Impact inks two care home deals with 25-year leases

Impact Healthcare REIT has exchanged contracts to acquire two care homes for £12.9m. The initial rent will be £950,000. Baylham Care Centre, near Ipswich, is a 55-bed purpose-built care home, and Barham Care Centre, in Canterbury, is a 43-bed care home. The homes will be leased to a new operator for the group, Optima Care. Optima is a specialist health and social care provider with experience in operating residential dementia care homes for the elderly. The two new leases are on Impact’s standard terms, with a fixed term of 25 years and rent subject to annual upward-only reviews linked to