27-31 Academy Street

Heritable Vacant Town Centre Retail/Development Opportunity

  • Whole building with Asset Management Opportunities (subject to consents)
  • Prominent position in City Centre close to Railway Station
  • Treble fronted retail unit
  • Neighbouring occupiers include M&Co, Rohan, Travelodge and Craigdon Sports
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Vacant Possession
  • Status
  • Price*
  • Sector
    High Street Retail
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
  • 27-31 Academy Street, Inverness, Highland, IV1 1JN
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* More information on the term "price" can be found here

Property Information

102 miles north-west of Aberdeen
157 miles north of Edinburgh
162 miles north of Glasgow
A9, A96, A82
Inverness Railway Station
Inverness Airport

Inverness is considered the capital of the Highlands & Islands and has a population of approximately 65,000, having a large catchment area to the north and west Highands. Academy street is one of the main retail streets in Inverness City Centre. The street runs from the Eastgate Shopping Centre north to the junction with Chapel Street. The property is situated on Academy Street close to its junction with Union Street. Nearby occupiers include Rohan, Travelodge, Sports Direct, TK Maxx and Craigdon Sports




The property comprises a ground floor treble fronted retail unit with ancillary accommodation at first floor. The unit benefits from a further retail access to the rear into Queensgate Arcade, a popular covered retail parade with a number of local retail traders.


VAT is applicable to this lot.


The property may benefit from future redevelopment for a variety of uses, subject to necessary consents/permissions. Interested parties are referred to Highland Council. www.highland.gov.uk.

Completion Period

Six week Completion


See legal pack at www.acuitus.co.uk

Tenancy & Accommodation

AccommodationFloor Areas
Ground Floor
First Floor
300.67 sq m
229.27 sq m
(3,237 sq ft)
(2,468 sq ft)
529.94 sq m
(5,705 sq ft)

If you are the successful bidder, Acuitus requires a separate payment of £1,000 inclusive of VAT as a buyer's administration charge payable to Acuitus Limited upon exchange of contracts. A VAT receipt will be provided upon payment.

Due to the current restrictions in movement throughout the UK, the property may not have been inspected by Acuitus. Some photographs may not be current and these will be dated where this is the case. Plans showing nearby occupiers and mention of nearby occupiers may reflect a dated situation as some tenants are not currently in occupation. Floor areas and accommodation details are likely to have been obtained from VOA.Gov.UK and the Vendor.

Property Documents

  • Catalogue Page
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  • Site Plan
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    918 KB
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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    27 KB
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Mhairi ArchibaldMhairi Archibald +44 (0)7718 899 341 Mhairi.archibald@acuitus.co.uk
Peter MayoPeter Mayo +44 (0)20 7034 4864 +44 (0)7833 459318Peter.mayo@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Pinsent Masons LLP 141 Bothwell Street
G2 7EQ
Pamela Gorman 0141 567 8674pamela.gorman@pinsentmasons.com

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