Nursery values could potentially be on the increase in the short term as the sector receives some welcome news ...

August 31, 2017

The Scottish Government has confirmed that Children's Day Nurseries will be fully exempt from payment of business rates from 1st April 2018.

Market update and Transactional Activity

February 3, 2017

Please find attached our brief market update which also details some of our activity in 2016.

New Draft Rates Assessments are now online and a number of nursery operators are expecting a large increase in their rates bills

January 15, 2017

There is no consistency in approach or fairness in general in the way nursery properties are assessed for rates; in some cases, we are seeing similar sized nurseries (in terms of Registration) having completely different Assessments.

Care home market update available to download

December 2, 2014

Within the UK, there appears to be a handful of regional and corporate operators who have either financed or have sourced new private funds and are currently looking to expand.

Pharmacy market update

November 3, 2014

The economic downturn has had a negative effect on many business sectors however pharmacy businesses are still attracting a lot of interest from purchasers and investors a like.

2013 Care Sector Update is published

January 17, 2013

We have pleasure in attaching our latest Care Sector Update (March 2013), which provides a care home market round up as well as highlighting some of our activity in the care sector in 2012.

Walton HPC takes Stand a Care Conference

December 10, 2012

Following number of years attending the Scottish Care Conference as a delegate we ventured into taking a stand at the conference at Hilton Glasgow in November 2012.

Walton HPC Care Sector Update 2012 is published

June 15, 2012

With a number of important issues facing the health care sector, what can we expect to see this year?

Scotland is already enjoying its independence for its care for the elderly

February 13, 2012

Over the next few years, there will be much debate about Scotland's case for Independence, however, insofar as the care sector is concerned, Scotland is already enjoying a degree of independence for its care for the elderly.

Southern Cross to be or not to be

June 30, 2011

As a property expert, with extensive experience in the care sector for the last 10-15 years, I am asked regularly for my views on the impact the events at Southern Cross are having on the market.

Tenants wanted for care home opportunities

June 15, 2011

The last 12 months has seen small and major investment funds being established to invest in the care sector.

Gary Walton presents to the Third Scottish Caring & Dementia Congress

March 29, 2011

Over 350 delegates from the private and public sector came together at MurrayField Stadium on the 23rd and 24th of March to discuss the various issues affecting the sector.