Richard is a Partner in Ryden’s Professional group in Aberdeen dealing with valuation, rating and lease consultancy work. Previously he spent five years in a Local Government Property department. He joined Ryden in 1995 after starting his career in a Local Government property department.
He is a Registered Valuer and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Valuation of commercial properties and portfolios for secured lending purposes on behalf of the main banks including Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, NAB and Santander.
Valuation reports strategic disposal advice for Corporate Recovery specialists such as KPMG, PWC, Begbies Traynor and Johnston Carmichael.
Valuation reports for pre-purchase, disposal and accounting purposes on behalf of national and local clients. Clients have included Scottish Enterprise, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, M&G Real Estate, Stewart Milne Homes and ANM Group.
Landlord & Tenant
Handling rent reviews, including submissions to third party, over a wide variety of office, industrial and retail premises with a particular specialisaion being ground leases. Clients include M&G, Pramerica, Aberdeen Asset Management, Gilcomston Investments, G&J Investments and Ribnort Ltd.
Submitted appeals, inspected and valued properties and negotiated rateable values for modern and traditional offices, retail units, industrial premises, public houses and hotels. Rating advice on valuation and finance provided to clients including Halliburton, Subsea 7 and Aberdeen City Council (as occupier).
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