B.Sc (Hons), MRICS
Louise's role within the Rating Department involves dealing with a large number of appeals on behalf of various local and national clients.
Louise has been involved in complex negotiations for a diverse portfolio of properties across the whole of Scotland in order to secure reductions in Rateable Value for clients.
Louise is also involved in Commercial Lease Consultancy comprising mostly of rent reviews, lease renewals and lease re-gears. Working for a number of national clients on their Scottish property porfolios.
Provided a tactical structured rating service to a retail client portfolio with an overall Rateable Value of around £27m. Through complex negotiations Louise reduced the Rateable Values by just under £2m resulting in large saving to the client.
Through Colliers rates cost management services introduced to Scotland in April 2013 Louise has saved clients around £6m to date and conducts this service across Scotland.
Through in depth analysis on all individual assessments included within the telecommunications cumulo entries Louise has saved her client huge sums of money with over £2.7m being achieved within one Assessor area.
BSc (Hons) Property Management & Valuation
Memberships & Involvements
MRICS - Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
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I joined Colliers in 2005 following the acquisition of Campbell & Company. After working within several departments including Retail Agency, Investment, Landlord & Tenant and Building Consultancy I was recruited in 2010 by the Rating Department as Administrator for Scotland. Following successful achievement of the Diploma in Surveying Practice from the University College of Estate Management in 2013 and election to Associate Member of the RICS in 2016 I now deal with appeals and offer up to date advise to clients on the changing world of business rates and relief schemes.
Compliance and Audit Assistant
I joined Colliers International in April 2016, working in the accurates division dealing with empty property rates. I am currently the only Colliers employee in Scotland who works exclusively for accurates in Scotland.