Renowned West End Business Centres mark anniversary with expansion announcement

Left to Right: Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce Chair Bob Keiller CBE and Skene Business Centres founder Charles Skene CBE

A LEADING independent provider of quality serviced office accommodation has celebrated a milestone by expanding its offering in Aberdeen’s West End.

To commemorate 40 years in business, locally owned Skene Business Centres have underlined a long-standing commitment to the city by adding 3,755 sq ft of space to its portfolio at Queens Gardens.  The move brings the total amount of space available across five addresses at the prime location to 15,500 sq ft.

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The news represents a symbolic full circle for the family-run business, which began at Queens Gardens where the Skene family home and business premises were originally located.  Nowadays, this address continues to form an important part of the serviced office business which has grown exponentially across key locations in the city.  

In addition to underpinning its position within the West End commercial property scene, new office space is due to be added at Rosemount Viaduct and a new business lounge joins the range of facilities on offer at the company’s Rubislaw Den North centre.

Founded in 1984, Skene Business Centres have unrivalled experience in the provision of serviced office accommodation in Aberdeen at prime locations in the West End and City Centre.  With parking and green outdoor spaces for tenants to enjoy, options available include serviced offices for 1 to 15 desks, therapy rooms, meeting rooms and virtual offices. 

Commenting on the company’s landmark 40th anniversary, Skene Investments Managing Director Jennifer Lindsay said: “Our success over a very long period is due to several key factors which are central to our business ethos.  By working in step with the evolving needs of our tenants, we have created a series of dynamic locations in which businesses can grow and thrive.

“As we reflect on the past and look to the future, we are confident that the additional space we have added in this important year will be beneficial in uplevelling not only our offering but also our flexibility and appeal to a broader range of businesses than ever before.”

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