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Preparing to sell your hotel

Preparing to sell your hotel

As an agent, I receive frequent telephone calls from hotel owners and operators who are thinking of selling. As part of this preliminary consultation, I advise clients how to ready themselves for the sale, and here are some of the key aspects.

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06 July 2017 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , For Sale , Hotels & Guest Houses

Acquiring a restaurant - What you need to know about the evolving market

Acquiring a restaurant - What you need to know about the evolving market

As specialists in the leisure property sector, Fleurets understand the fast paced, ever-changing restaurant scene and in this article Kate Dowd of Fleurets considers the current challenges facing those restaurateurs who are looking to either acquire their first site or expand their portfolio. Whether you are looking for a restaurant to let or a freehold restaurant for sale, how have the events of 2017 affected the eating out sector? Any simple Google search will provide you with basic do's and don'ts of buying a restaurant, however what critical factors are influencing the market?

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15 June 2017 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Change of Use , Restaurants

ACV's - What have they achieved?

Head of Agency Simon Hall looks at Assets of Community Value, what they have achieved as well as the pros and cons.

 

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14 March 2017 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Development & Alternative Use , Pubs & Bars

Tied Lease Renewals – The Importance

Tied Lease Renewals – The Importance

Now that we are returning to a system where Pubco's are granting short 'tied' leases (3 or 5 years) - as opposed to 10 or 20 year leases - there are more lease renewals than rent reviews to be dealt with.

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19 October 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Rental

Choose the Right Agent - Not a Rogue

Choose the Right Agent - Not a Rogue

Given the reputation of Estate Agents you may not be surprised to hear that there are some Agents in the Licensed property market who don’t operate in an above board manner.

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23 June 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Hotels & Guest Houses , Leisure & Nightclubs , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants

Preparing For A Sale

Preparing For A Sale

Whether you own a village freehouse or a city centre hotel it is vital that you prepare properly for a sale.

The selling process can be a strenuous and testing period, but our 10-step guide will help you to maximise the opportunity and minimise the stress involved:

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01 May 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , For Sale , Rental , Sold , To Let

The Leasehold Pub – The route to success

The Leasehold Pub – The route to success

Whilst the tied lease model of pub ownership has its critics, there are thousands of people who have been able to enter the trade using this format and to grow hugely successful businesses, moving on to much bigger things. With very little capital needed, tied and free of tie leasehold pubs offer the opportunity for passionate people to build spectacular businesses, that would be virtually impossible to do in many other types of business.

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19 February 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , To Let

Fleurets' Graham Campbell reveals some trade tips for Burns Night

Fleurets' Graham Campbell reveals some trade tips for Burns Night

With Burns Night fast approaching (25th January), Fleurets' resident Scot and Head of Restaurants Graham Campbell reveals some of the key essentials to celebrating this most peculiarly Scottish of evenings, which commemorates the birth of this famous Scottish bard.

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22 January 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars , Restaurants

The Chartered Surveyor

The Chartered Surveyor

Ever wondered what a chartered surveyor really does? Graeme Bunn, the new Managing Director, at leisure property specialists Fleurets is here to demystify the terminology and provide some insider info on how it all works!

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11 December 2015 Advice & Guides Topics:

Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property

Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property

"There's nothing better than running a successful pub." As reported in the Publican's Morning Advertiser, Director and Head of Agency, Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property in 'Vital checklist for pub purchasers'.

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08 October 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Finance