December 2018
Investment Acquisition
Clapham Junction : Shopstop

  • 2.3 acre mixed use site in the heart of Central London
  • Price: circa £137,000,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on behalf of DTZ Investors on the acquisition of this prime mixed-use investment in the heart of Central London.

Shopstop is formed of a site area of 2.3 acres and provides circa 74,500 sq ft of retail, leisure and office accommodation which benefits from being located at the main entrance to Clapham Junction railway station, Europe’s busiest railway interchange, with an estimated annual footfall of c. 31 million.

The property is 100% let to tenants including M&S Simply Food, Sainsbury’s, Monsoon, Superdrug and Fitness First. There is also office accommodation on the upper floors which is occupied by Moss Bros and acts as their UK headquarters. Over 20% of the current income is secured for over 10 years.

It is the first time that this property has been traded in the open market for 18 years. The acquisition of the strategically located 2.3 acre site offers numerous long-term opportunities, including inclusion in the area’s wider development plans, whilst being underwritten by the strong existing tenant line up and income profile.

Jonathan Mills commented: “We are delighted to have secured this acquisition for our client, DTZ Investors, against intense competition. Comprising a 2.3 acre, mixed use site in the heart of Central London, the property offers a multitude of asset management opportunities. The property represented a once in a generation opportunity to secure one of the most exciting repositioning projects in London.”
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November 2018
Investment Sale
Yeovil : Glovers Walk

  • Prominent shopping centre in the secondary retail pitch of Yeovil town centre
  • Price: £3,500,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this retail investment in Yeovil on behalf of an institutional client for a sale price of £1,600,000. Tom Heptonstall commented: "Our client is very pleased to have disposed of the assets as it is now too asset management intensive for the lot size and the overall size of the fund. The property has future development potential, which the purchaser will be able to benefit from in time". [read more]

November 2018
Investment Sale
Hounslow : 219/221 High Street

  • Prime retail and residential investment
  • Passing Rent: £165,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.95%
  • Price: £2,605,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime retail and residential investment in the London borough of Hounslow, on behalf of an institutional client. The property comprises two self-contained residential units and a retail unit which is let to Sam 99p Limited. The sale price of £2,605,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.95%. Tom Heptonstall commented: "We are delighted to have exceeded the quoting terms after a short targeted marketing campaign, we have a number of similar assets to sell so please get in touch if you have a requirement". [read more]

November 2018
Investment Acquisition
Bath : 12 Northgate Street and 9-11 Bridge Street

  • Mixed use retail, leisure, residential and office investment
  • Passing Rent: £378,900 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.50%
  • Price: £6,500,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted for DTZ Investors on the purchase of this mixed use retail, leisure, residential and office investment in Bath city centre. The property was redeveloped in 2012 and is fully let to tenants including Joules, Turtle Bay and Cutler and Gross. It has a weighted average unexpired lease term of nearly 9 years. The purchase price of £6,500,000 reflected a net initial yield of circa 5.50%. Richard Bashford commented: "This investment provides a mix of uses and a strong income profile making it an attractive investment. Jones Lang LaSalle acted for the vendor." [read more]

November 2018
Open Market Letting
Bath : 2 Milsom Street

  • Helping the people of Bath and the South West with Christmas present ideas, Fawcett Mead were very pleased to agree a short lease to Finisterre on this prime shop, on behalf of a private investor.

October 2018
Open Market Letting
Newquay : 12-14 Bank Street

  • Fawcett Mead are pleased to complete a new 10 year lease, subject to tenant break at year 5, to Millets on behalf of a private investor.

