Scottish retail team left to right Isla Monteith, Stuart Moncur, John Menzies, Charlie Hall, Jessica McGrellis
Scottish retail team left to right Isla Monteith, Stuart Moncur, John Menzies, Charlie Hall, Jessica McGrellis

Savills appoints new Glasgow retail and leisure director

International real estate advisor Savills has appointed John Menzies as a director in its retail and leisure agency team, based in the firm’s Glasgow office.

Most recently at Cushman & Wakefield, John has spent 21 years working in the commercial property sector gaining extensive experience advising developers, landlords and occupiers across all areas of the retail and leisure market in Scotland. At Savills John will continue to focus on providing strategic and leasing advice on a number of shopping centres, as well as working with a number of key occupiers.

Stuart Moncur, head of national retail at Savills, comments: “At Savills we are very much focused on providing our clients with the best and most insightful advice across all of the UK. John’s appointment further emphasises our commitment to investing in our regional teams and his arrival will complement the already established team in place”.

David Cobban, head of the Glasgow office at Savills, adds: “As we continue to grow our Scottish business across all sectors John will strengthen our retail and leisure offer in Glasgow and we look forward to welcoming him into the fold.”

Savills UK retail and leisure agency team is more than 80-strong, operating from a network of offices in London, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Leeds.  The firm advises landlords and occupiers in shopping centre, high street, retail park and outlet centre locations across the UK, with instructions totalling circa 43.5 million sq ft.

In Scotland Savills provides asset management and leasing advice on 19 shopping centres, covering almost 8 million sq ft, and 27 retail parks, expanding 3.5 million sq ft.

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