John Milligan


John Milligan is founder and CEO of Milligan and has over 30 years of retail and leisure property experience spanning the UK, continental Europe, Asia and North America.

His career to date has covered all aspects of shopping centre development, from initial concept generation and site identification through marketing, leasing and finance to the management and promotion of the centre.

John formed Milligan in 2002 with the mission of creating inspiring retail destinations. Key projects have included transforming the waterfront of Barcelona with the redevelopment of Maremagnum. In Liverpool, Milligan developed the award‐winning Metquarter shopping centre – the city’s answer to Bond Street.

John is a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a member of both the ICSC and the BCSC and graduated in Real Estate Management from the University of Reading.