Carter Jonas’s retail and leisure team delivers effective solutions to the opportunities and challenges faced by clients involved in all aspects of retail and leisure property.

Our specialists work closely with developers, investors, retailers, landlords and owners on a multitude of property types throughout the UK.

Our local market knowledge, combined with our national coverage, enables us to provide a high-quality service to our clients across the UK in a sector that is constantly evolving.

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We work in close partnership with our clients to understand their business objectives.

Our clients benefit from a comprehensive asset management solution to their particular needs, thanks to the fact that we have experts across the board – in agency, development and other professional matters.

We can also draw on expertise in other disciplines within Carter Jonas, such as our planning, development and investment teams. As such, we can provide a complete service to clients, as we hope our track record of success demonstrates.

Our expertise covers:

  • Town centre retail 
  • Restaurant and leisure real estate 
  • Health and fitness gyms 
  • Mixed-use developments 
  • Acquisitions and disposals 
  • Out-of-town and edge-of-town retail 
  • Retail parks 
  • Drive thru and roadside retail 
  • Shopping centres
Our specialist teams operate at national level. Select a region below to find your nearest consultant.

Will Mooney is a Partner based in Cambridge. He has over 27 years experience of the agency, investment, acquisition and development markets in this region and nationally. He specialises in the office, business and science park, hotel, retail and leisure sectors. Will provides strategic advice to many institutional, national and international clients, including ARM Holdings, The Downing College, Development Securities, Carisbrooke, University of Essex, Goodman, Greene King and Travelodge.

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Chris heads the Commercial Agency team from the Leeds office providing services to both landlord and occupier clients throughout Yorkshire and across the North of England. He specialises in the office and industrial sectors providing both acquisition and disposal advice to a range of clients to include national and local institutions as well as private individuals. He also provides advice in relation to Landlord and Tenant issues, including rent reviews and lease renewals.
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Three career highlights:

Leading Bath retail and leisure agent, act for St John’s Foundation, Bath, Standard Life, Aviva, Imperial, The Gap and numerous other investors and occupiers.

Recent highlights:
Letting to Rick Stein restaurants in Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Sale of an investment portfolio in Bath for St John’s Foundation
Sale of Santander, Milsom Street, Bath for Lothbury.
Transactional work for St John’s Foundation in Old Bond Street Bath including lettings to Bobbi Brown and  Charles Tyrwhitt and purchase & re-gear of Russell & Bromley.

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Samuel is part of the National Retail, Leisure & Hotels team. Key clients he works with are Travelodge, Greene King, Dominos & KBeverage Ltd (Starbucks) to acquire sites throughout the UK. He also advises key clients on Retail, Leisure & Hotel schemes across the UK. Samuel furthermore works with the development and investment team supporting providing investment/development advice and promoting sites for development.

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Tim is a surveyor in the commercial team based in Bath.

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Sebastian is a surveyor and is based in our Cambridge office at One Station Square.

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Bridget has over thirty years’ experience in lease advisory and roadside development across the UK, including working closely with agency teams.  She carries out out-of-town rent reviews, lease renewals and re gears for a number of clients, including McDonald’s. On the high street, her clients include Specsavers, Virgin Media, Southern Co-op, St Peter’s Hospice and a number of local landlords and tenants. She also specialises in industrial, retail warehouse and office properties. 

McDonald’s have been a key client of Bridget’s for over twenty years as she has acted on their behalf in the southwest, South Wales and east and west Midlands, including acquiring a dozen sites. She also acts for Virgin Media in respect of their retail properties across the UK.  She has recently acquired two travel services sites at Weston Super Mare and at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol which will accommodate Starbucks drive-through units as well as petrol filling stations, convenience stores and fast food outlets. She also recently acquired sixteen retail warehouse properties in the Midlands for the new owners of Just for Pets.  Bridget also has experience in car showroom valuation, and acts for Howards’ Garages and Dick Lovett.  


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Edward is a surveyor in the commercial team and is based in our Oxford office.

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Caroline is a partner in the commercial team and is based in our Birmingham office.

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Retail, Leisure & Hotels - 2019
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