People

Richard Gatehouse

Partner

Location

Cardiff

Contact Richard

T: +44 (0)29 2038 1863

E: rgatehouse@geraldeve.com

Richard is a partner based in our Cardiff office and advises clients on the acquisition and disposal of property investments, vacant office and industrial accommodation and development sites throughout South Wales and South West of England. Typically this involves market analysis, acquisition / disposal strategy, targeted marketing, deal structuring and lease and contract negotiations.

Specific experience

Investment

Eastern Avenue, Gloucester – On behalf of AB Inbev, Investment sale of 160,000 ft², 11 acre distribution unit.

Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor – On behalf of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Investement sale of 37,000 ft² multi-let office building in Bangor with tenants including Countryside Council for Wales, NSPCC and RSPB.

Development

St Winefrides Cardiff – on behalf of Sisters of the Sacred Hearts, the sale of a 2.5 acre former hospital site for a mixed scheme comprising 108 private apartments, 23 extra care apartments and a 61 bed nursing home.

Castle Pill, Milford Haven – on behalf of Shanks, the sale of a 12 acre former waste transfer site in Milford Haven with planning permission for residential / marina use.

Offices

Telelink Park, Swansea Vale – on behalf of DVLA, the acquisition of three new office buildings totalling 110,000 ft² by way of pre-let and purchase agreements.

Global Reach, Cardiff Bay – on behalf of NFU Mutual, the acquisition on a pre-let agreement of a 20,000 ft²office suite within a new 60,000 ft² office building.

Industrial

Kenfig Industrial Estate – On behalf of Borg Warner Inc. the sale of a 330,000 ft² automotive manufacturing facility.

Ontario Site, Pontypool – on behalf of Lagan Group, the sale and subsequent re-instruction on a 100,000 ft² warehouse on a 15 acre site, including advice on obtaining planning permission for a 70,000 ft² B1/B2/B8 unit development.