Richard Lang

Partner, Rates, Rent & Valuation

Richard leads Ryden’s Professional group in Aberdeen and has been a Partner since 2008. He joined Ryden in 1995 from a local government property department. 

Richard has 30 years of experience working in the commercial property and development markets in North and North East Scotland and has worked on behalf of a wide range of clients with an interest in property whether as occupier, owner, investor, developer, funder, or insolvency practitioner. He is MRICS, ACIArb and a Registered Valuer with the MRICS.


  • Valuation Advice
  • Landlord and Tenant and Rent Advice
  • Business Rates Appeals
  • Development Appraisal
  • Specialised in North and North East Scotland


ABZ Business Park Valuation and development appraisal advice over several years as a 60 acre business park evolved from undeveloped land into a multi-let estate with industrial, office, hotel and restaurant occupiers.

Residential Land Advice to landowners on land values under option agreements. Negotiation of land prices and, where necessary, making submissions to third party expert for an award.  Acting on behalf of landowners on sites sold to house builders including Cala, Dandara, Stewart Milne Homes and Bancon.

Industrial Rent Reviews 30 years of experience in this sector, advising institutional landlords such as M&G and Aberdeen Standard Investments, property companies, private investors, and public sector clients.

Portfolio Valuations Valuation of numerous property portfolios and wide range of property types that have included: industrial, office, retail, ground-lease, development land, residential lets and hospitality.  Clients have included: Aberdeen City Council, ANM Group, Robertson Property Ltd, Scottish Enterprise and secured lenders.