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.

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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
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 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
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

Donna Ginnaw MARLA

Head of Property Management
Over six years in property

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 AAT

Lian Lovell AAT

Head of Accounts
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.

Claudia Corrigan

Claudia Corrigan

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.

Sydney Compton

Sydney Compton

Property Manager
2 years experience

Sydney is one of our Property Managers at Moretons Investments, looking after our extensive portfolio of residential properties.

Sydney started her property career in 2019, and since arriving at Moretons Investments in the Summer of 2021 has demonstrated unrivalled organisation skills and great attention to detail. She handles all aspects of property management at Moretons Investments, more specifically managing Assured Shorthold Tenancies, overseeing and arranging maintenance at our properties, carrying out routine inspections, and conducting inventories and check outs.

Sydney has achieved her Property Mark Level 3 Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management and continues to keep up to date with everchanging lettings legislation.

Jess Harris

Jess Harris

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.

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
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Testimonials

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.

 

Moretons Investments Acquires Prime Real Estate In Central Brighton

Moretons Investments have completed the purchase of Clarence House in central Brighton from L&G. The Grade II Listed building will in time, undergo comprehensive works to improve and restore the current dilapidated building.

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Moretons Spooked & Supports this year’s Martlets Halloween Ball

The Martlets annual Halloween Ball raised a staggering £76,610 on the night, and we were delighted to assist in a very small way by sponsoring the 2021 event.

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