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2nd December 2016
Published by: The Press and Journal

Suvey Firms Merge

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors said yesterday it had merged with Hardies, one of Scotland’s largest multi-discipline property and construction consultancies.  The two firms now form a practice with combined turnover of £25 million and employing about 350 people.  Shepherd, which has 33 offices throughout Scotland, and Hardies with 14, will keep their own identities.  A spokesman for the enlarged group insisted it was a merger rather than a takeover, though Shepherd’s partners have a controlling interest.  Hardies, which has a branch in Aberdeen, speciali Read more
2nd December 2016
Published by: The Times

Independent Scottish surveyors see benefits of merger

Two of Scotland’s largest independent surveyors are to merge in a deal that creates an enlarged business with an annual turnover of about £25 million, a network of almost 50 offices and about 350 employees.  Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Hardies, which specialise in property and construction work, said yesterday that they were joining forces, though they will retain their own brands and office locations.  Both parties said there was little overlap.  Hardies, which can trace its history back to 1913, is best known for construction and project management along wit Read more
1st December 2016
Published by: The Courier

New force emerges as Scottish property consultancies merge

Two of Scotland’s leading property focused professional services firms have agreed a merger. Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Hardies Property and Construction Consultants have joined forces to create a new industry heavyweight with a combined turnover in excess of £25 million and 350 staff. While the companies – both of which are more than a century old and have strong associations with Tayside and Fife – are coming together they will continue to trade under their own names and will remain distinct in their professional disciplines. Hardies will specialise in constr Read more
1st December 2016
Published by: Scottish Construction Now

Scottish property firms Shepherd and Hardies announce merger

Surveying practice Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has today announced its merger with multi discipline property and construction consultants, Hardies. The two firms said the newly formed practice will be unrivalled in its delivery network of surveying and construction services throughout the country. Established in 1880 and 1913 respectively, both practices share a long history with each having developed complementary but different disciplines around property advice. Under the agreed terms of the merger, the two businesses will work side by side, complementing each other in order to achi Read more
Both firms share a long history, established in 1880 and 1913 respectively. With a network of 33 offices, 250 staff and surveyors across Scotland, Shepherd is one of the industry’s most familiar names.  Hardies, which has 14 offices across Scotland including in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Stirling, offers construction services and project management, as well as building and quantity surveying work.  Under the terms of the merger, the two businesses will work “side by side” and retain their own branding and identities, with Hardies being the construction arm of t Read more
One of Scotland’s leading surveying practices, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors, has today (Thursday 1st December 2016) announced its merger with one of Scotland’s largest multi discipline Property & Construction consultants, Hardies.  The two firms now form a practice which is unrivalled in its delivery network of surveying and construction services throughout the country.  Both practices share a long history, established in 1880 and 1913 respectively, with each having developed complementary but different disciplines around property advice.  Hardies is a widely kn Read more