Plenty of fun at Winchester's Annual Pancake Day race

February 13, 2024

We were delighted to sponsor this year's Pancake Race organised by Winchester Rotary at Winchester Cathedral in aid of Winchester Hospice.

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Gentian renews partnership with Ouseburn Farm to help maintain free entry for the local community

February 7, 2024

Ouseburn Farm and Gentian have renewed a sponsorship to bring much-needed funds into the charity to help maintain free entry.

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Gentian sponsors Winchester's annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race

January 5, 2024

We're delighted to be sponsoring Winchester Rotary's annual Pancake Day race on Tuesday 13th February.

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Greggs drive-thru opens in Brize Norton

November 28, 2023

Our Planning Director, Aiden Murray, was delighted to attend the opening of the new Greggs drive-thru at Brize Norton, Carterton yesterday.

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Gentian sponsors player Lia Francis at Abingdon United Women's FC

November 2, 2023

We're really pleased to be sponsoring Lia Francis at Abingdon United Women's FC for the 2023/24 season.

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Sports Direct to open at the Brooks Shopping Centre

October 31, 2023

We're really pleased that Sports Direct is coming to the Brooks Shopping Centre and planning to be open before Christmas.

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Gentian acquires prime site in the Cotswolds

October 9, 2023

We've recently added to our High Street property portfolio with the purchase of 17-18 High Street in Chipping Norton which we bought for just under £1m. The 5,220sqft (485sqm) building is majority let to Books UK Ltd on a 5 year lease expiring July 2025 and includes a three bedroom maisonette above the pharmacy.

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Gentian's Petersfield urban logistics park granted Reserved Matters Approval

October 2, 2023

Gentian has received Reserved Matters Approval for a 4,730sqm (50,000sqft) urban logistics park located just off the A3 at Petersfield, Hampshire.

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Gentian sponsors Gig-Arts Event in Brize Norton

September 22, 2023

Last weekend we sponsored a Gig-Arts Event in Brize Norton where we have recently built a new retail centre for Mid-Counties Co-op and Greggs.

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Gentian completes Winchester's first carbon neutral commercial building

September 18, 2023

Gentian is leading the way locally in building environmentally responsible commercial buildings. Their newly completed class E units on Moorside Road, Winnall, are designed to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact.

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Gentian makes improvements to its Winchester portfolio

September 4, 2023

Winchester-based Gentian has been making improvements to its Winchester High Street portfolio. Recent work has included spending £42,000 on external works to Mountain Warehouse. The Fat Face building has also been fully refurbished, at a cost of £225,000. Gentian has also agreed to remove a 2024 tenant break in Fat Face's lease which secures the lifestyle brand's High Street occupation for 5 more years.

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New lease agreed on the ground floor retail unit at 72 High Street, Southwold

May 26, 2023

We are delighted to have completed on a new 5-year lease to The Harborough Hare Limited, t/a Joules, following the surrender of the previous lease.

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Local projects benefit from Gentian community grants

May 4, 2023

The funding provided by property developer Gentian last year has been put to good use in the Parish of Brize Norton.

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Freehold sale of Brize Meadow Local Centre completes

March 31, 2023

We are pleased to announce that we have sold our roadside retail scheme at Brize Norton, Carterton. A fantastic asset with secure long term income from Greggs, Mid Counties Co-op and Instavolt.

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Gentian sponsors Winchester Rugby Football match

February 27, 2023

We were delighted to be match sponsor this weekend at Winchester Rugby Football Club. Despite the match being cancelled as Alton forfeited the game, the pre match charity lunch still went ahead and over £3,000 was raised for Winchester & District Young Carers one of the local charities we support.

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Freehold sale of 9-11 Burford Road, Carterton completes

February 13, 2023

We are pleased to announce that last week we completed on the sale of 9-11 Burford Road, Carterton to a private investor.

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Gentian sponsors the Winchester Business Excellence Awards 2023

February 7, 2023

We are pleased to be supporting the Winchester Business Excellence Awards again this year, in particular sponsoring the Charity and Social Enterprise category.

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Freehold sale of 8 East Street, Southwold completes

January 17, 2023

We are pleased to announce the sale of 8 East Street in Southwold to a private investor.

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A hattrick of transactions to end the year with!

December 23, 2022

We are delighted to announce the completion of two sales - Unit 1, Sturt Farm and 70 High Street, Southwold - and the exchange of contracts at 8 East Street, Southwold.

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Planning consent received for the conversion of Colin's Barn at Sturt Farm to residential use

December 16, 2022

We are pleased to have received planning consent for the conversion of Colin's Barn at Sturt Farm to a four bedroom home. With the help of Randell Burton architects we successfully won consent on appeal. Once completed, it will be a fantastic addition to the high-specification sustainable development of former dilapidated farm buildings in this beautiful part of the Cotswolds.

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Gentian Developments Invests in Brooks Shopping Centre

December 15, 2022

Winchester-based Gentian Developments, who have investments across the UK, are operating as the local lead in a consortium purchasing the Brooks Shopping Centre in the city. Contracts were exchanged last week, and completion is expected imminently, conditional upon approval from Winchester City Council.

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Gentian Community Grants awarded in Brize Norton

November 1, 2022

We're delighted to be helping three great causes in Brize Norton with a Gentian Community Grant.

