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Valuations must eventually reflect the remarkable surge in the leisure and hospitality property sector

In terms of macroeconomic mood music, it is tempting at the moment to put your hands over your ears. Scotland faces political instability at home, in the wider UK and in Europe and the economic outlook still fails to inspire confidence. However, to lighten the gloom, it is worth taking into account a remarkable surge in the performance of the leisure and hospitality sector. It is heartening across the country, but north of the Highland Fault Line, it has been something of a gold rush. The last time there was [...]

Valuations must eventually reflect the remarkable surge in the leisure and hospitality property sector2018-12-18T10:47:35+00:00

40 years under the floorboards. The life and times of a dedicated Chartered Surveyor

It is a sobering thought that 40 years have slipped by since I first ran a tape measure across the inside of a house and popped my head under the floorboards. 1978. What a year. The Smurfs appeared on TV for the first time, Christopher Reeves flew as Superman and Rod Stewart asked: Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? Scotland did not win the World Cup. None of that, I have to say, impinged greatly on my consciousness as I stood in the offices of DM Hall for the first time [...]

40 years under the floorboards. The life and times of a dedicated Chartered Surveyor2018-12-18T10:47:35+00:00

Commercial Valuation Surveyor. Inverness

Inverness - Highlands & Moray. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Surveyor to join our North commercial Team, covering the Highlands & Moray region. With two established offices in Inverness and Elgin, we are seeking an ambitious surveyor to develop the existing commercial footprint in the region, with the ability to grow a team as workflows develop. The successful candidate would be based in the Highland capital, Inverness – considered to be one of the fastest growing cities in the UK and frequently placed in the top five [...]

Commercial Valuation Surveyor. Inverness2018-12-18T10:47:35+00:00

DM Hall appoints property manager Kerry Boyle as its new Edinburgh-based Business Sales Agent

DM Hall, one of Scotland’s leading independent firms of chartered surveyors, has appointed Kerry Boyle as a Business Sales Agent. She will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office. With a background both in finance at Bank of Scotland and in property management, Kerry comes highly experienced for her new role which includes securing business sales opportunities for DM Hall’s surveying team throughout Scotland. She said: “In my previous role at Countrywide estate agents’ Glasgow West End branch I was solely responsible for managing a complex portfolio of over 300 [...]

DM Hall appoints property manager Kerry Boyle as its new Edinburgh-based Business Sales Agent2018-12-18T10:47:35+00:00