Durham is one of the world’s leading Universities boasting a ranking of 78 in the QS World University Rankings 2020. In addition to a Top 100 World University status, Durham is also a major tourist attraction. The city accommodates several World Heritage Sites including Durham Cathedral and also benefits from its excellent leisure, retail and nightlife offer making it a prime student destination.
Comprising a site area of approximately 0.28 acres with planning permission for the construction of an apartment block including 27 one and two bedroom apartments totalling 43 bed spaces
The property is very centrally located on St James Street in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Comprising 28 bedrooms across 4 flats, which were developed and fully refurbished in 2017. The property is fully let producing a total combined gross rental income of £171,766 per annum
The rent for the academic year 2019/2020 was approximately 8.3% higher than achieved in 2018/2019 demonstrating the increasing demand for the building.
We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £2,300,000 (Two Million Three Hundred Thousand Pounds) for our client’s freehold interest. £2.30m represents a gross yield of 7.02% assuming purchasers costs of 6.34%. Alternatively, 9, 11 and 13 St James’ Street can be purchased individually.
Long Income Freehold Convenience Store Investment
The property is entirely let to Heron Foods Ltd from 11th November 2019 on an unbroken 10 year lease at £42,500 per annum
Heron Foods Limited last reported (2018) total turnover of £393,820,000 and pre-tax profits £8,780,000
Offers in excess of £650,000 (Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds) are invited for the freehold interest of the property.
A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 6.22% allowing for purchasers costs of 5.18%
Long Income leisure investment opportunity let until May 2030 (without breaks) at the passing rent of £37,500 per annum.
The property comprises an end terrace building with brick elevations under a flat roof and has been trading as an Italian restaurant since 1961. The property currently trades as Rosa 12.
Internally the property comprises restaurant seating across basement, ground and first floors offering 150 covers, with kitchen and preparation areas over ground and basement. There is a private function suite at basement level with additional bar area.
Business Park Offices let to Baldwins Holdings Limited who last reported a turnover in excess of £22m.
The property is let to Baldwins Holdings Ltd on a new 10 year lease with 5 year break at £30,000 per annum. The lease start date is 2 May 2019 and is held on full repairing terms. It has been agreed between the parties that the tenant will self-insure the building. The lease is subject to a photographic schedule of condition. There will be an upwards only rent review in May 2024.
The tenant has also taken a lease at 34 Brenkley Way, Blezard Business Park (not under the vendor’s ownership) therefore demonstrating its commitment to the location.
Offers in excess of £350,000 are invited for the freehold interest of the property. A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 8.25% assuming standard purchasers costs of 3.80%.
Saltburn is a seaside resort on the east coast of North Yorkshire, approximately 13 miles east of Middlesbrough.
The Station Building hosts weekly and monthly markets and the annual Saltburn Food Festival which attracts over 20,000 people is centred on the Station Building.
Constructed in 1862 the property comprises the former railway station buildings which have been converted to provide a Grade II Listed retail parade, totalling ten retail units.
Total passing rent of £63,710 per annum reflecting a low average rent of only £10.24 per sq ft. We believe there may be justification to increase the rent to around £74,460 per annum
Offers are sought in excess of £550,000 (Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds), subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.
A purchase at this price reflects an attractive net initial yield of 9.61% and a low capital value of only £88.42 psf
The whole property is let to Martin McColl Limited for a term of 16.5 years from the 20th November 2019 on FRI terms and subject to fixed uplifts at 2% per annum compounded throughout. The passing rent is £27,500 per annum. The vendor will top up the rent to £28,329 per annum from completion until 19th May 2020 by way of a reduction in the purchase price.
For the year ending 27th November 2016 reported a turnover of £518 million, a pre-tax profit of £25 million and shareholder’s funds of £160 million. The combined group has a turnover in excess of £1bn. It employs nearly 20,000 full and part-time staff and is visited by over 4.5 million customers every week.
The whole property is let to Martin McColl Limited for a term of 16.5 years from the 25th August 2018 on FRI terms and subject to fixed uplifts at 2% per annum compounded throughout. The passing rent is £27,500 per annum. The vendor will top up the rent to £28,329 per annum from completion until 25th February 2025 by way of a reduction in the purchase price.
For the year ending 27th November 2016 reported a turnover of £518 million, a pre-tax profit of £25 million and shareholder’s funds of £160 million. The combined group has a turnover in excess of £1bn.It employs nearly 20,000 full and part-time staff and is visited by over 4.5 million customers every week.
