Growthpoint Properties snaps up industrial portfolio at Perth Airport

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by Jessica Amir

Growthpoint Properties Australia (ASX:GOZ) has exchanged contracts to buy 4 modern industrial warehouses at Perth Airport for $46 million.

The real estate investment trust says the properties will provide an initial passing yield of 8.13 per cent.

The Perth Airport warehouses are fully leased to 7 tenants, with a weighted average lease expiry of 6.4 years (as at June 2017).

Settlement will occur in about 30 business days and will be initially funded from undrawn debt, while proceeds from any potential property sales will be used to repay the debt.

Shares in Growthpoint Properties Australia last traded 1.3 per cent higher to $3.12.


Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica is a senior finance journalist and presents the Market Outlook, Market at Midday and Market Wrap. She also presents ASX company news and interviews CEOs. She joined FNN in January 2017 with six years of broadcast journalism experience. She worked as a journalist and producer with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business and ABC24. She also worked in regional Australia for Prime 7 and WIN News as a TV reporter. In her prior life she worked as a financial planner.