Protecting retailers occupancy interests through effective co-ordination.

What is PMA?

The Property Managers Association represents the interests of retail organisations by enabling their respective property professionals, to work together for their mutual benefit.

Brief history

Formed in 1975, the membership now includes around 110 of the country's leading retailers. Members range from major High Street retailers to out of town large space occupiers. It can boast a number of significant achievements, which have enhanced the professionalism of the industry and improved the dialogue between landlords and tenants including work on the service charge code, co-ordination of reviews on large schemes and shopping centre marketing guide.

Our aims


Providing a framework for effective communication between
property managers.


Distributing appropriate information to members to help in their roles.


Helping to influence Landlords, Government, property professionals and other bodies on issues relevant to the members.


Working with other property trade associations and professional bodies such as the RICS, BRC and BCSC.

Our structure

An executive Committee of elected members manages the Association. This committee is supported by a number of specialist user groups and sub-committees representing members' interests.