Case Studies

From major shopping centres to individual high street units, or large retailer acquisition rollouts, we take pride in each of our projects and, as these case studies demonstrate, we are very proud of the results achieved for our clients.
Filter case studies:
Filter Case Studies

M&S - Retained Agents for a Range of Property Services

MMX Retail has had a very long affinity with M&S. Our main Partners have worked for the business for more than 25 years in the capacity of trusted property advisers, covering acquisitions, disposals, lease re-gears, rent reviews and renewals.

centre:mk - Asset Management and Leasing of One of the UK's Top 10 Shopping Centres, together with pre acquisition purchase advice

MMX Retail has been appointed on centre:mk in Milton Keynes since 2013 as joint agents on the whole of the prime retail asset in Milton Keynes.

Colombia Threadneedle Sales Programme 2022

On behalf of Colombia Threadneedle, Fawcett Mead were instructed to act on their behalf to dispose 20 Retail Investments on an individual basis.

Advising on the Transformation of 'Fridge on the Bridge' in Wimbledon

In 2011 our Landlord and Tenant alongside our Agency teams were instructed to advise on ambitious plans to redevelop the retail element of Wimbledon Bridge House, a landmark building built over the rail tracks, that was splitting local opinion.

Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration - A Great Success Story in a Market Town

MMX Retail was appointed to advise on the redevelopment and delivery of two, new mixed-use town centre destinations to accommodate aspirational retailers, cafés, a hotel, cinema and restaurants, in a bid to reinvigorate Wokingham.

Twenty Supermarket Sales

Fawcett Mead were retained by Yorkshire based developer Lateral to undertake an extensive forward funding and forward commitment sales programme including a wide range of Supermarket and Convenience Store Investments over a 3 year period.

10+ Years of Joined up Leasing, Professional and Repurposing Advice on Major Town Centre Asset in Northampton

MMX's involvement in the Grosvenor Centre started in 2012 with an appointment to provide rent review and lease renewal advice.

Hotel Portfolio Sale

Acting on behalf of Kier, Fawcett Mead were instructed to sell trio of Hotel Investments let to Travelodge in strong locations in Walthamstow, Hemel Hempstead and Epsom.

Funding of a Large Mixed Use Development

In 2022, Fawcett Mead were appointed as sole funding agent for the mixed-use retail, trade and supermarket development in Tamworth.

The Oracle, Reading - Asset Management and Leasing of Prime Retail Asset

MMX Retail were appointed by Hammerson on The Oracle in Reading in January 2022, as sole advisors on both the retail and F&B aspects of the centre.

Mixed-Use Regeneration to Transform Coventry City Centre

Appointed by Shearer Property Group (SPG) in 2015 to provide development consultancy advice for the transformation and regeneration of 15 acres of Coventry City Centre, known as City Centre South (CCS), into a mixed-use commercial property and residential scheme.

EE - UK-Wide Acquisition, Disposal, Lease Renewal and Rent Review Mandate

MMX Retail has acted for EE since 2007 and deals with all lease renewals, lease regears, rent reviews, dispute resolution and expert reports across the south of England. In 2019 the MMX Agency team was then appointed as sole adviser to EE on a nationwide basis to advise on all acquisitions and disposals.

Exchange, Ilford

In 2022 we were appointed as sole leasing agents and are also instructed in respect of retail and leisure rent reviews and lease renewals within Exchange.

Out-of-Town Leisure and Retail Investment Acquisition

On behalf of Freshwharf Estates, MMX Retail acquired Mabgate Junction in Leeds. We were then tasked by the client to source robust income-driven investments to generate a target return for the Family Trust.

170,000 sq ft City Investment Purchase

MMX Retail acquired two buildings, totalling 170,000 sq ft, on the Northgate Quarter in Oxford and was then involved in the subsequent lettings and rent reviews.

Market Town Investment Sale

MMX Retail advised on the sale of 53-57 The Street in Ashtead. The property occupies a prominent location on The Street, Ashtead and the upper floors consist of nine residential units.

Significant Mixed Use Investment Acquisition in Edinburgh

MMX Retail acquired the freehold interest of 121/123 Princes Street in Edinburgh. The building provided a new 30,000 sq ft flagship store for New Look over three floors, with the upper floors let to Premier Inn for its flagship 97-bedroom hotel in the city.

London Suburb Investment Purchase

On behalf of AXA REIM, MMX Retail acquired the long-leasehold interest of 57A Kingsland High Street, Dalston in east London.

Major Manchester Investment Acquisition and Subsequent Sale

On behalf of Starwood Capital and Trinity Asset Management, MMX Retail acquired The Royal Exchange, Manchester in 2014 for £43m and subsequently sold the asset for £100m, following implementation of the asset management plan.

Moss - Trusted Property Advisors for Strategy and Acquisitions

MMX has worked alongside Moss as trusted property advisors for some 10 years, mainly assisting on acquisitions and strategy across the store portfolio.

Smiggle - Growing the Portfolio to More Than 100 Stores

In 2013, MMX Retail was jointly instructed to advise Smiggle on its proposed UK entry. Smiggle is part of The Just Group, one of Australia's largest retail groups. The MMX Lease Advisory Team has also dealt with a number of rent reviews on behalf of Smiggle, minimising their rental outgoings.

Witney - Woolgate Centre Proves Strength of Market Towns

The MMX team has provided advice as the sole agent on The Woolgate Centre for more than 20 years, dealing with both the agency and landlord, and tenant aspects.

Transport - A Review of Income-Generating Opportunities at DLR Stations

We were called upon to provide retail strategy, placemaking and development consultancy advice to facilitate the growth of the DLR commercial and cultural offering, and to increase the stations’ connectivity to the town centres in which they sit.

Still Going Strong After 15+ Years of Involvement on Parkway Newbury

Comprehensive development consultancy and now ongoing leasing advice for this mixed-use urban development, with our instruction on this scheme spanning the last 15 years.

Delivering on Cambridge Potential Following Pre-Purchase Advice

The Grafton Shopping Centre was purchased by Legal & General (L&G) in 2015, following pre-acquisition advice which included a full tenant audit, gap analysis and liaising with potential occupiers.

Sign up for property alerts

Enter your name and email address below to subscribe to our property email alerts.