Mabbett opens Moray office as it targets expansion

Mabbett opens Moray office as it targets expansion

Willie Park, Kenny Shand and Derek J. McNab

Dundee-based planning, design, environment, safety and engineering consultant Mabbett & Associates has added a new regional office located within the Horizon Scotland Business and Innovation Centre in Forres.

The move follows the firm’s acquisition of GH Johnston Building Consultants Ltd (GHJ) in February.

The new office will support the firm’s geographic expansion east into Moray and Aberdeenshire in core sectors.

From its strategically positioned hub in Moray, in the heart of Speyside, Mabbett will also target expansion into the region’s burgeoning distilling and space sectors to add to a growing client base in the industries.

Kenny Shand, senior planning consultant at Mabbett, will be the key point of contact for the office. He said: “On the back of the recent GHJ acquisition and Nevis Environmental Ltd assets acquisition, our expansion into Moray will allow us to better serve existing and new clients in key Mabbett sectors. Our presence in Speyside also better positions us to service our growing roster of clients in the distilling sector while there are exciting opportunities for us in the region’s space sector, too.”

Derek J. McNab, managing director at Mabbett, added: “Mabbett are delighted to have secured quality, flexible office space for our staff within the Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Horizon Scotland facility. I look forward to working alongside Kenny, Jonathon Brown, Darren Graham and their teams to develop our client base and expand our Team at this new regional hub.”

Willie Park, building & business development manager at Key Facilities Management, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mabbett as tenants at Horizon Scotland. We very much hope they enjoy the first-class flexible meeting and conferencing spaces within the building and the wider facilities elsewhere on the Forres Enterprise Park. We look forward to supporting their further growth in the region.”

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