Retail property services

We have a dedicated team of retail specialists, working across GVA’s comprehensive service lines. Our experts have strong local and regional knowledge, in addition to robust international and European contacts. As a result, we provide insights and give comprehensive advice to our clients across the retail sector.

Our retail specialists work across and cover vast areas of expertise including:


Acquisition, sale and leasing of retail property incorporating strategic portfolio consultancy and scheme development advice.


Our specialist retail investment team provides a range of services including acquisitions and disposals, forward funding, sale and leasebacks and consultancy advice.

Development and planning

Strategic advice including: policy guidance, retail and leisure assessments, planning applications, retail/leisure studies, development consultancy, viability testing, finance/funding advice and expert witness.

Business rates

Our market-leading, specialist rating team focus on innovative methods to minimise the rates liabilities of our retail clients across the UK.

Building consultancy

Due diligence, pre-acquisition and vendor surveys, project monitoring and dilapidations services.

Project management

Lead consultant and project management on schemes of all sizes, from retail unit fit-outs to major shopping centre developments.

Asset management

We have the expertise to provide strategic advice to help our clients maximise the value of their assets.

Shopping centre management

Comprehensive shopping centre management services including marketing and commercialisation and review and implementation of best practice.


We provide a wide range of services from strategic asset reviews to loan security and portfolio fund valuations.

Restructuring and recovery

Our specialist team provides asset due diligence and formal receivership advice to maximise the value of assets in any situation.

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GVA Retail

GVA has over 100 retail specialists spread across 12 UK offices.

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