Security specialist wins Colliers contract

Colliers has appointed security specialist GMS Group as its partner across the West Midlands.

GMS will support Colliers with security services for landmark sites including Birmingham Wholesale Market, Mercia Park in Swadlincote, Red Rose Shopping Centre in Sutton Coldfield, Old Square Shopping Centre in Walsall and the Castle Mill office block in Dudley, along with car parks and industrial estates.

Commercial director Lisa Nicholson said: “We are thrilled to take on the provision of security services for Colliers as their partner for the West Midlands, having demonstrated our customer focussed approach and agile ways of working across dynamic portfolios as well as our committed working culture.

“Throughout the tender process we listened to Colliers stakeholders to provide a solution which guaranteed a consistent approach to their properties and showed we have a pool of talent from high profile customer contracts in the region. The transparency which has earned us great client loyalty will continue in our work for Colliers, along with the investment in our staff which ensures colleagues meet high standards and develop in their roles.”

Sourcing mnanager for Colliers, Stacey Gray, added: “It is fantastic to work with GMS across our Midlands portfolio, who stood out throughout the tender process. Their service offering combines exceptional levels of technical ability, staff development, and a strong commitment to ESG values, all of which are fully aligned with our strategy to elevate the built environment.

“During contract mobilisation, GMS has demonstrated their focus on customer service, agile culture and high levels of professionalism. From our point of view, the process has been seamless and although it’s early days, they have already surpassed our expectations.”

GMS has its HQ in Tividale and employs 500 staff delivering security solutions across the UK for leading brands including Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, CEMEX UK, Neovia, Kerry Foods and Avison Young.

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