Right office space, right culture – putting the magic back into office life

Due to the pandemic, many employees have worked from home for a while now. There is no doubt that they have enjoyed the benefits this has created – more time spent with the family, more flexible working arrangements and no time consuming or costly commutes to work. Companies are now...
Read more August 2022

New addition to GJS Dillon’s Residential Surveying and Valuations team will strengthen local offer

GJS Dillon’s Residential Surveys and Valuations department has been strengthened by the addition of a new experienced surveyor. Piers Thompson, who is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and Member of the RICS, has joined The House Surveyors as an Associate Director. Piers is from Worcestershire and attended Bromsgrove School. Having worked...
Read more July 2022

GJS Dillon helps local recruitment firm locate to City hot spot

A well-known recruitment firm has relocated to prominent self-contained offices in central Worcester with the support of Worcestershire-based commercial property consultancy and Chartered Surveyors GJS Dillon.  Hewett Recruitment is now based at The Avenue which is situated in the heart of Worcester city centre, close to both Worcester Foregate Street...
Read more July 2022

New appointment at GJS Dillon will strengthen its growing Asset Management team

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon has expanded with the appointment of a new Associate Director of Asset Management. Emily Bullock, who is Assoc RICS qualified, MRIPM and has extensive experience in Property Management, joins the commercial property consultancy which has headquarters in Droitwich. At GJS Dillon she will work...
Read more July 2022

GJS Dillon helps mobility equipment provider find new location in Worcester

A key provider of mobility equipment to hospitals, occupational therapists and private customers in the UK has found a new location thanks to the efforts of GJS Dillon. Magbility, which was established over 20 years ago has moved into the former premises of Lloyds Bank on New Road, St Johns Worcester. In...
Read more June 2022

Commercial property landlords losing thousands on repair bills, warns GJS Dillon

Commercial property landlords are losing out on thousands of pounds in repair bills, according to Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon. Mike Sutton, Director of Building Surveying Services at GJS Dillon, says that many landlords are failing to get their tenants to undertake the works in accordance with their lease...
Read more June 2022

Graduate Surveyor acquiring new skills at GJS Dillon

Many young people find it difficult to acquire the skills they need to follow their chosen career path. Late last year, Kyle Pugh was about to move from Worcester to London to pursue his dream of becoming a Surveyor. But then he spotted a Graduate Surveyor opportunity at Worcestershire commercial property...
Read more June 2022

Plenty of potential in Malvern Hills but the right business space is needed

The Malvern Hills area is becoming increasingly popular with tech companies and those seeking a quality office environment, according to Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon. Take-up of the office market looks to soar in 2022 as space which is under offer completes, putting pressure on the need for modern...
Read more May 2022

10 ways a Building Surveyor can save you money

Whether you’re buying or selling, starting, renewing or ending a lease, building, extending, refurbishing, repairing or maintaining a commercial property, appointing a Building Surveyor to look after your interests has many benefits. Building Surveyors provide you with independent, expert, professional advice. This can save you time, money and worry when it...
Read more May 2022

Quality office space closer to town centres will improve footfall in Worcestershire’s high streets

Earlier this week, the Queen’s Speech revealed Government plans to unlock new powers for local authorities to hold rental auctions of vacant commercial properties in town centres and high streets.  But is this the right way to address the issue of empty properties in Worcestershire’s high streets?  The RICS has...
Read more May 2022

Four ways to save money before you sign a Commercial Lease

Worcestershire is facing a record shortage of business accommodation, so is it possible to save money on commercial leases? Here’s four top tips to help before you sign, or better still, before you agree the Heads of Terms on a lease: Take Legal Advice. Instruct an experienced local commercial property solicitor to act for...
Read more May 2022

GJS Dillon negotiates lettings for entire industrial park in Kidderminster

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon has successfully negotiated all six lettings at an industrial park in Kidderminster.  Relay Engineering Ltd, a specialist service provider operating primarily in the marine, oil and gas industries and CrossFit Wyre Forest, a fitness training facility, were the first two occupiers. They have now...
Read more April 2022

Wanted – new office accommodation in Redditch as demand skyrockets

Owner occupiers, investors and large regional businesses are competing for office space in Redditch which saw the largest average deal size in Worcestershire in 2021. The investment market is particularly strong, as demonstrated by the recent sale by GJS Dillon of a detached modern three storey office building in Redditch....
Read more March 2022

Expanding medical equipment company make their next move in Bromsgrove with help from GJS Dillon

An expanding business is looking forward to moving to new premises in Bromsgrove shortly.  Hugo Technology Ltd, an independent medical equipment repair, maintenance and management company, is relocating some of its operations and staff to the Stoke Heath Works in Bromsgrove. The former Barton Firtop site is on the A38,...
Read more March 2022

Building on success at GJS Dillon

GJS Dillon is delighted to welcome Mike Sutton who is taking up the post of Director of Building Surveying.  A Chartered Building Surveyor, Mike has extensive experience within the property and construction sector, having worked on behalf of a broad spectrum of private sector clients on commercial, retail, industrial and mixed-use...
Read more March 2022

GJS Dillon Director to sit on judging panel for University of Worcester award

We're delighted to announce that Andrew Lewis, GJS’s Dillon’s Commercial Agency Director, has been invited to sit on the judging panel for the Worcester Award. Any student at the University of Worcester is eligible to enter this optional employability award which is run by the Careers & Employability team. Andrew...
Read more February 2022

Business confidence returns to Worcestershire but shortage of commercial property is limiting growth of SME market

Confidence has returned to all business sectors in Worcestershire following the pandemic and office take-up is back to 2018 levels. These are amongst the key findings of a new report published today by Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon. But many prospective purchasers or tenants may be surprised by the...
Read more February 2022

Office building in Droitwich refurbished and fully let thanks to GJS Dillon

Acting on behalf of Oakendale Investments Ltd, Andrew Lewis, Commercial Director at GJS Dillon, let both floors simultaneously at 2 Hampton Lovett in Droitwich. The detached modern office premises measure 3,717 sq ft in total and are situated on Hampton Lovett Business Park. The Park is to the north of...
Read more February 2022

Freehold commercial property is top of shopping list for Worcestershire investors

The sale of the freehold of a three storey building in a prominent position in Worcester city centre has been successfully negotiated by Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon and national auction house Bond Wolfe. Acting on behalf of the vendor, Andrew Lewis, Associate Director at GJS Dillon, sold  24 &...
Read more January 2022

GJS Dillon promotes Andrew Lewis to Commercial Agency Director

GJS Dillon is delighted to announce the promotion of its Associate Director Andrew Lewis to Director, Commercial Agency. Andrew joined the Worcestershire commercial property consultancy, which has offices in Worcester, Bromsgrove and Droitwich, in May 2018.  At GJS Dillon he works closely with Managing Director John Dillon on the firm’s...
Read more January 2022