Posts By: RAP

Ryden appointed by City of Glasgow College

Ryden has won a major contract with City of Glasgow College to market and dispose of five surplus sites across Glasgow. The college will move to its new campus in the summer of 2016. The firm’s advisory and project management specialists will develop a detailed strategy for the college’s portfolio which includes the North Hanover... Read more

Opinion: London is not the Holy Grail for tech start-ups

By Simon Elliot It was very interesting to read in a Sunday broadsheet recently about problems being experienced by start-up businesses in one of London’s celebrated tech start-up hubs. Apparently, at Tech City, people working to establish technology-led businesses are working on copper wire or slower connections, or even using dongles, to get hooked up... Read more

Home Group confirms first national contract for Regional Agent Partnership

Home Group, one of the UK’s largest affordable  housing providers, is the first third sector body to commission a cross-company team from the Regional Agent Partnership (RAP), a UK-wide network of chartered surveyors and property consultants. Home Group, a social enterprise and a charity with a turnover of over £328m, required an options analysis and... Read more

Alder King appointed by NHS Property Services

Alder King has been appointed by NHS Property Services to provide on-going strategic management advice The move comes after the property consultant carried out a successful asset management inspection for NHS Property Services across its Southern Region property portfolio in October last year. The inspection required reports on 673 properties across the south of England,... Read more

Ryden For Tax Incremental Funding Schemes

If you’ve considered how to employ a Tax Incremental Funding (TIF) scheme to fund future investments you can access an experienced team through RAP. The TIF concept was created in the US and allows local authorities to use projected revenues from taxes to fund new infrastructure. Business rates from the new developments are used to... Read more