Graham + Sibbald, the independent Scottish chartered surveyor and property specialist, has completed an advisory project around the fit-out of Scotland House in the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels.
Working in partnership with the Scottish Government and main contractor Worksmart, who Graham + Sibbald also advised around last year’s opening of Scotland House in London, Scotland House Brussels formally opened by the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, on 28th May following an 8-month fit-out process.
Scotland House Brussels totals 980 square metres and comprises open plan working space for both the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise, individual offices for ministers, conference space and meeting rooms, along with a communal hub space and desks for associated members.
Graham + Sibbald’s team, led by Construction Partner David Ross and Associate Surveyor Scott Spittal, provided commercial property services in one of the firm’s largest contracts of the year to date.
David Ross said: “Scotland House Brussels is a cutting edge work space fitting for what is Scotland’s main hub in Europe. Like London, the building employs the latest technologies and fixtures and fittings that represent the best of Scotland’s manufacturing industries.”
Calum Campbell, Managing Partner, Graham + Sibbald, said: “We are thrilled to be working with the Scottish Government and Worksmart again, this time in mainland Europe, and it illustrates the ability of our team to tackle quite complex cross-border projects.”
Overall, Graham + Sibbald now has over 200 employees and 21 partners working across its 15 UK offices which are largely based in Scotland supported by a base in London.