October 2018
Investment Sale
Newbury : 13/15 Northbrook Street

  • 100% prime retail investment let to Wilko until 2025
  • Passing Rent: £295,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.50%
  • Price: £4,250,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Newbury on behalf of CBREGI. The property occupies a 100% prime trading position and is let to Wilko until June 2025. The sale price of £4,250,000 reflects a net initial yield of 6.50%. Jonathan Mills commented: "We were delighted to conclude successfully the sale of this prime shop in Newbury on behalf of our client, CBREGI". [read more]

October 2018
Investment Sale
Romford : 105-111 South Street

  • Prime leisure investment in the busy London suburb of Romford
  • Passing Rent: £178,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.33%
  • Price: £3,145,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime long-let leisure investment in Romford, Essex. The property is let to the strong covenant of Stonegate Pub Company Limited until March 2038. The sale price of £3,145,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.33%. Tom Heptonstall commented: "We are delighted to have secured a strong exit price for our client after a "quiet" marketing campaign. Both parties were very pleased with the result." [read more]

October 2018
Investment Sale
Lowestoft : 110 London Road North

  • Well-located in the 100% prime retail pitch, let to Vision Express until 2021
  • Passing Rent: £35,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.75%
  • Price: £485,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Lowestoft, Aitken Retail acted for the purchaser who was a private investor. The property is let to Vision Express until 2021. The sale price of £485,000 reflects a net initial yield of 6.75%. [read more]

September 2018
Investment Sale
M&Co Portfolio : 9 retail properties

  • Passing Rent: £407,500 per annum
  • Price: £4,109,000
Acting jointly with Acuitis, Fawcett Mead have sold 9 M&Co stores on a sale and leaseback basis. The stores in Wootton Bassett, Barnard Castle, Gosport, Cosham, Whitehaven, Trowbridge, Houghton Le Spring, Chester le Street and Ashington produced a total rent of £407,500. The total sale price was £4,109,000. Graham Fawcett commented: "We were delighted with this sale and it shows that rack rented assets sell well in the current market if they are priced correctly". The purchasers were private investors. [read more]

August 2018
Investment Sale
York : 22-23 Parliament Street

  • Prime retail investment let to Boots Opticians until 2022
  • Passing Rent: £130,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.00%
  • Price: £2,038,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in York on behalf of a private investor. The property is let to Boots Opticians Ltd until 2022. The sale price of £2,038,000 reflects a net initial yield of 6.00%. Graham Fawcett commented: “We sold this property off-market and both parties were delighted with the result". [read more]

August 2018
Investment Sale
Bury St Edmunds : 27, 27A & 28 Buttermarket

  • Prime retail investment in highly affluent market town
  • Passing Rent: £176,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 8.90%
  • Price: £1,850,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on behalf of M&G Real Estate on the sale of this prime retail investment in Bury St Edmunds. 61% of the income is secured to AG Retail Cards Ltd (t/a Clintons) until December 2022. The sale price of £1,850,000 reflects a net initial yield of 8.90%. Jonathan Mills commented: "Having completed the asset management programme for our clients, M&G Real Estate, we were pleased to conclude the successful sale of this investment". [read more]

August 2018
Investment Sale
Truro : 93-94 Pydar Street

  • Prime retail investment let to Boots on a new 10-year lease
  • Passing Rent: £275,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.83%
  • Price: £4,425,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Truro on behalf of CBRE Global Investors. The purchaser, a local authority, was represented by Cushman and Wakefield. The property is let to the Boots UK Limited on a 10 year lease from June 2017. The sale price of £4,425,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.83%. Richard Bashford commented: "This is a prime, well configured shop which was let on a recently renewed lease. These factors made it an attractive investment, leading to a good level of demand and we are pleased with the price achieved". [read more]

August 2018
Investment Sale
Truro : 1 St Nicholas Street

  • Prime retail investment in dominant regional centre
  • Passing Rent: £72,500 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.50%
  • Price: £1,055,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Truro on behalf of Kennedy Wilson. The buyer was a private investor. The property is let to Monsoon Accessorize Ltd until May 2023. Craig Cawthorne commented: "Truro is a regionally dominant retail centre with a loyal catchment, boosted by seasonal tourism. This shop sits in the very centre of the retail pitch and should prove an attractive long term investment". [read more]

August 2018
Investment Acquistion
London, Hammersmith : 49-63 King Street

  • Let to TK Maxx and Poundland
  • Passing Rent: £1,165,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.10%
  • Price: £21,400,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted for PATRIZIA Immobilien AG on the acquisition of a flagship retail property at 49-63 King Street in Hammersmith, London, for EUR £21.4 million for one of their pan-European retail-focused funds.

