Time Retail Partners (TRP), the boutique retail property consultancy, has appointed Tony Carroll, a former senior director at CBRE, as a director. Carroll will join the company in January 2021, working with TRP’s existing landlord client base and as part of TRP’s leadership team to grow the consultancy.
Tony Carroll spent ten years in CBRE’s retail team, working on leading assets including centre:mk, Manchester Arndale, Meadowhall, intu Merry Hill and Buchanan Galleries, as well as the development leasing for Westfield Bradford and Westgate Oxford. Tony was also part of the CBRE team appointed by Grosvenor Europe on Liverpool ONE. In addition, Tony has provided development consultancy advice to landlords such as Westfield, Hammerson, British Land and M&G.
Time CEO, Rob Wingrave, said: “We are very excited to have Tony join the business. His appointment bolsters our resource, enabling us to look at growing the business further. While the market is challenging, we are enthusiastic about the future and want to continue to provide the right solutions to enable our clients to be successful.”
Tony Carroll added: “After ten very enjoyable years at CBRE, I am delighted to join Time Retail Partners, having watched them grow into a market-leading boutique firm. I know the team very well and this is a hugely exciting next step for me. I cannot wait to start, and it will be a lot of fun working with the team and our clients in an ever-changing sector.”
Founded in 2015, Time Retail Partners works with owners, occupiers and investors, and is advising a number of leading UK brands and destinations. These include Bluewater, Cribbs Causeway, Manchester Arndale, Metrocentre, Oracle Reading, Trinity and White Rose in Leeds, H&M, JD Sports, and Holland & Barrett. TRP is also a founder of The International Retail Consulting Alliance (TIRCA), an international network of boutique retail property advisors in the US, Europe and Australasia.
Tony is the second senior figure to join TRP in the past month, following the appointment of Peter Wrigley, founder of 360Retail and previously a senior director director at CBRE, to lead TRP’s new professional services specialism.