LaSalle acquires Sainsbury’s Superstore in South Woodford for £36.75m

LONDON (December 11, 2017) — LaSalle announces that it has purchased the Sainsbury’s superstore in South Woodford on behalf of a client for £36.75 million.

Located in the heart of the north-east London suburb, the property is let on a new 25-year lease to Sainsbury’s. The site is also underpinned by longer term redevelopment potential to provide a significant mixed-use scheme. The 4.2-acre site comprises a 59,107 sq ft foodstore, a seven-screen Odeon cinema, five high street retail units and a 250 space car park. Jonathan Hawkes, Fund Manager at LaSalle Investment Management, said: “The acquisition fits our strategy of investing in secure income producing assets capable of growth in sustainable long term locations, and is underpinned by a robust land value.” Dale Johnstone, Partner at Allsop, added: “This store is the dominant supermarket in the area and Sainsbury’s has just shown its ongoing commitment by re-gearing it’s lease.”

LaSalle was advised by Allsop. Savills advised the vendor.

About LaSalle Investment Management 
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world's leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, we manage approximately $71 billion of assets in private equity, debt and public real estate investments as of Q4 2020. The firm sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including open- and closed-end funds, separate accounts and indirect investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com and LinkedIn.

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