Follow the journeys of some successful developments from our property investment portfolio.
Moretons Investments is an independent property investment and development company located in Brighton, East Sussex.
We purchase, develop and manage a wide range of commercial and residential properties, providing high quality business premises and living space to customers throughout the South East.
Michael Blencowe BSc (Econ)
17 years experience within the property industry
Michael is the founder and Managing Director of Moretons Investments. He is at the forefront of all decisions and is focused on increasing the value of the company’s portfolio.
Following his success leading the long-established Baron Homes Corporation, Michael saw the opportunity to enter new investment markets. He formed Moretons Investments, and with the assistance of his expert team, has rapidly grown the business to become one of the South East’s largest privately-owned asset-driven companies.
With unequivocal experience running successful property development and real estate companies in one of the country’s most sought-after areas, Michael is ideally placed to lead the organisation. Forward-thinking and customer-driven, his vision for the future of Moretons Investments is both exciting and far reaching.
George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS
Director of Commercial Operations
18 years experience within the property industry
George is responsible for identifying, acquiring and securing investments for the growing Moretons portfolio, while also looking at the potential uplifts and development of existing premises to maximise future value.
Having been part of the property industry since 2003, George joined Moretons Investments in July 2018, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained working for established firms such as Phillip Mann, Halls Estates, Hamptons International, SHW and Graves Jenkins.
During his substantial career in property he has also acted for clients including; SWIP, Aberdeen Asset Management, AVIVA, The Baron Homes Corporation, Hargreaves, Freshwater, Legal & General, and DTZ Investment Management.
George is a fully qualified chartered surveyor with MRICS accreditation, and also holds a High Level Diploma in Surveying Practice and a bachelor’s degree in Estate Management.
Donna Ginnaw MARLA
Head of Property Management
In excess of 6 years experience
Donna is Head of Property Management and looks after the property management team and fellow caretakers.
Donna handles all aspects of property management at Moretons Investments, mainly overseeing our portfolio of private clients accommodation. This involves directing the maintenance of properties, managing Assured Shorthold Tenancies, and supervising renovations in between tenancies.
Donna brings a wealth of industry experience from her prior roles, which include lettings management and sales negotiation. Her knowledge of the South East property market makes her a valuable member of the growing Moretons team.
Lian Lovell ACCA
Head of Accounts
In excess of 15 years experience
Lian qualified as an accountant with a degree in accountancy and business in China.
After moving to Brighton in 2006, Lian completed her diploma for Association of Accounting Technicians and continues to study the ACCA qualification. She has worked in the financial industry since graduated in China and has now completed an additional 12 years in the UK, achieving the position of senior accountant.
Lian is very much a family orientated person and continues to support her families. Hobbies include Cooking, walking, and traveling.
Administrator & Receptionist
Claudia moved to Brighton to study towards a BSc foundation in Ecology and Conservation. On completing, Claudia decided that entering the world of property was for her.
Having previously worked in hospitality, Claudia can boast having excellent front of house, communication and social skills, which ideally suit her to her role within Moretons Investments.
3 years experience
Brooke is one of our newest members to the team and holds a Property Management role within the organisation, looking after our extensive portfolio of residential properties.
Starting her property career in 2019, Brooke is currently studying to complete her Property Mark Level 3 Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management and hopes to achieve this accolade shortly.
Brooke handles all aspects of Property Management responsibilities, however more specifically managing Assured Shorthold Tenancies, overseeing and arranging maintenance at our properties, carrying out routine inspections, and conducting inventories and check outs.
Assistant Property Manager
1 years experience
Jess joined Moretons in 2020 as a receptionist, however she was delighted to accept a Property Manager's position to further enhance her career and gain further knowledge within the property industry.
Jess predominantly deals with the social housing sector of Moretons Investments residential portfolio, whilst also on a day-to-day basis organising Moretons caretakers working schedule, managing and arranging maintenance contractors and ensuring that properties are continually available for the local authorities use.
10 years property experience
Richard joined Moretons Investments Ltd in April 2022, after playing a pivotal role in the growth and expansion of local property companies Parson Son & Basley and Star Property respectively.
Richard has held senior positions for much of his property career, and joins the team at Moretons Investments Ltd tasked with identifying property assets to assist their continued drive to increase their portfolio in all property disciplines.
Moretons Investments is defined by its straightforward and personal approach to property asset management. In a marketplace rife with uncertainty and needless delay, we’re proud to be different.
Moretons Investments owns and manages an extensive portfolio of property assets in both the commercial and residential sectors.
We take pride in offering excellent service and building a strong working relationship with our clients. We’re recognised for the quality and speed of our property developments, delivering projects on-time and to a high standard to meet customer demand.
Hear from our clients
Santander UK Plc has worked alongside Moretons Investments Ltd for many years now, and we have always been happy to support their lending needs. It is clear that there is a drive and determination to increase value within their existing property portfolio, whilst also assessing new markets. We hope to carry on our relationship for many more years to come.
Senior Director, Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking
Having dealt with Moretons Investments since their inception, SHW are very pleased to have assisted in acquiring several properties on their behalf. They are decisive when making decisions and keen to get the transaction completed.
Nick Bradbeer FRICS
Partner - SHW
Stickland Wright have been delighted to work with Moretons Investments on a number of projects in Brighton over the last 12 months. We fully appreciate their desire to maximise the revenue stream on all of their assets across their growing portfolio whilst also considering creating high spec accommodation for their prospective new tenants.
Architecture Director - Stickland Wright
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