Acquisitions

Outline details of some of the acquisitions handled by Legat Corbishley.

Premier Inn Hotel, London Road, Maidstone

Premier Inn hotel located in an established commercial area within easy walking distance of the town centre and Maidstone West railway station.

Completed in 2013, the hotel is planned over five floors and provided 99 air-conditioned bedrooms together with an ancillary ground floor restaurant, bar and reception area. On-site parking for 92 cars.

The entire let to Premier Inn for a term of 25 years from February 2013 (with a break at year 20) at a passing rental of £470,250 pa. with 5 yearly reviews geared to the CPI Index.

The freehold interest was purchased, for a private client, for circa £9,500,000.

Premier Inn Hotel, London Road, Maidstone

Premier Inn Hotel, Church Street West, Woking

Newly developed Premier Inn hotel and self-contained office suite conveniently situated in the centre of Woking close to the main shopping, theatre, cinema and other amenities.

The Premier Inn has 105 air-conditioned bedrooms together with attractive reception area, restaurant and bar at second floor level. The office suite extends to some 4,650 sq ft.

The hotel is let to Premier Inn for 25 years from October 2013 (with a break at year 20) at £505,750 pa, subject to 5 yearly reviews in line with the CPI Index.

A private client acquired the freehold interest for £11.75m.

Premier Inn Hotel, Church Street West, Woking

26-28 Paddenswick Road, London W6

A fully refurbished warehouse and factory building providing approximately 17,500 sq ft of attractive, modern, air-conditioned office accommodation arranged over ground and three upper floors and served by two passenger lifts. On site secure parking for 4 cars.

The entire property was let to a single tenant at an initial rental of £473,500 pa. The lease has since been renewed and the owner has developed self-contained residential accommodation at roof level overlooking Ravenscourt Park immediately opposite.

The freehold interest was acquired on behalf of a private property company for just under £6m.

26-28 Paddenswick Road, London W6

The Botany, Sovereign Way, Tonbridge

Two modern food-stores located in the town centre. The stores extend to some 53,000 sq ft, on a site of just over 3 acres and benefit from extensive on site car parking.

The two units are let to Waitrose and Iceland and produce a total aggregate income of £1,086,500 pa.

The freehold interest was acquired for a private property company client for circa £26.9m.

The Botany, Sovereign Way, Tonbridge

Travelodge, Bakers Road, Uxbridge

Modern Travelodge hotel located in the centre of Uxbridge incorporating a self-contained ground floor restaurant and an office suite.

The hotel has 121 rooms and is let to Travelodge for a term expiring in July 2043 with uncapped RPI increases at 5 yearly intervals. The office and restaurant are let on leases expiring in 2019 and 2039 respectively. The aggregate income is £674,391 pa.

Acquired the freehold on behalf of a long established private property company client for £13m.

Travelodge, Bakers Road, Uxbridge

Majestic Wine 520-530 Chiswick High Road, London W6

Acting on behalf of a private pension scheme, we negotiated the purchase of this freehold retail investment located in this prosperous west London suburb.

The 3,500 sq ft unit was let to majestic WineWarehouses limited for a further 17 years at a rental of £87,500 pa.

Purchased for our client for circa £1.4m.

Majestic Wine  520-530 Chiswick High Road, London W6

15-19 Kirby Street, London EC1

We negotiated the purchase of this refurbished office investment when market activity was very subdued just after the credit crunch.

Situated in a highly sought after mid-town location, this multi-let 20,000 sq ft building produced a rental income of just under £600,000 pa.

The freehold was acquired by a property company client.

15-19 Kirby Street, London EC1

Interplex 16, Ash Ridge Road, Almondsbury, Bristol

Two distribution units extending in total to 8,114 sq m (87,341 sq ft) forming part of an established estate and located in close proximity to the M4/M5 interchange.

Let to the strong covenants of Brake Bros. Limited and Indesit Company UK Limited on leases expiring in 2015 and 2018 respectively.

Acquired for a private property company for £5.75m.

Interplex 16, Ash Ridge Road, Almondsbury, Bristol

10A Newhouse Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

The unit, constructed in the late 1980’s, extends to approximately 3,166 sq m (34,081 sq ft).

The freehold interest in this modern industrial unit acquired for a private property company for £2,055,000.

10A Newhouse Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Erskine House, School lane, Chandlers Ford Industrial Estate

Chandlers Ford is strategically located close to the intersection of the both the M3 and M27 Motorways and close to Southampton Airport.

This modern unit forms part of an established industrial estate and extends to approximately 4,202 sq m (45,230 sq ft) and benefits from low site cover of some 39%.

The entire property is let to a single occupier on a lease expiring in 2016.

A new reversionary lease has subsequently been negotiated with the tenant.

The freehold interest was acquired for £5,000,000.

Erskine House, School lane, Chandlers Ford Industrial Estate

Comewell House, North Street, Horsham

Modern office building, arranged over 3 floors, conveniently located between the Station and the Town Centre shopping and extending to some 1,924 sq m (20,711 sq ft).

The entire property is let to G4S Cash Services (UK) Limited of a lease expiring in 2014.

The freehold interest was acquired on behalf of a private property company, from a syndicate of private investors.

Comewell House, North Street, Horsham

Sale and Leaseback – S Black Unit, Foxholes Business Park, Hertford

This modern high-bay Distribution unit provides some 4,546 sq m (48,929 sq ft) of space and forms part of an established of an established industrial and office location.

