Gillian Giles

Associate, Agency

Gillian provides office agency expertise in Glasgow and advises on occupational strategy, change management and acquisitions. Her occupier clients include SKY, AECOM, Jacobs, BNP Paribas, Shell, Big Lottery Fund and HiBu, Ceridian.

She also provides landlord disposal and development transaction advice to clients including CBRE Global Investors, BMO Real Estate Partners, Credit Suisse, Praxis Real Estate Management, EPIC, Picton and Castleforge Partners.

SKILLS:

  • Office agency
  • Specialised in Scotland
  • Landlord disposal
  • Occupier instructions

PROJECTS:

Glasgow HQ for MDDUS Carried out the search and acquisition of a new HQ office of 11,400 sq ft. during the pandemic lockdown. Identified possible options for viewing and shortlisting and negotiated to secure the best Grade A accommodation at 206 St Vincent Street.

310 St Vincent Street, Glasgow Disposed of 70,000 sq ft for landlord Praxis Real Estate Management. Tenants secured include Wescot Credit Services, British Steel Pension Fund, MDP Capital and Clancy Consulting. Created a new marketing campaign and advised on reception upgrades.

180 West George Street, Glasgow Advised landlord Picton on the refurbishment specification for the vacant floors within the 52,000 sq ft building. A new marketing campaign was utilised and the vacant accommodation let. New lettings included Class4Kids and Peninsula Business Services.

Mercury House, Strathclyde Business Park, Bellshill Lease extension on behalf of Landlord BMO Real Estate Partners to Virgin Media at Mercury House. Retained the occupier in over 40,000 sq ft plus parking.

130 St Vincent Street, Glasgow Acted for JLL Investors on the redevelopment and letting of the Grade A office building. Refurbishment advice covered the common area including reception and several vacant office floors.