4/12/2022 | Childcare & Education

Spacious Sutton Coldfield nursery sold to Kids Planet

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Stepping Stones Nursery to Kids Planet.

Stepping Stones Day Nursery in Sutton Coldfield

Stepping Stones is a modest but spacious day nursery with a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and effective operating capacity for 42 children aged from 12 months. The setting is excellently located in Sutton Coldfield, just 5.9 miles from the centre of Birmingham.

The business was previously owned by Sara Reece who decided to sell to retire from the early years sector. Following a confidential marketing process, it has been sold to Kids Planet, one of the fastest growing nursery groups in the Midlands. The setting benefits from highly experienced staff which can assist Kids Planet with its growth in the region.

Jassi Sunner, Associate Director – Childcare & Education at Christie & Co, who handled the sale, comments, “From the moment I first visited the nursery and met Sara, I knew this was going to be an attractive opportunity. The business has a fantastic ethos which is exemplified by the brilliant staff team and the great location, so it was no surprise that we received multiple enquiries within hours of it coming to market. Viewings were set up within just four days, offers were received with five days, a best and final offer deadline was set up within weeks, and we agreed a sale within 30 days of marketing. This is a truly fantastic result and a testament to the quality of the business, the strength of the Midlands market, and the appetite for valuable instructions such as this.

“Now it is time for Sara to relinquish some of the hard work and dedication she has put into early years education and take some well-deserved rest. We wish her and her family all the best with their forthcoming endeavours and look forward to hearing about it, too. This is a key location for Kids Planet in the Midlands which will add to the group’s growing profile in the region and endorse their investments alongside other recent acquisitions such as Peepo Day Nurseries and George Perkins Day Nursery. We wish them all the best and look forward to helping them to grow further.”

Stepping Stones Nursery was sold for an undisclosed price.

For further information on this press release, contact:
Phoebe Burrows, Corporate Communications Executive
P: 020 7448 8849 or E: phoebe.burrows@christie.com

Contact the agent:
Jassi Sunner, Associate Director – Childcare & Education
P: 07791 979 343 or E: jassi.sunner@christie.com

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