Dedicated to advising occupiers in the UK.

McKinnon Nelson was founded in 2011 and are a leading retail, restaurant and leisure property advisor in the UK. We operate from our office in Central London, providing insightful and friendly property advice to some of the best-known retailers, restaurants and leisure operators, helping to strategically position clients in the UK's ever-changing real estate markets.



  • Heavenly Deserts

    McKinnon Nelson have been appointed to assist in securing up to 20 new locations a year for the premium high street desert brand.

  • Mary Brown’s

    Working with this exciting new entrant to the UK from Canada to start their expansion in their first territory outside of Canada.

  • McKinnon Nelson retained by Validate

    Following the launch of new brand Validate and the successful acquisition of stores in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City in 2021 and 2022 respectively.

  • Santoro go from strength to strength

    McKinnon Nelson continue to advise independent men’s fashion retailer Santoro on their shop portfolio with a recent acquisition in Manchester Arndale.

  • Independent Focus

    The success we have delivering results for our clients’ is a direct reflection of our core principles of the business including integrity, loyalty and selfless commitment to those we work with.

  • New Client

    We are pleased to announce that McKinnon Nelson have been retained by Cell Base, an electronic and mobile phone retailer based in the North West.

  • Gamer X

    McKinnon Nelson to acquire a further 2-3 stores in 2023 following the acquisition of Grand Arcade Wigan in August.

  • McKinnon Nelson retained by independent retailer D&S Stores

    West Midlands discount retailer D&S Stores looking to grow their existing portfolio of 4 shops following successful acquisition of Yardley.

  • Halloween House

    Following 4 years of successful trading in Merry Hill, independent owned and family run business are relying on McKinnon Nelson to acquire up to 5 shops in 2024.

  • International restaurant chain GDK expanding

    McKinnon Nelson are retained by the premium fast-food chain German Doner Kebab to acquire 30 additional restaurants in 2019.

  • Jollibee Food Corporation continues expansion

    Following the huge success of their first UK restaurant in Earls Court, Jollibee are continuing their expansion plans in 2019 with further sites required.