Fast-growing Canadian brokerage buys out-of-town specialist
Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, has acquired Wilkinson Williams and opened a new office in London’s West End.
Since its inception in 1991, Wilkinson Williams has been the leading specialist advisory firm in the out-of-town retail market, representing many leading landlords and tenants across the UK. For the past eight years, Wilkinson Williams has been named the number one retail warehouse property leasing agent in Trevor Wood Associates’ Definitive Guide to Retail and LeisureParks.
WW partners Miles Marten, Paul Wilkinson, James Potter, Grant Imlah, Mark Phelps, David Marsden, Paul Simpson and Peter Phillips become principals of Avison Young.
Mark Rose, chair and CEO of Avison Young, said: “The acquisition of Wilkinson Williams represents another significant milestone in the growth of Avison Young and further underlines our progress towards becoming a market-leading real estate advisory business across all sectors and disciplines in the UK.”