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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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Pubs 22 September 2016

Additional costs could undermine growth in the pub sector

Today, we launched the ALMR Christie & Co Benchmarking Report 2016, which shows that rising operating costs, particularly payroll costs, threaten to undermine the growth of an evolving and innovative sector. This report benchmarks operating costs, market trends and sector p...

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By:
Neil Morgan
Managing Director - Pubs & Restaurants
Hotels 15 September 2016

Scottish hotel market proving resilient despite political uncertainty

Due to the uncertainty in the air regarding a second referendum over Scotland’s independence, the hotel market in the region remains subdued towards the end of the third quarter. This is largely reflected in the stock levels of quality hotels on the market currently as well...

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Dental Practices 09 September 2016

Dentistry - A sector ripe for consolidation

Much is written about ‘consolidation’ in the dental sector and its effects on the industry. But what is actually meant by the term and what effect could it have on the ambitions of independent dentists to buy a first practice and expand from there? Consolidation basically r...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Pubs 08 September 2016

Thinking about selling your business? Where to start in choosing your agent

When you start out along the road to selling your business, it’s important to look at all of your options. In particular, your agent will become your professional confidante ready to advise you on every step of the way, so choosing one that you trust and get along with is para...

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Dental Practices 05 September 2016

Getting your strategy right

The dental market north of the border is proving to be very attractive for buyers throughout the UK. In the last 12 to 18 months we have seen values increase by at least 30% with demand for good quality mixed practices high up the list of priorities from buyers. Whether you...

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By:
Paul Graham
Director
Hotels 24 August 2016

The North West Hotels market will reap huge rewards from an influx of interest and capital

Largely unscathed by the shock of the Brexit vote, the North West of England remains a buoyant regional marketplace for hotels. If anything, there have been positive repercussions for the area over the past few months. As far as where buyers are looking to acquire, Manchest...

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By:
Ryan Lynn
Director
Dental Practices 23 August 2016

Deferred Consideration - A necessary evil?

We have written before about the typical structure of a private dental practice sale and the likelihood, even in today’s strong market, that anybody selling will be required to defer a percentage of the sale price for a period of time. But how does deferred consideration work ...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Childcare & Education 18 August 2016

No post-Brexit blues for the day nursery sector

Despite media reporting of the impending doom and gloom in some sectors of the UK property market, the activity that we’ve seen this year makes it clear that this potential misery will not be applying to the day nursery market. Throughout 2016, we’ve seen that confidence in...

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By:
Courteney Donaldson
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
Pubs 10 August 2016

Pub owners: everything you need to know about assets of community value

A concept intended to empower local communities by enabling them to take ownership of the assets within them,  ACVs are in theory a good idea. However, if you’re a pub owner and your pub has been listed as an ACV (or there is an attempt to list it), there are some things you s...

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By:
Simon Chaplin
Head of Pubs & Restaurants - London
Hotels 02 August 2016

Asian investors are seeking bargains after EU referendum

It has been more than a month since the EU referendum, and although many overseas investors intend to wait and see until better understanding of Britain’s future after Brexit and further renegotiations are settled, many investors view this as a rare opportunity and seek any ba...

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By:
Joanne Jia
Head of Asia