BWD Retail

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Experience is our strength

The go-to specialists for
Midlands retail property

Providing a unique combination of excellent client care and unrivalled market knowledge across the Midlands

BWD is a niche property practice focused on the retail development and leasing markets. The company was formed in 2007 by Richard Bidwell, Guy Webber and Nick De Pons, bringing together more than 50 years’ combined experience. We are currently instructed on in excess of 7 million square feet of shopping centres in the wider Midlands region.


Our in-depth knowledge of retail locations works hand in hand with retailers’ portfolios, whether it’s providing advice on expansion plans or store disposal strategy. We work with retailers to develop a comprehensive understanding of their business model, turnover projections and expectations.

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Leisure, Food & Beverage

The evolving and ever-changing leisure market has witnessed the continued development of stand-alone leisure destinations throughout the region, a market in which BWD has played an active role. Within the shopping centre industry, the leisure, food and beverage offer plays an ever-more crucial role as shoppers demand a more complete experience if they are to be attracted on a regular basis to centres to both shop and relax.

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Shopping Centres

Every shopping centre is unique, with individual strengths, weaknesses and opportunities. As letting agents, we seek to promote and maximise the potential on all of our instructions. Our dedication and unique insight into the Midlands’ retail market allow us to repeatedly exceed client expectations.

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High Street Leasing

The high street faces challenges. Ours is to ensure that all our clients benefit from absolute knowledge and are presented with insightful, strategic options before committing to any acquisition, disposal or redevelopment.

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Our latest projects

We’re very proud to have
put our name on these projects

Longbridge Town Centre, Birmingham

Leasing and development advisers for south Birmingham’s newest town – Longbridge Town Centre. Marks & Spencer take 150,000 sq ft.

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New Square Shopping Centre, West Bromwich

Sensational tenant line-up secured in the Black Country’s New Square Shopping Centre, West Bromwich.

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