John Truslove sells Redditch industrial site to London investor for £1.7 million

Worcestershire’s leading property agency John Truslove has notched up another million pound deal with the sale of a Redditch investment property.

In an off-market deal, the firm has sold 19 and 20 Bartleet Road, Washford Industrial Estate, for £1.7 million.

The units total 23,303 sq ft on a 0.94 acre site and John Truslove negotiated a lease re-gear for ten years with the sitting tenant, a national engineering group, before arranging the sale on a 6.5% yield.

The single-let investment has been sold by John Truslove client Select Property Management SP to a private London investor who was represented by Harris Lamb.

Ben Truslove, joint managing director of John Truslove, said: “Having agreed a new ten year lease with the sitting tenant, we were pleased to arrange an off-market sale for the asking price using our in-house database of interested investors.”

He said it was a combination of market knowledge, contacts and reputation combined with the location and established tenant that helped secure a swift sale.

“The property is located on Bartleet Road, which forms part of Washford Industrial Estate, one of the major commercial districts in Redditch, approximately three miles south east of the town centre, and it has excellent communication links, with the M42 accessible via the A435 leading to Junction 3, some five miles to the north.

“We were pleased to complete this deal in just six weeks.”

David Raymont of mfg Solicitors acted for the seller and Michael Bonehill of Edwards Duthie Shamash represented the purchaser.

John Truslove has been named Most Active Agent in Worcestershire for three consecutive years in the EG Radius On-Demand Rankings.

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John Truslove, Daralbee House, Archer Road, Redditch, B98 8DJ

01527 584242

Editor’s Notes

Redditch-based chartered surveyors and valuers John Truslove was established by John Truslove in 1981 and has become the market leading independent agent for commercial property in North Worcestershire and North Warwickshire as well as the wider West Midlands.

John Truslove has been named top commercial property agency in Worcestershire again – for the third year in a row. The company, now in its 42nd year, left the competition standing.

In 2022, John Truslove signed off 77 deals, more than all the other top five agents in Worcestershire combined. And in Warwickshire, John Truslove ranked fifth.

The figures are revealed in the latest EG Radius On-Demand Rankings, the property trade national league table of commercial agents. It follows on the success from 2020 and 2021 when the firm was named Most Active Agent in Worcestershire for two years in a row in the Radius Data Exchange survey produced in conjunction with EG, the commercial property market magazine.

Joint managing director Ian Parker was also named Worcestershire Dealmaker of the Year AND Warwickshire Dealmaker of the Year for 2020. The survey year, which runs from August to August, saw John Truslove record a 36% increase in deals negotiated over the 12 months.

Issued by Andy Skinner of ASAP PR, mobile 07990 978257.