Hastings St Noosa Running Hot

Hastings St Noosa Retail Properties Sold for $10 Million

The retail component of the Tingirana resort complex on the famous Hastings Street tourist strip at Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast has been sold for $10 million after being offered to the market for the first time.

Lots 1-5 at 25 Hastings St, Noosa Heads, were sold in three separate transactions by Ray White Commercial Noosa Directors Paul Butler and Paul Forrest on behalf of Tingirana Noosa Pty Ltd.

Paul Forrest said including these three transactions Ray White Commercial Noosa has completed some $20 million worth of sales on the Hastings St strip since January this year.

“The low Australian dollar, low interest rates and strong visitor numbers are all factors contributing to increased investor confidence in Noosa Heads,” he said.

Paul Forrest said the retail properties, including the beachfront Seasons Restaurant, were quietly taken to the market and only offered to select pre-qualified clientele on the agency’s database.

“Seasons Restaurant, which is one of only four direct beachfront restaurants on Hastings St, was sold to a Sydney buyer who had always admired the property for $4.05 million,” he said.

“This was a yield of six per cent. The restaurant has a 10 year lease and has five years to run plus options.”

Paul Butler said shops 2-4 in the complex were sold to a local investor for $4.35 million.

“The yield upon lease negotiations will sit at around seven per cent and the price equates to approximately $28,064 per sqm of nett lettable area,” he said.

Paul Butler said Shop 1 was sold for $1.6 million or $29,090 per sqm as a vacant possession basis to an owner operator who has commenced renovations to the property.

“This was the first time these properties have been to market with the vendors holding the majority of the complex in one line,” he said.

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