Retail investment opportunity in West Bromwich

195 High Street, Princess Parade, West Bromwich, B70 7QZ

Guide price*

£435,000+

Plus fees

Sold for £400,000

Lot No: 123
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Commercial Investment

A freehold retail investment opportunity let to the established GR & MM Blackledge Plc. (Bodycare) at a passing rent of £65,000 pa.

Property Description

195 High Street comprises a purpose built ground floor shop with ancillary accommodation on the first floor. The property currently trades as an established Bodycare store. The ground floor extends to 2,368 square feet with a further 1,345 square feet of ancillary accommodation to the first floor.

Location

The properties occupy a prominent position on the northern side of the pedestrianised High Street, in close proximity to the Tesco led New Square retail park , Queens Square and Kings Square shopping centres housing occupiers including Poundland, Boots the Chemist, Greggs, Superdrug, Iceland, Carphone Warehouse and H Samuel. Other nearby retailers include Argos, McDonald’s, Farmfoods, Heron Foods and New Look.

Energy Performance Rating

D.

Tenure

Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancy.

Tenancy Details

The property is let to GR & MM Blackledge PLC (trading as Bodycare) for a term of 9 years, expiring on 23/06/2025, at a passing rent of £65,000 pax. There is a rent review due on 24/06/2021.
GR & MM Blackledge Plc is a retail group founded in 1970 and has been serving customers for over 45 years with current staffing levels of more than 1,500 employees. The company now trades as Bodycare from 130 stores (Source: www.bodycareplus.com).

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT is chargeable on this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Remote Bidding Auction

This 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.

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Auction details:

Wednesday 17th February 2021 08:30AM

Please note that the Auction will be livestreamed via our website with Remote Bidding by Proxy, Telephone or Internet Only. You must pre-register to bid no later than 12 Noon on Tuesday 16th February.

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