The property comprises a mid-terraced four storey building. The main walls are of solid brick construction and the roof is pitched with a slate roof covering which has been recently renewed. The property provides a ground floor retail area and on the upper floors is a spacious 6 bedroom flat with reception room, kitchen and 2 bathrooms.
Planning permission was granted for the conversion and the building was extensively refurbished in 2014 (Planning Permission Ref. 2014/0709/01/DET).
Greggs plc – new 10 year lease from 16th November 2017 at a rent of £16,250 per annum. The lease expires on 15th November 2027 and there is a tenant only break on 15th November 2022.
Gloria’s Italian Restaurant – 7 year lease from 22nd June 2016 at the passing rent of £20,000 per annum. The tenant break on 21st June 2018 was not exercised.
Total rent is therefore £36,250 per annum.
Greggs Plc – Experian Credit Risk Score: “Very Low Risk” (20/12/2017) Total Turnover: £960,005,000 & Pre-Tax Profits: £71,945,000
Offers in excess of £465,000 are invited for the freehold interest in the property. A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 7.46% allowing for purchasers costs of 4.54%.
City Centre Student Residential Investment entirely let to Newcastle University until September 2019
Comprising 56 bedrooms, including 8 studio apartments
Located in the heart of Newcastle City Centre very close to both Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
Situated in a vibrant city centre location close to Eldon Square Shopping Centre, China Town and The Gate providing an excellent mix of bars and restaurants
Rental income of £309,046.70 per annum with a projected income of £349,350 for academic year 2019/2020.
The property is situated in the heart of Newcastle city centre, very close to Debenhams & Intu Eldon Square shopping centre, The Grainger Market and the newly constructed Maldron Hotel.
The property is located in a prominent position on Clayton Street, close to the junction with Newgate Street. Clayton Street is an improving location, in close proximity to the southern end of the redeveloped InTu Eldon Square, one of the largest city centre shopping destinations in the UK with an annual footfall of 35 million. 150 meters north of the property is The Gate Complex and other retail and leisure occupiers.
Four dental practices entirely let to Whitecross Dental Care Limited
Whitecross Dental Care Limited last reported £218,090,000 turnover and pre-tax profits of £1,400,000
Experian Credit Risk Score: “Very Low Risk”
Total combined rental income of £74,500 per annum
Seeking offers in excess of £975,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 7.24%
The property comprises a mid-terraced building of pre-war construction with external brick walls and a pitched slate roof which has been arranged to provide a restaurant on the ground floor
The property is entirely let to Talviender Singh Dundhal on a 15 year lease from 2 October 2013 therefore expiring on 1 October 2028. The rent is reviewed every 3 years and is linked to the Retail Price Index subject to a minimum uplift of 5%. The passing rent is £16,380 per annum and the minimum uplift in 2020 will be to £17,199 per annum, £18,059 per annum from 2023 and £18,961 per annum from 2026
The restaurant trades as Pedros Peri Grill
High Street Retail Investment For Sale
Situated between Costa Coffee and Co-op Supermarket, the property is ideally located in North Shields town centre in 100% prime pedestrianised section of Bedford Street, opposite the entrance to The Beacon Shopping Centre and 0.1 miles from North Shields Metro Station.
The property is entirely let to Iceland Foods Limited until 12th September 2022 at £66,500 per annum on full repairing and insuring terms. Iceland last reported a total turnover of £2,770,500,000 in March 2017.
Ground flood is let to William Hill Organization Limited
Recently re-based rent of £37,500 per annum
Four refurbished apartments on upper floors
The upper floors generate a further £28,020 per annum
Total rental income of £65,520 per annum
Prominent position on Front Street, in Chester-le-Street town centre with good transport links
Seeking offers in excess of £700,000 reflecting a NIY of 8.91% assuming purchasers costs of 5.3%
Mixed Use Investment Opportunity For Sale
Situated in an attractive coastal location in Whitley Bay, close to the newly refurbished Spanish City
The ground floor is let to Boots and Relish Coffee Shop at a combined rent of £17,600 per annum
There is a very large newly refurbished 3 bedroom apartment on the upper floors generating a further £8,100 per annum
Total combined rent of £25,700 per annum
Unique Residential Investment on Northumbria University City Centre Campus.
Situated on the campus of Northumbria University, next to The Wynne Jones Building & The School of The Built Environment.
There are 11 flats comprising a total of 46 bedrooms, 15 shower rooms and 7 bathrooms. The commercial units on the lower ground floor include letting agency, an office and a coffee shop. There are 9 car parking spaces, 6 of which are fully let on license agreements.
