Highland Council Press Release:
"The Highland Council has a redevelopment opportunity at 3-5 Courthouse Lane, Nairn (former finance office) that is planned to be for sale early 2024, and to ensure maximum opportunities, welcomes interest from private/commercial buyers and Community led organisations that may consider a Community Asset Transfer (CAT).
The property is located on Courthouse Lane, near to Nairn High Street with amenities and parking close by. Built in 1848, the property is a blond sandstone, Grade B listed building extending to approximately 98.00 sq m (1,055 sq ft), together with an area for parking to the front. Most recently the property has been used as an office within Class 4 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997. However, the property may be suitable for a variety of alternative uses, subject to planning.
Viewing Arrangements will be by prior arrangement only. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Asking Price: Offers invited.
Rateable Value & Business Rates: The site is understood to have a rateable value of £9,000. The 2023/24 Annual Business Rate is 49.8p. If you believe you may be exempt of liability for Non Domestic Rates, it is your responsibility to apply for the appropriate exemption. EPC Rating - G. Submission of Offers: A closing date by which offers must be submitted may be fixed later. Prospective purchasers should “note interest” to be notified of any closing date. All offers should be submitted in standard Scottish legal by email to email@example.com.
The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 aims to empower communities by giving them control over assets so they can work together to make better communities.
The Community Asset Transfer (CAT) guidance available here (external link), provides an overview of the process and sources of further information."