Golden Ventures Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust
Univentures REIT Management has submitted the application for establishment of Golden Ventures Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (GVREIT). GVREIT is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that will invest in the leasehold rights of Grade A office buildings, namely Park Ventures Ecoplex and Sathorn Square. The offering of trust units will be commenced after receiving the approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Univentures REIT Management acts as REIT Manager, Kasikorn Asset Management as a trustee, JayDee Partners as a financial advisor and North Sathorn Realty as a property manager. For the offering of trust units, Univentures REIT Management has appointed KASIKORNBANK as a sole underwriter. Proceeds from equity offering, loan from financial institutions (after deducting related expenses) and rental deposits will be applied for investment in leasehold rights of building of Park Ventures Ecoplex (excluding the Okura Prestige Bangkok) and sub-lease right of land and building of Sathorn Square.
Initial Investment assets are Grade A office building with distinct architecture and innovative design and construction.
Investment highlights of GVREIT are prime quality of Grade A office building with distinct architecture and innovative design and construction. Both buildings are also eco-friendly and have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certificate from U.S. Green Building Council, Platinum and Gold level for Park Ventures Ecoplex and Sathorn Square respectively. Moreover, the investment assets are also unique in term of their prime location, in which both of them are located in the Central Business District of Bangkok with direct access to BTS.
Univentures REIT Management as a REIT Manager will appoint North Sathorn Realty, which has more than 20 years of managing office projects, to act as a property manager. It is expected that GVREIT will create a good return to investors in the long run in the form of Distribution.
The REIT will primarily invest in income-generating properties and/or securities and/or other assets or seek commercial benefits by other means for the benefits of unit holders.
Initial investment assets are leasehold rights of building of Park Ventures Ecoplex (excluding the Okura Prestige Bangkok) and land and building sub-lease right of Sathorn Square. For the equity offering, REIT Manager will determine the offering price by considering bookbuilding, capital market condition and investors’ expected returns.
GVREIT will invest in initial investment assets within 60 days after the establishment of GVREIT. After that, GVREIT will appoint North Sathorn Realty to act as a property manager.
Minimal Capital Requirement
Opportunity to receive capital gain
High quality office buildings, located in the central business district, with convenient transportation
Park Ventures Ecoplex and Sathorn Square are Grade A office buildings with distinctive, modern and eco-friendly design. Both buildings have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certificate from U.S. Green Building Council, Platinum and Gold level for Park Ventures Ecoplex and Sathorn Square respectively. In addition, both buildings are located in the central business district of Bangkok and have convenient transportation; they are on the main roads and directly connected to BTS stations.
Leading and diversified tenants
Tenants are composed of well-known, financially stable Thai and International companies. Tenants are also well-diversified in term of industry, making REIT’s revenue to be independent of one industry or tenant.
Positive outlook for Grade A CBD office for rent industry
The outlook for office for rent industry is positive due to limited supply in the near future and growing demand. This has resulted in excellent occupancy and rental growth rates, especially for Grade A offices in CBD and close to public transportation.
Growth opportunity via additional asset investment
GVREIT has received the right to offer and right of first refusal for the existing and future office assets, owned by Golden Land Property Development Public Company Limited and/or Univentures Public Company Limited. In case that GVREIT has refused to accept that proposal, transferring ownership or providing leasehold or sub-lease to other parties on the better condition (in the view of beneficiary) than what GVREIT is offered is prohibited
Investment assets managed by experienced professional
North Sathorn Realty as a property manager has more than 20 years of managing and developing hotel and commercial projects. Prior to the investment by REIT, Sathorn Square project is developed and run by North Sathorn Realty, given such expertise in the field, North Sathorn Realty is well familiar of the investment assets.