Galbraith

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Galbraith
Galbraith logo.jpg
ISIN🆔
IndustryReal estate
Founded 📆2003
Founder 👔
Headquarters 🏙️,
Edinburgh
,
Number of locations
Ayr, Edinburgh, Galashiels, Perth[1] Castle Douglas, Kelso, Stirling, Aberdeen, Inverness, Elgin, Penrith, Hexham, Blagdon
Area served 🗺️
Scotland England
Key people
Iain Russell, Chairman[citation needed]
ServicesSales, lettings, commercial, rural, energy, forestry, building surveying
Members
Number of employees
236 (February 2017)[1]
🌐 Websitewww.galbraithgroup.com/
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Galbraith is a property consultancy in Scotland and England. The firm offers a range of property consulting services across commercial, residential and rural sectors.

History[edit]

In April 2003, CKD Galbraith was formed through the merger of the Scottish offices of Cluttons with CKD Finlayson Hughes.[2][3] The firm has antecedents dating back to the 18th century.[citation needed] In July 2009, CKD Galbraith acquired the Buccleuch John Sale estate agency and chartered surveying business based in the Scottish borders, thus adding three regional offices to its network.[4] In 2013, CKD Galbraith merged with Hayes Macfarlane becoming one of the top Single Farm Payment brokerages in Scotland.[5] In 2017, the company was rebranded as Galbraith.[6]. In 2019 Galbraith and Land Factor, merged adding an additional 3 offices to the firm in Northumberland and Cumbria.[7]

Services[edit]

The firm operates in a range of real estate sectors, including residential, commercial, estate, and farm property. The firm also have a growing forestry sector.[7][3] It arranges finance through the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation for commercial farms and estates.[8] Galbraith also has an established energy department that advises landowners and other private clients on the suitability and likely return from windfarm developments across Scotland.[9][10] In 2017, the firm confirmed that it would start a UK-wide specialist investment agency brokerage service.[11]

Estate sales[edit]

In 2011, the firm handled the sale of Taransay, an island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland,[12][13] Tournaig and Heights of Kinlochewe estates, near Gairloch,[14] Millden estate in Angus,[15] Dalmagarry Estate at Moy[16] and several other estates.[16]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Scott Reid (2017-02-15). "CKD flags brisk residential property trade in Galloway". The Scotsman. Archived from the original on 2018-03-16. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  2. "'Steady growth' for Scots house prices". The Scotsman. 2003-04-08. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Butler, Sophie (2003-09-23). "The Sophie Butler report: The great outdoors". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  4. "'Major expansion' as Galbraith buys property rival". The Scotsman. 2009-07-22. Archived from the original on 2018-03-16. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  5. Rog Wood (2013-06-18). "CKD Galbraith joins forces with top Single Farm Payments brokerage". The Herald. Archived from the original on 2018-03-16. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  6. "Galbraith in the fast lane". Scottish Field. 2017-11-09. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Newlands, Emma (March 19, 2019). "Galbraith to accelerate rural services after merger". The Scotsman. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  8. Karen Peattie (2015-01-12). "CKD Galbraith boosts Perth agricultural team". Business Quarter. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  9. Pondari PremSai (2014-03-19). "CKD Galbraith says new FiT guidelines force developers to speed-up wind turbines commissioning". power-technology.com. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  10. "The Scotsman – £26,000 and rising: what wind farms generate for owners". The Scotsman. 2011-02-18. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  11. Emma Newlands (2017-03-20). "Property firm CKD Galbraith bulks up commercial arm". The Scotsman. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  12. "Castaway island Taransay put up for sale". BBC News. 2011-05-31. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  13. "Castaway island of Taransay sold to landowning family". BBC News. 2011-06-11. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  14. Jackie MacKenzie (2011-06-03). "Ross-shire sporting estates to be sold". North Star. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  15. Auslan Cramb (2011-11-23). "Famous sporting estate withdrawn from sale after excellent grouse shooting season". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Attraction of Scottish sporting estates still strong". The Press and Journal. 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2018-03-17 – via pressreader.com.

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