Mixed Use Investment in Cavan

Cavan, 22nd October 2015 – CBRE & Quadrant Real Estate launch Hillside & Riverside, Connolly Court, Cavan to the market.

The sale provides 2 substantial mixed use buildings strategically located at the heart of Cavan town centre. The first building, Hillside, comprises a retail and office building arranged to provide 6 x ground floor retail units together with a primary care facility over the 3 upper floors. On the ground floor, Unit 3A is currently let to Specsavers under a 20 year lease from February 2010 at € 30,000 p.a. Unit 4 is let to Sam McCauley Pharmacy under a 9 year 6 month term commencing on the 17th July 2013 at a rent of € 80,000 p.a. The remaining 4 retail units are vacant. Overhead, a total of 2,531 sq. m of office accommodation is occupied by a combination of The Farnham Medical Practice & HSE, the Farnham Medical Practice occupy approximately 1,277 sq. m under a 10 year lease from 2012 at a rent of €17,450 p.a. with HSE occupying approximately 1,254 sq. m. under a 9 year & 6 month lease from December 2011 at a rent of €199,375 p.a. There is also a SLA in place with the HSE amounting to a further € 68,750 p.a. This provides for a total rent roll of €395,575 p.a. with the potential add value from the letting of the 4 vacant retail units.

The second building, Riverside, comprises a 4 storey mixed use property is arranged to provide 2 ground floor retail units together with 12 x 2 bedroom apartments over the 3 upper floors. The property extends to approximately 872.61 sq m (9,393 sq ft) and 1 of the retail units is vacant while the other unit is occupied by Gamestop Ltd t/a Gamestop under a 25 year term from August 2008 at a rent of €39,642 p.a.

The joint agents are quoting €3,800,000 which reflects an NIY 10.96% and provides an investor the opportunity to increase the return by letting the vacant retail units and the apartments.

The joint agents commented:

“The existing tenant profile combined with the add value options presented by the remaining vacant units will be attractive to a range of domestic and international buyers.”

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