Investment

Deals

Toys r Us, UK Wide

Retail

Retail

Appointed by the receivers of Toys R Us to dispose of 30 freehold stores, across the country (2018).

St James’s Place HQ, Cirencester

Business Space

Business Space

Fulham Road, London

Office

Office

Multi-let office building acquired on Fulham Road for a private client for £14 million, showing a net initial yield of 4.25%. Situated opposite Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, the property has been acquired with a view to medium term redevelopment

Slough Retail Park, Slough

Retail

Retail

Purchase of Slough Retail Park for £63 million on behalf of Orchard Street Investment Management (2018)

Roaring Meg South, Stevenage

Retail

Retail

Sale of Roaring Meg South Retail Park, Stevenage for £17.8 million on behalf of M&G (2018)

Tesco, Scunthorpe

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Tesco in Scunthorpe for £53 million on behalf of Supermarket Income REIT

Sainsbury’s, Durham

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Sainsbury’s in Durham for £39.4 million on behalf of British Land

Sainsbury’s, Weston Super Mare

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Sainsbury’s in Weston Super Mare for £37.5 million on behalf of British Land

Tesco, Quedgeley

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Tesco in Quedgeley for £38.85 million on behalf of L&G

Battery Retail Park, Selly Oak

Retail

Retail

Sale of Battery Retail Park, Selly Oak for £57.5 million on behalf of Hammerson plc (2018)

The Woolwich Estate, London

Retail, Mixed Use

Retail, Mixed Use

The Woolwich Estate - comprising 55 freehold and 2 long leasehold interests, Morgan Williams advised Mansford LLP on the sale of this mixed use London estate for £100.9 million

Horizon Shopping Park, Farnborough

Retail

Retail

Sale of forward funding opportunity on behalf of Steamrock Capital for Horizon Shopping Park, Farnborough (2017)

Tesco Extra, Cumbernauld

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Tesco Extra in Cumbernauld for £50 million on behalf of Supermarket Income REIT

Waitrose, Cheadle Hulme

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Waitrose in Cheadle Hulme for £17.45 million, on behalf of Wittington Investments

Ocean Plaza, Southport

Retail

Retail

Purchase of Ocean Plaza, Southport for £36.4 million on behalf of Columbia Threadneedle (2017)

Tesco Extra, Kettering

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Tesco Extra in Kettering for £51.55 million on behalf of Legal & General

Sainsburys, Wakefield

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Sainsburys in Wakefield for £39.2 million on behalf of TH Real Estate

Tesco, Thetford

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Tesco in Thetford for £43.2 million on behalf of Supermarket Income REIT

Trident Trade Park, Cardiff

Trade Park

Trade Park

Purchase of Trident Trade Park, Cardiff for £8.65 million on behalf of Mansford

Tesco, Bristol

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Tesco in Bristol for £28.5 million on behalf of Supermarket Income REIT

Sainsburys, Ashford

Foodstore

Foodstore

Purchase of Sainsburys in Ashford for £80 million on behalf of Supermarket Income REIT

Riverside Retail Park, Chelmsford

Retail

Retail

Sale of Riverside Retail Park, Chelmsford for £53 million on behalf of BA Pension Fund (2017)

Westwood Retail Park, Thanet

Retail

Retail

Sale of Westwood Retail Park, Thanet for £79.5 million on behalf of Hammerson (2017)

Sainsburys, West Ealing

Foodstore

Foodstore

Sale of Sainsburys in West Ealing for £22.5 million on behalf of British Land

Interchange Shopping Park, Bedford

Retail

Retail

Purchase of Interchange Shopping Park, Bedford for £91.5 million on behalf of Legal & General (2017)

RIBBAR Portfolio, Retail Portfolio

Retail

Retail

IBBAR Portfolio - acting on behalf of Mansford LLP, Morgan Williams advised on the sale of a prime high street retail portfolio for £15.875 million

Temple Quay, Bristol

Office

Office

Forward funding of HMRC office, Temple Quay, Bristol for £76.1 million on behalf of Legal & General

Pinnacle Ground Rent Portfolios

Pinnacle Ground Rent Portfolios - acquisition of this portfolio on behalf of Aviva

Wyevale Garden Centre Leaseback Portfolio

Wyevale Garden Centre Leaseback Portfolio - Morgan Williams advised Orchard Street Investment Management on the purchase of a garden centre portfolio for £91 million

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Bridgend

Leisure

Leisure

Bridgend McArthurGlen Designer Outlet — Morgan Williams advised M&G Real Estate on the acquisition of Bridgend Designer Outlet for £115.5 million. The centre includes a 9-screen Odeon cinema and a food court, with tenants including Ed's Diner, Frankie & Benny's, Pizza Hut, McDonalds, Chopstix, Spud U Like, Millie's Cookies and Starbucks

Skydome, Coventry

Leisure

Leisure

Skydome, Coventry — Morgan Williams advised Mansford on the sale of Skydome, with tenants including Odeon, Mitchells & Butler, JD Wetherspoon, Pure Gym and Genting Casinos, for £26.5 million

The O2, Greenwich

Retail, Leisure

Retail, Leisure

The O2, Greenwich — Morgan Williams advised Crosstree Real Estate Partners on their acquisition of a 50% share in the O2. In October 2018 the new Icon Outlet Centre opened, being the first phase of a 210,000 sq ft retail and leisure development on two levels around the concert venue. There is already 370,000 sq ft of leisure space within the development and this expansion seeks to capitalise on the exceptional footfall in the scheme and dense residential development in the area. AEG and Crosstree secured a £185 million debt facility with Lloyds Bank, with initial retailers including Levi's, Calvin Klein, Jack Wills, Karen Millen, Hackett plus UK outlet launches from brands such as Moleskine, Aspinal, Cheaney and the jewellery brand, Tateossian.

Arla Dairy Site, South Ruislip

Leisure

Leisure

Arla Dairy Site, South Ruislip — Morgan Williams advised Standard Life on the forward funding of the proposed leisure scheme for around £61.5 million. The scheme will be anchored by a Cineworld cinema and Asda foodstore, with restaurants including Nando's, Bella Italia, Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito

Baxtergate, Loughborough

Leisure

Leisure

Baxtergate, Loughborough — Morgan Williams advised Standard Life on the forward funding of this leisure scheme. The scheme will be anchored by Cineworld, with restaurants including Loungers, Preto, Bella Italia, Nando's and Mimosa

Ocean Plaza, Southport

Leisure

Leisure

Ocean Plaza, Southport - purchase of this leisure park for £36.4 million on behalf of Columbia Threadneedle

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Bridgend

Retail

Retail

Bridgend McArthurGlen Designer Outlet — Morgan Williams advised M&G Real Estate on the acquisition for £115.5 million. The designer outlet centre comprises 244,080 sq ft and is multi-let to over 90 designer, premium and high street brands

Pentagon Portfolio

Pentagon Portfolio — comprising a mixture of retail warehousing and shopping centres, Morgan Williams advised Orchard Street on the sale of this portfolio for a cumulative £123.5 million

Arena Trust Portfolio, Aviva

Arena Trust Portfolio — acting on behalf of Aviva Investors, Morgan Williams assisted in the disposal of a half-share of three Tesco-anchored retail warehouse parks to Employees Provident Fund (EPF) for £156.5 million