There are a number of areas where the firm specialises.
Shopping Centre Leasing
Richard Lucas Property Consultants is active in the shopping centre leasing market. The firm applies its considerable experience to the marketing, leasing and pro-active asset management of schemes. Current shopping centre instructions include the 140,000 sq ft Arcades Shopping Centre in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester and the 316,000 sq ft Port Arcades Shopping Centre in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
Arcades Shopping Centre, Ashton-under-Lyne
High Street Agency
The firm handles a wide range of high street disposals from properties within Manchester city centre to towns across the North West. With its detailed knowledge of the market place, making use of the latest marketing techniques, the firm is well placed to advise on a broad spectrum of property disposal situations.
Lettings on Deansgate, Manchester
The firm is actively involved within the leisure property market handling instructions from restaurants and bar opportunities, often forming part of mixed-use developments, through to edge-of-centre leisure schemes such as The Hive leisure development in Widnes. By working closely with operators, the firm is a able to develop a good understanding of their property requirements.
Recent aquisition on behalf of The Liquor Store at First Street, Manchester
Retailer and Leisure Occupier Acquisitions
With its intimate knowledge of the market, the firm acts for retailers and leisure operators looking to expand and provides a highly focused and personalised service for the identification and negotiation of sites. Examples of larger recent acquisitions include a number of sites secured for Pure Gym across the North West, with the latest acquisition (20,000 sq ft) opening on Market Street, Manchester. The firm has recently acquired a number of units for TeamSport, the UK's leading indoor go-karting operator, acting as their retained agent for the north, including a 54,000 sq ft unit in Liverpool and a 47,000 sq ft unit in Nottingham. The latest acquisition on behalf of TeamSport is the 45,000 sq ft unit at Manchester Arena, which is due to open in November.
Pure Gym, North Road Retail Park, Preston
TeamSport Nottingham, near to Victoria Retail Park
Leisure occupier work also includes climbing operator, Clip 'n Climb.
A recent aquisition at the Dolphin Square leisure scheme, Weston-super-Mare.
The firm has an in-depth understanding of mixed use projects and is involved in key developments such as St Paul's Square, Liverpool, the gateway to Liverpool's new commercial district and The Exchange, Chester, a mixed use development comprising retail, hotel and offices.
Letting to Bean at St Paul's Square, Liverpool
The firm provides market-facing advice and works with a number of key developers. Situations vary from small development sites to larger town centre and edge-of-centre schemes.
Venturefields Development Site, Widnes