August 2011: Gilbert Evans, the leading garden centre property adviser, has been instructed to identify and acquire a significant number of freehold and leasehold garden centres across the UK.

Mike Gilbert, head of the Gilbert Evans Garden Centre team explains:

“We are now actively searching for garden centres with a £500,000 turnover and upwards. The identity of our client is confidential but there is an appetite for in excess of ten centres and we are looking to do some quick deals.

This instruction is further evidence that the garden centre industry remains an attractive sector for investment. Gilbert Evans is exhibiting at GLEE again this year so if any interested parties wish to have a preliminary confidential discussion without obligation we are in Hall 5 on Stand J34.”