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Ballantynes Acquires REAM




Ballantynes are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of well-known Edinburgh letting agents REAM Ltd. The company will trade as Ballantynes REAM and will sit within the Ballantynes Property Group. Maureen Wallace Managing Director and Founder of REAM will take up the position of Lettings Director and all existing staff will be transferred across to Ballantynes Ream Ltd. With over 300 properties under management Ballantynes Ream Ltd will continue to provide the top-quality service for which REAM has been renowned, whilst also enhancing the full service offered within the Ballantynes Property Group – including Development Land Sales, Valuation, New and Establish Home Sales and Lettings.


Ballantynes REAM and its staff have relocated into Ballantynes Property Group’s existing West End Edinburgh office at 30 Stafford Street, Edinburgh EH3 7BD.


Maureen Wallace, Director of Lettings for Ballantynes REAM commented “I am thrilled to have completed the sale of a business I founded 13 and a half years ago to a company I know share the same values and quality of service as I have in my Company. I am pleased to be joining up with Rory and his team and look to working with them on our existing portfolio and a number of exciting new projects going forward. “


Rory Ballantyne Managing Director of Ballantynes Property Group says “This acquisition follows our strategic decision to invest in our lettings division. This particular business also offers us the opportunity to increase our market share of lettings in the Edinburgh and the Central belt area which has long been a target and I can see it working really well within our portfolio of property services. With the addition of the increased staff and managed properties this brings our offering to our clients to a new level with a full rounded service from development land, new home, established home sales and lettings.”


Rory Ballantyne BSc (Hons) FRICS

Managing Director


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