Bargarran Post Office Sold in Renfrewshire

Posted on March 24th, 2017

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Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of the Bargarran Post Office, a well-run and popular post office and store in Erskine, Renfrewshire.

The sale represented a fantastic walk-in opportunity for a new buyer to acquire a profitable business with a regular, loyal clientele. Bargarran Post Office is very spacious and comprises of a shopping area with plenty of floor space and stock display opportunities for food and confectionery as well as cards and gifts. It is located within the Bargarran shopping precinct in Erskine, which is populated with numerous residential and business properties and is very much the hub of the local community. The vendors, Mr and Mrs Deo, decided to place the business on the market due to other business interests.

Following a number of viewings, the business was sold to Mr Christopher Allan, who has previous experience in the Post Office trade. Mr Allan was attracted to the business’ good set-up and convenient location.

Mrs Deo commented: My experience with Bruce and Co has been great. I really felt that I could call them at any time and discuss my concerns as they were easily contactable. I appreciated their handling of the sale, trying to get it done as quickly as possible and working in my best interests. I really felt that I had a good relationship with my negotiator, Safa Sultan, and I would gladly recommend Bruce and Co’s services anytime.”

Safa Sultan from Bruce & Co. commented “I’m really pleased that this sale has finally completed. It was a pleasure working with both the buyer and vendor during the sale. We worked together to get through all the issues and came to a happy conclusion.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

David Cowlishaw

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751

Barony Bar Sold in Under Four Months

Posted on March 20th, 2017

baronyBruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of the Barony Bar, an extremely busy and long-established pub in Edinburgh.

Having operated in the area for over 100 years, Barony Bar has built up a reputation for good beer and being one of the town’s best places to enjoy a sociable drink and meal with friends. The pub occupies an enviable location on the busy Broughton Street in the centre of Edinburgh, surrounded by both commercial and residential properties.

Barony Bar is on The Campaign for Real Ale’s list of heritage pubs, and is richly decorated with Grade 3 listed mirrors and tiles. The vendor, Mr Malcolm Binnie, decided to place the business on the market due to his wish to retire. This therefore presented a fantastic opportunity to purchase an award winning business in a superb location.

This opportunity generated tremendous interest, and following an impressive 65 viewings and 14 offers, the business was sold to Mr Rafal Karwacki, who was attracted to the location and reputation of the business. He plans to build on Mr Binnie’s hard work and continue to grow the business.

Mr Binnie said: I would like to thank Bruce & Co for their professional help in selling my business. Safa dealt with the sale well, always keeping me informed in a courteous and capable manner.”

Safa Sultan from Bruce & Co. commented “With a tremendous amount of interest in this business, I am delighted to see it sold. The Barony Bar has gained an ambitious and keen new owner and wish them nothing but the best.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

David Cowlishaw

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751

Popular Convenience Store Sold in Aberdeenshire

Posted on March 10th, 2017

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Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of I&S Duguid, a popular convenience store in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.

An extremely busy business, which was run by the vendor since 2009, I&S Duguid benefits from being located in a popular residential area and comes fully equipped and presented in walk-in condition. The business offers a wide selection of general groceries, newspapers, magazines, chilled produce, confectionery, cigarettes and greeting cards.

Although trading successfully, there is still potential for the new owner to expand the business. I&S Duguid was only placed on the market due to the retirement of the vendors, Mr and Mrs Duguid.

This opportunity generated tremendous interest, and following a substantial number of viewings and offers, the business was sold to Mrs Rajwant Kaur, who has previous experience in the convenience store trade. Mrs Kaur is looking to expand her current portfolio of businesses and was attracted to I&S Duguid due it’s excellent location and set-up. She plans to continue trading with the business and build on its excellent reputation within the local community.

Mrs Kaur said: Overall the service from Bruce & Co was very good. They handled the sale well and I would recommend them to my family and friends.”

