Sale Agreed

12 Market Place, Lisburn, Down, BT28 1AN

Asking Price


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B 49
EPC Rating

Location of 12 Market Place

Lisburn is a major city located approximately 8 miles south of Belfast, with a population of c. 71,000 on the last census date, and a wider population of c. 142,000 people within the local government district. The city benefits from excellent road communications via the M1 motorway network which provides direct access to Belfast as well as Dublin. The subject property is prominently located on Market Place, just beyond the main retail core. The property is surrounded by a mix of commercial uses including retail, office, residential, food & beverage users, as well as a number of car showrooms. Neighbouring occupiers include, Trust Ford, Roadside Peugeot, Templeton Robinson and Abbey Insurance.

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  • Full let showroom investment.
  • Prime City Centre location.
  • Extending to c. 4,033 sq ft over 2 floors on a standalone site.
  • Let to Ford Retail Ltd with c. 10.3 years to expiry.
  • Current rental income £48,000 pax.


1,713 Sq Ft/159 Sq M
773 Sq Ft/72 Sq M
2,486 Sq Ft/231 Sq M
1,463 Sq Ft/136 Sq M
83 Sq Ft/8 Sq M
1,547 Sq Ft/144 Sq M
Total Gross Internal Area
4,033 Sq Ft/375 Sq M


The subject premises comprise a highly prominent 2 no. storey car sales showroom constructed around 1995, with a car forecourt to the front of the property. 

The ground floor of the property is utilised as showroom and offices with the first floor being used as ancillary/back up.

The property is of steel portal frame construction with profile metal pitched roof. The walls are of concrete block construction, with metal profile cladding. The front facade benefits from floor to ceiling glazing.

There is direct access to the site from Market Place. The forecourt of the property has approximately 30 car parking and display spaces.

Viewing Details

By special appointment with the sole letting agent, Lisney.


The property is single let to Ford Retail Limited for a term of 25 years, 9 months and 6 days, from 26 March 2003; expiry 31 December 2028. Upward only, open market rent reviews are 5 yearly, with the next due 01 April 2023.

The lease is without break options and the current passing rent is £48,500 per annum. 

Ford Retail Ltd had a turnover of £1.7 billion to the year end Dec 17, a pre-tax profit of £14.5 million and a net worth of £71.9 million.

Site Area

We believe the site area to be approximately 0.25 acres. 


The property has an energy rating of C49.

Full certificates can be made available upon request.


We understand that the property is freehold and held under a fee farm grant.

Asking Price

£650,000 (exclusive of VAT) reflecting an attractive 7% net initial yield, assuming purchasers costs of 5.18%.

Stamp Duty

If applicable, will be the responsibility of the purchaser.


All prices, outgoings and rentals are exclusive of, but may be liable to VAT.

Customer Due Diligence

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The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 -

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Property Costs

  • Status: Sale Agreed
  • Asking Price£650,000

Contact Agent

Lisney (Belfast)
1st Floor, Montgomery House

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