Food halls research – the new growth market?

This month’s blog featuring insights on the latest food halls research is from Sarah Fox, most recently Head of Restaurants and Leisure at Hammerson PLC, and now founder of Lemon Fox, offering expert hospitality and leisure property know-how.

Food halls & Food markets – going places?

Do you remember the days.... Continue reading

Competitive socialising research 2019 – significant market expansion

New report on competitive socialising

Changing consumer behaviour and technological developments are driving a rise in ‘competitive socialising’ – there are now 170 separate operators in the UK according to research from international real estate advisor Savills, in a report issued in collaboration with Continue reading

Opportunity: Executive Director The Leisure Property Forum 2019

We are looking for our next Executive Director – do you know anyone who might be interested?

Our current Exec Director, Neil Richmond, will be standing down at the end of his interim term of office next June. We are now looking for the person who will join us to perform this.... Continue reading

Late-night leisure comes out of the shadows

This month’s leisure property blog is written by Ashley Blake of Otium Real Estate, and Chair of the LPF.

The major challenges of late night leisure

Traditionally, property investors have been wary of late-night leisure operators such as night-clubs and bars. They were concerned about three main issues.

Firstly, the lack of experienced.... Continue reading

The right location for a health & fitness business

Health and Fitness leisure properties

If you’re an operator in a gym or a leisure business within the health fitness sector, and you’re considering expansion, you’ll be thinking about location. You’ll hear plenty of advice on the pros and cons of considering a space outside or around the edge.... Continue reading