UK Pubs – Property Trends

UK Pubs – Property Trends

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Managed pubs: The ongoing push-pull of supply and demand in the casual dining space continues to have an impact on the food-led part of the managed house sector. Page 4
  • Tenanted pubs: How do you mitigate current cost headwinds such as rates, wages, energy costs and raw material price increases? Page 4
  • Interview: We talk to Sam Frankland, Property Director at Amber Taverns, about the factors that have attracted them to the Scottish pub market and the opportunities that lie ahead. Pages 5-6
  • Interview: We discuss with Kenny Blair, Managing Director of Buzzworks, what gives them the confidence to expand outside Ayrshire and their long-term view of the sector.Pages 7-8
  • As the CBRE National Pubs Team continues to grow and develop we look at opportunities in the pub sector in the regions. Page 9
  • Market activity highlights and like-for-like sales in managed pub and restaurant operators. Pub deals brokered by CBRE. Pages 10-11

 

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UK Pubs – Property Trends

UK Pubs – Property Trends

 

IN THIS ISSUE WE DISCUSS:

  • Despite a falling number of pubs nationwide, pub industry revenues have risen by almost 4% in the past two years. Page 3
  • Tenanted pubs: Hawthorn Leisure has been sold to NewRiver REIT for £106.8m. Page 4
  • Managed pubs: Spring trends in lfl sales and the impact of continued rise in capacity in the casual dining space. Page 4
  • Market activity highlights and like-for-like sales in managed pub and restaurant operators. Page 5
  • CVAs can be an essential last chance saloon to saving jobs, brands and a degree of income for investors. Page 6
  • Football’s coming home – Millions of fans are forecast to watch the World Cup at the pub and to drink 14 million extra pints providing a £42m boost to the UK economy. Page 7

 

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Niche Thinkers Have Cutting Edge

Niche Thinkers Have Cutting Edge

 

IN THIS ISSUE WE DISCUSS:

  • Tenanted Pubs – Many investors find it hard to reconcile the ‘wet rent’ element of income viewing it as ‘too difficult’ to operate and value in a way that makes sense. Read more page 3
  • Managed Pubs – The demand from new-entrants, niche operators and investors for managed pubs remains strong and there could be an opportunity for current owners to pass on their non-core pubs before the cost of keeping them becomes noticeable. Read more page 3
  • Niche Thinkers Have Cutting Edge – Operators facing ever-more demanding investors and mounting challenges have tended to focus on premiumisation and the strength of their brand, estate and people. Simon Johnson warns this may no longer be enough. Read more pages 7-8
  • Interview with The City Pub Company Clive Watson, Chairman of The City Pub Company, talks to CBRE about the key to achieving rapid growth and aspirations of the group for the futureRead more pages 8-9
  • Bigger May Be Better – Careful thought needs to be given to how to package your assets to achieve the maximum value. Read more page 10
  • And more ..Pub Market Activity and CBRE Transaction Highlights – Pages 5 and 11

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Investors look at sustainable growth

Investors look at sustainable growth

 

IN THIS ISSUE WE DISCUSS:

 

  • Tenanted Pubs – The sale of Admiral Taverns highlights both the operational and the real estate nature of pubs. Page 3
  • Managed Pubs – Greene King’s cautious AGM statement and the challenges of the value food sector. Page 3
  • Pub transactions – A summary of the pub sector transaction highlights and like-for-like sales in managed pub and restaurant operators. Page 4
  • Commentary by Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive of ALMR – “Unjustified business rates are a hungover relic from the time before the digital age”. Page 5
  • Interview with Castle Rock Brewery – Colin Wilde, Managing Director talks about their business and genuine passion for pubs and beer that is driving their success. Pages 6-7
  • Cumulative Impact Policy (CIP) – Steve Burnett, Solicitor at Poppleston Allen discusses what a CIP is, affected areas and how to protect premises licenses. Page 8

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Retail agreements and retail pressures – facing up to a changing market

Retail agreements and retail pressures – facing up to a changing market

 

IN THIS ISSUE WE DISCUSS:

 

  • Tenanted Pubs – The recent announcement (9th June) by Fullers that within its Tenanted Inns division it has introduced a ‘new agreement based on a turnover rent’ reminded us that the evolution and spread of this type of agreement continues apace. Page 3
  • Managed Pubs – Managed operators need be on top of their game operationally to keep profit momentum. Page 3
  • We interview Paul Newby on his first anniversary of being appointed as Pubs Code Adjudicator about the challenges so far and aspirations going forward. Pages 4-5
  • New legislation is restricting the permitted development rights of pubs. Page 6
  • We talk to James Horler, CEO of Ego Restaurants about their successful business model. Pages 7
  • Pub transactions – A summary of the pub sector transaction highlights and like-for-like sales in managed pub and restaurant operators. Page 8

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