Recent Activity

Our recent activity from the Christie & Co retail team covers convenience stores, and forecourts and garden centres.

Recent Retail Publications

Retail Mid-Year Review 2021

We have sold a Retail business every working day of 2021 so far. Read our Retail Mid-Year Review for information on the retail landscape, the funding landscape and much more.

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Focus on Retail | September 2020

We have created a report looking at the retail market trends since COVID-19 and how this has impacted offers and viewings over the last few months.

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Retail Market Update July 2020

How will the crisis impact the convenience retail sector? What is the current demand from buyers?

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Recent Retail Blog Posts

Sale and Leaseback – A viable funding alternative for convenience retail and forecourt operators?

As the Bank of England starts to seriously consider the need for interest rate rises, this may be a good time to consider sale and leaseback

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Comment: Know your options to navigate the future of roadside retail

After a busy but enjoyable few weeks of industry events, punctuated by temperature-checks and lateral flow tests, I’ve had time to reflect on fuel retailers, suppliers and industry bodies’ general vie...

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Autumn Budget 2021 Response

On Wednesday 27 October 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget and three-year spending review to Parliament. Notably, this was his first Autumn Budget since the UK went into...

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Hungry buyers eye the Scottish retail market

Although the Scottish Government's Covid-19 guidance on movement differed from that south of the border over the last year or so, the convenience and forecourt property markets have painted a similar ...

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FOCUS ON RETAIL PROPERTY: It’s a bull market

Demand for forecourt property has never been stronger, with values in their ninth consecutive year of growth.

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Recent Retail Press Releases

Owners of Four Turnings Garage, Fowey retire after 51 years operating this popular forecourt

On behalf of Penny and Chris Jones, specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to announce the freehold sale of Four Turnings Garage in Fowey to a group of local investors.

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Gellideg Post Office sold through Christie & Co for the first time in 24 years as owner retires

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co is pleased to report Gellideg Post Office & Stores has been sold for the first time in 24 years, to first time buyers from London, with funding for ...

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Local operator snaps up Yorkley Post Office through Christie & Co as owners semi-retire

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co is pleased to announce Yorkley Post Office has been sold to an experienced local operator.

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Fusion Deli in Didsbury set for takeover as previous owner retires

Specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co is pleased to report Fusion Deli, located in the South Manchester village of Didsbury, has been sold to first-time buyers.

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Brand-new Thornley convenience store sold to expanding independent operators through Christie & Co

Specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co, has completed on the sale of Jacks of Thornley, a freehold convenience store located in the busy village of Thornley, in County Durham.

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Recent Retail Major Instructions

COMPLETED: Project Ranger

Eight Petrol Stations throughout the North East of England PLUS a plot of land with development potential.

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Project Endeavour

A selection of Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Select Convenience and Central Convenience stores located across the UK. New opportunities are available as of August 2021. Don’t miss out!

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Ansell Village Stores

We are delighted to bring to market a group of four convenience stores and Post Offices, located in the vibrant counties of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

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Coughlans Bakery

We are delighted to bring to market an award winning, family-run artisan bakery and café business.

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Project Gift

An exciting opportunity to acquire a recognisable UK toy and gift brand with two established online sales platforms.

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