Head of Agency Simon Hall looks at Assets of Community Value, what they have achieved as well as the pros and cons.
Continue reading 14 March 2017 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Development & Alternative Use , Pubs & Bars
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.Continue reading 19 October 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Rental
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.Continue reading 23 June 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Hotels & Guest Houses , Leisure & Nightclubs , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
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:Continue reading 01 May 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , For Sale , Rental , Sold , To Let
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.Continue reading 19 February 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , To Let
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.Continue reading 22 January 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
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!Continue reading 11 December 2015 Advice & Guides Topics:
"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'.Continue reading 08 October 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Finance
The pub trade remains full of superb business opportunities and represents an attractive, very individual way of life for many and it would not be difficult to think that being a publican is easy. There are however, a number of key building blocks you must have in place to ensure you have the skills and understanding to make a success of being a licensee.Continue reading 16 April 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars
Selling a restaurant is unlike most other property transactions as the value to the buyer is invariably in the profit potential rather than in the bricks and mortar. This is because it is a sector dominated by leasehold properties, where demand comes from operators keen to service the strong eating-out market.Continue reading 13 March 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: For Sale , Restaurants