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Increase of occupancy rate The Crescent
End-December 2012 a services agreement was concluded for our business center The
Crescent, with a subsidiary of a multinational.
This contract relates to a total office surface of 2,300 m² and was concluded
for a fixed duration of 6 years, entering into force on 01/07/2013.
As a consequence the occupancy rate of The Crescent will result in an
improvement from 50% to 62.5%.
Jean-Louis Appelmans, CEO of Leasinvest Real Estate: "The further occupation of
The Crescent proves that this site, that was converted into a technological and
sustainable business center, responds to the needs of companies that are looking
for a new form of flexible housing in a technological environment, where a whole
range of services is offered, and that enhances their sustainable image.
increased occupancy rate of The Crescent, the overall occupancy
rate of Leasinvest slightly improves."
This transaction was realized through the intermediary of Cushman & Wakefield.
Divestments for € 7 million
In execution of a previously concluded sales obligation Leasinvest Real Estate
has sold, at the end of December 2012, the Castle Farm "Torenhof" (located in
Merelbeke), that was converted into a business center, to Axxes Certificates SA
for an amount of € 3.3 million (excluding costs and VAT).
Mid-December 2012 Leasinvest Immo Lux SA (a 100% subsidiary of Leasinvest Real
Estate) has sold, in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, for a net amount of €
915,200 a floor of the office building "Mercure" in co-ownership (located avenue
de la Gare in the City of Luxembourg), where Leasinvest Immo Lux still holds 2
At the beginning of January 2013 the front part of the Vierwinden site (located
in Nossegem) has been sold by Leasinvest Real Estate to Immobilière ASCO SA for
a net amount of € 3 million.
On those three sales a limited capital gain was realized.
For more information, contact:
Leasinvest Real Estate
T: +32 3 238 98 77 - E: email@example.com
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Leasinvest Real Estate SCA
Real estate investment trust (sicafi/vastgoedbevak) Leasinvest Real Estate SCA
mainly invests in high quality and well-located offices, logistics and retail
buildings in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
The sicafi is listed on Euronext Brussels and has a market capitalization of
275 million euro (value 10 January 2013).
LRE letting and sale of buildings 11 January 2013:
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