The start of the decade heralds an exciting beginning for four of Scotland’s leading property agents as they establish a new strategic property consultancy – Orinsen.
The partners – Eric Young & Co founder Eric Young, and directors Andy Bain, Tom Forster and Anna Hansen – have set up the new agency to inject an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to the commercial property market in Scotland and beyond.
The team, widely recognised as amongst the most experienced in Scotland, is focused on delivering a collaborative service to clients with strategic investment and asset advice. It will also offer an evolved and ambitious focus on property lettings, acquisition and development advice.
Andy Bain, Director at Orinsen commented: ‘We are facing one of the most challenging retail and property markets in memory. There is an absolute necessity to think differently for clients and investors. That means agility and responsiveness, strategic thinking and honest opinions, with concentration on delivery as the ultimate aim. These elements are what the approach at Orinsen is being built upon and why we have chosen to establish this new offering for the market.
‘It is an exciting time and the move has been very well received across the market so far, which is very positive and shows there is a real appetite for the approach we are taking. We are a close team which has worked very well together for a number of years and we look forward to continuing that collaboration along with our clients into the future.’
The Orinsen team focus on a number of core areas in the retail and mixed-use commercial markets initially, with the expectation that this will broaden into wider markets in the future. With a proven track record for delivery, the agency structure offers greater agility for delivery with a sharp focus on strategy and maximising assets in the long term.
All four partners previously worked at Eric Young & Co for a number of years. Eric Young founded the company in 1983 and both Andy Bain and Tom Forster worked with him for 28 and 13 years respectively. Anna Hansen joined in 2017, working closely with Bain and Forster in the retail and leisure sectors.
In addition to the four partners, there are two further admin staff, all based in the Edinburgh office on George Street. Plans to expand the team are currently underway with a drive to recruit a graduate surveyor in the coming weeks.