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Healthcare Estates 2022 - 4th and 5th October in Manchester

September 26, 2022

Gentian will be exhibiting at the Healthcare Estates exhibition at Manchester Central on the 4th October 2022.Andrew Bell, Stefan Fitzsimmons and Paul Phillips will be partnering on the day with their Green Technology partners including CTEC, developers of a small-scale decardonised waste-to-energy facility. Come and find us at Stand 58 to talk about your property and sustainability requirements.‍

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Wilkin & Sons Limited trading as Tiptree Tea Room extends their stay in Southwold

September 8, 2022

We are pleased to have completed a 10-year reversionary lease with Wilkin & Sons Limited to commence in April 2023, when their current lease expires. Wilkin & Sons has been in occupation at 70 High Street since assigning the lease from Costa Coffee in 2019 and they have been a popular addition to Southwold. We look forward to working with them for a further 10 years.‍

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Freehold Sale of 26 The Square, Winchester Completes

August 23, 2022

We are pleased to announce the sale of one of our retail assets, 26 The Square in Winchester, to a local investor. Gentian purchased the building in 2015, which was let in its entirety to Hays Travel for a term of 15 years from 2011.

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Freehold Sale of 3 Castle Street, Farnham Completes

August 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce the sale of one of our retail assets, 3 Castle Street in Farnham. Gentian purchased the building in 2015 before undertaking a full refurbishment to provide a ground floor retail unit and two high-end residential units at the rear and first floor level. The retail unit was let to Gail's Ltd for a term of 15 years and the residential parts were sold on a long-leasehold basis for 125 years.

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SSP trading as M&S Simply Food commit to a further 10 years at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

July 28, 2022

We are pleased to have completed a 10-year reversionary lease with SSP to commence in February 2023, when their current lease expires. SSP has been in occupation since 2011 when the main entrance concourse was completed and we look forward to working with them for another 10 years. As part of the deal, SSP has committed to undertaking a refurbishment of the store later this year to incorporate the new M&S branding and updated product range.‍

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Construction underway at Brize Norton and Community Grant scheme open for applications

July 1, 2022

Works are progressing well at our retail centre site at the Bloor Homes Brize Meadow development.

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Gentian donates to three Winchester-based charities

April 6, 2022

Gentian aims to positively impact people’s lives. As a commitment to this, they have announced financial support for three local charities. Each charity will receive £3,000 per year for the next two years from Gentian.

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HEFMA Leadership Forum and Exhibition 2022

March 31, 2022

Gentian will be exhibiting at the Health Estates and Facilities Management Association (Hefma) exhibition at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes hotel and conference venue within Stadium MK on May 11 - 13, 2022. Andrew Bell and Paul Phillips will be partnering on the day with Mike and Paul Burns of CTEC, developers of a small-scale decardonised waste-to-energy facility. Come and find us at Stand 40 to talk about your property and sustainability requirements.‍

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Gentian Developments Increases Investment on Winchester's High Street

January 6, 2022

Winchester-based Gentian Developments who have investments across the UK, have completed another successful purchase of a prominent Winchester High Street retail space. Gentian Developments purchased 28 High Street for £1.8m from a Jersey based company. This 3,250 sq ft building is part of Gentian's ongoing investment into Winchester's retail offering.

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Gentian increases development footprint in Petersfield

December 1, 2021

Gentian Developments and their joint venture partners Sunny Day Trading have completed the purchase of 6.1 acres of industrial land at Buckmore Park. The site in Petersfield is next to the junction of the A3 and A272.

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Gentian increases its investment in Winchester's High Street

September 7, 2021

Winchester-based Gentian Developments, who have investments across the UK, has successfully completed the purchase of another prominent retail unit on Winchester High Street.

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Paul Phillips joins Gentian as Head of Estates

September 1, 2021

Paul joins from retail consultancy Nash Bond, where he was an Associate Director in the Lease Advisory team, working for high profile landlords and retailers.

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Gentian Community Grants for Bream residents

August 20, 2021

Earlier this year we worked alongside West Dean Parish Council to offer our first community grants to the local community of Bream in the Forest of Dean.

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Gentian makes further investment in Winchester's High Street

June 14, 2021

Winchester-based Gentian Developments who have investments across the UK, has successfully completed the purchase of a prominent retail unit at 46 High Street, Winchester.

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Gentian completes £2.85m Winchester retail acquisition

March 24, 2021

Winchester based Gentian Developments has successfully completed the purchase of substantial retail premises on the city's High Street. The prominently located property is situated on the corner of 7-8 High Street and 50 Colebrook Street, consisting of three well-configured retail units totalling 21,000 sq ft.

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Bream project on track as Community Grant scheme launched

February 24, 2021

Works are continuing well at our site in Bream, Gloucestershire where we are building a new convenience store for Mid Counties Co-op.

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Alex Hirst Appointed Retail Director at Gentian

February 17, 2021

Gentian Development Group has appointed Alex Hirst as its new Retail Director. Alex joins Gentian from Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) where he spent five years in the retail agency team. Prior to this he worked for Lidl as a Senior Acquisition Consultant and in the agency team of Goadsby.

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Three-year partnership with Ouseburn Farm

January 13, 2021

We're delighted to announce that Gentian Newcastle, part of our Healthcare division, will invest £5,000 per year for the next three years as garden sponsor of Ouseburn Farm in Newcastle.

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Multi-million-pound Winchester office sale

February 11, 2020

A landmark Winchester building has been sold as an investment property in a multi-million pound deal. Trafalgar House in the city centre has been acquired by Rushmoor Borough Council for £9.15 million, equating to a net initial yield of 4.8 per cent.

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Refurbishment serves up new future in historic Southampton

October 17, 2018

New life is to be breathed into a prominent building in the historic heart of Southampton. The 11,000 sq ft space at 182-183 High Street, in the Bargate Quarter, is being transformed into a retail and restaurant destination with co-working space.

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Gentian's £3m refurbishment of city centre offices

March 5, 2018

Trafalgar House in Winchester city centre is fully occupied after a £3 million refurbishment through owner Gentian.

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