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FG Burnett Appoints New Head of Rating

June 27, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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

Sale of former Gordon Bakery

February 21, 2019
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FG Burnett is pleased to announce the sale of premises formerly known as The Gordon Bakery on Dee Street, Aberdeen.  This long established Aberdeen name closed its doors last year with the property coming to the market and selling to local investors Yeargraph Ltd.  Ma’aruf Razzak of Yeargraph confirmed that a residential/commercial scheme is being considered for this ground and first floor building.   FG Burnett surveyor, David Henderson comments: “This is a sign that there is interest in well located city centre commercial property in Aberdeen.”

Senior Appointment at FG Burnett

December 11, 2018
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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

Former Poundworld LET to Poundstretcher

November 22, 2018
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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”.

33 Albyn Place – Deal Done!

August 22, 2018
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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

Training evening with Aberdeen Oilcats

August 21, 2018
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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.

Esson Properties secure Tesco in Glasgow City Centre

July 30, 2018
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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
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