This latest acquisition, the fund’s first in the UK, follows the fund’s strategy of investing in selected retail sectors.

The property comprises 62,430 sq ft of lettable space, split between two fully occupied units over basement, ground and two upper floors. The two tenants, TK Maxx and Poundland, have a remaining average lease term of 13.6 years. King Street is the prime shopping zone within the Borough of Hammersmith, situated in West London and just 10 minutes from Heathrow Airport.

KLM Retail and Cushman & Wakefield acted on behalf of the vendor.
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August 2018
Investment Sale
Barnstaple : 75 High Street

  • Prime retail investment let to Costa Ltd on a new 10 year lease
  • Passing Rent: £73,069 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.75%
  • Price: £1,200,000
Fawcett Mead have recently acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Barnstaple, the seller and buyer were both private investors and Ocklestone Bailey acted for the buyer. The property is let to the excellent covenant of Costa Ltd on a new 10-year lease (TBO 6 years). Richard Bashford commented: "Barnstaple is a strong retail centre with a loyal catchment. This shop is in the prime retail pitch and the lease to Costa Coffee had recently been renewed making it a very attractive investment". [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Isle of Wight : M&S Simply Food, Terminus Road, Cowes

  • Freehold town centre food store with annually received RPI linked income until 2035
  • Passing Rent: £188,803 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.50%
  • Price: £3,940,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Cowes, Isle of Wight. It is let to the excellent covenant of Marks and Spencer Food Ltd until May 2035. A sale price of £3,940,000 reflects a net initial yield of 4.50%. Jonathan Mills commented: "Food store index linked income is continuing to prove attractive to investors and we are delighted to have completed this sale for our clients, London Metric Plc". [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Penrith : M&S Simply Food, 22-24 King Street

  • Freehold town centre food store with annually index linked income.
  • Passing Rent: £313,303 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.37%
  • Price: £6,720,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Penrith, which is well let to Marks and Spencer Food Ltd. A sale price of £6,720,000 reflects a net initial yield of 4.37%. Jonathan Mills commented: “Food store index linked income is continuing to prove attractive to investors and we are delighted to have completed this sale for our clients, London Metric Plc”. [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Crewe : 25-29 Victoria Street & Unit 3 Victoria Shopping Centre

  • High-yielding retail investment in prime pitch, tenants include Holland & Barrett and Ryman
  • Passing Rent: £70,250 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 10.00%
  • Price: £667,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this high yielding retail investment in Crewe. The property comprises three shops, well-let to three extremely strong covenants including Holland & Barrett and Ryman. The sale price of £667,000 reflected a net initial yield of 10.00%. [read more]

July 2018
Investment Acquistion
Guildford : 115 High Street

  • Prime shop let to LK Bennett on a lease expiring in January 2026
  • Passing Rent: £285,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.50%
  • Price: £6,000,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the acquisition of this prime shop in Guildford on behalf of Columbia Threadneedle. The purchase price of £6,000,000 reflects a net initial yield of 4.50%. Richard Bashford commented: "This is one of the best shops in Guildford, one of the strongest retail centres in the UK and we were pleased to have secured the investment for our client in an off-market transaction". The vendor, Lothbury Investment Management, was represented by KLM Retail. [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Cheltenham : 91-97 High Street

  • Two well-configured retail units let to Argos Ltd and Superdrug Plc
  • Passing Rent: £190,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.30%
  • Price: £2,850,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted for CBRE Global Investors on the sale of this prime retail investment in Cheltenham, which was bought by a private investor client of GCW. The property comprises of two well-configured retail units, let to Argos Ltd on a lease expiring in August 2022, with a co-terminus sub-lease to Superdrug stores Plc. The sale price of £2,850,000 reflected a net initial yield of 6.30%. Richard Bashford commented: "This pitch is set to improve substantially when John Lewis open their new department store nearby later this year. In addition, Cheltenham Borough Council is planning to undertake improvements to the pedestrianised area on this section of High Street." [read more]

