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The Star Hotel, Great Yarmouth.

05/08/19

10% Net return for 5 years, 120% Buyback in year 5

The Star Hotel is one of Great Yarmouth’s most distinctive and historic buildings. With a story stretching back to the 17th century, the Grade II listed building has entered a new chapter following a significant and sympathetic refurbishment by its owners in Spring 2017 after being derelict for a few years. The 41 bedroom hotel close to Great Yarmouth’s historic quay and
town centre has two comfortable bars, a spacious restaurant, meeting rooms and superb function facilities for corporate events and stylish weddings. There’s also a lift to all floors
and free on site parking for guests.

Half of the Star Hotel’s 41 ensuite bedrooms have been refurbished and stylishly decorated, providing a high standard of accommodation that will be appreciated by corporate guests and leisure visitors alike. There is a choice of Standard Rooms and River Rooms, the latter having views across Hall Quay and the bustling River Yare.

The refurbishment by the previous owners was done to a very high standard and has covered a large part of the hotel. Not only were 19 of the bedrooms refurbished, but also the
restaurant and ground floor bar which costs nearly half a million pounds. This investment into the business has paid dividends already with the restaurant and bar being a popular haunt for both locals and tourists to dine and drink with Great Yarmouth. Offering British Pub classics alongside continental specialities, the restaurant is regarded highly and also source many of their ingredients from local farmers. Therefore, the funds raised from selling the individual rooms will be used to refurbish the remaining 22 rooms and other areas of the hotel.

More recently the hotel has become affiliated with some of the energy companies building and providing services to Great Yarmouth’s growing Offshore Energy industry. The hotel already
has established relationships with companies who are regularly block booking rooms at the hotel to house their staff working away from home . These companies block book rooms for staff
and pay the hotel in full even if the rooms are not occupied, as is often the case. Moving forward the hotel harbors aspirations to further increase occupancy through more relationships with these companies and have highlighted this area as being a significant growth area for the hotel moving forward.

Investment Highlights:

1. 10% Net return for 5 years
2. Free Legal Fees
3. Prices from £44,950
4. Assured buyback at the end of year 5 at 120%
6. 2 weeks free personal usage at the hotel
7. 10% Net assured for 5 years payable quarterly in arrears
8. Complete and operational providing immediate income

 

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One London Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

03/05/19

Priced at £69,999, 10% Net Assured for 3 years, 4% Deposit Interest 

One London Road is Opulent’s latest student accommodation investment offering an impressive 10% net return assured for 3 years.  Located in the picturesque town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, One London Road features 499 state of the art purpose built student acommodation studio apartments spread across 5 blocks. The projhect, destined for completion in September 2020 features great facilities such as roof top terrace and BBQ areas, state of the art gymnasium and various common lounges featuring table football and other activities to keep the students busy.

The project lies approximately 10 minutes away from the Keele University that houses some 10,000 students. Keele University was recently voted numer 1 in the UK in 2018 for student satisfaction and ranks 13th in the country for medicine. The university is just a short bus ride away from One London Road, and with the University being very rural, this is one of the closest purpose built student accommodation buildings to the University.

Built by a reputable developer with extensive experience in this area, One London Road is scheduled to complete in Spetember 2020 in time for that years in take of students. The project will be managed by the leading student management company Urban Student Living who will look after all of the management on behalf of our investors.

Investment Highlights

  • Prices from £69,999 for a studio apartment
  • 10% net return for 3 years from completion
  • 4% interest on deposits during construction
  • 250 years leasehold
  • £350 per annum ground rent
  • £1200 per annum service charge and management (not applicable during rental assurance)
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Westminster Works, Birmingham.

04/02/19
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5% Net anticipated yield, prices start from £168,000

Westminster Works is a collection of luxurious loft-style apartments in one of Birmingham city centre’s most sought-after districts, Digbeth.

Digbeth is an established area with property investors, thanks to its outstanding credentials as one of the most popular places to live in central Birmingham. This property is well connected and perfectly positioned to benefit from the city’s regeneration work.

Digbeth is a creative quarter on par with London’s Shoreditch, making it the ideal location for the stunning Westminster Works apartments.

Westminster Works’ location in Digbeth, positions it at the heart of one of Birmingham’s most exciting regeneration projects – the HS2 Curzon Street Station scheme.

Birmingham dominated the West Midlands in terms of foreign direct investment in 2016, securing 36 projects. The city has been declared the UK’s fastest growing regional tourist destination, with tourism rising by 2.5% to 39 million visitors in 2016.

Investment Highlights:

  • 5% NET anticipated yield
  • Prices start from £168,000
  • High specification 1,2 & 3 bedroom apartments
  • Fully managed, hands off investment
  • Smart technology in every apartment as standard
  • Birmingham to London journey time to be cut to 49 minutes by HS2 rail network

 

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