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Retail Requirements

February 3, 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
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
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
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
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
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

39-41 Union Terrace Investment For Sale

August 15, 2014
FG Burnett are delighted to have been instructed to market the investment at 39-41 Union Terrace, Aberdeen.  The Grade “B” listed building has a superb, central location overlooking Union Terrace Gardens and has been refurbished by the current owners to provide two retail units and four floors of upper floor offices.  The building is in a popular, high profile location for retailers and the amenity for office staff and visitors is excellent with easy access to Union Street, the main shopping centres and the railway and bus stations.  Dan Smith and David MacLeod are handling the sale and Dan said … Read More

Iona uses her head for figures at Glasgow 2014

July 18, 2014
Building Surveyor Iona Foubister’s head for figures will prove a great asset when she takes up scoreboard duties at the Commonwealth Games next week. The Robert Gordon Universitygraduate, part of FG Burnett’s Building Consultancy team, is one of 15,000 volunteers who will help staff the games which kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday. Iona has the critical task of relaying times and scores to anxious athletes, thousands of SECC spectators and an international television audience of millions. No stranger to sport, Iona is a black belt in martial art Tae Kwon Do, so her interests are well … Read More

Welcome to our new team members

July 9, 2014
FG Burnett has appointed David Henderson as Property Manager and Derek Richardson as Associate in its Valuations & Ratings department. The Aberdeen and Glasgow based commercial property management department  provides advice to single-let and multi-let property owners and investors, ensuring communal assets are properly maintained, meet health and safety requirements and that re-lets and rent reviews are efficiently executed. David will work closely with Director Christopher Yannaghas to expand FG Burnett’s portfolio of commercial and residential properties which are managed be on behalf of landlords and proprietors. With 14 years’ experience in public sector facility management and private sector commercial … Read More
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