Welcome to Elevator’s new feature: ‘Property of the Month’ - focusing on one of our 19 Business Centres across Scotland; looking at the wonderful team that run the Centre and the Tenants who operate their successful businesses from our premises.
Today we pop in to see Stephanie Caird, Business Centre Coordinator at Elevator’s Business Centre in Westhill. She has provided us with some interesting facts about the local area, and most importantly the businesses housed in the centre.
Elevator currently have 1 office available to lease in Westhill so if you are interested in basing yourself in this prime Westhill location give us a call on 01224 330550 - or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westhill Business Centre offers 4,500 square feet of serviced office space and can provide a home to 24 businesses in the heart of Arnhall Business Park.
One of our longer standing tenants of 14 years is Brimmond Financial Planning, run by John West and assisted by his wife Linda.
Brimmond Financial Planning is an Independent Financial Adviser practice based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. John West from Brimmond Financial Planning says:
“We take great pride in the quality of our client care and service, offering advice to individuals from all walks of life, as well as to businesses, partnerships, professional practices and companies. We cover all aspects of financial planning and specialise in Investment, Protection and Pension products to ensure our clients receive a personal and friendly service with access to the widest range of products and services available."
New to our Westhill Centre is Fulcrum North Sea Ltd who have been with us since September 2015.
Fulcrum is an independent company, specialising in Functional Safety solutions for the North Sea Oil & Gas industry.
Stan Kay of Fulcrum said: "Based in the north east of Scotland, we support the North Sea Oil & Gas industry in all aspects of the Functional Safety Lifecycle. Functional Safety is essential to all Oil & Gas operations and our objective is to provide an efficient high-quality service, delivering Functional Safety solutions to ensure compliance and continued safe operation."
My name is Stephanie Caird, I have worked at the Westhill Business Centre for over 11 years!
I love the interaction I have with all my tenants, but I have to say I hate it when we get empty offices.
I love spending time with my husband Ronnie and my dog; she is a 3-year-old German Shepherd and she is just beautiful.
For those who don’t know, I was registered blind in 2009 but I don’t let this disability get in the way of my day to day life and work, in fact, I think I am doing a pretty good job.
What makes Westhill great
This is the road out of Westhill before the large Tesco and the roundabout was built.
In fact, there were only fields surrounding the entrance into Westhill.
To take a left turn out of Westhill you were literally taking your life into your own hands.
Westhill is a busy suburb 8 miles west of Aberdeen which has a population of around 13,000, this has grown a fair amount compared to in the 90’s which was around 8,000.
Westhill has grown so much in the last 20 years due to oil and gas boom (in better times).
At Elevator, we remain optimistic despite the current Oil and Gas downturn. We support businesses in all sectors and we see a significant trend of subsea businesses emerging in Westhill.
Westhill is a thriving community with 3 Primary Schools, 1 Academy, 3 coffee shops and several restaurants, including an oriental restaurant, 2 Indian restaurants and many other food cuisines.
The Business Centre itself is walking distance to Costco, a large Tesco Supermarket, the Premier Inn Hotel and Shepherds Rest Restaurant.
We are proud to have a Gold post box in Westhill after Tim Baillie, who is from Westhill, won a gold medal in Canoeing in the 2012 London Olympics.
And keeping with the sporting theme Westhill will host its first 10k run in June 2016.
If you would like to base your business in Westhill Business Centre, Stephanie would be happy to help you make this a reality. Contact: Stephanie Caird - 01224 330550 - email@example.com or you can see the full details of our Westhill Business Centre HERE.
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