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Founded in 2017, HSA Retail is a leading niche property agency firm, based in Glasgow, with a strong emphasis towards retail & leisure.

The firm provides a bespoke client focussed approach advising on an extensive range of occupiers, landlords and developers across the UK.

HSA Retail’s philosophy is centred around a detailed understanding of our client’s business and then working closely with them to add value, support their wider strategies and ultimately develop a long-term relationship built on trust.

The four founding Directors have an enviable level of experience, each having worked in the industry for more years than they care to admit to!

Using that experience, coupled with their ongoing in depth involvement in the market place, HSA Retail are able to provide objective, impartial and considered advice.

What We Do

  • HSA specialise in all aspects of retail and leisure agency providing tailored advice to landlords and occupiers. Our expertise covers Shopping Centres, High Street and Food Retail. Backed by our robust market intelligence we combine this with sound judgement and insight to provide concise advice and a first class service to our clients.
  • Drawing on a wide range of skills and experience HSA Retail are able to provide strategic consultancy advice to assist clients unlock both opportunity and value from their property holdings.

    Innovative thinking and a considered approach to detail, our aim is to ensure the best possible outcome for the client on both a short and long term basis.

  • HSA Retail liaise closely with Institutional Funds, Property Companies and Private Individuals when assessing retail investment strategies including sales and acquisitions. Drawing on our expertise of the City/ Town, latest retailer requirements, rental lease patterns and tones we are able to provide the fundamental intelligence required either before selling or pre purchase.
  • HSA Retail are skilled in delivering new retail led developments. Working as part of a consultancy team they provide invaluable input in terms of retailer requirements, rental levels & yields, layout, specification and exit value.

Who We Work With

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Logo Wittington
Logo Lasalle
Logo Kames
Logo Trespass
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Logo Iq
Logo Formalinvestments
Logo Stelmain
Logo Sainsburys
Logo Yours
Logo Cbre
Logo Chopstix
Logo Snap
Logo Lovisa
Logo Tessuti
Logo Footlocker
Logo Aberdeen
Logo Greaves
Logo Ediston
Logo Newriver
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Logo Castleforge
Logo Greggs
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Meet The Team

David Simmons

David Simmons

David has 20 years of professional experience having worked previously for niche retail practice Hamilton Glen, JLL, and latterly BNP Paribas Real Estate.

David is involved in advising clients across all retail and leisure sub-sectors throughout the UK including high street, shopping centre, and out-of-town. Areas of expertise include leasing, acquisitions, disposals, occupier portfolio strategy, asset management, investment acquisitions, and development.

e: [email protected]
t: 0141 548 8061 / m: 07739 590858


Gordon Nicolson

Gordon Nicolson

Gordon has 13 years industry experience, having worked across all aspects of the commercial property industry from his early career at Griffin Webster. A short period as co-partner at Eldenfield LLP ensued, prior to joining Savills In Town retail team in 2013.

Gordon has been involved in a number of high profile acquisitions and disposals on behalf of international tenants and landlords throughout Scotland, where he has an in-depth knowledge of the high street and shopping centre markets.

e: [email protected]
t: 0141 548 8064 / m: 07730 569160


Douglas Hogg

Douglas Hogg

Douglas has over 23 years professional experience, commencing his career at Gerald Eve before joining niche retail practice Hamilton Glen, King Sturge (company purchase of Hamilton Glen), JLL (via King Sturge merger), and latterly with BNP Paribas Real Estate.

Douglas acts for a number of institutional landlords and national retailers across all retail and leisure sub-sectors throughout the UK including high street, shopping centre, and out-of-town. Areas of expertise include leasing, acquisitions, disposals, occupier portfolio strategy, asset management, investment and development.

e: [email protected]
t: 0141 548 8062 / m: 07770 926996


Ross Allardice

Ross Allardice

Ross previously worked for Colliers and Savills. He started his professional career in 1995 and has over 20 years experience advising on all aspects of retail and leisure property.

Ross acts for a number of institutional landlords, property companies and retailers. Recent highlights included acquiring Sainsburys 100th store in Scotland on Gordon Street, Glasgow. He also acted for Australian retailer Lovisa in acquiring their first store in Scotland at Buchanan Galleries. Ross is well known for advising long standing client, Greggs and is currently seeking sites for their new Drive Thru concept.

e: [email protected]
t: 0141 548 8063 / m: 07376 488053

HSA Retail Limited
Registered in Scotland SC562700

HSA Retail Partners Limited
Registered in Scotland SC565327

Suite 1a Centrum Business Centre
38 Queen Street
Glasgow
G1 3DX
t: +44(0)141 548 8060

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