Case studies

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Motorway service area portfolio

Client: Extra MSA Group and M3 Capital Partners
Instruction/project: Nine freehold motorway service areas totalling 237 acres and 550,905 sq ft let to Welcome Break Ltd
GVA role: Acquisition for £300 million

Spire Washington Hospital, Pictree Lane, Washington

Client: LaSalle Investment Management
Instruction/project: A 29 year sale and leaseback with annual RPI increases of a 44,000 sq ft private hospital
GVA role: Acquisition of the sale and leaseback for £32.37 million

Virgin Active Health Club, Northampton

Client: Private overseas investor
Instruction/project: Purpose built health club totalling 31,170 sq ft let to Virgin Active Ltd
GVA role: Acquisition for £4.94 million

Invictus portfolio

Client: Standard Life Investments
Instruction/project: Prime car showroom portfolio let to the Volkswagen Group UK Ltd
GVA role: Disposal for £15.83 million

New Hall Hospital, Salisbury

Client: LaSalle Investment Management
Instruction/project: 48-bed private acute hospital comprising modern purpose built facilities alongside a converted 18th century, two storey Manor Hall
GVA role: Acquisition for £49.76 million

Eastside Locks, Cardigan Street, Birmingham

Client: LaSalle Investment Management
Instruction/project: 659 bed student block with retail and incubation space totalling 228,000 sq ft GIA
GVA role: Forward Funding for £46.9 million

Former Bus Station Site, All Saints Green, Norwich

Client: LaSalle Investment Management
Instruction/project: Forward funding, cleared site with planning permission for 228 student bed accommodation
GVA role: Acquisition for £16.15 million

Colworth Park, Bedfordshire

Client: Private overseas investor
Instruction/project: Science Research Park of approximately 352,000 sq ft of lettable accommodation with a total site area of approximately 36.8 hectares (91 acres)
GVA role: Acquisition for £48. 5 million

Jardine Motors Group UK Portfolio

Client: Jardine Motors Group
Instruction/project: Portfolio of car show rooms including locations in Milton Keynes, Colchester and London
GVA role: Disposal for £24.15 million

Virgin Active Health Clubs, Swansea and Middleton

Client: Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Instruction/project: Virgin Active leisure centres and racquets clubs totalling 205,618 square feet, let to the strong covenant of Virgin Active Ltd and Virgin Active Health Clubs Ltd, providing a lease term for each of the properties of 21.7 years and offer extensive facilities
GVA role: Acquisition for £9 million

Spire Shawfair Hospital, Edinburgh

Client: LaSalle Investment Management
Instruction/project: Acquisition of a modern 45,000 sq ft two storey private hospital
GVA role: Acquisition for £19.72 million

Telford Services, Junction 4 M54, Shropshire

Client: Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP
Instruction/project: A modern purpose-built motorway service area, let to Welcome Break
GVA role: Disposal for £13.6 million

Doncaster North Services, M18

Client: Shell Pension Trust Limited
Instruction/project: Motorway service area on the M18 let entirely to MOTO Hospitality Ltd guaranteed by Compass Group plc
GVA role: Acquisition for £20.5 million

The Counting House, St Vincent Place, Glasgow

Client: Cordea Savills
Instruction/project: Flagship 21,000 sq ft city centre leisure property let to JD Wetherspoon with an unexpired lease term of 23 years
GVA role: Acquisition for £4 million

Frobisher House, Ebrington Street, Plymouth

Client: Saltire Developments
Instruction/project: 134 bed student scheme, with a Sainsbury’s convenience store, let to Plymouth University
GVA role: Disposal for 9.35 million