July 2018
Investment Acquistion
Chichester : 19/20 East Street

  • Let to Joules Ltd
  • Passing Rent: £190,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.00%
  • Price: £4,450,000
Fawcett Mead has acquired this prime retail investment in Bath on behalf of a private investor client. The property has recently been let to Joules Ltd on a new 10-year lease. The purchase price of £4.45 million reflects a net initial yield of circa 4%. Smith Price acted for the vendor. [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Zurich Portfolio : 22 Retail Properties

Fawcett Mead are delighted to have advised Columbia Threadneedle on the disposal of 22 retail properties throughout the UK with towns including Sheffield, Yeovil, Bognor Regis and Lichfield. The properties were let to a range of retailers on varying lease lengths. For more information please call Tom Heptonstall or Jonathan Mills. [read more]

July 2018
Investment Sale
Bury St Edmunds : 35 Cornhill

  • Let to Nero Holdings Ltd until June 2027, without break
  • Passing Rent: £80,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.59%
  • Price: £1,640,000
Fawcett Mead have acted on behalf of Legal & General on the sale of this prime retail unit in Bury St Edmunds. The property had recently been let by Fawcett Mead to Caffe Nero on a new 10-year lease without break. Tom Heptonstall commented: "We were pleased to be able to create a competitive bidding situation which enabled us to maximise the pricing for our client for this attractive investment". [read more]

May 2018
Investment Acquistion
Plymouth : Derrys Cross Leisure

  • Passing Rent: £888,431
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.20%
  • Price: £17,250,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted on behalf of Plymouth City Council on the purchase of this freehold city centre leisure investment. The property comprises a Travelodge Hotel, a gym and four restaurants/bars. The purchase price of £17.25 million reflected a NIY of 5.20%.

The property has a WAULT of 17.45 years and 70% of the income is subject to indexed or fixed rental increases. Richard Bashford commented: “We were very pleased to secure this investment property on behalf of Plymouth City Council on an off market basis”.
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May 2018
Investment Sale
Kingston : 1 Church Street and 23 Market Place

  • Recently let on a new 15 year lease
  • Passing Rent: £210,000 per annnum
  • Net Initial Yield: 3.80%
  • Price: £5,150,000
Fawcett Mead has recently acted on behalf of Legal & General Real Assets on the sale of this prime retail investment in Kingston. The property had recently been let to Pret a Manger on a new 15-year lease and the sale price of £5.15 million reflects a NIY of 3.80%.
Richard Bashford commented: "This is an extremely attractive retail investment which generated strong demand and competitive bidding."
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May 2018
Investment Acquistion
Winchmore Hil : Green Dragon

  • Let to Waitrose Ltd on a new 15 year lease
  • Passing Rent: £243,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.36%
  • Price: £6,105,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have advised an institutional client on the acquisition of the above Little Waitrose, which is subject to five yearly RPI uplifts collar and capped at 2%-4% and benefits from 26 car parking spaces. The upper parts consist of two residential flat, which were bought on a per square foot rate. Tom Heptonstall commented “We are delighted to secure this off market investment, which is let to the highly desirable covenant of Waitrose, with RPI linked uplifts and car parking in North London”. [read more]

April 2018
Investment Acquistion
Glasgow : 130-140 Buchanan Street & 30-40 St Vincent Place

  • 100% prime retail block and adjoining office building
  • Price: £27,000,000
On behalf of Redevco, Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the off-market, simultaneous acquisition of this prime retail and adjoining office block investment in Glasgow. The retail units are let to the strong national covenants of Starbucks and Edinburgh Woollen Mill whilst the adjoining office building comprising 50,000 sq ft is let in its entirety to the 5A1 covenant of Clydesdale Bank Plc with RPI linked rental uplifts until 2024. The combined acquisition price of £27,000,000 reflects a blended net initial yield circa 4.75%. Jonathan Mills commented: "We are pleased to have simultaneously secured these two properties for our clients Redevco, which adds to their substantial ownership in central Glasgow." [read more]

