News & Advice

All the latest GP Premises news and advice for GP partners and practice managers brought to you by the primary care property specialists.

What is Sale & Leaseback? and what are your alternative options?

A “Sale & Leaseback” of a GP Surgery is where the GP owners sell the property and simultaneously take a Lease back from the purchasing party who will then in turn become the Landlord of the GP Surgery.
December 21, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Succession and Retirement Planning – What to do with your premises?

Have you ever considered whether a sale and leaseback transaction would resolve your succession planning issue?
December 21, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Are you maximising the rental income you receive from your pharmacy tenant?

As the GP Surgery is a significant source of the business for the Pharmacy, it makes commercial sense for operators to position as close to the GP Surgery as possible.
December 21, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Would you like to release equity in the practice? Sale and Leaseback could have the answers.

Sale and Leaseback is where a GP surgery is sold to a third party and then leased back to the practice, typically for around 10-20 years. 
December 21, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Is your GP practice lease due to expire? You can instigate the process 12 months prior to the expiry of the lease!

Once a lease expires a tenant and landlord will have to go through a lease renewal process.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

Is your GP practice rent review due? – How can BWHS help?

We can undertake a free initial assessment to ensure you aren’t getting underfunded. All we would need is a copy of the last notional rent notification letter you received.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

What is a Market Valuation and how can BWHS help?

BW Healthcare Surveyors team have considerable experience undertaking market valuations of GP Practices. We pride ourselves on our no-nonsense approach and highly competitive fee structures.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

What is the difference between an owned or a leased GP Premises?

Most GP practices in the UK are owned by general practitioners, these are classed as owner occupiers but there is an ever growing number of leased surgeries which can be owned by ex GP Partners, private landlords or public bodies.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web

GP Practice Service Charges – Are you paying a fair amount?

It is important to have the service charge schedules and any lease agreements assessed by an independent surveyor. They should be able to advise whether the service charges are in accordance with the lease or heads of terms.
December 13, 2023/by team@bwhs-web


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