Peak Equities make $27.5 million acquisition in Camberwell

Peak Equities make $27.5 million acquisition in Camberwell
Peak Equities make $27.5 million acquisition in Camberwell

Melbourne fund manager Peak Equities has purchased an A-grade office building in Melbourne's Camberwell Junction for $27.5 million.

It takes the value of its property portfolio to more than $177 million.

The five-level commercial building at 250 Camberwell Road boasts 5,420 square metres of lettable space.

it is leased to ASX top 200 company Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) until March 2023, with three five-year options. 

API is a wholesale supplier and owns 400 Priceline Pharmacy stores across Australia, along with the rights to Soul Pattinson Chemists and the Pharmacist Advice brand.

The building also features a ground floor cafe, Pour & Sip, managed by Camberwell Food Group on a 10 year lease until February 2026.

It is anticipated the fully refurbished Camberwell Road office building will deliver a first year return of 8.54% for Peak Equities investors, increasing to 11.14% as the investment matures.

The property was sold by Bricktop, a Sydney based investment firm and negotiation by Peter Bremner of Colliers International.

Peak Equities, established in 2014, has properties in Melbourne, South Australia and Queensland worth a combined $74.5 million, with eight syndicates now under management.

The company is headed by chartered accountant Tom Borsky, who was also the founding treasurer and a Life Member of Property Funds Association of Australia - the representative body of the multi-billion dollar Unlisted Property Trust industry.

Peak Equities make .5 million acquisition in Camberwell

Assets acquired by Peak Equities in the past 12 months include a $17.55 million commercial complex at Noarlunga in South Australia.

They paid $22 million for The Precinct retail centre in Townsville and the $7.65 million for 69 Laver Drive office building in Robina on the Gold Coast. 

The company also acquired a one-third stake in a residential development at 102 Balaclava Road in Caulfield, Melbourne.

Over the past year, Peak Equities sold a 30,000 square metre industrial asset at 57 Northgate Drive at Thomastown in Melbourne and an office building at 183 Varsity Parade in Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast, and saw the completion of a residential apartment project, in which it owned a 20% stake, in Heidelberg in Melbourne.

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