Working closely with our asset management team, we provide investment advice for sales and acquisitions of solus retail warehouses, retail parks and foodstores. Clients include property companies British Land, Land Securities, Metric, Newmark, Pradera, Resolution and William Pears as well as all of the principle UK Institutions including Aberdeen, Aviva, BlackRock, Henderson, Scottish Widows, Standard Life and Threadneedle. Our developer clients include Cranford, Bridehall, Citigrove and Citicourt.
In advising financial institutions, property companies and private individuals, we seek to maximise the opportunities for landlords in enhancing values through implementing asset management strategies particular to each differing asset. This targets improvements in tenant mix and rental values.
HSF asset manage around 100 retail parks across the UK and provide detailed advice on strategy, tenant mix, redevelopment and lettings.
Both on a retained and non-retained basis HSF provide detailed portfolio strategy and implementation to retailers in respect of all agency disciplines and professional advice incorporating acquisitions, disposals, lease renewals, re-gears and rent reviews.
HSF are currently retained by Carpetright, Comet, Decathlon, DFS, Mothercare, Paul Simon, Wickes and Waitrose.
HSF provides landowners, developers and investors with a full range of development services including site identification and acquisition, whilst also providing design and development consultancy from conception through to completion of the development.
HSF has advised on 4.3 million sq ft (400,000 sq m) of retail warehouse development over the last 10 years, including Fosse Park, Leicester; Castle Point, Bournemouth; Brent Cross Shopping Park and Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh.
Our developer clients include Cranford, Bridehall, Citigrove and Citicourt amongst others.
This involves both standard rent review negotiations, preparation of expert witness reports for arbitrations and independent expert determinations together with creative lease re-gear negotiations and standard lease renewals.
HSF is a specialist within the retail sector and offers a full range of valuation services including development appraisals and other ‘Red Book’ valuations.