April 2018
Investment Acquistion
Reading : 51 Broad Street

  • 100% prime retail parade
  • Net Initial Yield: £8,260,000
  • Price: 4.8%
On behalf of Columbia Threadneedle, Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the acquisition of this 100% prime retail parade in Reading. Approximately 84% of the income is secured to minimum risk 5A1 covenants including Nationwide and Holland & Barrett, with a WAULT to expiry of 12.27 years. The acquisition price of £8,260,000 reflects a net initial yield of 4.8%. Jonathan Mills commented: "We are pleased to secure off-market this 100% prime retail parade for our clients Columbia Threadneedle, which completed their ownership of a substantial retail parade on Broad Street and now comprises one of the strongest UK high street ownerships." [read more]

April 2018
Investment Acquistion
Reading : 50 Broad Street

  • 100% prime retailing location on Broad Street
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.0%
  • Price: £3,200,000
On behalf of Columbia Threadneedle, Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the acquisition of this 100% prime retail investment in Reading. The unit is let to the strong national covenant of Hotter Shoes on a 10-year lease expiring in 2025. The acquisition price of £3,200,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.0%. Jonathan Mills commented: "We were pleased to secure this 100% prime unit for our clients Columbia Threadneedle, which completes their ownership of a substantial retail parade on Broad Street and now comprises one of the strongest UK high street ownerships." [read more]

April 2018
Investment Sale
Welwyn Garden City : 35-47 Howardsgate

  • Prominent, fully-let parade of 7 units
  • Passing Rent: £293,515 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.34%
  • Price: £3,750,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this 100% prime retail investment in Welwyn Garden City. The property comprises a fully-let retail parade comprising seven well configured units. Tenants include Halfords, CEX, Martin McColl and Scrivens. A sale price of £3,750,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.00%. [read more]

April 2018
Investment Sale
Woodley : 81/109 Crockhamwell Road

  • Passing Rent: £499,341 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.0%
  • Price: £6,900,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this secure retail investment with significant development potential in Woodley. It is let to excellent covenants including Iceland Foods Ltd, Boots UK Ltd and Santander. A sale price of £6,900,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.0%.

Tom Heptonstall commented: “We are delighted to have acted on behalf of Schroders in the disposal of the subject property. We managed to achieve a strong price after quiet “off-market” marketing, which worked with our clients objectives.”
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March 2018
Investment Acquistion
Streatham : 350-372 High Street

  • Let to Aldi Stores Ltd, Marks and Spencer Plc and The Gym Ltd
  • Passing Rent: £994,352 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 4.00%
  • Price: £23,300,000
Fawcett Mead recently advised LaSalle Investment Management in the off-market acquisition of the above property. The property was multi-let to Aldi Stores Ltd on a 20-year lease, without break, with 5 yearly RPI linked rent reviews with a collar and cap at 1.75%-3.75%, Marks and Spencer Plc on a 20-year lease, without break, subject to 5 yearly RPI linked rent reviews with a collar and cap at 1%-4% and The Gym Ltd on a 20-year lease without break, subject to 5 yearly RPI linked rent reviews with a collar and cap at 2%-4%. The property also benefits from c.80 car parking spaces, which are shared between the tenants. Tom Heptonstall commented, “We are delighted to have secured this highly desirable institutional asset direct from the developer in a competitive market for long secure income with RPI uplifts.” [read more]

March 2018
Investment Sale
Walsall : Victorian Arcade, Bradford Street

  • Attractive Victorian arcade located on the pedestriansed pitch
  • Passing Rent: £400,398 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 9.10%
  • Price: £4,125,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this high-yielding retail arcade in Walsall. A sale price of £4,125,000 reflects a net initial yield of 9.10%. Tom Heptonstall commented: "We are pleased to have acted on the sale of this challenging high-yielding retail arcade in Walsall. The property comprises an attractive Victorian Arcade with asset management angles for the purchaser to pursue". [read more]

March 2018
Investment Acquistion
Crawley : 1-21 The Martlets

  • 10 well-configured retail units
  • Passing Rent: £1,352,100 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.53%
  • Price: £18,000,000
Acting on behalf of Kames Capital, Fawcett Mead are delighted to have acted on the acquisition of this 100% prime retail parade in Crawley. Tenants include H&M, Topshop, Sports Direct, NCP and EE, with a WAULT until expiry of circa 6 years. The acquisition price of £18,000,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.53%.

