Tom Edson | Colliers | London - West End

Tom Edson

B.Sc (Hons), MRICS

Head of Retail Capital Markets

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Professional Summary

Tom is currently Head of Retail Capital Markets and co-head of the UK Retail Group at Colliers International.  


During Tom's 20 year career he has specialised in the Retail sector, ranging from High Street, Shopping Centre, Retail Parks and Supermarkets.   He has helped some of the UK largest  Investment companies formulate strategy on the acquisition or disposal of commercial property. 


In addition Tom is considered one of the UK's only Supermarket specialists giving a broad range advice to both occupiers, developers and investors.


Transacted on over £4bn of foodstore and retail warehousing transactions, including acting as a strategic investment consultant to J Sainsbury's Plc, completing on over 35 sale and leasebacks worth £1.3bn. 


BSc (Hons) Real Estate and Finance - Nottingham Trent University


Memberships & Involvements

Royal Insititution of Chartered Surveyors


Retail Park, Supermarkets, High Street Retail, Shopping Centres
Service Lines
National Capital Markets
Property Type

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Featured Research
28 Jan 2021
UK Grocery Real Estate Review 2021
In 2020, the exceptional trading levels for UK supermarkets generated by the pandemic were reflected in the transactional volumes and popularity of grocery-backed property assets. In this report, we’ll look at the macro trends shaping the sector and analyse what that has meant for its property market.
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10 Dec 2020
Winter Retail Report 2020
Our annual ‘Midsummer’ report has been delayed this year for obvious reasons. We are now delighted to launch the Winter Retail Report 2020.
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26 Jun 2019
Midsummer Retail Report 2019
After an unprecedented year of turmoil, the UK retail sector and the property market that it supports is having to reinvent itself.
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Featured News
3 Feb 2021
Investment into supermarkets surpassed 2019 levels and long term average in 2020 to reach £1.83 billion
Demand for UK supermarket property assets has boomed in the face of the soaring sales volumes experienced by UK grocery operators during the pandemic.
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17 Dec 2020
Out of town and supermarkets set to be retail’s star players with potential for £10bln ‘flatpack bounceback’ in 2021
Retail warehouses and supermarkets are set to be the darlings of the retail sector this year.
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24 Nov 2020
Market momentum suggests 2020 full year CRE investment levels will reach £40-45 billion
Investment into commercial real estate reached £3.5 billion in October according to Colliers International as current momentum points to a full year total of £40-45 billion.
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10 Aug 2020
LaSalle Investment Management completes on sale of Morrisons, Telford, to Supermarket Income REIT for £14.25 million
Colliers International’s retail capital markets team, acting on behalf of LaSalle Investment Management, the global investment manager, has completed on the sale of the Morrisons, Lawley Square, Telford, to Supermarket Income REIT for £14.25 million.
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