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Colliers advises Grupo AFA and Socicorreia on the acquisition of 2 buildings in Lisbon for conversion to residential use

  • Both assets are located in the center of Lisbon, at Cinco de Outubro 35 and Visconde Valmor 66, respectively.

  • The joint operation has been closed for a volume of around €27 million.

  • Both buildings have office use, commercial space and parking spaces and will be converted to residential use.

Colliers (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), a global leader in real estate investment management and advisory services, has advised Grupo AFA and Socicorreia on the acquisition of two office buildings in the center of Lisbon for approximately €27 million.

The first of the assets is number 35, Cinco de Outubro. It has a total surface area of 8,250 sqm of office space and of commercial space spread over 11 floors. It also has 65 parking spaces and several warehouses located below ground level.

The second building is located at Avenida Visconde Valmor 66. It has a surface area of approximately 2,250 sqm of office space and commercial space spread across 8 floors. It has 25 parking spaces below ground level and will also be converted to residential use.

Socicorreia and Grupo AFA are leading national developers and builders. Its strategy has recently focused on the center of Lisbon, where it currently has some 9 projects under development.

Pedro Valente, Managing Director of Colliers Portugal comments: “It was a pleasure to represent AFA and Sociocorreia in this transaction. Both entities are very knowledgeable about the residential development market in Lisbon, which enabled the deal to be concluded in record time. In addition, it proves that assets with such locations continue to be highly desired by investors.”

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