Aldi Searches For New Site At Castle Douglas

German family-owned discount supermarket Aldi are continuing to add to their national store portfolio and are currently looking for a site for a store in Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway. 

Buisness was booming during 2019 for the company and they the opened many new stores. Their ambitious property investment and property development programme plans to continue growing, so they are always looking for great new sites and existing commercial properties.

With Over 10,000 stores in 20 countries, and an estimated combined turnover of more than €50 billion. The chain was founded by brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht in 1946 when they took over their mother’s store in Essen


A Spokesperson for Aldi stated “We have an ambitious property investment and development programme across Scotland and we need your help to find new commercial sites.”

“Our sustained growth means we are continually expanding our property portfolio to help achieve our ever-growing goals for 2022. We have ambitious acquisition and development plans beyond that and are looking to acquire sites that meet the following property criteria for our standard store format.”


Site Requirements

“We prefer to purchase freehold, town centre or edge of centre sites suitable for property development in towns with a population of 15,000 or more. We are willing to explore all opportunities including developer led schemes and existing or new retail units. Our yield profile is increasingly adding value to developments.”

Required locations in Scotland – 

Aberdeen (North)

Aberdeen (South)



Castle Douglas





Dunblane/Bridge of Allan

Edinburgh (all areas)










Click HERE to see the list of other Towns across the UK that Aldi would like to purchase a site at

So, are you a property finder?

Find Aldi an appropriate property and we’ll offer you an amazing 1.5% (freehold) or 10% (leasehold) finder’s fee*.

*Acting as our agent on previously unknown sites.

To discuss potential opportunities in Scotland contact:

T: 01506 657030

E: [email protected]

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