The purchase is subject to a leaseback to  Azelis S.A. for a term of 30 years. The rental is subject to annual RPI rental increases, subject to minimum and maximum increases of 2.5% and 5% respectively.

The freehold interest was acquired on behalf of a pension fund for £5,560,000.

Sale and Leaseback – S Black Unit, Foxholes Business Park, Hertford

Distribution Unit, Unit 6130, Magna Park, Lutterworth

The unit, extending to some 10,234 sq m (110,215 sq ft), is let to Geodis UK Limited on a 10 year lease.

This modern distribution unit, located on this premier logistics estate, acquired on behalf of a private investor, for £10,015,000.

Distribution Unit, Unit 6130, Magna Park, Lutterworth

Distribution Unit, Unit 5420, Magna Park, Lutterworth

A modern distribution unit of 21,294 sq m (229,231 sq ft) let to Primark.

The property was acquired from an Institution on behalf of a private investor for approximately £23m.

Distribution Unit, Unit 5420, Magna Park, Lutterworth

Debenhams Department Store – 134-142 Commercial Road, Portsmouth

The Department store, extending to some 17,148 sq m (184,616 sq ft), is located in a prime position within the City centre. The entire is let to Debenhams Retail Plc on a lease expiring in March 2041. The lease provides for 5 yearly upward only rental reviews.

Purchased the freehold interest for a private investor for approximately £39m.

Debenhams Department Store – 134-142 Commercial Road, Portsmouth

GP2 Grange Park, Northampton

New freehold distribution unit strategically located adjacent to Junction 15 of the M1 Motorway acquired on behalf of a private investor for £17.35m.

The property extending to some 19,479 sq m (209,000 sq ft) is let to Yusen.

GP2 Grange Park, Northampton

Marks & Spencer – 60 Princes Street, Edinburgh

The heritable interest in this prime retail unit was acquired on behalf of a private client for a figure in excess of £12.4m.

The store, extending to 2,248 sq m (24,200 sq ft) is let to Marks & Spencer Plc for an unexpired term in excess of 80 years. The lease provides upward only rental reviews at 5 yearly intervals.

Marks & Spencer – 60 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Priory House, 6 Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8

Priory House is a modern office building providing some 1,412 sq m (15,200 sq ft) over 8 floors with on site car parking. The entire is let to STA Travel Limited on a 25 year lease.

The purchase of the long leasehold interest, on behalf of a private property client, for in excess of £5.0m.

Priory House, 6 Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8

10 Norwich Street, London EC4

Modern “mid-town” office building extending to some 3,219 sq m (34,653 sq ft) let to a major firm of solicitors on a lease expiring in 2018.

Acquired the freehold interest on behalf of a private investor client for £14.125m.

New reversionary lease subsequently negotiated with the tenant.

10 Norwich Street, London EC4

Pionair Centre, Northern Perimeter Road, London Heathrow Airport

Prime strategically located site of approximately 1.53 hectares (3.78 acres), currently used for airport car parking, with direct access onto the Northern Perimeter Road.

Let to Heathrow Airport Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of BAA Plc.) on a lease expiring in 2021.

Acquired for private investor for £12.65m.

Pionair Centre, Northern Perimeter Road, London Heathrow Airport

Travelodge Hotel, Chieveley, near Newbury

A well located motel on the Newbury Services, at the junction of the M4 and A34, providing 126 double bedrooms on a 2.17 acre site.

The property was let to Moto Hospitality Limited on a 35 year lease with minimum increases at 5 yearly intervals based upon 3% pa compound growth.

The freehold interest was acquired on behalf of a Pension Fund Client for £3.3m.

Travelodge Hotel, Chieveley, near Newbury

The Heathrow Park Hotel, Heathrow Airport

A 165,000 sq.ft., 310 bedroom hotel on a 9 acre site adjacent to Heathrow Airport which is entirely let to Thistle Hotels on a lease with over 150 years unexpired.

Acquired for a private family trust client.

The Heathrow Park Hotel, Heathrow Airport

56/58 Cheapside, London, EC2

A refurbished 6,000 sq.ft. retail and office building occupying a prime location at the junction with Bow Lane.

The property is let to Sytner Group Plc and was acquired for a private property company.

56/58 Cheapside, London, EC2

41 Parham Drive, Boyatt Wood Industrial Estate, Eastleigh

A Sale and Leaseback transaction acquired on behalf of a private property company.

The property extended to some 1,077 sq m (11,600 sq ft), comprised an older style industrial unit and was let to Brake Bros. on a new 15 year FR & I lease at an initial rent of £63,733 per annum.

The lease has subsequently been restructured.

The freehold interest was acquired on behalf of a private property company.

41 Parham Drive, Boyatt Wood Industrial Estate, Eastleigh

AAH Pharmaceuticals Unit, Woburn Road, Winwick Quay, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8UH

A prime freehold distribution unit, developed in 1990, situated adjacent to junction 9 of the M62 motorway in a well established distribution location.

The unit comprises a 14,010 sq m (150,808 sq ft) distribution facility, incorporating two floors of integral offices and is let to AAH Pharmaceuticals Limited on a lease expiring in 2016.

The freehold interest was purchased on behalf of a UK Fund for a figure in excess of £7m.

AAH Pharmaceuticals Unit, Woburn Road, Winwick Quay, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8UH

Portfolios

Legat Corbishley have advised on the acquisition of a variety of property investment portfolios involving packages of between £15 – £150m.

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