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Savills Private Finance opens second Scottish office

Savills Private Finance is expanding its business by opening an office in Edinburgh.

This is part of SPFs ongoing regional expansion plans and follows the opening of the Glasgow office earlier this year.

The office will be run by consultant Bruce Robertson and will be looking to provide financial advice across the region.

SPF&#39s increasing presence in Scotland will be bolstered by the relationships with FPD Savills offices which are already in operation in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Brechin.

Alan Mudd, director at SPF, says: “We identified a need for advice at the top end of the mortgage market in Scotland with our first office established in Glasgow. Increasing demand has led to the opening of the Edinburgh office, and we shall continue to build on our relationships with FPD Savills existing offices.”


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