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Karen Forsyth

Karen Forsyth

Research Manager



0131 473 3311


Consulting & Research


HNC Librarianship & Information Science


Karen has over 25 years' experience in commercial property research. Based in the Consulting Group her responsibilities include providing both external consultancy services to clients and internal consultancy. Key experience includes analysis of supply of, and demand for, industrial and business property and land, retail audits and development feasibility studies.


Property and economic development studies

In Scotland these projects are typically on behalf of the Scottish Government, local authorities and Scottish Enterprise Network. Projects include Dundee Office Property Market Study, Fife Employment Property Market Report, Glasgow City Centre Office Market, Inner Moray Firth and Moray Firth Region Report and Falkirk Town Centres Property Market Report.

Masterplans and regeneration projects

Projects include Fort William Waterfront Development Feasibility, Dunfermline City Centre Masterplan, Aberdeen Urban Realm Strategy, Kingsway East Employment Land, Longniddry Employment Land Uses and Economic Impact Assessment and Property Market Assessment Tweedbank, Scottish Borders.

Retail audits and retail capacity studies

Projects include Perth & Kinross Retail Review, Dumfries and Galloway Retail Capacity Study, Retail Demand in Fife and Scottish Borders Retail (Galashiels and Hawick Gap Analysis).