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Commercial Retail Property Consultants

Creative Retail Property Consultants is a Birmingham-based retail and leisure practice.

Commercial property specialists with a focus on all sectors of the Midlands Retail & Leisure property markets – including High Streets, Shopping Centres, Leisure Schemes and Out of Town Retail Warehousing.

Passionate about all aspects of the retail and leisure markets and we provide a professional, efficient and modern service to our clients.

Our Services



We pride ourselves on offering clients professional, efficient and modern advice in an industry and market that evolves quickly.

Our services include: Lettings, Acquisitions, Development, Investment & Freehold Sales, Asset Management


In what is becoming an increasingly competitive sector, Creative Retail are able to offer guidance on all stages of the retail development process from initial appraisals and site sourcing through to pre-let tenancy agreements and exit strategy.

We work closely with private sector developers and investors and our in-depth knowledge of retailer requirements combined with our considerable experience with property transactions means that we are able to offer our clients an unparalleled service and a 360º appreciation of the workings behind the development process.


Our specialised knowledge and expertise of the occupational sector, enables us to provide accurate and comprehensive reports on the value and worth of retail assets.

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Creative Retail’s knowledge, contacts and understanding of the Midlands retail market is unrivalled. Their proactive, modern and efficient work ethic is key in improving our assets. Phil Carlin

Managing Director, Seven Capital

Working collaboratively with Creative Retail we have been able to achieve excellent results across our portfolio in the Midlands. Creative Retail provide us with an unparalleled advice and service in this sector. Edd Fitch

National Director, LaSalle Investment Management

Creative Retail provide the passion, energy and accurate retail occupier knowledge that REI needs in this continually changing commercial property climate. Ian Clark

Asset Management, REI (Real Estate Investors) PLC

Meet The Team

Scott Robertson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Scott Robertson BSc (Hons) MRICS


Scott spent the first 10 years of his career as a member of the agency team at niche retail and leisure practice Wright Silverwood where he dedicated his time to advising both landlord and tenant clients across all aspects of the retail and leisure sectors. Clients have included LaSalle Investment Management, Legal & General, Aviva Investors, Royal London Asset Management, Aberdeen Asset Management, CBRE Global Investors, Columbia Threadneedle Investments, AEW, Intu Properties, Hortons Estate and Real Estate Investors Plc. 07831 856 733 vCard
Ed Purcell BSc (Hons) MRICS

Ed Purcell BSc (Hons) MRICS


Ed has been involved with the retail and leisure industry for over 10 years. He started his career at King Sturge before joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2011 as a member of the Midlands Retail Agency Team. A retail specialist with UK wide experience Ed won The Estates Gazette most active agent in the West Midlands 2016. Ed currently advises pension fund Landlords on Shopping Centre and High Street disposals, national retailers on the acquisition and disposal of shops, developers on Out of Town Warehousing schemes, and also independent landlords and retailers. 07793 808 974 vCard

News & Updates

Newhall Square – Independent Tenants Sought

Working with Legal & General, Creative Retail have been instructed to seek strong local and regional food and leisure operators for a new residential development in the heat of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Source: Birmingham Post

Creative Retail to advise CBRE Global Investors on the iconic Great Western Arcade

Creative have been appointed as joint letting agents alongside BWD on Great Western Arcade to help revitalise this landmark property through attracting exciting new occupiers and achieving 100% occupancy.

Source: Great Western Arcade

Creative Retail Named 4th in UK’s Most Active Agents 2018

Creative Retail takes the number 4 spot in EG’s annual “Most Active Agents” deals competition West Midlands 2018.

Source: EG

Creative Retail Acquire for Dirty Martini

Exciting cutting edge cocktail bar Dirty Martini are advised by Creative Retail in their acquisition of a Grade II listed property on Bennetts Hill in Birmingham City Centre.

Source: Birmingham Mail

Two New Lidl Supermarkets Agreed

Creative Retail and Seven Capital have secured long term leases with major supermarket chain Lidl. The two new stores will be located in Birmingham City Centre and Erdington, totalling 50,128 sq ft.

Source: Costar

Former BHS Department Store Let

The 35,000 sq ft former BHS store in Walsall which has been vacant since the retailer’s collapse in 2016 has been let. This is one of the few BHS to be let across the UK. Creative Retail acted for the landlord Real Estate Investors.

Source: The Business Desk (membership-only website)

Out of Town Retail Expansion

Creative Retail is continuing to assist Seven Capital on their Midlands retail portfolio and is advising on brownfield sites in Erdington and Stirchley.

Exciting New Tenant for Former Chameleon Bar

Creative Retail has acted on behalf of DTZ Investors on the former Chameleon Bar at 1 Victoria Square to secure exciting new independent occupier, Kongs.

Source: Birmingham Mail

Mr Mulligan’s getting ready to tee off at Broadway Plaza

Creative Retail has advised Aviva Investors on a 17,000 sq ft letting to Mr Mulligan’s Golf at Broadway Plaza, which has subsequently been sold to Legal & General.

Source: Birmingham Mail

Creative Retail Advise Tattu

Exclusive restaurant operator has signed a new lease in The Grand Hotel following acquisition advice.

Source: Birmingham Post

Creative Retail

8th Floor Newater House 11 Newhall Street Birmingham West Midlands 0121 400 0407
Creative Retail 8th Floor, Newater House, 11 Newhall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 0121 400 0407