The Investment team at Avison Young, Newcastle acting for LCN Euro Property Holdings has secured the acquisition of Cobalt 23 at Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside for an undisclosed sum. The vendor was a JV Partnership between Moorfield Group and Highbridge Properties .

Cobalt 23 is a freehold investment property comprising 126,000sq.ft.of high quality Grade A offices over five stories and a separate 171 space ground level car park, It is let to Sage PLC on a 15 year lease, expiring in December 2034.

The property comprises the main building in Sage’s new headquarters campus being adjacent to Cobalt 22 which they also occupy.

Cobalt Park is one of the leading business parks in the North East with proven letting performance and an excellent track record for tenant retention.

Simon Beanland, Principal at Avison Young, comments: ”Avison Young was pleased to buy this investment property which meets the requirements of our client, being well let to a secure undoubted covenant, Sage Group PLC  for a minimum term of 10 years and a yield of 6% or greater.”

Contributors: Ian Parker, Avison Young and Chris Dobson, freelance journalist