CBRE offers a full package of retail services, providing trusted advice and strategic support throughout the entire property lifecycle.

With 160 retail specialists around the world, we bring together some of the industry’s leading experts across investment, planning and consulting to create a world class service for retailers and investors. 

Combining this wealth of experience with unsurpassed analytical data and technologies, CBRE’s retail teams work together to make sure your portfolio works smarter.

Working together for you


We are the only adviser that can offer such a breadth and depth of services, provided by the people who really understand your needs.

  • Building and Consultancy – We bring together experts from across our in-house professional disciplines including building surveyors, engineers, facade consultants and project administrators. 
  • Planning – Our national team delivers commercially informed planning permissions for a wide variety of retail and leisure schemes, including town centre developments, shopping centre extensions, foodstores and out-of-town retail warehouse parks. Working with the retail and investment teams we seek to maximise returns and exploit opportunities. 
  • Rating – CBRE has 48 business rates experts across the UK providing advice on how to control those costs by claiming discretionary rate relief or claiming rate refunds. We also help rate payers manage risk by advising on rate mitigation strategies to ensure you manage your budget with confidence. In 2016 on average for every £1 a client paid in fees for rates advice they received £11.70 in savings.  
  • Valuation – Our valuation team specialises in major retail asset valuation across EMEA and works with retail, investment and agency teams to provide high quality valuation advisory services across the full scope of retail locations, developments and sectors.

Whether you’re entering the retail market as an occupier or investor, CBRE has specialists in every field to help you negotiate the fast-moving market with complete confidence.