PROPERTY consultancy HPC has been nominated as a finalist in the Health Investor Awards for the third year in a row.

The York-based company, which advises investors and operators of care homes, independent hospitals and assisted-living schemes, has been nominated for Transactional Consultants of the Year and Strategic Consultants of the Year in the awards, which recognise excellence and innovation in the independent healthcare sector.

Ian Wilkie, who established the company with co-director Nigel Newton Taylor in 2009, said: “We are tremendously pleased that, for the third year in a row, the quality of our service has been recognised by our short-listing as finalists.”