Graham + Sibbald, UK Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, have announced the promotion of Mark Gillies to Partner within their Glasgow based Commercial Agency department.
Mark, who offers a wide range of services covering all aspects of the acquisition, disposal and development of commercial property, has worked across Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow markets throughout his time with Graham + Sibbald, putting him in an advantageous position to deliver specialised knowledge.
Covering all key sectors, including office, retail, land and industrial property and even student accommodation, the Graham + Sibbald Agency department offer a high-value, results-driven service, provided in a friendly and professional manner across the UK.
With various challenges across every sector, it is more important than ever to have representation you can rely upon when making your property related decisions. Mark Gillies commented, “At present, the Glasgow market continues to enjoy a privileged position with occupational demand remaining strong, despite various micro and macro-economic issues. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of our market, thinking outside the box and offering reliable property advice which delivers positive outcomes for all our clients.”
“In recent months, we have assisted a number of clients in the disposal of their accommodation, as well as securing improved accommodation to meet the requirements of the modern workplace. This encompasses anything from helping a businesses to meet their ESG requirements and reduce utility costs, motivate staff and colleagues back to the office on a more regular basis or reduce overheads and running costs by acquiring more efficiently space planned accommodation.”
With the latest Business Rates Revaluation underway, Assessors have just release their final valuations on 1st April 2023 with any proposals to appeal required to be submitted by 31st July 2023. Each commercial property sector will be impacted differently and with draft values already in circulation after being issued back in November 2022, there are likely to be some surprise changes to currently available rates relief opportunities.