New Worcester Distribution Centre For London Cookware Brand

One of London’s top kitchen and cookware shops and brands has chosen Worcester as the location for its new distribution warehouse, bringing new jobs to the city, with more to come as sales grow. Part of the Leamington Spa-based Aga Rangemaster Group, Divertimenti, which styles itself as London’s favourite kitchen...
Read more August 2015

Bromsgrove Office Sale Underscores Strengthening Market

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP has sold the freehold of a 1,190 sq ft office / business unit in Bromsgrove. Acting on behalf of a private client, Claire Juggins, Sales & Lettings Manager in GJS Dillon’s Bromsgrove office, sold Vincent House, 10K Buntsford Park Road, Bromsgrove, B60 3DX2,...
Read more July 2015

GJS Dillon Sponsors Charity Bike Ride

Worcester commercial property consultancy and chartered surveyors GJS Dillon LLP has sponsored a charity cycle event which has raised £16,000 for the city’s St Richard’s Hospice. 100 cyclists took part in the 100 mile bike ride from Worcester to Aberdovey on the Welsh coast, organised by commercial property surveyor Toby...
Read more July 2015

Sandy Starts Out On The Commercial Property Ladder

THERE'S a new face at commercial property consultancy and chartered surveyors GJS Dillon, where Alexander Macpherson has started a modern apprenticeship. Mr Macpherson, who is known as Sandy and aged 24, lives in the Warndon area of Worcester and is about to complete a 12 month NVQ in business administration...
Read more June 2015

Developer Is Selected For Market Hall Site

A preferred developer has been chosen for the former Market Hall site. In 2012, the Advertiser reported that a preferred bidder, Opus, had been chosen for the site between Hanover Street, St John Street and Market Place, including George House. The site was proposed to become a cinema with high...
Read more June 2015

Lack Of Property Planning Endangers Business Growth

A Worcestershire Chartered Surveyor who specialises in commercial property is warning the county’s businesses that their future growth plans could be scuppered by a failure to find larger business premises. John Dillon, partner at commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP, which has offices in Worcester and Bromsgrove, says that with...
Read more June 2015

Golf Day Goes With A Swing

A charity golf day has raised £2,590 for the Primrose Hospice. The event, at Redditch Golf Club, teed off after bacon butties in the club house, with 72 players tackling the course. The golf competition was won by Dillons Demons. Among other highlights on the day, away from the golf,...
Read more June 2015

Bromsgrove Retail Investment Sale

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP Has sold a retail investment property in Bromsgrove, underscoring the improving investment market in the town. Acting on behalf of a private investor, in a sale to another private investor, GJS Dillon sold 146A New Road, Bromsgrove, B60 2LE for £217,250, reflecting a...
Read more May 2015

GJS Dillon Strikes Bromsgrove Office Hat-Trick

Demand for offices in Bromsgrove continues to strengthen, with a potential shortage looming, according to Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP, which has disposed of three 5,000 + sq ft office premises in the town. The firm of Chartered Surveyors has sold two freehold office buildings at Harris Business...
Read more May 2015

Refurbished Office Space Will Help Ease Worcester’s Growing Office Shortage

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP has brought nearly 9,000 sq ft of refurbished office space onto the Worcester property market to help ease the growing shortage of quality office accommodation in the city. Available over two floors of 4,106 sq ft and 4,398 sq ft, Red Hill House...
Read more April 2015

Demand Leads To Growing Shortage Of Industrial Stock

Demand for both industrial and office space increased significantly in Worcestershire in 2014, according to according to one of the county’s leading commercial property agents. John Dillon, partner at commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP, which has offices in Worcester and Bromsgrove, says that the Worcestershire commercial property market has...
Read more April 2015

Prime Retail Investment Sold In Staffordshire Town Centre

Leading Midland independent property consultancy GJS Dillon has sold a prime retail investment in the centre of a Staffordshire town in a deal worth nearly three quarters of a million pounds. The three shops in High Street in the market town of Stone have been bought by local investor CIP...
Read more April 2015

The Industrial Property Sweet Spot

Freehold industrial warehouses of up to 35,000 sq ft have become manufacturing and distribution businesses’ sweet spot, as one site sells within just 48 hours. Banks are “very keen” to lend to businesses that will buy and occupy industrial properties, according to GJS Dillon. And with limited stock on the...
Read more April 2015

Swift Sale Shows Demand For Worcestershire Industrial Units

Worcestershire commercial property consultancy GJS Dillon LLP has sold the freehold of a 2,361 sq ft industrial unit in Bromsgrove in only 48 hours, underscoring the demand for such properties in the county. Acting on behalf of a private individual, Hayley Miles, Graduate Surveyor in GJS Dillon’s Bromsgrove office, sold...
Read more March 2015

Work Begins On New £20 Million Waitrose

WORK has kicked off on the new £20 million Waitrose store in Worcester. Construction workers have begun demolition at the site in London Road, marking the start of an extensive project to bulldoze the former Ebenezer Baylis print works and create the 40,000 sq ft flagship shop. The new store,...
Read more March 2015

Icetrak Acquires Office Complex In Malvern

An office complex in Malvern, Worcestershire has been acquired by corporate messaging firm Icetrak. The Worcester-based firm has bought the two-storey building 2 Nimrod House on Malvern's Enigma Business Park for £335,000 in a deal transacted by independent property consultancy GJS Dillon. Icetrak provides SMS and fax messaging services to...
Read more February 2015

Town Centre ‘Care Village’ Gets The Green Light

BROMSGROVE planners have unanimously given the green light to a care village development near the town centre. At the last meeting of Bromsgrove District Council's planning committee, held at the Council House on Monday, (February 2), the application from Aspen Retirement Ltd was considered. The scheme proposed the building of...
Read more February 2015

Four New Office Occupiers For Bromsgrove Office Park

An office park in Bromsgrove has four new occupiers following a quartet of deals transacted by leading Midland independent property consultancy GJS Dillon. The firm has sold two office suites in Greenbox in Westonhall Road, Stoke Prior, and leased two more in the same development. GJS Dillon has transacted the...
Read more January 2015

Cordwell Selected For Bromsgrove Gateway Scheme

Worcestershire property group Cordwell has been appointed by Bromsgrove District Council to work on the development of a new gateway to the town. The council approved the disposal of Stourbridge Road car park to Cordwell, which was selected from seven parties to put forward plans for the site. The development...
Read more January 2015

Growth Could Be Stifled With Shortages Predicts GJS Dillon

Growth in the commercial property market in Worcestershire could be stifled in 2015 through lack of supply, according to forecasts by leading Midland independent property consultancy GJS Dillon. The strengthening warehouse and industrial markets are being put at risk by a lack of supply, particularly in the medium-sized 20,000 to...
Read more November 2014