TH Real Estate Buys Hypermarket To Take Over 100% Of Islazul

19 July 2017 – Eje Prime

TH Real Estate has completed the acquisition of a hypermarket located in the Islazul shopping centre from the French chain E. Leclerc. The operation includes the refinancing of the Iszazul shopping centre, which was acquired by TH Real Estate in 2014, in such a way that the firm will now manage the whole centre. The amount of the operation has not been disclosed.

With a constructed surface area of 260,000 m2, Isazul has a gross leasable area of 90,000 m2, which makes it the largest shopping centre in the city of Madrid.

This acquisition will add 19,327 m2 of additional space for new operators, whereby increasing the offer available at the shopping centre, which already receives more than 12 million visitors per year on average.

The commercial mix, which accounts for 40% of the centre, is comprised almost in its entirety by the fashion segment, whilst the leisure and restaurant facilities occupy 27% and the hypermarket accounts for 21%. The rest of the space corresponds to other segments, such as services and equipment for the home. In addition, the shopping centre has 4,100 parking spaces.

The company, which has just acquired 50% of Madrid’s Xanadú shopping centre, will start new expansion projects for assets in its Iberian Peninsula portfolio this year. The group will invest €60 million on the expansion of its Norte Shopping retail complex, located in Portugal.

Original story: Eje Prime

Translation: Carmel Drake

Lar Buys 3 Stores In A Pamplonese Retail Park For €8.45M

27 July 2015 – Mis Locales

Savills, one of the leading international real estate consultancy firms has advised Värde Partners on the sale of three stores in the Parque Galaria retail park in Pamplona.

The most important operators in the province are located in this retail complex, which includes brands such as Media Markt, Leroy Merlin, Conforama and Kiaba, as well as the E.Leclerc hypermarket and the La Morea shopping centre, which is regarded as one of the 20 best shopping centres in Spain with tenants such as Primark, Zara, H&M, C&A, Cortefiel and a 12-screen cinema.

Salvador González, Head of Retail Investment at Savills, said that “this transaction forms part of Värde Partners’ strategy to divest its non-strategic assets, and also gives Grupo Lar the opportunity to increase its portfolio of retail premises, whereby raising its profil in the retail park sector”.

Original story: Mis Locales

Translation: Carmel Drake