Safa Sultan from Bruce & Co. commented: “I’m really happy to see that Mr & Mrs Duguid are able to retire knowing the business they have built up is left in safe hands. It was delightful working with them to achieve a sale.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

David Cowlishaw

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751

La Spezia Takeaway Sold in Fife

Posted on March 6th, 2017

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of La Spezia, a popular takeaway in Glenrothes, Fife.

This excellent, fully refurbished takeaway boasts an excellent reputation within the local area thanks to its extensive and appetising menu to include homemade pizza and pasta, kebabs and wraps and fried suppers. Well-established and situated in a popular residential area, La Spezia presented a great base for a new buyer to build upon.

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The vendors, Mr and Mrs Bronzina, had decided to sell due to other business commitments. Following a number of viewings, the business was sold to first time buyer Mr John Laidlaw, who was attracted by the prospect of owning his first business within the fast food sector. He plans to continue La Spezia’s good reputation and possibly introduce a new menu.

Mr Laidlaw said: I am pleased that the sale went through and would like to thank everyone at Bruce & Co for all their help. I would recommend them to my friends as they were consistently good in their handling of the sale.”

Safa Sultan from Bruce & Co. commented “I’d like to wish Mr Laidlaw good luck as he begins to operate his first business. Both vendor and buyer were a pleasure to deal with, and I wish Mr and Mrs Bronzina all the best for the future.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

 

Contact:

David Cowlishaw

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751

Crossgates Stores Sold in Fife

Posted on January 25th, 2017

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of Crossgates Stores, a retail unit representing an excellent investment opportunity in Fife.

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The property previously traded as a Post Office and is now trading as a store. After 17 years the vendor, Mr John Gordon, decided to place to the property on the market due to his wish to retire.

The property is positioned on the main road through the village of Crossgates in Fife, and benefits from high footfall as well as being perfectly positioned within the village. The unit has excellent potential to introduce a new business idea in this vibrant community.

After just two months, following a number of viewings, the business was sold to Mr Alex Jarrett, who knew the vendor prior to submitting an offer.

Mr Gordon praised Bruce and Co’s handling of the sale, saying: “I am very pleased with the service I received from Lucy at Bruce and Co. I was constantly kept in the loop and didn’t have to do anything. I had support the whole way.”

Lucy Doherty from Bruce & Co. commented: “I am very happy now the sale of Crossgates Stores is now complete. This business has tremendous potential and I’m certain Mr Jarrett will make it a success. I’d like to wish the vendor, Mr Gordon, all the best in retirement.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

David Cowlishaw

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751

Picnic Coffee Shop Sold in Edinburgh

Posted on January 17th, 2017

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of the Picnic Coffee Shop in South Queensferry, Edinburgh.

This well-established and popular local café operates from a fantastic main road location. The vendors, Mr and Mrs Gilpin, wished to sell due to family commitments, therefore presenting a fantastic walk-in opportunity for a buyer looking to take advantage of a delightful business in an excellent locale.

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In addition, the shop boasted a great reputation with the local community, with a good deal of repeat custom along with regular passing trade.

This opportunity generated tremendous interest, and following an impressive 23 viewings and 8 offers, the business was sold to Mr Francesco Agus, who was attracted to the location and style of the business.

Mr Agus said: Now that the sale of the Picnic Coffee Shop is complete, I would like to thank Safa Sultan (Negotiator at Bruce and Co) for all their support and help during this transition. The communication between us was clear and very helpful. Once again, many thanks, and I look forward to doing business with Bruce and Co again.”

Safa Sultan from Bruce & Co. commented “With so much interest in the business, I am happy we have found the right buyer for Mr and Mrs Gilpin. No doubt Mr Agus will see the business to success”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co. please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

Sergio’s Restaurant Sold in Scottish Borders

Posted on November 8th, 2016

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of Sergio’s, an extremely busy and well-run Italian restaurant in Hawick, Scottish Borders.

