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Alpha Real Tst Ltd (ARTL)


Monday 13 June, 2022

Alpha Real Tst Ltd

Acquisition of TravelLodge Hotel, Lowestoft, UK

RNS Number : 6260O
Alpha Real Trust Limited
13 June 2022

13 June 2022

LEI: 213800BMY95CP6CYXK69





ART announces it has acquired a hotel in Lowestoft, United Kingdom for £3.1 million including acquisition costs.

The property is leased to Travelodge Hotels Limited,  the United Kingdom's largest independent hotel brand with more than 590 hotels. The hotel has an 18 year unexpired lease term. Under the lease, the tenant is responsible for building maintenance and the passing rent of £0.2m p.a. has inflation linked adjustments, reflecting a yield of 6.2% p.a.

ART has acquired the asset for cash.

The 47 - bedroom property is held freehold and occupies a site of 1.08 acres in Lowestoft, a well-established and well connected area located in close proximity to the A47 which runs to Norwich .


Investment rationale

This acquisition offers the Company the potential to benefit from a long term, predictable, inflation-linked income stream whilst contributing additional diversification to ART's portfolio. In addition, the investment offers the potential for associated capital growth. 



For further information please contact :

Alpha Real Trust Limited

William Simpson, Chairman, Alpha Real Trust                          +44 (0) 1481 231 100

Brad Bauman, Joint Fund Manager, Alpha Real Trust              +44 (0) 20 7391 4700

Panmure Gordon, Broker to the Company

Atholl Tweedie    +44 (0) 20 7886 2500

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