Commercial property consulting expertise in healthcare

Working towards property solutions for the healthcare sector 

Avison Young’s commercial property consulting creates healthier communities across public, private and primary care.  

We believe that a healthy community is one where patients receive the care they need and deserve.  

With over 60 consultants, surveyors, and other dedicated specialists up and down the country, we provide crucial support for our clients in valuing, buying, selling, and developing real estate in public, private and primary care. 

Our understanding of healthcare property goes beyond commercial properties. We appreciate the complex social, financial, and political dimensions and work toward solutions that acknowledge those realities. 

All our clients - occupiers, funders, investors, developers, and business owners – have one fundamental objective: to derive optimal use from their healthcare property and land assets. It’s an aim that we share – and help them to achieve. 

Our healthcare real estate services cover: 

  • Valuations 
  • Sales and acquisitions 
  • Building advice 
  • Planning consultancy 
  • Business rates 
  • Estate strategy 
  • Lease consulting 
  • Finance and funding 
  • Asset management 
  • Development 
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Working towards solutions for the complex healthcare sector

We have over 60 consultants, surveyors and other specialists who primarily work with healthcare property across the country. They provide crucial support for our clients in valuing, buying, selling and developing real estate in public, private and primary care.

Our understanding of healthcare property goes beyond real estate. We appreciate the complex social, financial and political dimensions of the sector, and work toward solutions that acknowledge those realities.

We’re also versatile. Our large team of multidisciplinary experts gives us the flexibility to respond to each client’s unique set of circumstances. We give high-level strategic advice to NHS trusts, carry out loan security valuations for private hospital operators, guide care home owners through the disposal process, and help ambitious GPs and pharmacists with acquisitions and development.

All our clients - occupiers, funders, investors, developers and business owners – have one, fundamental objective: to derive optimal use from their healthcare property and land assets. It’s an aim that we share – and help them to achieve.

Our healthcare real estate services cover:

  • Valuations
  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Building advice
  • Planning consultancy
  • Business rates
  • Estate strategy
  • Lease consulting
  • Finance and funding
  • Asset management
  • Development

Public sector

The quality of the healthcare environment is essential for the delivery of care and patients’ perception.

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We help public sector providers maintain a high quality of service through advice and practical support on every aspect of healthcare real estate. 

The vast array of health services provided requires a similarly diverse range of property: the real estate assets that we engage with include everything from state-of-the-art hospitals and specialist clinics to office space in shared buildings. 

It’s estimated that a significant proportion of NHS floor space is either unfit for purpose or underutilised. We help our clients to unlock the potential of their underemployed resources, identifying key areas for improvement, supplying estate management services and supporting development plans. It’s a full-lifecycle service that aims to reduce expenditure and get the most out of existing resources whilst never losing sight of the overarching objective of providing superior patient care. 

We’re proud to have been instrumental in helping NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts around the country make occupational savings, implement rationalisation programmes and generate significant income and capital receipts. We’re committed to transparency, integrity and professionalism – qualities that we share with our Public Sector partners.  

Key Contact

+44 (0)20 7911 2603

Primary

As the first point of contact for most patients, primary care providers occupy a vital position in public healthcare delivery.

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The services that we provide to owners and occupiers in primary care are accustomed to the specific features of the sector and tailored to our client's unique circumstances. 

Primary care is closely regulated, often requiring specialist knowledge. We integrate our deep understanding of the regulatory framework into all our services, from providing pivotal advice on new medical centres to valuations. 

That knowledge gives our clients the confidence that our valuations for lending and partnership changes, rent reviews and lease advice are precise and relevant. We’re skilled at challenging rental payments, negotiating better terms for our clients, and resolving disputes swiftly and effectively. 

Our extensive services also cover:

  • Supporting clients in managing change 
  • NHS policy initiative advice, adding value to a client’s operation 
  • Combined design and development consultancy 
  • Architectural and planning advice 
  • Cost consultancy and project management services 
  • Acting as Expert Witnesses 
  • Carrying out detailed market research 

Our consultants are fully versed in the current NHS Litigation Authority protocol and are members of the RICS Presidents Independent Experts Panel and NHS Estates Advisor Panel  

Key Contact

+44 (0)117 988 5255

Private sector

The burgeoning private healthcare market has generated demand for businesses, property, and development land. 

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We’ve been successfully working with our private sector clients for over 25 years, advising them on all areas of healthcare real estate. 

We appreciate the sector’s inherent complexity and dynamism: Medical advances and changing demographics are opening up new possibilities in the commercial property market. Our spread of advisory services helps clients capitalise on their existing assets and develop healthcare property that meets the sectors evolving needs.  

Those services cover consultancy, agency, valuation, development and investment on a broad range of properties, including: 

  • Private hospitals 
  • Elderly social care facilities 
  • Supported living establishments 
  • Long-term mental health centres 
  • Dental surgeries 
  • Pharmacies 
  • Clinics 
  • Nursing and residential care homes 
  • Independent hospitals 
  • Learning disability and mental health facilities 
  • Retirement villages and extra-care housing 
  • Specialist residential schools 
  • Pharmacies and dental surgeries 
  • Development projects 


The demand for commercial property to meet the complex healthcare needs of a growing and ageing population is set to increase. With a team containing some of the most experienced practitioners in the private healthcare sector, we can give you the specialised real estate advice you need to thrive. 

Key Contact

+44 (0)20 7911 2603

Key healthcare contacts

Iain Lock

    • Principal & Managing Director, Healthcare
    • Health Care
    • Sales & Leasing
    • Senior Housing
[email protected]

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