LondonMetric Property acquires London logistics assets for £20.2 million

Acquisition

LondonMetric Property Plc (LON:LMP) has announced the acquisition of two last mile logistics assets in Fulham and Tottenham for a combined purchase price of £20.2 million.

The assets total 44,000 sq ft and have been acquired with vacant possession in two separate transactions. LondonMetric will refurbish both properties at a cost of £1.4 million which, once fully let, is expected to deliver a blended yield on cost of 4.5%.

At the 21,000 sq ft warehouse in Fulham, terms have already been agreed with Jacuna Kitchens, a dark kitchens operator, to pre-let c.60% of the space.

These assets complement LondonMetric’s other recent London last mile logistics acquisitions in Brent Cross and Streatham, which were acquired earlier in the year.

Andrew Jones, Chief Executive of LondonMetric, commented:

“It is clear that occupier demand for urban logistics assets in the strongest geographies is delivering superior rental growth. These acquisitions form part of LondonMetric’s strategy to increase its urban logistics investment within London and the South East, where there is a high intrinsic land value from alternative use.”

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