Duncan Gilliard, Partner, Central London Retail at Cushman & Wakefield. Image: Cushman & Wakefield
Ticker

Cushman & Wakefield Welcomes Back Gilliard to London Retail Team

Cushman & Wakefield has re-hired Duncan Gilliard as a Partner in its Central London retail team to bolster its market leading offer.

Gilliard, who previously worked for Cushman & Wakefield for five years, joins from JLL where he was a director in the firm’s London retail team. He has more than a decade of experience working on a wide variety of projects for both landlords and occupiers.

Leasing deals and landlord instructions have included Seven Dials on behalf of Shaftesbury and the LaSalle Investment Management London Retail portfolio. In addition, he has undertaken retail leasing for luxury residential developers, institutional investors and a range of private investors in the core central London markets.

Peter Mace, Head of Central London Retail at Cushman & Wakefield, commented: “Duncan has advised a range of international retailers on their UK strategy and store acquisition programmes in London. He has worked with high profile brands such as Aquascutum, Fortnum & Mason, The Kooples and Estée Lauder and we are very pleased to be welcoming him back. He will advise on a number of prestigious projects in Central London, continuing to focus on the higher end sector of the market.”

Duncan Gilliard, Partner, Central London Retail at Cushman & Wakefield added: “I am delighted to be back at Cushman & Wakefield working in the retail team who have a fantastic reputation, enviable client list as well as phenomenal global coverage. I look forward to continuing to specialise in London retail leasing, working closely with Peter Mace and the wider team”.

Sign up for our ACROSS Newsletter. Subscribe to ACROSS Magazine.

Ticker MORE

Waitrose appoints new Retail Director

The John Lewis Partnership announced that Tina Mitchell will join Waitrose as Retail Director.

Anette Simpson Appointed as Chair of ULI United Kingdom

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced the appointment of Anette Simpson, director of development and partnerships, Legal & General Affordable Homes, as chair of ULI United Kingdom (ULI UK). She succeeds Vanessa Hale, director of research, BNP Paribas Real Estate, and will officially begin her voluntary two-year term on 1 July 2021.

Sonae Sierra avoided costs of €15 million in 2020 by implementing eco-efficiency measures

The Company has reduced its CO2 emissions by 84% since 2005 and electricity consumption by 66% since 2002.

Yardi Acquires We Are Forge Ltd to Further Expand Visitor Management Integrated with Access Control Capabilities

Yardi® announced the acquisition of We Are Forge Ltd (Forge), a Bristol, UK based software company, that specialises in visitor management and smart access control for a wide range of real estate asset classes including, office, retail, industrial, flexible workspace and the education sector.

Serravalle Designer Outlet goes beyond fashion with new state-of-the-art leisure concept

McArthurGlen is pleased to announce the official opening of "Play Land", a brand new 6,000 square metre leisure concept at Designer Outlet Serravalle that is dedicated to family entertainment. The 7 million euro attraction introduces a new state-of-the-art experiential element to the centre that further enhances the shopping experience for guests of all ages.

EXPO REAL: the network to meet again in Munich

Preparations for Expo Real 2021—to be held from October 11 to 13 at the trade fair center in Munich—run at full speed, opening a long-awaited perspective for the international real estate industry.