B&Q Portfolio

The Asset at a Glance

These assets are a strong match for our clients’ investment requirements and are an example of their continued confidence in the UK economy. The new 15-year leases to a subsidiary of an investment grade credit, will provide sustainable and progressive income returns for our investors. We are actively seeking similar transactions.
Charles Allen, Acquisitions Director
Investment Theme
Long Dated Income
Purchase Date
July 2019
Purchase Price
£53.3m
NIY
6.6%
Fund
Segregated Account
Features
  • Three solus retail warehouse units and associated parking let to B&Q Plc on new 15 year leases by way of sale-and-leaseback upon completion of the purchase
  • Portfolio totals 306,154 sq ft across 30.3 acres
  • Located in the densely populated urban conurbations of Birmingham, Cardiff and Tyne & Wear
Purchase Rationale
  • Long progressive income
  • RPI indexed rent reviews
  • Strategic urban locations with strong alternative use values
Location
  • Axletree Way, Park Lane, Wednesbury, WS10 9QY
  • 499 Cowbridge Road, Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff, CF5 5TG
  • Armstrong Industrial Estate, Cragside Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 1LH