2 05, 2017

Our thoughts on a lifestyle business…..

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

“A lifestyle business is a business set up and run by its founders primarily with the aim of sustaining a particular level of income and no more: or to provide a foundation from which to enjoy a particular lifestyle…. These are firms that depend heavily on founder skills, personality, energy and contacts” At what point [...]

7 03, 2017


By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

MacDonalds first opened its door in the UK in 1974 in Woolwich. Hamburgers were priced at 15p and cheeseburgers were 21p. There are now approximately 1,249 MacDonalds trading in the UK and over 1 million worldwide. However it would seem that there is a real appetite within the market place and in particular in the [...]

17 01, 2017

Mimis Vintage Diner

By | 2017-01-17T17:14:46+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Opportunity, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Mimi's Diner is the real deal, she is one of four genuine diner cars in the UK. Mimi's has been lovingly restored by its current owners and includes mini juke boxes at each booth. She is looking for a new adventure with her next owner, could this be you? Are you a business minded chef [...]

12 01, 2017

Atomic Diner

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Congratulations Atomic Burger! JS Reakes are delighted to have been a part of Atomic Burgers journey to their first diner. Wishing them the very best. We look forward to sitting in the big window, watching the world go by, while enjoying some scrummy food. Photograph by Emily @bristolbites   last night. I love that you can see the tables and chairs through [...]

17 08, 2016

Market Rent Only option for Pub co tenants

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pulican’s have campaigned for the freedom to purchase beer from whoever they want to for many years, and thanks to a brand new statutory Pub Code for some tenants their wishes have come true. It’s been a long time coming but under the new code which came in to force last month, tenants of pub [...]

13 07, 2016

How We Value Your Business….

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

One of the questions we frequently get asked is ‘how do you value a business’? It’s not a case of plucking a figure out of thin air or being guided by the rosy expectations of the owner. As specialists in the Public House, Restaurant, Leisure, Care, Pharmacy and Dental sectors, we’ve got 20 years of [...]

4 07, 2016

Valuation after Brexit uncertainty.

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

1st July 2016 Thomas Rasche MSc. B.A. B.Arch. Jon Reakes MRICS RICS Registered Valuer Brexit aftermath The Brexit referendum, held on Thursday 23rd June 2016, and subsequent result for Britain to leave the EU, has brought uncertainty. Immediate impact is visible politically and economically. At the time of writing, the political fallout includes the Prime [...]

16 06, 2016

JS Reakes supports The Theatre Shop

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

As a member of the Clevedon 100 Club, JS Reakes has made a donation to Somerset theatre companies Living Spit and Theatre Orchard for the second year in a row. The performing arts group specialise in theatre, comedy, music and dance both in the pop up ‘Theatre Shop’ and on the streets of Clevedon. JS [...]

19 05, 2016

For Sale a Cream tea business -with a difference!

By | 2017-10-23T10:04:52+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

  If you’re looking for an opportunity where you could combine doing the festivals circuit with running a business and just happen to love VW campervans - then the Cream Tease Bus could be just the one for you. JS Reakes is excited to be able to offer this unique business for sale. No expense [...]