Wednesday, August 28 16:30:53
Twenty five properties in central Dublin have gone on the market on the instructions of the receivers of the Ulysses Portfolio, most of which come from Liam Carroll's Danninger company.
Jones Lang LaSalle, who will sell the properties for the receivers, David Hughes and Luke Charleton of EY and David Carson of Deloitte, who were appointed by Bank of Scotland (Ireland), say this is one of the largest investment opportunities offered to the Irish market in 2013.
Ulysses Portfolio represents a rare opportunity for investors to acquire a high yielding mixed-use portfolio within Dublin city with the majority of income attributable to Government / Semi-State tenants.
As well as benefitting from secure income, the portfolio provides the opportunity to continue the Vendor's successful Asset Management programme to both enhance and drive future performance. The properties comprise a mix of single and multi-let offices, a variety of retail units and apartments (let on full repairing and insuring leases) and is being offered both as a single lot, or as three individual lots.
Geographically the portfolio is concentrated within the Dublin 1 and 7 areas (82.48pc by passing rent) with the remainder in Dublin 2, 4, 8 and 20. It comprises a total floor area of approximately 546,500 sq ft, comprising 14 offices, 51 retail units, 31 residential units with 90 separate tenancies.
The portfolio has a strong weighting towards Government / Semi-State tenants with over 53pc of the passing rent attributable to them. The portfolio provides a current rental income of E13.94m per annum.
Highlights of the portfolio include 94 St. Stephen's Green, which is a prime Dublin 2 office building let to the Department of Justice, King's Inns House on Parnell Street, a 62,000 sq. ft multi-let office building producing E1.48m per annum, Chapter House on Upper Abbey Street, a 78,000 sq. ft building, primarily let to the OPW with 9 apartments producing just over E3m per annum, together with the Millennium Walkway Complex which comprises mixed office, retail and residential of 98,262 sq ft producing a total rental income of E1.95m, with over 27pc of the income attributable to Government / Semi-State tenants.