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27 February 2020 | Restaurants

Christie & Co find new owner for popular Halifax Restaurant

Specialist property business advisor, Christie & Co is delighted to announce the sale of Ricci’s Tapas & Cicchetti, located in Halifax, West Yorkshire, to experienced operator Thai Corner.

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Ricci’s Tapas & Cicchetti is ideally located in the busy Dean Clough Mill licensed zone just outside of Halifax town centre, which is perfect for the high-volume food and drink trade within Halifax. New owners Thai Corner has taken the new lease opportunity adding to their other two busy food outlets in Halifax.

Mrs Ratchanee Peacock, owner at Thai Corner comments, “ We are very excited about the acquisition, the stylish restaurant is now serving fresh Thai cuisine in a stunning location."

Previous owner Michael Ricci has owned and operated the premises successfully since 2012 on a 10 year term, however he is now looking forward to focusing his energy on Ricci’s Place in Halifax, and other restaurant ventures overseas.

Mr Ricci comments, “I’m pleased to have sold the leasehold premises after a busy period in Dean Clough Mill. I can now focus more on Ricci’s Place in Halifax and future plans with my family. A big thank you to Sam Ashton at Christie & Co in introducing experienced operators, Thai Corner.”

Sam Ashton, Senior Business Agent at Christie & Co comments, “After mixed interest in 2019, I am delighted to confirm the sale to Thai Corner. The new owners are showing ongoing appetite for new venues. The sale shows an ongoing buyer demand for quality restaurant venues into 2020 and demonstrates positive signs for the sector moving forward.”

For further information on this press release, contact:
 
Fiona Fieldhouse, Head of Corporate Communications
P: 020 7227 0793 or E: fiona.fieldhouse@christie.com
 
Contact the agent:
Sam Ashton, Senior Business Agent
P: 07701 315 069
E: Sam.Ashton@christie.com
 
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