Dumfries provides growth springboard for YoungsRPS

Surveying and property firm YoungsRPS has announced an expansion in south-west Scotland fuelled by strong demand for its specialist agricultural services.

Director Tom Oates, admin assistant Susan Peacock and farm business consultant Michael Halliday. Picture: Contributed
Director Tom Oates, admin assistant Susan Peacock and farm business consultant Michael Halliday. Picture: Contributed

Located on the outskirts of Dumfries, the new offices are due to open this coming Monday to accommodate a “growing team and ever-increasing work load”.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The firm, which is relocating a team from its current office at Thornhill, said it was seeing increasing demand particularly for farm sales and acquisitions, specialist tenancy negotiations and grant applications advice and support.

Tom Oates, director of YoungsRPS, said: “The business has been built on a foundation of people who have a deep understanding of agriculture and farm business issues.

“Recent years have been challenging for all sectors, and farmers have sought support and advice from reputable businesses to help them negotiate the fast-changing business conditions faced.”