Senior investment appointment for Creative Retail

(Left to right): Creative Retail's Scott Robertson, Matt Pegg and Ed Purcell

Retail property agency, Creative Retail has appointed Matt Pegg as Investment & Development Director.

Matt brings 15 years’ experience in commercial real estate in both consultancy and client-side positions. He has acted for regional and national retailers in an agency capacity at leading regional consultancy, Harris Lamb, and latterly as an Asset Manager of LCP’s £100 million National Retail Portfolio.

He has been involved in the pre-letting and construction of retail space for occupiers including, McDonalds, Home Bargains, Costa Coffee, Greggs and The Gym Group, as well as adding value to commercial portfolios under his management of over £20m.

In his new role Matt will advise private, regional and national investor clients with a specific focus on investment, acquisitions and disposal strategies in the wider Midlands commercial property market.

Scott Robertson, Director at Creative Retail said: “Matt’s addition to our niche team adds a complimentary skill-set of investment and development to our existing retail agency expertise. This will allow Creative Retail to offer our clients even greater strategic advice alongside the award-winning agency work for which we are known.”

Matt Pegg said: “This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and I’m looking forward to working closely with colleagues, Ed Purcell and Scott Robertson to grow the investment side of the business.”

Launched in 2017 by experienced retail agents Ed Purcell and Scott Robertson, Creative Retail has added over £3 million to clients’ rent rolls through new lettings, re-gears and upsizing tenants. Last year it secured high profile appointments as the letting agent for retail and leisure schemes including, Great Western Arcade, Newhall Square and The Arcadian in Birmingham as well as disposing of OOT sites to Aldi, Lidl, and Drive Thru operators.