations. His expertise covers a range of property types within the sector including vehicle dealerships, petrol filling stations and tyre and exhaust centres.
Prior to working in the Automotive and Roadside Department he provided rating advice and undertook rating appeals on behalf of a number of clients.
Philip joined the Colliers International Birmingham office in August 2014. Having gained experience in property management in the North East of England Philip initially joined the Investment Property Management Department as a graduate surveyor. Since August 2015 Philip has been working with the Automotive and Roadside Department focusing on industry specific valuation work and specialist agency instructions. Philip qualified as a chartered surveyor in October 2016.
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.