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About us

MMX Retail is a specialist retail property consultancy offering a personal, hands-on approach. Our strength is our ability to work seamlessly together to provide our clients with dynamic industry insights to offer a truly unique and fully informed complete retail property solution.

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Services

Our highly experienced team offers specialist advice in all aspects of retail property – from acquisition and disposal strategy, lease advisory and rent reviews, dispute resolution, asset management, investment, and development consultancy.

Clients

We’re proud of the work we do for our clients and proud of the clients we work for. We aim to build solid, longstanding relationships that enable us to offer a truly unrivalled retail property service nationwide.

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Meet the Partners

Our close-knit, experienced team is friendly and approachable. Working as a team and pooling our knowledge gives us an overview of the entire market and ensures you receive personal advice for every challenge you face. We’re dedicated to finding tailored solutions that meet your individual needs.

David Justice

Partner

Expertise

With more than 25 years’ experience in the retail property market, David has an extensive track record in retail agency, including a broad knowledge of the Central London market. Having worked with numerous landlords and retailers, he has a keen focus on establishing viable strategies for future performance and has been involved in leasing a number of shopping centres for some of the UK's leading landlords. David has taken a pivotal role in advising some of the country’s top multiple retailers on their acquisition and disposal strategies throughout the UK.

Background

Prior to setting up MMX Retail, David was a Director of Savills and previously an Equity Partner of Blair Kirkman LLP. He has also worked at Cushman & Wakefield and Grant & Partners. David is a member of The British Council of Shopping Centres, The Shop Agents Society and Accessible Retail.

Interests

David enjoys keeping fit through many types of sport, his favourite being skiing, where he now struggles to keep up with his three teenage boys!! He also has a passion for historic cars, the Kent coast and sailing.

Scott Mitchell

Partner

Expertise

Scott has over 15 years of experience in retail investment during which he has built a very strong network of clients and agency contacts, enabling him to source the right deals for clients and make them happen. Scott has a comprehensive knowledge of the shopping centre and high street markets and has been involved in a number of leisure and food store transactions.

Background

Prior to joining MMX Retail, Scott was a Partner at Strutt & Parker where he worked for 8 years in the shopping centre and high street investment team. Previously he worked at specialist residential investor and developer Grainger Trust Plc, working on their commercial portfolio.

Interests

Scott is married with two children. He is a keen sportsman, when he has the time, and enjoys golf and tennis. He was also a member of the British Freestyle Ski Team.

Rob Williams

Partner

Expertise

With some 30 years experience in the urban market place, Rob has an extensive track record in mixed use town centre developments and urban regeneration as well as the more traditional shopping centre and retail leasing on behalf of funds, property companies, developers and local authorities. He has advised numerous landlords on the options and viability of redeveloping and repurposing existing assets as well as working alongside investment teams in purchasing new ones.

Background

Prior to MMX Retail, Rob was Head of the Retail Agency & Development team at BNP Paribas / Strutt and Parker where he worked for 14 years. Before that, Rob worked at Cushman and Wakefield & Savills for 15 years, specialising in shopping centre leasing and development. Rob is a member of both the Revo Urban Development and Public Sector committees and a past chairman of the Shop Agents Society.

Interests

Rob is married with two teenage kids and enjoys trying to keep fit through running, cycling and ski-ing. Most weekends are spent on hockey pitch touchlines.

Nick Symons

Partner

Expertise

Nick's experience over the past 28 years has included a wide range of UK instructions for both landlords and tenants. He has been involved in leasing some of the country's high profile centres and has also advised numerous national and international retailers on acquisition and disposal strategies throughout the UK. He has advised on a number of significant investment purchases, where his occupational and leasing experience has been crucial.

Background

Nick is one of the founding Partner's of MMX Retail. Prior to that, he was a Senior Director and Head of Retail at Savills following their acquisition of niche practice Blair Kirkman, where he was an Equity Partner. Nick also worked as an Estate Manager at Marks & Spencer prior to joining Blair Kirkman and started his career as a graduate at Gerald Eve. Nick regularly provides opinions to journals including Retail Week and Property Week. He has also been invited as a guest speaker on various panels.

Interests

Nick enjoys many types of sport, inparticular rugby and is an avid supporter Welsh Rugby and the British and Irish Lions. Nick also enjoys skiing and golf (when time permits) but remains a high handicap!

Lisa Hardy

Partner

Expertise

Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in the retail sector dealing with retail premises in numerous shopping centres and high street locations across the country, acting for both landlords and tenants. Lisa deals with rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears including dispute resolution at rent reviews and statutory lease renewals. Key clients include: Aviva Investors, The Crown Estate, Queensberry, Rockspring, EE, Boots, Boots Opticians, Argos, Pizza Hut.

Background

Prior to joining MMX Retail in September 2015, Lisa had been Head of the Retail Lease Advisory at Cushman & Wakefield where she worked as a Partner for 10 years. Previous to that Lisa worked as a Director at GL Hearn where she specialised in all aspects of landlord and tenant work.

Interests

Lisa is married to James and has a daughter, Martha. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding, skiing and entertaining.

David Jinks

Partner

Expertise

David has been in the retail property market since 1989 and has an in-depth knowledge of both in town and out-of-town markets. Acting for both landlords and tenants, David advises multiple retailers, developers, property companies and investment funds on all aspects of retail property on a nationwide basis.

Background

Prior to becoming a Partner of MMX Retail, David was a Director of Savills. Previously he was an Equity Partner at Blair Kirkman LLP. David has also been a Partner at Carter Wassell Murdoch and Associate Director at Chesterton Plc. David is an APC Assessor for the RICS.

Interests

David enjoys hill walking, sailing and country pursuits.

News

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