Allied Surveyors Scotland bolster Dundee office with new senior appointment

Gary Black joins the company, which is one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of chartered surveyors, to head up its Dundee office and will play a key role in its future success and growth.

With more than 25 years’ experience in surveying and valuing residential properties in Dundee and Angus, Gary has extensive knowledge of the local area and is ideally positioned to bolster the Dundee office.

Previous to moving to Allied Surveyors Scotland, Gary worked at Graham & Sibbald and J & E Shepherd. He has a Diploma in Land Economy from the College of Estate Management.

Commenting on his new role, Gary, director of Allied Surveyors Dundee, said: “After 18 years in my previous role, I recognised the position at Allied Surveyors as a fresh challenge – one I couldn’t turn down. It is definitely the right move at the right time.

“Allied Surveyors’ has an established reputation across Scotland and an unparalleled level of contacts throughout the industry. I’m looking forward to getting started and using my knowledge to drive business growth in the Dundee area.”

Allied Surveyors Scotland chairman, Grant Robertson, added: “Gary’s timely appointment follows our recent expansion into St Andrews, and further reinforces our confidence in the Scottish property market.

“With first-rate expertise in the residential market, Gary has the capabilities to capitalise on the ever-growing buoyant housing sector in Dundee, while developing our team as we continue to increase market share.”

Allied Surveyors Scotland has 32 offices across Scotland and provides a complete range of professional property services including residential and commercial property valuations, together with building surveying and building consultancy services. With a growing staff base of more than 160 employees, the company has an annual turnover of over £14 million and a client base that comprises lawyers, estate agents, banks, builders, investors and developers.