Newmark has announced that its Philadelphia Capital Markets team has successfully completed the sale of 100 Deerfield Lane in Malvern, PA. The team comprising Mike Margolis, Dave Dolan and Dave Garonzik, along with local market expert Jim Dugan, represented the seller, PNL Companies, in the $15.5 million trade of the property.
The 91,190-square-foot, Class A office building was 73 percent occupied at the time of the sale to ten existing tenants with a weighted average lease term of five years and one month. Long-term tenants, Fox & Roach occupies 16 percent, and USA Technologies, occupies 25 percent of the building. The property’s Malvern location is convenient to the Great Valley Corporate Center and the many popular amenities along Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue).
The Malvern Executive Center provides a private campus setting, with abundant parking and a state-of-the-art fiber-optic cabling system, as well as excellent access to major roadways such as U.S. Route 202, 401, 422, I-476 and I-76.
The property provides both a current, stable cash flow and substantial value-add opportunity through the lease-up of existing vacancy. The asset provides the investor the ability to enter the highly sought out Malvern submarket. The Malvern Submarket has experienced a 120-basis point drop in vacancy year-over-year, with levels reaching 11 percent-amongst the lowest in the suburban submarkets. Amidst the vacancy drop, rental rates have increased year-over-year, with the weighted average rental rate increasing $1.00 to $26.79.
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