Land specialists open up in Duns

George F White Duns office, Nancy Sloan, Hugh Fell, Michael Bell, and Jessica Card .
George F White Duns office, Nancy Sloan, Hugh Fell, Michael Bell, and Jessica Card .

Leading northern land and property specialists George F. White have today announced they are to open an office in Duns, their first office in Southern Scotland.

The firm will open in Duns having merged with the long established Nancy Hodge Farm Business Services (FBS) consultancy run by Nancy Sloan. The new office, at 15 Murray Street, will support George F. White’s continuing growth with the firm covering an expanded geographical area from Southern Scotland down to North Lincolnshire.

Hugh Fell, managing partner of George F. White commented: “This is a very exciting announcement for us. We already have a large client base in Southern Scotland and being geographically closer to our clients will enable us to better service their needs.

“We are a business that strongly believes in the energy and enthusiasm of our team and we are thrilled that established team member Michael Bell will be leading the team in the region. In addition, Nancy and her team are well known and highly regarded for their work across the Borders, Lothians and Northumberland areas, and we are delighted with the announcement. We will work closely with Nancy and her existing team to continue delivering outstanding customer service to clients old and new.”

The services offered by George F. White will continue to be those offered by FBS including farm consultancy, book keeping, farm record keeping and grants and subsidies along with additional services: valuation, utilities, management of business strategies, property management and property sales and acquisitions.

Nancy Sloan, who founded FBS over 30 years ago, commented: “I am excited about the merger. George F. White have a very experienced team of professionals offering an extensive range of services which compliments those that we have traditionally offered. I am looking forward to working with them to deliver a complete rural business package.”