Sydney

Crossroads Homemaker Centre sold for $140 million

AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund has sold Crossroads Homemaker Centre to Ashe Morgan for $140 million in a move that highlights continued demand for Sydney metropolitan retail assets.

20 Mar 2019

AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund has sold Crossroads Homemaker Centre to Ashe Morgan for $140 million in a move that highlights continued demand for Sydney metropolitan retail assets.

Located on the corner of Beech Road and Camden Valley Way, Casula - approximately 35km from the Sydney CBD - the 48,400sqm-plus centre is home to 28 large format retailers, including anchor tenants Bunnings, The Good Guys, Freedom, Nick Scali and Fantastic Furniture. 

The centre, which benefits from proximity to one of Sydney's two Costco wholesale supermarkets, was developed by AMP Capital after its acquisition of the 143,400sqm site in 2002.

Stonebridge Property Group and CBRE co-marketed the property on behalf of AMP Capital. 

CBRE's Nick Willis commented: “Despite forecast headwinds in the retail sector, we are continuing to see an uplift in enquiry and bidder interest as investors identify relative value in the sector compared to other commercial real estate sectors. This was again evidenced with Crossroads Homemaker Centre, where we attracted strong and diverse investor interest from private and institutional groups, with 46% of the formal offers received being maiden capital into the large format retail sector. 

 “The Homemaker Centre’s strategic gateway position in Sydney’s south west growth corridor, coupled with its 143,400 sqm underlying land area over four separate lots, provides flexibility to adapt the asset to meet the needs of the rapidly changing surrounds.” 

Jonathan Fox of Stonebridge added: “The sale result and volume of enquiry during the sale campaign was extremely strong. We received 13 expressions of interest and the highly competitive second round process highlighted the depth of demand for quality Sydney metropolitan retail assets.”For Australian/international news or global stories, follow us on Twitter: @cbreaustralia

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