Pubs and Leisure team for CBRE
The Leeds office of CBRE has expanded its service offering with the addition of a Pubs and Leisure team as part of the firm’s nationally expanding Specialist Markets division.
Six former Colliers International staff have joined CBRE, half joining the existing London team and three forming a new service from the Leeds office.
Senior Director Andrew Watt, Director Sam Frankland and Senior Surveyor Clair McGowan are recognised market leaders within the pubs and leisure sector in the Midlands and North of England. Their expertise over this sector includes; Valuation, Agency Lease and Strategic Consultancy and Investment advice. They have sold over 300 pubs between them in the last 3 years and current clients include; Punch Taverns, Enterprise Inns, Marstons and Mitchells and Butlers. In addition to their extensive pubs knowledge the team deals with restaurants, themed and branded bars and clubs, cinemas, health and fitness, casinos and bingo.
The newly formed CBRE team has appraised over 150 pubs to go to market already.
Andrew Watt who leads the regional specialist markets team at CBRE says; “ We have a formed a network of excellence in the Specialist markets sector across the UK covering the Pub, Leisure, Healthcare and Alternative assets sectors which provides clients with the best possible advice in these dynamic areas of real estate.“
Sam Frankland commented of the move; “We believe we have the best team within this sector in the north of England, working closely with our colleagues nationally. The opportunity to work within CBRE, who is the market leader in corporate real estate, provided the platform we had been aspiring to.”