Welcome to Gilmartin Ley

Founded in 1979 by Michael Gilmartin, Gilmartin Ley is a family business of chartered surveyors and commercial estate agents operating from offices in Highgate and Potters Bar.

At Gilmartin Ley we combine professional property expertise, business acumen and market knowledge in advising our clients on improving, acquiring, selling and renting industrial, commercial and residential property.

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Brexit and the North London property market

Following the Brexit decision we see no reason to for any immediate change in any of the occupational commercial property markets of North, NE and NW London.
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Affordable housing S106 contributions limited to schemes of more than 10 units

The news today that affordable housing contributions are to be limited to schemes of more than 10 units will provide a fillip for North London's house-builders.
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Will PD rights lead to an office space shortage in suburban London?

PD rights which were introduced in March 2013 permitting the conversion of office space to flats may lead to a supply shortage and increasing rents.
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RICS International Summit Brasil: 2030 - The Future of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Brazil is no longer an emerging real estate market - it has emerged. There are short term problems but good reasons to bank on Brazil in the long term.
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Commercial Property Investment in the UK 2003 - 2012

The average annual investment in UK commercial property for 2003-2007 was 60% higher compared to 2008-2012. This graph shows the sea change.
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Featured Properties

Artists Studios To Let - London E10

The Studios at Leyton Central, 80 Ruckholt Road,

Size: 1,003 sq.m. /10,794 sq.ft.

The Studios at Leyton Central - Discounted all inclusive rent of £12 per square foot for the first 2 years of the lease


Freehold Shop and Upper Parts Investment For Sale - Waltham Cross EN8

43 High Street,

Size: 154 sq.m. /1,662 sq.ft.

Let to Enterprise Inns PLC until 2028


Freehold Shop and Upper Parts Investment For Sale - Stroud Green, London N4

119 Stroud Green Road,  Finsbury Park

Size: 319 sq.m. /3,430 sq.ft.

Highly reversionary investment opportunity


Recent Deals

Prominent Retail Shop To Let - Winchmore Hill N21

Size: 65 sq.m. /697 sq.ft.

A new lease available on flexible terms

Office / Studio Space- London Bridge SE1

Size: 65 sq.m. /699 sq.ft.

New lease available on flexible terms

Freehold Ground Rent Investment For Sale - Palmers Green London N13

Size: 132 sq.m. /1,420 sq.ft.

2 x two bedroom flats with c 59.5 years remaining

Office Property To Let - Highgate N6

Size: 110 sq.m. /1,184 sq.ft.

Attractive First Floor Mews Office - New Lease