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PDS Retail

Success doesn’t happen overnight. It is the result of a complex process that starts long before a store officially opens. This is why we have created a dedicated team of retail-oriented professionals, ready to support your projects in every way.

The PDS Retail Team is structured to support clients in all phases of their retail projects, from concept studies to construction activities. Further to an in-depth analysis of the client’s needs, we establish a project-specific team that works along with other C&W service lines.

Shopping Centre Projects: Restyling and Refurbishment

The shopping centre is a complex asset and its success is driven by a number of factors: location, accessibility, architecture, common areas and concept design of each brand. 

PDS created the Shopping Center Projects service line with a dedicated team of highly-skilled professionals in retail, able to support clients on the development of new projects, restyling and refurbishment.

We provide a number of tools and professional services such as:

  • Strategic Analysis and Technical Survey
  • Concept Design
  • Architectural and MEPS Systems Project
  • Design Guidelines
  • Tendering
  • Works Direction
  • Project Management


Pilotage plays a vital role in the larger life cycle of a shopping centre, serving to coordinate all of the key players: Owners, the landlord’s main contractor, tenants and their consultants, external project managers and municipalities. At C&W we use our multifaceted international experience to successfully support you in the creation of new and exciting shopping venues.

Store fit-out

Our Store Fit-out service allows you to focus on your business while we take care of the entire project. 

From overall project management to more focused and specific tasks, our PDS Retail Team will tailor our services to your unique needs.

Services provided:

  • Design concept
  • Lead and local architects
  • Architectural and MEP design
  • Request and management of permits
  • Work direction
  • Health & safety management
  • Project management:
    • Site inspections, technical surveys
    • Tender management
    • GC and direct-vendors management
    • Cost management

Programme Management Office (PMO)

The PMO provides a single point of contact to occupier and investor clients for the management of multiple projects and service lines in one or more countries or on one or more continents. As the PMO, we manage the integration of multiple service-provider teams and we provide economies of scale, efficiency and consistency in delivery. The collaboration between a PMO Manager and local delivery teams creates a cohesive team that brings together proactive strategy and effective delivery in order to maximize business benefit.

  • Delivery of multiple projects
  • Integration of multiple service lines
  • Maximum performance
  • Consistency in delivery and reporting

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If you would like to find out more about our specific expertise, or discover how we could work with your company, please contact a member of our team – we’d be delighted to hear from you.