Tesco Express, 43-45 Union Street
AB11 5BN

Heritable Supermarket Investment

  • Prime location on Union Street opposite the Marischal Square office development
  • New 20 year lease to Tesco Stores Limited (subject to an option)
  • Neighbouring occupiers include Greggs, Semichem, Poundland, Miller and Carter and Brewdog
  • The rent is reviewed to open market with a cap of 2.5% p.a. compounded annually to a maximum of 13.14% over five years
  • Currently producing £79,000 p.a.x.
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    £79,000 per Annum Exclusive
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  • Tesco Express, 43-45 Union Street<br>Aberdeen<br>AB11 5BN
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Property Information

67 miles north-east of Dundee
A90, A96
Aberdeen Railway Station
(Mainline and Scotrail)
Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen is the third largest city in Scotland, known globally as an oil and gas centre and energy research hub. The property is situated on the south side of the Union Street at its eastern end, between the St Nicholas Centre and Broad Street linking to the Marischal Square office development. Union Street is the principal retail thoroughfare in Aberdeen city centre. Neighbouring occupiers include Greggs, Ladbrokes, Poundland, Miller & Carter and Semichem.




The property will comprise a newly fitted out Tesco Express supermarket arranged over ground and basement floors within a C listed granite tenement building (the upper floors are in separate ownership). Retail sales accommodation will be provided at ground floor level together with storage and plant at basement level. The property is currently being fitted out by the tenant.


VAT is applicable to this lot.


Please contact Mhairi Archibald (07718899341)


Band E. Please see the legal pack for further information.

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorFloor Areas
TenantTermRent p.a.xReviews
294.90 sq m
309.90 sq m
(3,174 sq ft)
(3,336 sq ft)
20 years from
07/09/2020 to
06/09/2040 (2)
£79,00007/09/2025 and
five yearly
thereafter (3)
604.80 sq m
(6,510 sq ft)

(1) Tesco Stores PLC have a turnover of £42,951,000,000, a pre-tax profit of £1,151,000,000 and total assets of £24,329,000,000. Tesco trade from over 3,700 stores in the UK and Ireland (Source tesco.com)
(2) There is a tenant break option at year 10 (07/09 2030) on giving 6 months notic3
(3) The rent is reviewed to open market with a cap of 2.5% p.a. compound (maximum 13.14% over 5 years)

If you are the successful bidder, Acuitus requires a separate payment of £1,000 inclusive of VAT as a buyer's administration charge payable to Acuitus Limited upon exchange of contracts. A VAT receipt will be provided upon payment.

Due to the current restrictions in movement throughout the UK, the property may not have been inspected by Acuitus. Some photographs may not be current and these will be dated where this is the case. Plans showing nearby occupiers and mention of nearby occupiers may reflect a dated situation as some tenants are not currently in occupation. Floor areas and accommodation details are likely to have been obtained from VOA.Gov.UK and the Vendor.

Property Documents

  • Solicitors Legal Pack
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  • Catalogue Page
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  • Site Plan
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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  • Money Laundering Regs
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  • Customer Due Dilligence Form
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Mhairi ArchibaldMhairi Archibald +44 (0)7718 899 341 Mhairi.archibald@acuitus.co.uk
Billy StruthBilly Struth +44 (0)20 7034 4854billy.struth@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Burnett & Reid LLP 15 Golden Squae
AB10 1WF
Rachael MacKay 01224 644 333rachael.mackay@burnett-reid.co.uk

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