Property law

Licensees' 'unrealistic assumptions' of property prices

Licensees' 'unrealistic assumptions' of property prices

By Michelle Perrett

Property valuers believe licensees think their pubs are worth more than they actually are, the market is less buoyant than a year ago and almost all say leasehold prices will not increase in the coming 12 months.

Thrown out: Raymond Blanc's plans for new pub refused by council (image: Google Maps)

Raymond Blanc's latest pub plans refused

By Nicholas Robinson

Raymond Blanc’s White Brasserie Company has had development plans for the historic King's Head pub in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire, refused by the local council.

Geese revived: the journey to get the pub reopened was a long one

Dorset village pub to open after long closure

By Fred A'Court

Traditional village pubs are here to stay and can still bring great rewards providing owners adapt to changing consumer needs, according to property specialist Christie & Co.

Delighted: Punch chief executive Duncan Garrood said it has been a 'long road' and is 'delighted' that the deal is moving forward with clarity

Patron completes £1.8bn deal to buy 3,200 Punch pubs

By Claire Churchard

Investment firm Patron Capital has completed its £1.8bn acquisition of 3,200 Punch pubs and has announced that the second part of the deal, to sell 1,900 of these pubs to Heineken, will complete next week.