Stuart joined Ryden in 2016 from DM Hall where he was a Partner with responsibility for the firm's North Commercial Group. Prior to this he was a Director with CBRE, heading up their Aberdeen Professional Services Team.
Having been based in Aberdeen his entire career, Stuart has particular expertise within the North East property market and has acted for a broad range of private clients and investors, major lending institutions, international companies and public sector organisations.
Whilst an experienced general practitioner, Stuart has specialist knowledge in valuation, rent review, residential land acquisition & appraisal, acquisition & disposal, compulsory purchase & compensation and lease consultancy.
Valuation & Consultancy
Valuation of a wide range commercial properties and portfolios for secured lending purposes on behalf of major lending institutions including Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, HSBC, Handlesbanken and Santander.
The provision of valuation advice for asset management, disposal and accounting purposes on behalf of a wide range of private and public sector clients including Scottish Enterprise, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Johnston & Carmichael, Brewdog Plc, Norse Ltd and Anderson Anderson & Brown.
Landlord & Tenant
Negotiating rent reviews, including submissions to third party, over a wide variety of office, industrial and retail premises. Clients include Esson Properties, Swellfix UK Ltd, Peterson (UK) Ltd, Faroe Petroleum, Churchill Drilling, DOF Subsea (UK) Ltd and Norse Ltd.
Acquisition & Disposal
Completed a range of successful acquisitions and disposals on behalf of a range of private and major multi-national clients including DOF Subsea (UK) Ltd, Schlumberger Oilfield UK Ltd, Swellfix UK Ltd, Six Degree's North, Northwards Ltd, Groundwater Lift Trucks Ltd, and International SOS (UK) Ltd.
We pride ourselves on being a market leader and have been recognised for our achievements by the property industry.