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Shepherd revolutionises commercial surveying with launch of pioneering online case management system

2016
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Shepherd moves into Glasgow city centre office in St Vincent Street

2015
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Martin Waite promoted to managing partner. Alan Fleming, Steven Ferguson and Kevin Bell promoted to partner

2015
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Ian Fergusson appointed as a Board member of the UK and Ireland World Regional Board of the RICS

2015
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Opening of new office in Falkirk.

2014
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Promotions to partner for William Laidlaw, Gregor Simpson and John Mackie.

2014
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Promotions to management partner for Steve Barnett and Darren Lewis.

2014
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Merger with Bell Ingram Commercial to create Ayrshire’s largest commercial property agency

2013
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Managing partner Ian Fergusson elected to the RICS Scotland Board as a non-executive member

2013
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David Hall appointed head of Shepherd’s commercial operation in Renfrewshire

2013
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Opening of office in Elgin and the promotion of three new partners: Donal Henretty in Edinburgh; James Richardson, in Aberdeen and Sandy Rennie in Inverness

2012
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Opening of first office presenting a shop front at Shawlands, Glasgow. Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hamilton and Stirling offices relocate to larger premises. Launch of Shepherd moveAssist and opening of commercial office in Lanarkshire

2011
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Alastair Blyth appointed to head launch of project consultancy initiative. Graeme McDonald and Jonathan Reid promoted to partnership level

2010
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Offices open in Dumbarton and Forfar

2009
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Lachlan MacFarlane, Adrian Stott and Martin Waite are assumed as partners. An office opens in Cumbernauld

2007
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Steven Barnett, Niall Gunn and Neil Thomson are assumed as partners

2006
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Office opens in Hamilton. Alan Edgar becomes a partner.

2005
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Jason Begg, Craig Brown, Michael Horne, Darren Lewis, Ewen Sparks and Graeme Stewart assumed as partners

2004
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James Stewart is assumed as a partner

2002
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Shepherd enters its fourth century of operations with the opening of an office in East Kilbride

2001
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Offices open in Coatbridge and Greenock. Kevin Angus, Christopher Grinyer, Malcolm Hunter, James McIntyre and Paul Taylor assumed as partners

1999
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Offices open in Musselburgh and Galashiels

1998
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Offices open in Falkirk, Dunfermline and Motherwell

1997
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Offices open in Ayr, Kilmarnock and Saltcoats. Ian Cameron and Gerrard McCluskey are assumed as partners

1996
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Office opens in Livingston and David Arnot Shepherd retires

1995
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Ian Fergusson and David Ferguson are assumed as partners

1994
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Offices open in Peterhead and Inverness. George Brewster and Murray Smith are assumed as partners

1990
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Offices open in Dumfries, St Andrews and Stirling. John Bankhead and Grant Williams are assumed as partners

1988
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Offices open in Glasgow and Montrose

1987
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Offices open in Fraserburgh and Kirkcaldy

1984
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The Perth office opens and Leslie Canavan, John Thomson and Campbell Christie are assumed as partners

1981
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An office opens in Edinburgh

1977
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The Aberdeen office opens and John Leheny and John Bennett are assumed as partners

1973
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The firm is headed by David Arnot Shepherd and Derek Toft as partners

1970
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Partnership comprises Joseph, Edward and David Arnot Shepherd as well as Frederick Henderson

1953
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Frederick Henderson is assumed as a partner

1949
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Edward Shepherd joins the firm

1945
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The firm is led by partners Joseph and Inglis Shepherd

1931
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Inglis Shepherd joins the family firm

1886
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Joseph Shepherd is joined by Edward Shepherd and the partnership of J&E Shepherd commences

1880
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Joseph Shepherd heads the operation

1876
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Robert Shepherd, joiner, master wright and Free Burgess of the city, has extended the business in Dundee as a house factor and the firm continues to prosper throughout the nineteenth century

1806
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Orcadian David Shepherd sets up trade as a joiner. The Shepherd family association threads its way throughout much of the partnership’s history

1760