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Report by Christie & Co highlights opportunities and challenges of solving the UK’s bed blocking problem

Report by Christie & Co highlights opportunities and challenges of solving the UK’s bed blocking problem

The nursing crisis in the UK has reached new heights according to the latest report published by Christie & Co. The report, entitled ‘Adult Social Care 2017: Funding, Staffing & the Bed Blocking Challenge’, surveyed every local authority and over 200 leading operators across elderly and specialist care in the UK in order to understand […]

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Outstanding Blackpool care home goes on the market

Outstanding Blackpool care home goes on the market

Links Lodge, a specialist care home in Blackpool which is the first in the area to be rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, is on the market through specialist business adviser, Christie & Co.      Located on Links Road, the well-presented converted bungalow is registered to care for and accommodate up to 10 […]

9th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Hampshire care home sold to residential developer

Hampshire care home sold to residential developer

The Winchester office of leading specialist business agent, Christie & Co has sold the former Lansdowne Care Home in the Hampshire village of Lindford on behalf of its Liquidators, Chris Parkman and Lisa Alford of Purnells Insolvency Practitioners based in Dorchester. A strong level of interest was expressed in the site from applicants looking to […]

24th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Christie & Co announce Suffolk nursing home changes hands after 14 years

Christie & Co announce Suffolk nursing home changes hands after 14 years

Lound Hall, situated in the village of Lound just off the A12 between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, has been sold by Christie & Co. The well-respected home had been owned by Christopher Christou and Mark Binns since 2002 and they have now sold to semi-retire, although they will continue to have an interest in their […]

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Care operators feel the squeeze as National Living Wage kicks in

Care operators feel the squeeze as National Living Wage kicks in

Average business property prices in all sectors once again increased in 2015 according to Business Outlook 2016 – the annual state of the markets report from property specialists Christie & Co. The increase in average prices across the Care sector was 4.7% which is weighted by sector according to transaction volume, compared to 9.0% across […]

20th January 2016 | By | Reply More
Care operator expands in North West with purchase of Lancashire care home

Care operator expands in North West with purchase of Lancashire care home

Swillbrook House, a converted residential care home on the outskirts of Preston, was sold during the final days of 2015 following a successful marketing campaign by specialist property adviser Christie + Co. The home, which sold to an existing operator from the region, is registered for 23 service users and offers residential elderly care on […]

13th January 2016 | By | Reply More
Christie + Co welcomes move to lift nursing immigration restrictions

Christie + Co welcomes move to lift nursing immigration restrictions

Specialist property adviser Christie + Co has welcomed news today that the government is to relax immigration controls on nurses working in the UK following an intervention from the home secretary, Theresa May. In an effort to tackle the shortage of nurses in social care and the NHS, nurses are to be temporarily placed on […]

15th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Cornish care home sold after 28 years in same ownership

Cornish care home sold after 28 years in same ownership

After 28 years under the same ownership, The Beeches, a nursing home in West Cornwall has changed hands in a deal brokered by specialist property adviser Christie + Co. Outgoing vendors Peter and Lesley Pool established the home in 1988 and built an enviable reputation for providing the highest standards of care to residents. The […]

7th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Gloucester-based ARTI Care Homes acquires Whitehaven Care Home

Gloucester-based ARTI Care Homes acquires Whitehaven Care Home

Acting on behalf of the Quality Care Homes Group, specialist property adviser Christie + Co has sold Whitehaven Care Home in Midsomer Norton, Bath, to Gloucester-based ARTI Care Homes for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the 23-bedroom property brings the number of care homes operated by ARTI to three, the others being Manor Farm […]

2nd September 2015 | By | Reply More
Long established Penzance care home put up for sale

Long established Penzance care home put up for sale

Specialist  property adviser Christie + Co has been appointed to market St Mary’s Haven Residential Home in Cornwall. Situated in the delightful coastal town of Penzance, the purpose-built home provides residential care to the elderly and contains 34 bedrooms, spacious lounge areas, a chapel and its own hairdresser. The care home is also conveniently located […]

25th August 2015 | By | Reply More
New owners confirmed for luxury West Dorset care home

