• Lawrence Wright - Specialist Business Agent

Lawrence Wright

Specialist Business Agent

Sale and acquisition of Guest Houses and Hotels

South and South West of England

Lawrence Wright is a Specialist Business Agent dealing in the sale and acquisition of Guest Houses and Hotels in the South and South West of England.

Lawrence qualified at the West of England University in Valuation and Estate Management which allowed him to be an Associate of the Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers now known as The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

His early career was in Auctioneering, particularly Agricultural and Chattels, later moving into Residential, Boats and Boatyards on The Norfolk Boards. Looking for new a challenge in Commercial Agency, Lawrence moved to The West Country where he had trained and joined a Specialist Business Agency and became a director of what was to become the largest company of its kind in the region with 1200 businesses for sale. He was the highest fee earner and in addition to sales, acted for private and corporate clients in the acquisition of businesses. Following a period working for a major high street bank he established the West Country Licenced Property Auction.

Since 2001 Lawrence has specialised in sales of Hotels and Guest Houses + Cafes, Tea Rooms and Restaurants. He also offers specialist Retail Opportunities. He advises on the creation of Leasehold Business Investments for Private and Corporate clients which links to his expertise in the sale of leasehold guest houses in Weymouth, Dorset where he has been the main agent since 2001 and where 90% of Hotels and Guest House on the seafront are leasehold.

Lawrence is an acquisition agent covering The West Country acting for retained clients seeking businesses which are generally not on the market. He is an Introducer Appointed Representative to a Financial Conduct Authority authorised firm of commercial finance brokers