Prominent site at Aberdeen Energy Park sold to Rubberatkins

AEIPBuccleuch Property has announced the sale of a key site at the Aberdeen Energy and Innovation Parks in Bridge of Don to existing occupier Rubberatkins.

The sale of the 1.36 acre site within the Energy Park further highlights the continuing demand for expansion space in Aberdeen, and follows Buccleuch Property’s adjacent speculative development project which is due for completion in March 2014.

Rubberatkins, a leading designer and manufacturer of rubber moulded components to the global energy industry, has been an occupier at the Parks since 2008. This latest acquisition is a result of ongoing expansion.

Commenting on the sale of the site at the Aberdeen Energy & Innovation Parks, Sandy Smith, Development Director at Buccleuch Property said: “The evolution of Rubberatkins’ accommodation at the Parks over the years demonstrates the extent of the flexibility we offer our occupiers and the ways in which we can work with them to fulfil their operational strategies.

“It is also a further indicator of the buoyancy of the commercial property climate in Aberdeen and it is our aspiration as landlords and developers to continue to expand and enhance the collaborative environment enjoyed by the 90 businesses already located across the Parks, including Rubberatkins.”

Nick Atkins, Managing Director of Rubberatkins said: “The Aberdeen Energy and Innovation Parks have been an ideal support for our business, allowing real flexibility over the years which is important for any company operating in the fast-changing oil and gas market.

“This new addition will allow us to fulfil our operational requirements as well as allowing for future expansion.”

In response to market demand, work is currently underway at the Aberdeen Energy Park to deliver a speculative development project comprising of two 12,000 sq. ft. warehouses with 4,000 sq. ft integral offices and 18,000 sq. ft of dedicated yards, available for lease or purchase by March 2014.