Summit Industrial Income REIT Acquires Brand New Industrial Property in Guelph, Ontario
TORONTO, July 4, 2022 /CNW/ – Summit Industrial Income REIT (“Summit” or the “REIT”) (TSX: SMU.UN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% interest in a newly built light industrial at Hanlon Creek Business Park in Guelph, ON totaling 92,050 square feet of leasable area with its joint venture partner. Summit acquired its initial 50% interest in the property in July 2021 and with occupancy stabilized at 100%, the REIT has now acquired the remaining 50% interest.
Top paid approx. $13.2 million for the remaining 50% interest in the property. When combined with Summit’s current stake in the property, Summit’s total investment is approximately $21.7 million generating a consolidated capitalization rate of approximately 4.8%. Including this new property, Summit has now developed nearly 1 million square feet of new Class A space in Hanlon Creek Business Park, representing a total investment of $165.9 million.
The property is a brand new modern Class A building adjacent to properties already owned by Summit in this newly created industrial park near Highway 401. It has a clear ceiling height of 32 feet with ample parking and parking areas. dispatch. The lease term of the building is ten years with contractual annual rental rate increases of 3.0%. The building is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified.
“This acquisition is another example of how the REIT continues to capitalize on our development program to deliver new, well-located, LEED-certified properties to our portfolio of income-producing properties,” commented Dayna Gibbs, Chief Executive Officer. “Our significant and growing presence in Guelph enables economies of scale in an attractive environment Southwestern Ontario market.”
About Summit Industrial Income REIT
Summit Industrial Income REIT is an unincorporated, open-end trust focused on growing and managing a portfolio of light industrial properties in key markets across Canada. Summit Units are listed on the TSX and trade under the symbol SMU.UN. For more information, please visit our website at www.summitIIreit.com.
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SOURCE Summit Industrial Income REIT
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