New owners confirmed for luxury West Dorset care home

Fairfield House, a luxury residential care home in the West Dorset coastal town of Lyme Regis has been sold in a deal brokered by specialist property adviser Christie + Co. Perched on a hillside overlooking the peaceful town of Lyme Bay, the 36 bedroom Victorian Mansion has been privately owned by Eytan and Michelle Krips […]

17th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Christie + Co review from care industry leaders following evaluation of the state of the nursing workforce

Christie + Co review from care industry leaders following evaluation of the state of the nursing workforce

In June Christie + Co, specialist property advisers, released a report ‘The UK Nursing Workforce: Crisis or Opportunity’ looking at the main issue affecting the care sector; staffing. Now, Christie + Co review the responses to the report from key players in the sector.   Key themes raised by industry leaders include:   Workforce planning: […]

5th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Former Care Home to be given new lease of life

Former Care Home to be given new lease of life

Following its closure in October 2013, the former Cerne Abbas Care Centre on the outskirts of the ancient Dorset village of Cerne Abbas has been sold by specialist property adviser Christie + Co following strong interest and multiple offers.   The property has been acquired by Casterbridge Manor, who plans to extensively refurbish the building […]

8th May 2015 | By | Reply More
As a hung parliament looks ever more likely Christie + Co looks for clarity in social care

As a hung parliament looks ever more likely Christie + Co looks for clarity in social care

On the eve of the General Election Chris Day, Managing Director of Christie + Co comments: “At Christie + Co we work across such a variety of sectors and understand that our clients and potential clients will all feel the effect of the election outcome, particularly as a hung parliament is looking likely. The commercial […]

6th May 2015 | By | Reply More
Nery Holdings Ltd acquire Alphington Lodge in Exeter

Nery Holdings Ltd acquire Alphington Lodge in Exeter

Specialist property adviser Christie + Co is pleased to announce the sale of Alphington Lodge residential home in the Alphington area of Exeter following a competitive bidding process.   The Grade II listed property, which is registered for 28 residents and has been in the same family hands for over thirty years, has been acquired […]

23rd April 2015 | By | Reply More
One of Cornwall’s largest care homes sold to expanding Cornish care operator

One of Cornwall’s largest care homes sold to expanding Cornish care operator

Specialist property adviser Christie + Co has sold Trelana Nursing Home in the village of Poughill, near Bude, on behalf of Embrace Group, an independent provider of health and social care in the UK.   The 50 bedroom care home has been purchased by Sharob Care, a family-run care operator, on an off market confidential […]

22nd April 2015 | By | Reply More
Christie + Co sells former care homes in Weston-Super-Mare

Christie + Co sells former care homes in Weston-Super-Mare

Acting on behalf of national care home operator Embrace, specialist property adviser Christie + Co is delighted to announce the sale of two former care homes in Weston-Super- Mare.   Kew Gardens and St Anthony’s Court ceased trading in the summer of 2014 and were subsequently placed onto the market each at a guide price […]

16th April 2015 | By | Reply More
Third care home acquisition for Falklands hero

Third care home acquisition for Falklands hero

Arcot House, a beautiful care home in the lovely East Devon seaside town of Sidmouth has been sold in a deal brokered by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.   The 23-bedroom property has been acquired by Keith Mills of Doveleigh Care Ltd, a former Royal Marines Officer who commanded the defence of South Georgia […]

13th February 2015 | By | Reply More
Distress eases and expansion begins in the care market

Distress eases and expansion begins in the care market

Average business property prices in the care sector increased by 9.8 per cent during 2014 as activity improved driven by new investors together with increases in the volume and quality of stock coming to market according to Business Outlook 2015, the annual state of the markets report by specialist property adviser Christie + Co, which […]

16th January 2015 | By | Reply More
Christie + Co appointed to sell closed care home on 17 acre plot

Christie + Co appointed to sell closed care home on 17 acre plot

Specialist property adviser Christie + Co is selling the former Purbeck Care Home in Wareham, Dorset, on behalf of Joint Administrators, Duncan Swift, Miles Needham and Jeremy Willmont of Moore Stephens LLP.   Located in the delightful village of East Stoke, approximately four miles from the well-connected popular market town of Wareham, the site comprises a variety […]

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