1074 Warwick Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6BH
Retail investment property in Acocks Green
Sold prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount
A Freehold Town Centre Retail Investment Property Passing Rent: £32,500 pa
Property DescriptionThe property comprises a ground floor retail area shop with ancillary accommodation and service access to the rear.
LocationThe property is located on Warwick Road (A41), some 6 miles south east of Birmingham City Centre. Solihull is 4 miles to the south east, Birmingham International Airport is 5 miles to the east, while the NEC is 9 miles to the east. The M42 motorway is 5 miles to the south via Junction 5 of the M6. Acocks Green shopping centre is on the north side of Warwick Road, fronting on to the roundabout junction with Westley Rd and Shirley Rd. Access to the car parking at the rear is via Station Road. This leads to Acocks Green rail
station, less than ½ a mile from the property. Motorway is 6.5 miles to the north. Acocks Green rail station is located in close proximity and has frequent services to Birmingham Snow Hill (9 minutes) and Solihull (6 minutes).
AccommodationThe property extends to 1,484 sq ft
591 sq ft ITZA
Energy Performance RatingSee legal pack.
TenureFreehold – Subject to the existing tenancy.
Tenancy DetailsThe property is let to Sportswift Ltd (trading as Card Factory) on a 10 year lease from 18/6/2010, expiring 17/06/2025. A reversionary lease was signed for a further 5 yearsfrom 18/6/20 to 17/6/25 at a rent of £16,250 pa from 18/6/20 to 17/6/22 then rising to £32,500 pa thereafter. The Vendor will top up the rent to cover this period.
Tenant profile - Card Factory have over 700 stores in the UK, and is positioned in the lower/middle value sector of the greeting cards market.
Value Added TaxThe property is elected for VAT, although it is anticipated that the sale will be dealt with by way of a TOGC.
Remote Bidding AuctionThis property is being offered via a remote bidding auction with bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only. You will need to pre-register for remote bidding, provide your identification and debit card details no later than 24 hours prior to the auction, please visit our website for further details.
ViewingsStrictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.
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