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Industrial and Commercial Land and Property

Angus Council supports local businesses and economic development by providing a wide range of office, workshop, warehouse and industrial premises for lease, and serviced business land for sale.

The Economic Development division is responsible for the management of over 100 business units providing either industrial, office or retail space with a total floor area of 240,000 ft2 (22,230m2). These properties vary in size from 100 ft2 to 27,000 ft2 providing for the requirements of a sole trader office operation to 200+ employment businesses. The Council offers businesses relatively flexible lease terms to encourage movement within the property market and to accommodate business growth.

Full details of Economic Development’s current vacancies can be found at This mini site contains details of all vacant commercial properties managed by Economic Development, and links to private sector property agents covering the Angus area. Details of other properties managed by the Council (including those not managed by Economic Development) can be found at ‘Property for Lease/Sale’ page.

The Council currently has business sites available for development in Arbroath, Brechin, Forfar and Montrose.

Please let us know if you are looking to relocate your business within Angus or wish to bring a business into Angus and the economic development team will be only too happy to assist.

Frequently Asked Questions

What properties are available in Angus?

Please refer to

Where do I get information about Non-Domestic Rates (Business Rates) payable and are there any exemptions for small businesses?

Information is available on the Non-Domestic Rates page.

Could there be any potential planning issues and what building regulations apply?

Contact the Planning & Transport Division on 08452 777 778.

Who do I contact for further information?

Development Officers

Economic Development & ECP Division
County Buildings
Market Street
Forfar DD8 3WD

Tel: 01307 473199

Service Page: landpropdev.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 21 June 2013

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