Tender Appointment Success

Graham + Sibbald are pleased to report that they have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Estate Management Services (EMS) framework for a three year appointment. The £500m Crown Commercial Service (CCS) estate management services framework which replaces the former Crown Commercial Service’s Estate Management Services (EMS) framework.

As a CCS supplier, Graham + Sibbald have been successful in the provision of a range of property services. These will mainly include valuation services, acquisitions and disposals, estates management, lease consultancy, technical surveys and strategic advice across the public sector.

Calum Campbell, Graham + Sibbald Managing Partner, said “We’re delighted to have been appointed on this new national procurement framework and to be able to demonstrate the wide range of services that our teams can provide across the public sector.

As we experience a period of business growth, our appointment will further reiterate our commitment to the provision of safe, reliable and trusted property advice that meets the high quality standards set out by CCS. We very much look forward to working on this framework to deliver long-term savings and energy efficient practices.”

This new framework aims to help reduce running costs and raise capital through the sale of government-owned properties in addition to the introduction of smart technologies which will support the Government’s drive towards reaching net carbon zero targets.

CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2020/21 CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £2.04bn – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

Tom Meney, Head of Carbon + Sustainability, said, “In 2019, the UK Government agreed to legally binding international targets to reach Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050, a target which needs significant and sustained action to be achieved. The Government are intending to invest a significant amount of money in to the energy sector by 2030.

Graham + Sibbald are well placed to help our clients work towards their energy and sustainability goals. From planning and technical services advice to analysis of your carbon emissions and usage, we will work with you to determine realistic and cost-effective solutions. Our wide geographical reach allows us to respond quickly to our clients’ requests and gives us national coverage – something many of our competitors cannot match.”

Graham + Sibbald employs over 220 staff, including 23 Partners, who work across their 17 UK offices in Scotland and England.