Highlights in this issue:
- In this issue of MarketView we talk to Allan Lockhart, Property Director – NewRiver Retail, about why they are investing in the pub sector and where the future of pubs lies?
- As we come to the end of a busy year in the commercial property market, we have also seen some significant transactions in the pub sector. Looking ahead, where will the M&A activity come from during 2016? Operators will be looking more widely to find opportunities for growth.
- Punch Taverns, Enterprise Inns and various others have recently suggested that one of the effects of the proposed MRO legislation, as it currently stands, is the virtual ending of the longer term tied lease.