Throughout the last 40 years, we have acquired, let, sold or reviewed the rent on more than 2,000 properties in Central London (that’s about 40% of the retail landscape) making substantial gains for our clients in the process. This gives us a competitive advantage in that our knowledge is second to none, as is our pool of contacts.
We pride ourselves on building long-standing relationships with our clients that are always based on honesty, trust, and integrity. Integral to all our services is good communication, passion and an unswerving desire to achieve the best possible outcome for our client.
If you would like to use us to buy, sell, lease or let retail/restaurant properties or simply would like to have a chat to see how we can help you add value to your business or portfolio of assets, please do not hesitate to get in touch via the contact us page of this website. We look forward to hearing from you!
Tim Kourides, MRICS
Tim Kourides is the founder and managing director of the practice. He is a Chartered Surveyor since 31 March 1987 and carries with him a wealth of experience of over 40 years. He has consistently performed at the highest level both in commercial agency and professional work.
He has assisted many retail companies to grow from one to more than 60 shops before selling out to multiple companies. He was the youngest ever agent to solely complete a high-profile acquisition in Knightsbridge at the age of 19 for a Swiss retailer and then went on to feature twice in the Guinness Book of Records as the agent behind the biggest music store acquisition in the world in Oxford Street and then the highest rent per square foot achieved in the world at the time on a letting instruction in West One Shopping Centre in Bond Street Station. He continues to give his best to assist all clients to achieve their objectives.
Stephen Kourides, BSc Hons
Stephen Kourides is an experienced surveyor of over 14 years who is involved in all aspects of the sale and acquisition of prime retail and restaurant property throughout the UK including rent reviews, surrenders and re-gear of leases.
He has been instrumental in expanding vibrant young brands and F&B concepts such as Papa-Dum, Dartbrooke Coffee, The Knot Churros, Luxury Promise, Pastificio Al Dente, Acai Sisters, Emilias Pasta and Crossfit.
Amrita Kaur is a very good young negotiator with 4 years’ experience who has progressed well within the firm having been originally recruited as an apprentice. She has excellent communication skills with good technical ability and knowledge of the property industry and is well respected by clients and other agents. She is currently studying to obtain a Level 6 Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship with University College of Estate Management.
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Emily Christina is a highly talented Designer specialising in creating wonderful environments for shops, restaurants and hotels. She pays great attention to detail and leaves no stone unturned when it comes to researching the best materials, colours and space enhancing methods to employ to any given project. She is excellent at taking a brief from a client and then implementing and often surpassing their expectations. No job is too large or too small for her to undertake. Whether it is a simple concept plan, an artist’s impression of a shop front, a landlord pack, a full brand presentation or a complete fit out set of drawings, she is happy to undertake the work.
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Paula Kourides is the Financial Director and has been with the company since its inception in November 2006. She is experienced in all aspects of running a business including accounting, marketing and development, legal compliance, health and safety, and customer relations.
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Asmita Kaur is our office administrator. She deals with all aspects of keeping our records up to date and is responsible for producing availability reports for clients and keeping them up to date with new opportunities. Having joined the practice as an apprentice 2 years ago, she has progressed admirably and is now studying for a Real Estate Commercial Surveying Diploma with University College of Estate Management.
Why Get in Touch?
The Central London property world can be a maze for entrepreneurs looking for the right retail and restaurant space so that they can turn their productive ideas and concepts into realities.
Once promising sites are found, conversations with agents can seem to be landlord oriented even though it is well known that businesses form the lifeblood of place-making and thriving local economies.
We at TK Retail believe that it should easier for good businesses to find the premises they are looking for. We also believe that the process of offering for, negotiating and securing the right premises should be a level playing field for both Tenant and Landlord because both parties should be getting the right advice from their own professional.
Contact us with your retail and restaurant requirements and put yourself at a competitive advantage to secure the right spaces to run and grow your business– without undue hassle. We know the market and want to help good businesses succeed. We look forward to speaking with you.
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