LondonMetric Property Plc (“LondonMetric” or “Company”) announces that it has
exchanged on the sale of a Royal Mail distribution warehouse in Daventry to Tritax Big Box
REIT plc for £48.8 million, reflecting a NIY of 5.0%.
LondonMetric acquired the bespoke 272,000 sq ft warehouse in 2014 for £36.0 million,
reflecting a NIY of 6.7%. It generates income of £2.6 million pa and has an unexpired lease
term of 6 years.
The property has generated a profit on cost of 31% and has been sold at marginally above
Andrew Jones, Chief Executive of LondonMetric, commented:
“This asset has performed strongly, delivering an ungeared IRR of 15% pa. We will recycle the
proceeds into our pipeline of investment and development opportunities, particularly in
urban and regional logistics where we continue to see value and good prospects for further
Tritax Big Box REIT plc was advised by DTRE.
further information, please contact:
LondonMetric Property Plc
Andrew Jones / Martin McGann
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7484 9000
Dido Laurimore / Tom Gough / Richard Gotla
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3727 1000
About LondonMetric Property Plc
LondonMetric is a FTSE 250 REIT (ticker: LMP) that specialises in distribution, convenience and long
income property with a focus on strong and growing income, and adding value through asset
management initiatives and short cycle developments. LondonMetric has 12 million sq ft under
management. Further information is available at www.londonmetric.com
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