March catalogue launched

9th March 2012

The catalogue for the Acuitus auction on March 29 can be viewed online here. The sale comprises 36 lots representing retail, office, industrial, leisure and mixed-use investments currently producing income of around £2.6mpa. Lots are offered on behalf of major clients including The Co-operative Estates, Sue Ryder, Joint LPA Receivers at Edward Symmons, GVA, Capita Symonds, Colliers International, BNP Paribas Real Estate, BTW Shiells together with three major institutional funds The properties in the March auction represent a wide geographic spread across the UK and a similarly extensive range of investment opportunities with guide prices from £85,000 to £2.55m. Our February auction brought further insights into the nature of investor demand and saw the total of asset sales completed since Acuitus was launched move above £200m. Pricing remains the key: whenever our selling clients price in accordance with the current realities of economic conditions and the property cycle then they invariably find buyers for their assets. Stuart Buchanan of Acuitus Finance can quote financing terms for all of the lots in the sale and can be contacted on 07879 432868 (

Notable lots in the March auction include:

  • Three Sue Ryder sale & leaseback investments in Cirencester, Aldeburgh and Rickmansworth let on new 10-year leases.
  • Three well-located self contained industrial estates situated close to the motorway network in Wakefield, Doncaster and Rotherham.
  • London EC3: 11-15 St Mary at Hill, a modern City of London multi-let investment currently producing £250,873pa (gross). Guide price: £900,000 – £925,000
  • Coventry: Euro Claddings Warehouse (pictured above) let on new 10-year lease currently producing £120,000pax. Guide price: £1m+
  • London WC2: 15 Grape Street let to The Republic of Cuba until 2023 (subject to option).Producing £81,500pax. Guide price £1.4m
  • Lichfield: McDonald’s Restaurant, Birmingham Road let until 2027 and currently producing £71,000pax. Guide price: £1.2m-£1.25m
  • London NW9: Kwik-Fit Centre, Staples Corner, let until 2033 with fixed rental uplifts and currently producing £81,227pax. Guide price: £1.3m+