Hong Kong investor takes Kingdom St offices for £292m
14th February 2017
Hong Kong investor CC Land
Holdings has completed the £292m purchase of One Kingdom Street, in Paddington,
London, in an off-market deal with TH Real Estate.
Source: Paddington Central
The 264,898 sq ft office building
was sold by TH Real Estate on behalf of Cityhold Office Partnership at a yield
of 4.86% and a capital value of £1,100/sq ft.
The Sheppard Robson-designed
nine-storey block is let to tenants including Vodafone, Shire, Mysis and
Statoil. The weighted average unexpired lease term is 6.5 years (to breaks) and
the average office passing rent is £55/sq ft.
Jasper Gilbey, fund manager,
Cityhold Office Partnership, TH Real Estate, said: “The sale of One Kingdom
Street is further evidence of the Cityhold Office Partnership seeking to
realise performance once asset management initiatives have been successfully
implemented. The venture will actively seek to reinvest the proceeds throughout
2017 – with a focus on gateway continental European cities such as Berlin,
Munich, Paris and Madrid.”
Peter Neal, senior portfolio
manager, TH Real Estate, added: “This sale marks the end of the London disposal
programme having sold the Peak in Victoria in December last year for
£145m. Efforts will now be focussed on actively managing the residual
£700m London portfolio and selectively redeploying the capital into other
Michael Elliott, JLL and Ashurst
acted for TH Real Estate. CC Land Holdings was represented by Kieran D.
Cotter & Co and Addleshaw Goddard.