Award winning call centre specialist CPT Ltd has appointed EPS to negotiate an extension to their 6,000 sq ft leasehold interest at Edward House, West Campbell Street, Glasgow. EPS will focus on delivering lease flexibility at a competitive rental.
Two more candidates from Martin’s specialist mentoring programme have passed their Assessment of Professional Competency (APC). Congratulations to Tom Fothergill of GL Hearn and Douglas Binnie of Knight Frank who now become fully qualified Chartered Surveyors. For more details on Martin’s APC mentoring programme, see http://www.edgarproperty.co.uk/mentoring/
The Chairman of the RICS in Scotland has appointed Martin to act as Independent Expert in connection with a rental dispute between landlord and tenant in the Aurora building in Glasgow’s Bothwell St. The dispute centres on a 9th floor leasehold interest at the building which occupies a prime location in the city’s central business district. With a passing rent in excess of £450,000 per annum, this is a key appointment for Martin to secure within the Glasgow office market.
Rapidly expanding franchise leisure operator Energie Fitness has appointed Martin as external (inhouse) property advisor. This follows a highly successful initial piece of work by EPS which secured a 75% rates reduction in connection with Energie’s East Kilbride property. Energie currently have 14 leasehold interests throughout Central Scotland with plans for a further six sites within the next 12 months. Martin’s role is to secure savings from the current property portfolio and ensure all future leases match the occupational needs of the business.