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Elite Partners Capital acquires five Government let assets


Purchase is the latest acquisition for Elite’s UK Commercial Fund III


Colliers has advised Elite Partners Capital on its acquisition of a portfolio of five Government let assets from Mapeley STEPS Limited. The purchase is the latest acquisition for Elite’s UK Commercial Fund III.


The assets are located in; East Kilbride, Dover, Felixstowe, St Austell and Scarborough. Each benefit from new leases granted to various UK Government departments:

  • Priory Court, Dover and Custom House, Felixstowe are occupied by the Home Office/Border Force and are secure operational assets which are strategically located close to port facilities.
  • Penhaligon House, St Austell and Albion House, Scarborough are occupied by the Department for Work and Pensions as part of their operational network.
  • Queensway House, East Kilbride is occupied by HMRC.

The portfolio has a passing rent of circa £2.1 million per annum and totals around 400,000 sq. ft. of space.

Victor Song, CEO of Elite Partners Capital said: “We are pleased to have worked with Mapeley on this off-market transaction to grow our UK Commercial Fund III. Our track record of delivery in this sector was an important factor in our securing these assets, which offer a strong income profile and further diversify our portfolio’s geographic and occupier mix.”

Martin Taylor Head of Investment at Mapeley added: “We are pleased to have concluded this sale with Elite which follows on from successful lease renewals with our Government clients.”

Allsop acted for Mapeley STEPS Limited. 

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