Montagu Evans
5 Bolton Street
London, W1J 8BA United Kingdom
Partner, Retail and Leisure

Specialties:  Hospitality, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Specialises in the acquisition and disposal of retail and leisure units in London and the South East

Nick has 20 years’ experience in the retail and leisure sector, advising both occupiers and landlords throughout London and the South East. He specialises in the acquisition and disposal of retail and leisure property in London and the South East.

Nick is currently involved in the acquisition and disposal of High Street retail units and is retained by the following occupiers:
•Monsoon Accessorize
•Starbucks Coffee Company
•Jamie Oliver’s Recipease
•Davy’s Wine Bars

Nick also advises a number of landlords on leasing and asset management activities on their High Street and leisure retail assets and their retail and leisure schemes. His clients include:-
•Anschutz Entertainment Group
•St George Plc
•Legal & General
•CBRE Investors
•Royal London Asset Management

Areas of Interest
•Leisure and hospitality
•Shopping centre
Transaction History
Nick has advised on a variety of successful, high profile projects including:

The O2 Entertainment District, Greenwich
Providing development and leasing advice, Nick was instrumental in helping to transform the former Millennium Dome into Europe’s largest leisure scheme. The space, which includes 21 bars and restaurants, two clubs, four retail units, a multiplex, exhibition space and 23,000 capacity arena, was fully let on opening. The arena and leisure tenants continue to trade successfully.

Silverlink Leisure Park, Newcastle
Nick advised on the design, configuration and layout of two additional restaurant units in the car park at Silverlink. He went on to secure pre-lets at a new rental high for the park, significantly improving rental and investment value.

Jamie Oliver’s Recipease, Notting Hill Gate
Nick secured Jamie Oliver’s flagship retail store in Notting Hill Gate. The iconic store opened in July 2012, boosting the brand image and helping to drive expansion.