Moretons Investments

The difference is clear.

Property Investment and Development

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.


Property Services

As a property investment and development company, Moretons Investments offers a range of services. We buy property for the purposes of commercial and residential letting, as well as oversee the development, marketing and subsequent management of our assets.

Meet our property experts

Michael Blencowe BSc (Econ)

Michael Blencowe BSc (Econ)

Managing Director
15 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 15 years’ 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

George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director of Commercial Operations

George is responsible for identifying 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 for more than 15 years, George joined Moretons Investments in July 2018, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained working for established firms such as Phillip Mann, Hamptons International, SHW and Graves Jenkins.

During his 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.

Gladys Lovell BSc (Hons)

Gladys Lovell BSc (Hons)

Head of Property Management

Gladys is responsible for overseeing all aspects of property management in private, social and commercial sectors. This involves managing development and renovation projects, including liaising with contractors and checking and maintaining all building sites, as well as ensuring maintenance and repairs are carried out effectively and in a timely manner.

With over four years in the industry, Gladys’s previous experience includes positions held at Baron Homes and Brighton and Hove City Council, giving her an excellent understanding of all aspects of property development and management.

Gladys holds qualifications in Block Management and Residential Letting and Property Management.

Amy Lambourne

Amy Lambourne

Property Manager

With over three years of solid property experience in sales and lettings, Amy is well equipped for her role as Property Manager at Moretons Investments. Her duties include the management and maintenance of residential properties, as well as liaising with tenants and contractors to ensure requirements are met promptly and to specification.

In addition to the proficiency she brings to property management, Amy’s general administration and organisational skills make her a vital part of the Moretons team, offering value throughout the business.

Donna Ginnaw MARLA

Donna Ginnaw MARLA

Property Manager

Donna handles all aspects of property management at Moretons Investments, overseeing our portfolio of private and council accommodation. This involves directing the maintenance of properties, managing Assured Shorthold Tenancies, and supervising renovations in between tenancies.

With over four years in property, Donna brings a wealth of industry experience from her prior roles, which include lettings management and sales negotiation at Clarkes Estates. Her knowledge of the South East property market makes her a valuable member of the Moretons team.

See why the difference is clear

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.

  • Wide choice of properties
  • High quality property development
  • Swift decision-making process
  • Professional and responsive service
About us


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

Cynergy Bank has worked closely with Moretons Investments on a number of funding facilities to date. We have found them to be an easy client to deal with, one that delivers what it promises and on time. We hope to carry out many more transactions with them in the future.

Paul Lyons
Relationship Director – Property Finance, Cynergy Bank

Moretons Investments has supported Rockinghorse as a headline sponsor at a number of our charity events in Brighton and London, and we are thrilled to be able to rely on their continued support.

Ryan Heal
Chief Executive Officer - Rockinghorse Children's Charity

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.

Nick Stickland
Architecture Director - Stickland Wright

Our Latest News

Go behind the scenes and learn about recent events at Moretons Investments.


Portfolio of Former Fast-Food Restaurants Acquired

Popular and well known burger chain Grubbs after many successful years of trading decided to close the doors of three of its restaurants at York Place, Lewes Road and St. James’s Street all located in Brighton.

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We find ourselves so early in 2021 facing new obstacles and deliberating how to manoeuvre safely around them.

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