Cromwell pays A$185m for Brisbane office tower

Cromwell pays A$185m for Brisbane office tower
100 Creek Street is a 24-storey office tower in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. Image: Courtesy of Cromwell

Cromwell Property Group has agreed to acquire 100 Creek Street, a 24-storey office tower in Brisbane, Australia, for A$184.7 million, on behalf of Cromwell Direct Property Fund(DPF).

Cromwell said the office building is the second office asset to be purchased by the fund in Brisbane this year after it secured 545 Queen Street, Brisbane in May.

”100 Creek Street is a landmark building and a stellar addition to the fund,” said Hamish Wehl, Cromwell’s Head of Retail Funds Management.

”The asset has a sensational location, benefits from great amenity and has been recently substantially refurbished. It’s earnings accretive to DPF and will support the fund’s long-standing track record of paying unitholders a regular reliable income,” added Wehl.

Located in Brisbane’s Golden Triangle, 100 Creek Street is a 24 level, contemporary B Grade office tower in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD.

The building has a total net lettable area of 20,223 sqm with rental income underpinned by a diverse mix of tenants.

Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment which saw the repositioning of the ground floor lobby and end-of-trip facilities, 100 Creek Street currently holds an exceptional 5-Star NABERS Energy Rating and 6-Star NABERS Indoor Environment Rating.

The acquisition is subject to Foreign Investment Review Board approval (FIRB) and is expected to settle towards the end of November 2021.

Cromwell Direct Property Fund currently has nine office assets across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and ACT.