December 11, 2018
FG Burnett has confirmed an appointment at Director level with Iain Gove joining the business to head up their Valuation Department. Iain has in excess of 20 years’ experience in the property market, particularly in the areas of valuation and rent review. Managing Director at FGB Richard Noble, comments: “This is a tremendous appointment for us, Iain will be charged with the day to day running of our Valuation department supported by the FGB team, providing Valuation advice to Banks for lending purposes, to existing clients for a variety of purposes including accounts and to a growing number of public … Read More →
November 22, 2018
FG Burnett, acting jointly with Culverwell on behalf of Wellbeck CP, have let 122 Union Street to Poundstretcher. The property which extends to 12,000 sq.ft. has been let for a period of 10 years. FG Burnett Surveyor David Henderson commented “We are delighted to have been involved in securing Poundstretcher on Union Street, Aberdeen. The relatively quick letting of this substantial property will continue to help confidence on Aberdeen’s main commercial thoroughfare and we wish Poundstretcher every success”.
August 22, 2018
FG Burnett is pleased to announce the letting of office space at 33 Albyn Place, Aberdeen to Central Investment Services (Scotland) Ltd. The suite, extending to 4,480 sq.ft with 515 sq.ft of basement storage, provides a mix of high quality open plan and cellular office accommodation with 19 parking spaces. Central Investment Services have committed to a 10 year lease of the suite, which was comprehensively refurbished by the Landlord. The lease was completed very shortly after completion of the works, again proving that those premises offered to the market in walk in condition stand the best chance of attracting … Read More →
August 21, 2018
Some of the FGB team got the chance to learn some of the skills of American Football with local team, Aberdeen Oilcats at Stewart Park, Aberdeen. Starting off with basic passing techniques, the FGB team were soon putting all the skills learnt into practice. Despite the rain, a fantastic time was had by all. Many thanks to SCARF for their help in setting this up and to the guys at Aberdeen Oilcats for a great evening and the signed football.
July 30, 2018
Esson Properties have let a further Unit within their prestigious 100 Queen Street office and retail scheme. Tesco have taken a ground floor and basement unit extending to 4,713 sq.ft on the basis of a new 15 year lease. FG Burnett acted on behalf of the landlord. Hunter Esson, Managing Director at Esson Properties commented: “We are delighted to add Tesco to a fine tenant line up at 100 Queen Street. When retailers experience difficult trading conditions, location is paramount and this is a building that keeps on delivering”. Tony McElroy, Tesco Head of Communications in Scotland said: “We are … Read More →
July 18, 2018
FG Burnett are celebrating after achieving Silver accreditation for the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) standard for the next three years. Following a robust assessment, the Scottish commercial property consultancy achieved excellent performance levels by meeting additional evidence requirements to secure a Silver accreditation, a level of recognition which is held by only 15% of IIP accredited organisations. The assessor found that among FG Burnett’s strengths were openness and transparency in the way the company works, learning and development opportunities, a strong sense of pride in being a part of the FGB team, a culture of mutual support and a … Read More →
June 4, 2018
FG Burnett is delighted to confirm the sale of the former Millennium Health & Leisure Club in St Andrew Street Peterhead to local Peterhead business George Donald (Warehouseman) Ltd. David Henderson, Surveyor comments: “We were pleased that the sale of the property completed in a relatively short period time having only been brought to the market last November. This sale along with other recent commercial transactions in Peterhead town centre shows that demand does exist in what can be perceived as a challenging market.”
May 17, 2018
TJ Hughes are confirmed as a new anchor at Wellgate Shopping Centre in Dundee. The Liverpool based discount department store which has been in existence since 1925 has agreed to a new 15-year lease on a 53,888 sq ft (5,006 sq m) retail unit, located at the main entrance to the centre. The flagship letting comes quickly on the back of agreeing a new lease with the discount gym operator, Xercise4Less, which has taken 31,000 sq ft (2,880 sq m) on the second floor on a 12 year lease. It is anticipated Xercise4Less will be open for trade by the … Read More →
April 12, 2018
FG Burnett is delighted to have acted on the sale of the Starbucks Drive Thru investment at Westpark, Blackburn, on behalf of South Fornet Estates. The coffee giant opened at Blackburn at the end of 2017 and the concept is proving extremely popular – the high profile roundabout location on the A96 has been a huge hit. Dave Macleod of FG Burnett acted on behalf of South Fornet Estates and said “We had 8 bids at the closing date from investors across the UK, testimony to their belief in a sector which is growing quickly, both in terms of existing operators and … Read More →
March 24, 2018
FG Burnett selected Marie Curie as their nominated charity for 2017 and organised a series of fundraising events throughout the year. The company was delighted to present Carolyn Snedden, Fundraising Manager – North Scotland with a cheque for £4,500, which will be used to support Marie Curie’s vital services in Aberdeen City and Shire. Marie Curie nurses provide day and night in-home care and support for people living with terminal illness and provide emotional support to family members at an incredibly difficult time. In addition to in-home care, Marie Curie also provide specialist round-the-clock care via their hospice network.