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New Instruction

March 25, 2015
Portlethen
FG Burnett has recently been instructed by Hercules Offshore to market office pavilion in Portlethen for let.  The office pavilion is 8,682 sq.ft., if you would like more information please contact Graeme Millar. Email: Graeme.Millar@fgburnett.co.uk Tel: 01224 597 539

The Budget

March 20, 2015
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George Osborne is listening. The UK Oil and Gas Industry, “ this vital industry “ according to The Chancellor,  should view the budget as an important step in the right direction. The announcement of a single, simplified tax allowance ; PRT cut from 50% to 35% ; the supplementary charge cut from 30% to 20% and new seismic surveys to be paid for by the Government. The Wood Review from February 2014 challenged the industry and the Government to shape the future of the UK North Sea and it is very encouraging to see the response to date. Collaboration, greater … Read More

New Let Signals Aberdeen City Centre Retail Market ‘De-Zire’ability

February 24, 2015
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Aberdeen’s West End continues to be a popular choice for retailers. The most recent addition to these being lingerie boutique De-Zire, whose owners have opted to make a 15mile move from their current premises on Inverurie’s High Street to 36A Thistle Street. The ground floor unit was put on the market for just two weeks prior to the new lease agreement being put in place – signalling the continued demand for well-located retail space in the Granite City. Graeme Millar at FG Burnett comments, “Where there might be a perception by some that the retail market, particularly in Aberdeen’s city … Read More

Retail Requirements

February 3, 2015
Requirement - 3rd Feb 2015
On behalf of The British Red Cross Retail requirements for 2015 Target Locations Glasgow – Finnieston, Banff, Portree (Isle of Skye), Alness, St Andrews, Huntly Size 800 – 2000 sq.ft. Tenure Leasehold Location In strong retailing pitches Not within pedestrianised areas Adjacent parking/short stay/drop off areas would be preferred Contact Richard J Noble, T:  01224 597528, E:  richard.noble@fgburnett.co.uk

Women In Property Sponsorship

December 23, 2014
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FG Burnett is proud to have become main sponsor of the annual Association of Women in Property National Student Awards for the Northern Scotland Branch. The competition recognises the full range of talent available to the property industry and broaden the opportunities open to students as they progress through their university careers. FG Burnett Director, Richard Noble, said: “FG Burnett has always been committed to identifying and nurturing talent within the property industry through a strong graduate and mentoring programme, which has seen a number of talented women join and progress within the company. The decisionto support the northern Scotland branch … Read More

New Pre-let Investment Sale at Westpark, Aberdeen

November 3, 2014
FG Burnett are delighted to be marketing a new investment opportunity on the Westpark development at Blackburn, immediately adjacent to the new Archer HQ, which was funded by BP Pension Fund. Westpark has secured a pre-let to Reservoir Group Ltd, who trade as ALS Oil and Gas and are part of ALS, an Australian group with over 13,000 employees in 55 countries. The lease is for 15 years at an initial rent of £195,000 per annum, with rent reviews to the higher of open market rental value or 2% per annum compounded. The unit is under construction, with completion scheduled … Read More

Green For Go As Quiz Clothing Acquire Big Blue Shed

October 29, 2014
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One of Scotland’s most prominent industrial buildings – the Big Blue Shed – has been acquired by FG Burnett on behalf of international fashion retailer Quiz Clothing.  The 143,700 sq ft building sits on a 1.6 acre site in Bellshill and will provide Quiz Clothing, which has 250 outlets, strategic access to major transport arteries.  The building was being marketed by JLL on behalf of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Quiz Clothing was able to act within a three week timeframe from initial viewing to contract completion, allowing FG Burnett’s Glasgow Agency team to negotiate a favourable deal. FG Burnett director, Ross Sinclair, said: … Read More

Taking Shape in Aberdeen

September 18, 2014
Taking Shape
Australian ladies fashion retailer, Taking Shape, has opened its first Scottish outlet in Aberdeen. The plus size brand specialist has taken a 10 year lease on the former Austin Reed store at 253 Union Street. FG Burnett acted on behalf of local investor Craigellen Assets Ltd in negotiating the lease with an initial annual rent of £60,000 for the 3,700 sq ft unit. FG Burnett director, Richard Noble, said: “This is another positive development in maintaining Union Street’s position as an important retailing location. It’s great to welcome a retailer of Taking Shape’s reputation to Aberdeen and it creates a … Read More

Altec Centre Success

September 3, 2014
Altec Centre
A multiple service offering has led to the full-letting of the 30,000 sq ft Altec Centre in Aberdeen. FG Burnett said a combination of its letting, building consultancy and property management services had succeeded in securing a third new tenant for the Altens business centre in the last six months. The five year lease of a 2500 sq ft unit to 3M Oil & Gas followed on from rental deals with fire protection specialist Tyco, ISIS Technical Services, a large multi-national oil and gas operator, and a lease renewal to an existing tenant. FG Burnett’s building consultancy division performed a … Read More

Taking on the Banchory Beast Race!

August 22, 2014
Beast Race
Staff at FG Burnett in Aberdeen are in for a beasting but hope their collective pain will benefit the Wooden Spoon charity.   A team of four will take part in the Prime Four Banchory Beast Challenge next month (27 Sept) where they will tackle a 10k race over rough terrain, dirt tracks and forest and attempt to clamber over 30 mega obstacles.   Thick mud, 12ft high wooden walls, shoulder deep bog water, barbed wire and icy loch water are just some of the challenges awaiting Stuart Fyvie, Graeme Millar, Stephanie Walker and Derek Richardson.   But the colleagues … Read More
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