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24 May 2016 | Care

Christie & Co sells Devon care home to first time American buyer

Specialist business property agent, Christie & Co is delighted to announce the completed sale of Palm Court in Dawlish, Devon.

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The purpose-built 37-bed nursing home which had been run under management by the current owners for a number of years has been sold to a new entrant to the health and social care market. The buyer, who was based in Los Angeles throughout the process, has since relocated across the pond after securing the business through Christie & Co.

Jonathan Southgate, Business Agent in Christie & Co’s Exeter office comments: “At a time when there are questions about the impact of the national living wage, the lack of nurses and Brexit on the sector, we’re delighted to see a new entrant take on this well traded care home.

“This once again proves that despite challenges in the market, care homes are continuing to sell.

“This sale, along with three other completions that Christie & Co has overseen recently in the region, shows that there is currently a strong demand in the sector. The supply shortage of substantial care homes like this one encourages competitive pricing, so now is a good time to look at your options if you are considering a sale.”