Infrastructure and real estate development

Our UK-wide public sector infrastructure projects focus on NHS hospitals, including retail schemes, car parks, key worker accommodation and green technology initiatives.
We also specialise in town centre regeneration and roadside retail and drive-thru property development throughout the UK.

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Norwich and Norfolk university hospital
Addenbrookes hospital facia
a restored farm property
Years in business
Tenants in 23 hospital sites


Over 200 years of combined knowledge allows us to provide valuable insights, tailored solutions and swift decisions.

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Real Estate

Our expertise and connections in the retail sector enable us to unlock prime roadside and local centre retail opportunities.

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’The sale of Albany House, Bournemouth represents the strength of the private investor market for small lot sizes that previously might have seen requirements for high street property. Investors, in their search for an attractive return on their cash, are increasingly targeting small industrial lots let to a good covenants in strong locations. MacLaren & Partners have acted for Gentian on several occasions and this transaction was no different in that the team are always well prepared with pre-sale due diligence. Good communication and strong engagement with the counterparty through their lawyers meant for a smooth transaction and a successful result for the client’

Duncan MacLaren
Partner at MacLaren & Partners LLP

Gentian have been an exemplary client to Goadsby for well over a decade. We have acted for them on the sale, letting and acquisition of numerous properties, and hold them in the highest regard for acting with integrity and professionalism. The team at Goadsby are appreciative of such a long-standing client relationship and look forward to continuing this for many years to come.

Allan Pickering
Divisional Director at Goadsby Commercial Surveyors

I am truly impressed by the exceptional construction work carried out by the team. My commercial unit at Gentian House has been built to the highest standards and I am delighted with the outcome. The construction was completed with minimal delays which is testament to the team's commitment to delivering a high-quality product within the set timeframe.

Michael Laskowski
Founder at Könings Detailing Ltd

Having worked with Gentian on a number of schemes from small works to the construction of new buildings, we can confidently say that they are an extremely professional and fair client. Our relationship with Gentian is built on trust and this collaborative approach has been echoed on all projects. Gentian's business values align with ours in that social value and community are key drivers and giving back is crucial. We thank Gentian for their loyalty and look forward to many more successful projects in the coming years.

Jordan Smith
Commercial Director at SM:5 Developments

Straightforward and trustworthy, Gentian have always been someone I have enjoyed working with.

Simon Hordern
Partner at Hordern Ryan

A fantastic scheme and a pleasure to work with Gentian Development Group on this project.

Chris Templeman
Head of Real Estate at Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd