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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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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Affordable housing S106 contributions to be 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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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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Clients Requirements

We have various active property requirements both for occupation (freehold and leasehold) and development / investment (freehold). Further details below.
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Featured Properties

Stunning Detached Residence with Development Potential - Enfield EN2

The Limes, Whitewebbs Park, Enfield

Size: 3,177 sq.m. /34,191 sq.ft.

Planning granted to triple the size of the existing house


Freehold Shop and Upper Parts Investment For Sale - Bagshot, Surrey GU19

5 High Street,

Size: 175 sq.m. /1,887 sq.ft.

Fully let at an annual rent of £32,000


Rarely Available Shop and Upper Parts Development Opportunity with Vacant Possession - London N4

140 Blackstock Road,  Finsbury Park

Size: 237 sq.m. /2,553 sq.ft.


Recent Deals

Prominent 'High Street' Retail Showroom (A1) To Let - Southgate N14

88 Chase Side,  Southgate

Size: 165 sq. m. 1,775 sq.ft. to 305 sq.m. /3,278 sq.ft.

Available due to relocation of business

Prominent Warehouse For Sale - Waltham Abbey EN9

Miller House, Lea Road,

Size: 1,257 sq.m. /13,524 sq.ft.

Newly Refurbished Offices To Let - Southgate, London N14

Third and Part Second Floors Crown House, 47 Chase Side, Southgate

Size: 385 sq.m. /4,143 sq.ft.

8 Car Spaces & 1 Mins Walk to Southgate Underground

Income Producing Business Centre Investment Located Adjacent to Greenford London Underground Station

Greenford Business Centre, Oldfield Lane North,

Size: 2,442 sq.m. /26,285 sq.ft.

To be sold at Barnett Ross Auction 16th December 2014