HIGHLANDS and Islands Enterprise has put one of its four office units at the Sellafirth business park, on the island of Yell, on the market.
The development agency hopes to attract offers above £27,500 for the 102 square metre modern office building.
Alternatively, HIE is looking for a five year lease at £3,850 plus VAT.
The business park was opened in 2005 following a £500,000 investment by HIE to stimulate business activity in a very rural part of Shetland.
Currently, two units are leased to Global Yell, while a third one was sold to Shetland Gallery owners Shona and Alan Skinner a few years ago.
The fourth unit had been empty for some time, according to HIE.
A spokesman said: “It is not necessarily in anybody’s to keep this in public ownership forever. Sometimes we hold on to it but generally we will sell on at some stage.”
Become a supporter of Shetland News
Shetland News is asking its many readers to consider start paying for their dose of the latest local news delivered straight to their PC, tablet or mobile phone.
Journalism comes at a price and because that price is not being paid in today’s rapidly changing media world, most publishers - national and local - struggle financially despite very healthy audience figures.
Most online publishers have started charging for access to their websites, others have chosen a different route. Shetland News currently has over 430 supporters who are all making small voluntary financial contributions. All funds go towards covering our cost and improving the service further.
Your contribution will ensure Shetland News can: -
- Bring you the headlines as they happen;
- Stay editorially independent;
- Give a voice to the community;
- Grow site traffic further;
- Research and publish more in-depth news, including more Shetland Lives features.
If you appreciate what we do and feel strongly about impartial local journalism, then please become a supporter of Shetland News by either making a single payment or monthly subscription.
Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.Support Shetland News