01 April 2016
The modern small freeholder has a right old time of trying to make a business work. If it isn’t the effect of cheap supermarket booze offers, then it’s the Sky+ create-your-own culture that encourages people to stay at home with a bottle of wine and watching a TV schedule they...
29 March 2016
The nightclub sector has seen considerable decline in the number of venues over the last decade as a result of a multitude of factors, including licensing reform, the smoking ban, youth unemployment and the recession, as well as the traditional nightclub facing competition fr...
24 March 2016
Amidst cuts, credits and controversy, the Budget 2016 was a bag of mixed emotion and opinion. Now the dust has settled, operators in the pub and bar industry can start to digest the changes and consider how their businesses will be affected so they can be best prepared.
17 March 2016
Following the launch of our Asia desk last year, interest in our service capability in the region has been rising steadily, with more and more calls coming in from both clients and media alike.
As a result of this increased interest, I was invited to attend the 16 th Ch...
10 March 2016
Despite small steps towards electric vehicle ownership, petrol and diesel remain the dominant fuel source and are likely to do so for some time to come. Less than 3% of UK new vehicle registrations last year were for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and research shows that only 1% of...
11 January 2016
Bank funding is still relatively easy to obtain for experienced operators with a solid business plan and there is a huge amount of third party investment, typically from the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad”. Private equity is circling all medical sectors, though so far this has translate...
10 January 2016
The Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s Ben Winstanley attended a pub valuation with Christie & Co’s Andrew Moore to discover what publicans need to know when selling their pub.
To read the full article, please visit http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Legal/Property-law/Pub-p...
08 December 2015
At Christie + Co during 2015 we have noticed a considerable upturn in demand for hotel stock from a variety of sources. A considerable amount of the demand is from investors and buyers from overseas and also traditional hotel groups and buyers. In 2015 Christie + Co sold h...
Childcare & Education
29 October 2015
The article was first published in the Sept/Oct issue of Nursery Management Today
You might need a valuation at your Banks request to raise funds to extend or refinance and, as such, the valuation will be required for loan security purposes. If you are thinking of buying,...
02 October 2015
I recently met with Jin Xu, the Economic and Commercial Minister Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy, to introduce Christie + Co to the Minister and discuss our ongoing work with Chinese investors.
Most recently we assisted HK CTS Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Na...