Corporate Finance House Group (CFH) has purchased the to be developed Dura Vermeer Innovation Centre (DVIC) from Dura Vermeer in a sale-and-leaseback transaction. The development is located in the Utrecht Leidsche Rijn area and comprises a total lettable floor area of approximately 6,878 sq m and 97 parking spaces. The building consists of multiple sections with various purposes; showrooms, offices, meeting facilities and a one layer parking garage on ground level. The property is fully let to Dura Vermeer for the long term. The property is scheduled for completion in June 2020.
Peter Krop, Managing Director Dura Vermeer: ”The sale-and-leaseback of our Innovation Centre marks another successful Design and Built project. The creative environment of our Innovation Centre strengthens Dura Vermeer to remain one of the best developers for corporate and residential real estate. The Innovation Centre includes, our showroom Thuis. Thuis will be an inspiring place where our customers can select their finishing items (kitchen, tiles, floor and wall) for their new home. We gratulate CFH and their team with this Iconic investment”.
Jordy Diepeveen, Head of Acquisitions at Savills in the Netherlands: “Dura Vermeer’s Innovation Centre is within walking distance of Leidsche Rijn train station and the surrounding offers a lively mix of retail, residential, healthcare and offices and can be classified as a future-proof location. We are therefore very excited to have successfully advised our client in their investment debut in the Netherlands."
Buyer CFH was advised by Savills (commercial and technical), Core Notariaat, Six Advocaten and Van Campen Liem (legal). Seller Dura Vermeer was advised by Cushman & Wakefield (commercial) and AIM Advocaten (legal).