27 May 2016
While the question of the Market Rent Only (MRO) option for the pub industry appears to have taken a back seat, there is still a large number of licensees facing the prospect of a cyclical rent review or a lease renewal. For many, this can be a daunting prospect.
The basis ...
25 May 2016
There are many new buyers hungry to get into the sector, bank funding is readily available and private equity companies are starting to realise the enormous potential for investment within the industry.
There are several trends affecting the market which Christie & Co will ...
Childcare & Education
20 May 2016
Should you require a valuation of your school for secured lending or accounting purposes, or indeed in preparation for a potential sale, it is always useful to know at the outset what the process will involve. Once you have selected and appointed a valuer, they will need to es...
17 May 2016
There is much to attract hotel buyers to “God's Own Country” and the surrounding areas.
Firstly, to appease those who wish to capture and capitalise on the tourism market, there are the National Parks on the wild and rugged North York Moors and the rolling splendour of the ...
16 May 2016
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) represents over 33,500 local shops in the UK. Advising them at their recent property forum, Christie & Co shared expertise with attendees involved in property matters for their organisations, on key issues and trends in the retail in...
10 May 2016
You would be correct in believing that the Scottish market is strong right now, but buyers – and importantly their independent advisers/surveyors – are still sensitive to values.I often put myself in the position of a principal looking to sell and completely understand why so ...
06 May 2016
12,000 pubs – 24% of the total in the UK – will be affected by the implementation of MRO, all under the ownership of the “Big Six” PubCos.
The recent Government response to the Consultation on MRO provides some useful clarity and hopefully will now enable all parties to wor...
03 May 2016
There are huge differences between selling a private practice and one in the NHS space.
Overall, it is generally much easier to complete the sale of a private practice. Without the complications of the NHS partnership ramifications, the sale process is smoother and can be ...
21 April 2016
As a society we want to provide the best quality care possible for our elderly relations. The delivery of good quality care is driven by many factors and, without doubt, the single most important ingredient is the “people” factor. The adult social care sector employs a huge wo...
15 April 2016
Hotel brands are at the cutting edge of the space between the hotel business and the consumer and for this reason they are constantly in the spotlight. Brands evolve over time, new brands appear and some brands merge, decline and disappear. For investors there is a real requ...