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Avison Young announces appointment by charity Sue Ryder

Avison Young announces appointment by charity Sue Ryder July 24, 2023

Avison Young today announces that it has been appointed by UK charity Sue Ryder as co-supplier to undertake its property work in the UK. Working in partnership, Avison Young will bring its expertise in agency and transactional, professional and building services, allowing Sue Ryder to maximise the value of its portfolio.

Sue Ryder, the national healthcare charity has over 400 shops in high streets across the UK in addition to healthcare settings and offices. 

The charity operates a network of hospices, palliative care hubs and community-based end-of-life care services across England, in addition to a range of bereavement services which are predominantly based online.

As part of a three-year contract, Avison Young will provide multiple services to help manage Sue Ryder’s estate effectively, covering the charity’s retail stores, healthcare settings and offices. As part of the appointment Avison Young will assist Sue Ryder in rent reviews, dilapidation surveys, lease renewals, disposals and in acquiring new stores at strategic locations. The team’s extensive market knowledge and network will be instrumental in identifying and securing these retail spaces. 

Dan Kent, Principal for UK Retail at Avison Young, said: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with Sue Ryder, aligning our goals with theirs to provide exceptional care and support to individuals in need. I look forward to developing a fruitful partnership offering comprehensive real estate services and delivering value through strategic property management.”  

Martin Wildsmith, Chief Commercial Officer at Sue Ryder, comments: “We are really looking forward to partnering with Avison Young to support on the management of the charity’s property network across the UK. Together we will develop our strategic approach to property management and locations which will help us raise more funds for our palliative and bereavement services.”

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