MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terrafina (“Terrafina” or “the Company”) (BMV:TERRA13), a leading Mexican industrial real estate investment trust (“FIBRA”), externally advised by PGIM Real Estate and dedicated to the acquisition, development, lease and management of industrial real estate properties in Mexico, today announced the closing of the acquisition of two Class A industrial properties for US$24.1 million, excluding taxes and transaction costs. These assets will be financed with remaining proceeds from the follow-on offering concluded in July 2017.
|Acquisition Price (millions of dollars)||$24.1|
|Gross Leasable Area (thousand square feet)||330.5|
|Price per Square Foot (dollars)||$73.0|
|Cap Rate (next twelve-months)||8.5%|
|Annualized Average Lease Rent (dollars)||$6.36|
|Dollar-Denominated Lease Contracts||100%|
|Average Property Age||<1 year|
|Average Lease Term||7 years|
“With the closing of this transaction, we have currently deployed over 95 percent of the capital obtained in July 2017 for our acquisition strategy, with which we reaffirm our commitment to continue delivering value to the portfolio and our investors. Going forward, our acquisition strategy will continue to focus on employing disciplined analysis and identifying industrial assets that strengthen our operating and financial results in the long-term,” stated Alberto Chretin, Terrafina’s Chief Executive Officer.
Terrafina (BMV:TERRA13) is a Mexican real estate investment trust formed primarily to acquire, develop, lease and manage industrial real estate properties in Mexico. Terrafina’s portfolio consists of attractive, strategically located warehouses and other light manufacturing properties throughout the Central, Bajio and Northern regions of Mexico. It is internally managed by highly-qualified industry specialists and externally advised by PGIM Real Estate.
Terrafina owns 296 real estate properties, including 284 developed industrial facilities with a collective GLA of approximately 40.6 million square feet and 12 land reserve parcels, designed to preserve the organic growth capability of the portfolio.
Terrafina’s objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns for the holders of its certificates through stable distributions and capital appreciations. Terrafina aims to achieve this objective through a successful performance of its industrial real estate and complementary properties, strategic acquisitions, access to a high level of institutional support, and to its management and corporate governance structure. For more information, please visit www.terrafina.mx
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