Aviva Investors UK Real Estate Recovery Fund II has acquired the long leasehold interest in Wincanton’s distribution warehouse facility at Portbury Bristol for £4.3m.  

The property totals 38,000 sq ft on a site of 6.23 acres and is located very close to Junction 19 of the M5 motorway.  

Wincanton hold the property on a lease with a further 11 years unexpired, subject to a break option in November 2020,  at a rent of circa £380,000 per annum.  
 
The purchase reflects a net initial yield of 8.34 per cent.  

Aviva were represented by Colliers International and the vendor; Stobart Group Limited, were represented by GVA. 

The property was managed for the vendor by Roebuck Asset Management as part of a wider contract. 
 
Richard Coombs of Colliers International’s Bristol office said: “This acquisition provides Aviva with a generous income yield with potential for improved returns as the regional economy grows.”

For further details contact Richard Coombs,  Director of National Investment, Colliers International on Bristol 0117 917 2000.