Sergio’s operates from a traditionally built detached property in Hawick, a large commuter town located off the A1, just a 40-minute drive from Edinburgh. With seating for over 60 covers, this long-established business in the town, has been owned by the same family since 1983. This exciting opportunity was placed on the market with an asking price of £38,000, following the vendor, Mr Sergio Antonacci, wishing to sell due to retirement

Following several viewings, the business was sold to Mr Eric Desneuf, who commented: “I think Bruce & Co dealt with the sale really well, I would recommend and use them again as I was kept up to date throughout the process.”

Mr Antonacci said: “I would like to thank Lucy Doherty (Sales Negotiator at Bruce & Co) for all her hard work throughout the time we were on the market and her help pushing the sale to completion. She was always giving us updates.”

Lucy Doherty from Bruce & Co commented: “I was delighted to be involved with this restaurant business sale. Throughout the sale process my priority was to keep in close contact with both parties and keep them informed. I wish them both all the best in their new ventures.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

Name: David Cowlishaw

Position: Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775791

Email: David.Cowlishaw@altiusgroup.co.uk

Colliers Bar Sold in Renfrewshire

Posted on October 31st, 2016

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of Colliers Bar; an excellent corner pub in Johnstone, Renfrewshire.
The pub boasts a great established clientele and prime location, on a corner of Johnstone’s High Street. Much of its trade comes from the local community, with a varied income from both wet and dry sales. The business is easily managed and unlike many other licensed businesses, is currently seeing turnover increase year on year.

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Colliers had been under the ownership of the vendor, Mr Docherty, who decided to sell due to his wish to retire.
Following 5 viewings and 2 offers, the business was sold to private buyers.
Safa Sultan, Sales Negotiator at Bruce and Co, comments: “I’m very happy that this sale was completed, allowing Mr Docherty to retire knowing his pub is in safe hands.”

Retail Unit Sold in Edinburgh

Posted on October 13th, 2016

Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of a well presented shop unit located in Abbeyhill, within Edinburgh City Centre.

The property offered an excellent development opportunity, and initially traded as a barber shop. The property comprises of 2 floors, approaching 900 square feet. The ground floor of the property incorporates a large front shop, along fixtures and fittings appropriate for a traditional barber shop. The garden level benefits from being split into two areas, and further incorporates WC facilities.

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The retail unit was placed on the market by the confidential vendor to focus on other commitments, and following extensive interest with 10 viewings, the property was sold to a private buyer on a freehold basis. The buyer will be using the premises as office space. Sale completion from the time the offer was made took only three months.

Safa Sultan, Sales Negotiator at Bruce & Co. comments: “The property offered potential buyers with a variety of uses. The unit will now be used as a solicitor’s office, and I am pleased that the buyer has found an ideal location to implement this. I wish both parties the best of luck for the future.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Fairytale Events Sold in Aberdeen

Posted on October 10th, 2016

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Bruce & Co. are delighted to announce the sale of Fairytale Events; a thriving unique events hire company situated in Aberdeen. The business specialises in event organisation, dressing and entertainment.

The business was established by the vendor Mrs Singer, in 2008 and over the years, has gained an enviable reputation not only from private clients, but also large corporate organisations. The events company has an excellent base of loyal clientele and enjoys much repeat custom generated mainly through word of mouth and recommendations.

The business premises is situated within an industrial unit, designed over 2 levels.

Following 3 viewings, Fairtytale Events was sold to Ms Jill Shaw on a leasehold basis. Should the new owner wish to, the business could be relocated as all the equipment, which was included in the sale, is fully mobile.

Safa Sultan, Sales Negotiator at Bruce & Co. comments: “This was a really quick transaction. We are really proud to have found a buyer within just a few months of the business being on the market.”

To find out more details about the businesses available for sale, and sold, through Bruce & Co please visit: www.bruceandco.co.uk

NOTES TO EDITORS

Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co, part of Altius Group, is a specialist business broker working within Scotland. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling we have a proven track record in delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.

For more information please visit: www.altiusgroup.co.uk

Contact:

Sabiha Motala

Marketing & PR Executive

Tel: 01772 775751