FG Burnett bucks the trend with a plethora of property deals…

January 17, 2020
FG Burnett has enjoyed a strong 2019, recording 92 commercial property transactions across the office, retail, industrial and development sectors, representing a deal every 3 business days.  Despite challenging market conditions, the number of deals transacted in the office sector is approaching the levels prior to the oil price downturn in early 2015 and is indicative of growing optimism in the Energy sector and accordingly the Aberdeen property market.  Whilst FG Burnett’s involvement in the majority of these transactions has been representing the landlord or vendor, there has been an increase in the number of tenant representation work, both for … Read More

The Burden of Rates Payment

January 15, 2020
The payment of Rates is a burden that affects the vast majority of our clients and our role is to provide advice to ensure that the rating burden is minimised as far as possible.  We hope that you find this Briefing Paper helpful. We aim to provide clients with up to date information in an area which is seeing many changes in relation to legislation and the range of reliefs available.  The Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, on the back of the Barclay Review of the rating system in Scotland, is the first significant reform to Scotland’s rating system for many … Read More

We are hiring!

January 8, 2020
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Commercial Property Management Surveyor An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Chartered Surveyor to work in our busy Property Management Department.   Whilst day to day property management is part of the candidate’s role, to include health and safety management, regular inspections,  administration of common contracts and service charges, liaising with tenants and reporting to clients etc, there will be equal importance attributed to asset and portfolio management, adding value and improving asset performance. Whilst commercial property management experience is a benefit, this is not a pre-requisite and those candidates who can demonstrate a strategic commercial approach to … Read More

FOR SALE – Wellheads Place, Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 7GD

January 7, 2020
An existing office HQ complex set on a site of 7.24 acres with additional parking site of 2.35 acres situated in the well established Wellheads Industrial Estate is offered for sale with vacant possession.  The site is situated in an area designated B1, Business and Industrial Land and therefore would present opportunities for redevelopment complying with Uses 4 (Business), 5 (General Industrial) and 6 (Storage and Distribution), subject to obtaining the necessary consents.  This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a prominent development site in proximity to the eastern apron of Aberdeen International Airport and in proximity to the Airport … Read More

FOR SALE – Queen Mother House, 18 Claremont Place, Aberdeen

On behalf of the British Red Cross Society we are delighted to be bringing Queen Mother House to the market for sale.  Queen Mother House was built in 1995 as a guest house for the British Red Cross Society and sits on a site of 0.28 acres in the heart of Aberdeen’s west end. The building provides 14 twin en-suite bedrooms with lounge, kitchen / dining room and associated laundry, office and storage space.  The building also comprises a 2 bedroom flat.   We consider the building would be suitable for a variety of uses, to include, medical, dental, community and … Read More

FGB duo head off to PropBike 2019

September 16, 2019
FG Burnett team members and avid mountain bikers, Jim Johnstone and Daniel Mitchell are getting ready to set off for a networking event with a difference this week.  PropBike is taking place at BikePark Wales in the Brecon Beacons on Thursday 19 September.  The event has been organised by commercial property portal, PropList and is designed to bring the property industry together in an informal setting to network, take on a new challenge and have fun in an inspirational setting. The event is the first of its kind to be given exclusive use of the Park in the Brecon Beacons, … Read More

FG Burnett Appoints New Head of Rating

June 27, 2019
FG Burnett has made a key appointment within the business. The Aberdeen based property consultancy has appointed Richard Foster as Head of Rating where he will take charge of Client Rating Revaluation Appeals as well as ongoing rating work.  Richard joins as a Director from the Regional Assessor’s office where he has gathered almost 12 years of rating experience most recently in the role of Senior Valuer.   Richard originally hails from Sheffield and moved to Aberdeen in 2005 when he started his studies at the University of Aberdeen.   Whilst at university, Richard gained experience working in the Regional Assessor’s office … Read More

AWPR/B-T Road Project – the long wait is now over!

April 18, 2019
The events for the delivery of the AWPR/B-T roads project over the course of the last 16 years read as a saga but, nonetheless, we now have a fully operational dual-carriageway system around the City.  Even in the few weeks that the AWPR/B-T has been fully functional, we have already begun to see its positive impacts in terms of much-reduced journey times and much less congested and polluted roads.  The economic benefits that will derive from this major public work are likely to be felt for the next 30 years as it is estimated that this project will generate up … Read More

Non Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill – Call for Written Evidence

April 15, 2019
The Local Government and Communities Committee have called for written evidence as part of its Stage 1 scrutiny of the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, introduced to parliament by Scottish Government on 25 March 2019. The Local Government and Communities Committee would like to hear your views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.  Organisations and individuals are invited to submit written evidence to the Committee setting out their views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.  These views will then inform the Committee’s scrutiny of the Bill.  The call for written evidence closes on Thursday 30 May 2019. The Bill delivers most … Read More

Legal Firms Merger Provides West End, City Centre Opportunity

April 11, 2019
Monday 8th April marked the merger of Plenderleath Runcie and Blackadders, with the latter increasing their strength and depth of client services in Aberdeen.  This joining of forces has meant that the former Plenderleath Runcie office accommodation at Anderson House on Rose Street is now surplus to requirement and FG Burnett has been appointed to market this ground and first floor accommodation on a lease basis.  FG Burnett Surveyor David Henderson said, “this is a very prominently located commercial property in Aberdeen’s West End, with good quality operators and occupiers within the vicinity and a stone’s throw from The Silver … Read More
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