Out of Town Retail Real Estate - Cushman & Wakefield

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Out of Town Retail

Retail parks, retail warehousing, food stores - our Out of Town Retail team advises on all aspects of this specialist sector.

Whether you are a landowner, local authority, investor, developer or retailer, we offer market leading, strategic and value-add advice:

  • as an occupier – acquisition, disposal or regearing
  • as an investor – investment acquisition, sale or funding
  • development
  • asset management
  • reviewing your lease
  • new market entry

Specialist advice in agency, investment and lease advisory – these 3 key functions are integral to our team so we can deliver integrated and innovative solutions to you, wherever you are in the UK and Northern Ireland.

Agency

Formed to deliver landowners, investors, developers and retailers exceptional levels of service, we advise on space in retail parks, stand-alone retail warehousing and food stores.

Investment

Landlords, developers and investors trust our senior team with their retail warehouse and food store investment decisions.

With over £6bn worth of investment deals in the last 5 years, the team proves it delivers commercially focused advice to clients across the sector.

Leasing

Developers and landlords benefit from our in depth knowledge of retailers’ requirements. We identify opportunities to lease space on the best possible terms for you, the landlord.

Development

For landowners, developers and retailers,whether standalone DIY stores, retail parks, edge of centre schemes or food stores, we advise on:

  • site potential
  • development value
  • acquisition
  • tenant demand

We are currently advising on over 1.5 m sq ft of retail warehouse development.

Asset management

Asset management requires an integrated approach with input from leasing, development, investment and lease advisory. Something our single team structure excels in delivering. We currently manage over 90 retail parks throughout the UK totaling 11m sq ft.

Retailer advice

You may be looking to acquire new stores, dispose of surplus space or are looking at portfolio re-orientation. Whether you are looking to maximise an existing property portfolio through buying-in freeholds, sale and leasebacks and lease restructuring e.g. early surrenders or regears, we can help. We act on a retained, and non-retained basis, for leading retailers. If you are a retailer looking to enter the UK out of town retail sector, we deliver high level research based consultancy through to detailed new store negotiations.

Food retail

Food retail is a major component of the out of town retail market. We act for a number of the major supermarket operators in this highly specialised sector as well as landlords, developers and investors. In particular we advise operators on new store opportunities in this highly competitive and fast growing sector.

Lease advisory

For lease advice on retail parks, single let units, food stores, leisure schemes and restaurant units we help with:

  • rent reviews
  • lease renewals
  • dispute resolution and expert witness advice
  • arbitration and independent expert referrals
  • lease advice, restructuring and regearing
  • rental valuation advice

Experience and Resources

Based in London, Manchester and Glasgow the team is one of the largest in the sector, notable for its high level of seniority and depth of experience.

Whatever the size or scope of your project, as part of the UK’s leading retail property advisory team, we deliver to you the most informed advice across out of town, high street, shopping centre and factory outlet sectors.

Case Studies

Cushman & Wakefield Case Study - Blackpool Retail Park, Land Securities

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