Jonathan Mills commented: "We are delighted to have secured this attractive investment proposition for our clients, Kames Capital. The property comprises a 100% prime retail parade, let to very strong covenants and offers a number of interesting asset management opportunities for our clients."
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February 2018
Investment Sale
Newquay : 10-10a Bank Street

  • Let to Holland & Barrett Retail Ltd until 2027
  • Passing Rent: £59,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.90%
  • Price: £810,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Newquay. The property is let to Holland & Barrett Retail Ltd until 2027. A sale price of £810,000 reflects a net initial yield of 6.90%%. [read more]

February 2018
Investment Sale
Newcastle-Under-Lyme : 1-2 Castle Walk

  • Let to New Look until 2022
  • Passing Rent: £130,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 8.50%
  • Price: £1,440,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Newcastle-Under-Lyme. The property is let to New Look Retailers Ltd until 2022. A purchase price of £1,440,000 reflects a net initial yield of 8.50%. [read more]

February 2018
Investment Sale
Harlow : 32 Broadwalk

  • Let to WH Smith on a new 5 year lease
  • Passing Rent: £100,750 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.35%
  • Price: £1,295,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this 100% prime retail investment in Harlow. The property is let to WH Smith on a new five year lease. A purchase price of £1,295,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.35%. [read more]

February 2018
Letting
Bury St Edmunds : 93 St Johns Street

  • Fawcett Mead have agreed on an off-market letting to COOK in the former Greenwoods store in Bury St Edmunds. This is an excellent result and reinforces the strength and appeal of Bury St Edmunds.

February 2018
Letting
Stanmore : Unit 12 Buckingham Parade

  • Fawcett Mead, acting for Aprirose REI, have recently agreed on an off-market letting to Co-Op Funeralcare in Stanmore. This follows a number of new lettings and subsequently leaves the parade fully occupied.

January 2018
Investment Sale
St Austell : 23/23a Fore Street

  • Let to Poundland Ltd until May 2025
  • Passing Rent: £165,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 8.36%
  • Price: £1,800,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in St Austell on behalf of CBRE Global Investors. The property is let to Poundland Ltd until May 2025. A sale price of £1,940,000 reflects a net initial yield of 8.00%. [read more]

January 2018
Investment Sale
Newquay : 10 Bank Street

  • Let to Holland & Barrett and a hairdressing salon
  • Passing Rent: £59,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 6.90%
  • Price: £810,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on behalf of a private investor to relet the former Store Twenty One and complete on a subsequent sale of this prime retail investment in Newquay. A purchase price of £810,000 reflects a net initial yield of 6.90%. [read more]

January 2018
Investment Sale
Weymouth : 11-12 St Mary Street

  • Let to Bonmarche Ltd and Yours Clothing Ltd
  • Passing Rent: £134,500 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.25%
  • Price: £1,740,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Weymouth. A purchase price of £1,740,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.25%. [read more]

January 2018
Investment Sale
Bournemouth : 28-34 Old Christchurch Road

  • Tenants include Ernest Jones, Holland & Barrett, Loungers and Waterstones
  • Passing Rent: £363,750 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 7.00%
  • Price: £4,875,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Bournemouth. The sale price of £4,875,000 reflects a net initial yield of 7.00%.
Jonathan Mills commented: "We were delighted to have acted on this sale for LaSalle, where we were able to generate a competitive bidding situation and sell to an institutional purchaser".
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January 2018
Investment Acquistion
Chatham : 184 - 190 High Street

  • Let to Primark for a term expiring in August 2029
  • Passing Rent: £275,000
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.50%
  • Price: £4,695,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the acquisition of 184-190 High Street, Chatham. A purchase price of £4,695,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.50%. [read more]

January 2018
Investment Sale
Barnstaple : 72 High Street

  • New 10 year lease to JD Sports
  • Passing Rent: £120,000 per annum
  • Net Initial Yield: 5.82%
  • Price: £1,940,000
Fawcett Mead are pleased to have acted on the sale of this prime retail investment in Barnstable. The sale price of £1,940,000 reflects a net initial yield of 5.82%. [read more]