At RAB Retail we work closely with our clients as an extension of their business and have developed a reputation within the industry for a hands-on approach, with our senior team maintaining a direct role across all our instructions.
From our offices in Farringdon, London we cover the length and breadth of the UK. Our team has experience across all major markets having represented or worked for a number of national and international brands including Costa Ltd, Tiger, Game, Tesco, Prezzo, Asda, Hobbs, Mecca, Chilango, McDonalds and Starbucks.
Richard is the founder of RAB Retail. A Chartered Surveyor for 20 years with a strong track record in retailer and restaurant acquisition work.
Richard has been retained by Costa Coffee for over 12 years to acquire sites within the M25 and the Home Counties in all formats and has acquired in excess of 200 stores in that period.
He is also retained by Flying Tiger Copenhagen to both acquire stores for its expanding portfolio in the South East and London and also to manage their extensive portfolio.
Other retained clients include the restaurant chain Prezzo Ltd for whom Richard acquires restaurant sites throughout the UK for its concepts Prezzo, MexiCo and Chimichanga.
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Emma joined RAB Retail in April 2016 as a consultant. She is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in retail and food and beverage brand acquisitions, most recently working for 10 years with Costa Coffee.
Emma has acquired sites throughout the south and south east of the UK across all of the Costa formats. Prior to joining Costa, Emma was Head of Acquisitions at Game, and acquisition surveyor for McDonald's and Burger King acquiring drive thru sites. Emma works with Richard across all the retail and restaurant instructions but specifically for Mecca Bingo where Emma looks after the site acquisitions in London and the South East.
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Jayne joined RAB Retail in March 2016 and supports the team on all transactional and property management matters.
A Chartered Surveyor with 15 years experience in retail asset and estate management. Jayne has previously worked for Tesco and Asda Walmart estates teams covering the south east region of the UK. Her responsibilities included estate management, extensions, leasing, acquisitions and sales.
Jayne works closely with Flying Tiger Copenhagen on its asset management and day to day portfolio issues and also assists Richard and Emma.
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Julia joined RAB Retail in May 2018. A Chartered Surveyor with 28 years’ experience in the retail and leisure market, mainly focused on casual dining, hot food take-away and pubs, within the corporate real estate environment. Julia has recently held executive level property roles at Domino’s Pizza Group and Ei Group, leading the group property function in both businesses. Prior to this, Julia held various roles during her 14 years at Mitchells and Butlers, where she was responsible for Property Acquisitions, Business Franchise and Asset Planning.
Julia has a successful track record in developing and delivering a property strategy aligned to the business priorities, cost efficiencies, and streamlining working practices. She specialises in growth, capital investment and asset planning, alongside organisational design, people development and mentoring.
Julia can provide strategic property advice on an interim or project basis, as well as team development and mentoring. She will also work alongside Richard, Emma and Jayne across all retail and leisure instructions.
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