Seeking offers in excess of £5.3m
Unit A let to Restore PLC at £40,000 pa until 2023
Restore PLC reported total turnover in excess of £176m
Total floor area of approximately 21,062 sq ft
Opportunity to add value by letting Unit B (ERV £32,000 pa)
Offers in excess of £730,000 reflecting a low capital value of
only £34.66 psf
The property consists of a purpose built, modern, single storey convenience store with 12 shared car parking spaces to the front & side with side loading.
The store extends to 3,243 sq ft (301 sq metres) GIA and is laid out as a modern convenience store with storage to the rear.
The property is let to The Co-operative Group Food Limited for a term of 20 years from 17 April 2014 on full repairing and insuring terms, expiring 16 April 2034 at a rental of £45,500 per annum. The rent increase is based on RPI with a collar of 1% and a cap of 4%.
Offers in excess of £775,000 are invited for the freehold interest of the property. A sale at this level reflects a net initial yield of 6.27% allowing for purchasers costs of 5.40%
Let to Done Brothers (Cash Betting) Limited (t/a Betfred) on a 15 year lease from 7th August 2013
Well based passing rent of £12,000 per annum
Betfred have a turnover of £320,000,000 and profits in excess of £20,000,000
Offers over £160,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 7.36%.
The Property comprises four fully refurbished Grade II Listed Georgian terrace properties. The Property has been sensitively refurbished to comply with Listed Building Consent and provides twelve self-contained apartments with 43 bedrooms.
The property is located a short walk from the new Science Central development as well as Newcastle University’s state of the art Business School on Barrack Road. The property is also very close to the RVI Hospital, Eldon Square Shopping Centre, China Town and The Gate.
We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £4,000,000 for our client’s freehold interest, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.
Entirely Let to Undoubted Covenant with £433m Turnover. The property comprises a two storey terraced building which is currently occupied as Specsavers and fit out an opticians
The entire property is let to Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited at £18,000 per annum on an unbroken 10 year lease on FRI terms with effect from 25th December 2012, therefore ending on 24th December 2022. The lease benefits from 5 yearly upwards only rent review pattern
We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £195,000 reflecting a net initial yield of approximately 9.02% assuming purchasers costs of 2.26%
Extensively refurbished in 2008/2009 both internally and externally and arranged to provide seven retail and office premises plus secure parking for up to 4 cars within a gated rear yard
The property is prominently position on Newgate Street, close to Morpeth Town Centre, The Sanderson Arcade and Market Place
Other nearby occupiers on Newgate Street include Age UK, Lloyds Bank, Barnados, Subway and Boots, among other national and regional occupiers. Total rent of £61,650 per annum.
Seeking offers in excess of £650,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 9.02%
Multi let office investment occupied by four tenants
With significant potential for residential development with parking for 17 cars.
The total passing rent of £36,315 per annum which increases to £36,815 per annum in June 2017.
WAULT to lease end is 7.84 years (2.33 years to breaks).
Seeking offers in excess of £450,000 reflecting a capital value of £76 psf
Mixed use investment in an expanding Northumberland location
Comprising 10 retail units, a dance studio, 2 garages and 4 flats
Income of £62,610 per annum with 23% secured by The Co-operative Food Group
Seeking offers in excess of £500,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 11.96%
The property comprises a two-storey office building fully let to 3 tenants producing a total combined rent of £37,150 pa
Team Valley is recognised as one of Tyneside’s most strategic office locations on one of the country’s largest business parks and is home to over 700 businesses employing over 20,000 people
There may be add-value opportunities at lease renewal as well as an opportunity to create further office accommodation on the first floor, subject to planning. Scale drawn plans and 3D imagery of a proposed extension are available on request.
We are instructed to seek offers in excess of £500,000 for our client’s long-leasehold interest, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.
Family owned pharmacy portfolio comprising 8 properties for sale with opportunities to add value
54.06% of the total income secured to Lloyds Pharmacy Limited t/a Lloyds Pharmacy and National Co-operative Chemists Limited
Total combined passing rent of £125,010 per annum, with potential to increase to approx. £134,060 per annum once Eastbourne Gardens is fully let
Seeking offers in excess of £1,200,000 reflecting a net initial yield of approximately 9.83%
Stand-alone retail warehouse and large car park with approx 190 spaces
FRI lease to B&M Retail Ltd at a rent of £288,000 pa (£7.09 per sq ft)
Unbroken 15 year lease with 5 yearly upwards only rent reviews linked to RPI, capped and collared between 4% and 1%
Seeking offers in excess of £4,000,000 reflecting a net initial yield of 6.76%
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