Property Bank Australia Pays $15.6 Million For North Sydney Office

THE Perth-based Property Bank Australia has paid $15.6 million for a North Sydney commercial investment.

It is the latest in a string of investments on the North Shore where PBA has invested recently.

Its latest acquisition, a five-level, 3540 square metre office on a 1034 square metre block at 51 Berry Street returns rent of $1.4 million per annum. It includes 42 car parks and had recently undergone capital value works.

The main tenant is ACE Limited which has occupied the building since new and recently signed a new five year lease.

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North Sydney Office Sell-Off in First Quarter

NORTH Sydney’s office investment market has recorded several major sales in the first quarter of this year.

In the most recent deal, Colonial First State Global has offloaded 50 Berry Street for about $30 million to local investment company Kingsmede. The 14-level office was marketed by Chesterton International.

Elsewhere in North Sydney, 90 and 100 Mount Street sold to Laing O’Rourke for about $50 million, according to the AFR. The site is set to be redeveloped into an A-grade office tower. It was sold by Winten Property Group with plans for a $157 million tower.

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Altis Property Pays Becton $38.25 Million For North Sydney Office

BECTON Office Fund has sold a North Sydney office to Sydney-based private equity group, Altis Property Partners for $38.25 million.

The office at 2 Elizabeth Plaza spreads over 12 floors and sold on a yield of 10 per cent, according to the AFR, which reported the transaction.

Becton paid $53.9 million for the office investment in February 2007.

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