ESR-REIT's target acquisition, 15 Greenwich Drive. (Photo: Google Maps)

ESR-REIT is acquiring a ramp-up logistics facility located at 15 Greenwich Drive for SGD95.8 million (USD72 million).

The property is a four-storey property with ancillary offices, and located within the Tampines LogisPark, a dedicated logistics park in Singapore.

15 Greenwich Drive is located next to the Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway and features a gross floor area (GFA) of approximately 455,396 square feet.

It was valued at SGD96.4 million by Savills as at 9 April 2018, and total acquisition costs are expected to reach SGD99.9 million including professional fees.

The property sits on a JTC leasehold land with a lease tenure expiring in 2041, has an occupancy of 100%, and is currently tenanted to two companies, said the REIT.

When completed, the acquisition is expected ESR-REIT’s exposure to the logistics and warehouse sector from 22.6% to 27.1%, and increasing its portfolio’s occupancy from 90.7% to 91.2%.

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By Ridzwan Rahmat

Ridzwan has been analysing REITs and business trusts since 2008, and personally manages a portfolio comprising mainly of SGX-listed REITs. He founded REITsWeek in 2013.