KIP REIT Announces Maiden RM79 Million (US$17.8 Million) Industrial Asset Deal (The Star)
July 13, 2022 – (The Star) KIP Real Estate Investment Trust (KIP REIT) will buy three industrial properties in Pulau Indah Industrial Park, Port Klang, Selangor, for RM78.7mil, in its maiden acquisition of industrial assets.
KIP REIT said in a statement the conditional deal was inked with Hextar Chemicals Sdn Bhd, Hextar Industrial Chemicals Sdn Bhd and Teju Logistics Sdn Bhd.
The market value of the properties is RM78.9mil, based the valuation on June 20, 2022 by Henry Butcher Malaysia (Selangor) Sdn Bhd.
With the proposed deal, about 350,000 sq ft of lettable area will be added into KIP REIT’s portfolio.
The industrial properties will be leased to related companies of the Hextar group on a triple net basis for 15 years at a total initial annual rental of RM5.1mil, with built-in agreed rental escalations of 13% due on the fourth, seventh and 11th year.
KIP REIT currently has a portfolio of seven properties, which comprises of six KIP Malls, located in Bangi, Tampoi, Kota Tinggi, Masai, Senawang, Melaka and AEON Mall Kinta City in Ipoh. It has a total net lettable area of over 1,478,000 sq ft and total asset value of RM845.2mil.
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