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Drapers Online The UK's leading fashion market magazine.
Estates Gazette A subscription service to property news and research.
Property Week Commercial property news, UK and worldwide.
Retail Week Weekly magazine covering all the major stories from the retail sector.
The Economist The Economist is one of the world's most successful weekly newspapers for high quality political, economical and current affairs analysis.
The Grocer A comprehensive source of information for the food, drink and grocery retailing market.
Association of Real Estate Funds The Association's objective is to raise awareness of Real Estate Funds and demonstrate the advantages of these funds as effective property investment vehicles.
British Council of Shopping Centres BCSC embraces the retail property industry in all shopping formats (high street, shopping centre, retail parks) and all locations (in town, edge of town, out of town). With a purpose to foster a professional, socially responsible and progressive retail property industry and thereby enhance members’ commercial advantage.
British Retail Consortium Trade association for the UK retail industry.
European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Funds REV is the leading platform for the sharing and dissemination of knowledge concerning the European non-listed real estate fund market. The association’s primary focus is on institutional investors, who guide INREV’s strategy and control the Management Board, although other market participants such as fund managers, investment banks, lawyers and other advisors provide additional support.
European Public Real Estate Association EPRA aims to provide European public real estate companies with effective and continuous leadership in matters of common interest. EPRA will encourage discussion of issues impacting the industry both within the membership and with appropriate Governmental and regulatory bodies.
Investment Property Forum Independent UK membership organisation, providing research, education and networking for specialist professionals in the commercial real estate field.
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors RICS is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction. As people, governments, banks and commercial organisations continue to demand more assurance of certified standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism.
Society of Property Researchers The SPR's goals are: to improve the standing and promote the expertise of the property researcher; to foster and maintain high standards of ability and practice; to support and further the interests of the property research community; to provide a forum for the discussion of matters of interest to property researchers.
The REITS and Quoted Property Group Reita has been created to provide an impartial source of expert information on quoted property investment, REITs, the funds that invest in them and the wider property investment market.
CBRE Research Extensive and regularly updated research by the multinational property agent CB Richard Ellis.
FSP One of the UK's leading retail property consulting firm providing customer research, outlet centre performance.
Investment Property Databank Supplying real estate performance analysis to the highest standard impartially and independently, to investors, fund managers, property managers and occupiers around the globe.
London Bed Information about hotels in London.
Centre for Economics and Business Research One of the UK's leading economic think tanks working for a number of high profile retailers as well as providing economic forecasts for the UK Treasury and a wide range of corporate clients.
ONS Retail Sales Official monthly retail sales statistics.
CBRE CB Richard Ellis is one of the world's leading commercial property advisors.
Colliers CRE The Colliers CRE Group provides a broad range of real estate consultancy services including agency, valuation, property management, building consultancy and general consultancy to both UK and international clients. These services are delivered through specialist sector or service line teams which work closely together to provide an integrated service.
Cushman and Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global commercial property consultant. In the UK operating from offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Thames Valley, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Drivers Jonas Recently merged with the accounting and business services firm Deloitte, Drivers Jonas is an established commercial property consultancy offering a range of services including agency, asset management, construction, planning and valuations.
DTZ DTZ is a market-leading real estate adviser operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.
Jones Lang LaSalle Jones Lang LaSalle is a financial and professional services firm specialising in real estate services and investment management. With more than 30,000 people in 750 locations in 60 countries serving the local, regional and global real estate needs of those clients.
King Sturge King Sturge is a leading supplier of property services to owners and occupiers in the UK industrial, office, retail, hotels & leisure, healthcare and residential sectors through over 1,400 people in 26 locations.
Savills Savills is a leading global real estate service provider. Established in 1855, we offer a broad range of specialist consultancy and transactional services around the world.
British Land One of the UK largest direct owners of commercial property.
Capital Shopping Centres Capital Shopping Centres (CSC) is the leading company in the United Kingdom specialising in the ownership, management and development of shopping centres.
Hammerson Plc Hammerson is a leading European real estate company operating principally in the retail sector.
Land Securities Focussed on maximising the opportunities to be found in the commercial property sector.
The Mall Fund The Mall is the largest specialist owner and operator of covered retail space in the UK. This is managed by the Mall Corporation.
Reading University - School of Real Estate and Planning The largest school in the UK for teaching and research in real estate and planning.
Retail Careers Extensive list of the latest employment opportunities in the UK retail industry.