Supermarket Income REIT: Acquisition of Tesco in Sheffield
ACQUISITION OF A TESCO IN SHEFFIELD FOR £73.2 MILLION
Supermarket Income REIT plc (LSE: SUPR), the real estate investment trust providing secure, inflation-protected, long income from grocery property in the UK, announces the acquisition of a Tesco supermarket in Sheffield, Yorkshire, for a purchase price of £73.2 million (excluding acquisition costs), representing a net initial yield of 4.5%.
The store was developed for Tesco in 2011 and occupies a 7.0 acre site comprising an 88,000 sq ft net sales area supermarket, a 12-pump petrol filling station and 640 car parking spaces. The store serves as a hub for omnichannel fulfilment in the region, operating 14 home delivery vans and click & collect functionality. The asset is being acquired with an unexpired lease term of 17 years, with annual, upwards only, RPI-linked rent reviews (subject to a 4.0% cap and 0.0% floor).
Ben Green, Director of Atrato Capital Limited, the Investment Adviser to Supermarket Income REIT plc, said:
“This latest acquisition further strengthens Supermarket Income REIT’s portfolio of omnichannel supermarkets, which represent the future model for grocery in the UK. The store has attractive underlying fundamentals and a lease that is both index-linked and accretive to the portfolio in respect of its unexpired lease term.”
Below is a video, shot with the investment team of Atrato Group, the advisors behind SUPR, highlighting the Group’s investment strategy
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