LONDON: Supermarket Income REIT plc (LSE: SUPR), the real estate investment trust providing secure, inflation-protected, long income from grocery property in the UK, announces the acquisition of a Tesco supermarket, an Iceland Food Warehouse and complementary non-grocery units in Bradley Stoke, Bristol, for a total purchase price of £84.0 million (excluding acquisition costs), reflecting a net initial yield of 5.6%.
The 19.8 acre site includes a 74,717 sq ft net sales area Tesco supermarket with a 16-pump petrol filling station and 925 car parking spaces. The store is an online hub for Tesco, operating 20 home delivery vans and a dedicated Click & Collect facility. Tesco has operated at the site since the 1980s and through an extensive refurbishment, expanded the store in 2007. The site also includes an Iceland Food Warehouse and further complementary units providing convenience and health services with tenants including Boots, Greggs, Costa Coffee and Pets at Home.
The site is being acquired from CBRE Investment Management. The Tesco store has an unexpired lease term of 14 years, with annual, upwards-only, RPI-linked rent reviews (with a 3.5% cap and a 0.0% floor).
Ben Green, Director of Atrato Capital Limited, the Investment Adviser to Supermarket Income REIT plc, said: “We are very pleased to be adding this top trading omnichannel Tesco store to the portfolio together with the complementary essential retailers at this site.”