Retail

Get Norway's leading retail team on your side!

As in many areas, retail is all about location, location, location! The right location, the right premises and the best leases can be absolutely crucial to your success. With our advisors, you get extra know-how and security on your side. 

 

We know retail!

We have extensive experience with shopping centre and high street trade, as well as the food & beverage segment. This experience and our direct access to decision makers in the industry gives you a decisive advantage when it comes to meeting the challenges in retail. Some of our services include chain development and site establishment strategy, finding locations and retail site establishments, finding building sites and other relevant land lots, contract negotiations, renegotiation and the renewal of existing leases, relocation, downsizing/upsizing and market analysis, concept development advice and benchmarking. 

 

Local knowledge with a global network

Colliers International Norge is part of a global real estate company that has contacts in several markets in several countries. We are particularly well represented in the Nordic region, and our experts have direct experience with retail clients in the various Nordic markets. 

 

Would you like a chat about how we can assist with your specific retail projects? See the contact information below. 

Retail site establishment

Retail site establishment is one of the most important success criteria for most chains. We participate as a discussion partner and advisor in the development and preparation of your site establishment strategies and expansion plans. This is an important tool for the further work of finding suitable and well-placed locations. 

Our services include the entire search process, itemisation of key information as the basis for subsequent decisions, as well as the negotiation, approval and signing of leases. We also assist our clients in the renegotiation of existing portfolios, the extension of leases, termination of leases and relocation.

We represent several national and international retail chains in chain development and retail site establishment on a nationwide basis.

Food & Beverage

Site establishment in the right location is the be-all and end-all for individual actors as well as chains in the food and beverage industry. As a discussion partner and advisor, we provide insight and understanding of what is important in the establishment phase. We ensure that you and the project are up to date regarding, among other things, locations relative to your target group, technical infrastructure in the premises and industry-related laws and regulations.

We represent and assist you throughout the negotiation process until signing a negotiated lease agreement. In addition, we can provide assistance in connection with the renegotiation of existing leases, the extension of leases, etc.

Shopping Centres

The key to a shopping centre's success often lies in understanding the local area's requirements for infrastructure as well as the various types of trade concepts and activities. Our experts have this knowledge. We assist our clients in the development and rental of new and existing commercial properties. Among other things, this means the review and analysis of the optimal floorage allocation and tenant mix.

Our services comprise the entire project and rental process, cost and income budgets, design and the final negotiation of leases up to signing. We can also offer total business solutions, or we can tailor a package that is relevant for your property.

Leadership
Haakon Reed-Larsen
Head of Retail
Oslo

Haakon has great experience and deep knowledge of the Norwegian retail and real-estate business, specialized within retail management – both establishing of new retail business, management and development of existing business. He has worked with strong international retail brands, helping them to establish and increase their business in Norway.  He also has a broad network of decision-makers within the Norwegian retail and real-estate business. Haakon can act as an advisor both as a part of a team or independently and execute short and long term strategies. During many years of managing small and big retail business, he has achieved great interpersonal skills allowing him to build strong relationships towards clients, suppliers and employees.

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Other Experts
Jørn Andersen
Senior Advisor Retail
Oslo

Jørn has a wide experience with strategic leadership in chain management and chain development in addition to an experience with staff functions with responsibility for Strategy and Business Development Economics. Jørn has a main focus on the Food & Beverage segment and has successfully assisted in several restaurant and supermarket establishments.

 

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Stine Bjørdal
Senior Advisor Retail
Oslo

Stine started working for Colliers International in 2017 as a senior advisor in retail tenant representation, specializing in the fashion segment. In addition to advising her clients on expansion strategy, her consultancy also involves chain development. Stine is also part of the Colliers EMEA retail core group, where she focuses on cross boarder business. Prior to this she was working as country manager for a danish company called IC Group, for the brand Saint Tropez. She also advises landlords on how their retail holdings can be enhanced through leasing and placemaking.

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Kari Gro Herrem
Senior Advisor Retail
Oslo

Kari Gro has more than 25 years of experience working with shopping centers and retail in different companies. She has worked with leasing offices, shops and restaurants at Aker Brygge and Center Manager at Aker Brygge. She has also worked as a General manager and Consultant in an advertising agency specialized in retail.

 

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