Supermarket Income REIT plc has purchased a Tesco supermarket in Llanelli, South Wales, for a total purchase price of €77m (£66.8m, excluding acquisition costs), reflecting a net initial yield of 5.3%. The store was developed for Tesco in 1989 and occupies a 10 acre site comprising a 82,046ft² net sales area supermarket, a 16-pump petrol filling station and 753 car parking spaces. The store is an online hub for Tesco, with 10 home delivery vans and a dedicated Click & Collect facility in the car park. The store is being acquired from M&G with an unexpired lease term of 12 years, with annual, upwards only RPI-linked rent reviews.
Ben Green, Director of Atrato Capital Limited, the Investment Adviser to Supermarket Income REIT plc, said: "This acquisition further strengthens SUPR’s portfolio of top trading omnichannel supermarkets. The store has strong trading fundamentals, comes at an accretive acquisition yield and is subject to annual index-linked rent reviews.”