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Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail
Retail | 10/05/2018 11:54:46

An update on the garden centre market in the UK

As the weather begins to brighten, Steve Rodell, Managing Director – Retail at Christie & Co reflects on the current state of the garden centre market and highlights how much the sector is diversifying.

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Dental Practices 12 April 2016

The rise in private dentistry

As anybody who has been looking for an NHS practice knows, it's a fiercely competitive part of the market which has seen dramatic price increases in recent years. The lure of 'guaranteed' income draws many first time buyers and owners into the sector almost to the exclusion of...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Retail 07 April 2016

Forecourt Future

If we think back to petrol stations of the 1980’s and early 90’s they bear little resemblance to modern forecourts. Back then we had attended pumps (‘just put in a fiver’s worth’!), small kiosks largely selling Yorkies and Silk Cut and windscreen wipers and mobile phones so bi...

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Hotels 04 April 2016

Don't be afraid of dwindling Chinese investment

‘The Chinese are leaving the UK’ is a regular statement seen in the media of late. With political uncertainty plaguing the Asian superpower and levels of caution rising, should the UK hotel sector be concerned? The short answer is no; the truth is that Asian investment, com...

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By:
Joanne Jia
Head of Asia
Pubs 01 April 2016

Getting back in the habit

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...

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By:
Neil Morgan
Managing Director - Pubs & Restaurants
Leisure 29 March 2016

Nightclubs still need investment to thrive

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...

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By:
Jon Patrick
Head of Leisure & Development
Pubs 24 March 2016

How will the pub sector be affected by Budget 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. Sma...

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By:
Neil Morgan
Managing Director - Pubs & Restaurants
Hotels 17 March 2016

Investigating Asian interest in Hotels

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...

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By:
Joanne Jia
Head of Asia
Retail 10 March 2016

The role of private equity in the forecourt market

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...

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By:
Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail
Dental Practices 11 January 2016

Scottish dental market - demand and supply

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...

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By:
Paul Graham
Director
Pubs 10 January 2016

The truth about pub valuations

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...

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By:
Andrew Moore
Director