Estate Management

Modern estates are a diverse and challenging environment to operate in. Owners and their objectives differ from estate to estate, but overarching management principles exist; efficiency, effectiveness, communication, targeted delivery and discretion. We pride ourselves on delivering these principles, and reliability of service is key to us. We are a progressive and forward thinking team, and are always considering new and innovative ways to gain value from land.

Tailored Service

Highland Rural can offer a complete estate management service, covering all aspects of running a rural business. We recognise that no two clients or their businesses are the same, and as such, we will tailor a service specifically for you. Some clients may require a full management service offering; others may want to discuss a single issue of importance. We are here for you and will be delighted to discuss anything that is of interest to you.

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With A Vast Experience We Are Always On Hand To Help

We are experienced in a broad range of estate businesses, including those with the following enterprises:

  • Agricultural
  • Sporting
  • Forestry
  • Renewable energy
  • Utilities and Infrastructure
  • Tourism
  • Residential
  • Urban fringe
  • Crofting
  • Environmental
  • Conservation
  • Planning and development
  • Carbon

As an industry, we are not always good at sharing information or collaborating, and business managers might tend to make decisions without exploring the issue with an agent, advisor or friend. At times, an external perspective on challenging issues can be very helpful.

Below are some of the services we can offer to clients:

  • Staff management
  • Financial budgeting
  • Book keeping
  • Property management, repairs and maintenance
  • Farm management
  • Health and safety implementation and review
  • Rental agreements for all types of property
  • Agricultural and crofting tenancy negotiations
  • Estate administration such as insurance, compliance etc
  • Grants and subsidies for rural businesses
  • Long and short term strategic planning
  • Succession and tax planning
  • Business finance options
  • Diversification
  • Property development
  • New business start-ups
  • Conservation and habitat restoration
  • Project management
  • Community engagement
  • Renewable energy development, management, or performance review

For a confidential discussion on how we may be able to assist your rural business, please contact Pippa Cliff or Nigel Fraser here