Harris Associates have purchased and disposed of key trophy commercial assets in central London, throughout the UK and beyond.
Harris Associates purchased The Johnson Building Estate off-market from Derwent London PLC on behalf of clients ARAX properties Ltd for £170m.
The asset is a substantial 194,000 sq ft office campus, comprising of five statement buildings arranged around a central courtyard. In the heart of Clerkenwell, The Estate is situated on the famed thoroughfare of Hatton Garden.
Harris Associates CEO and Founder Jonathan, originally bought Wingate House for Conegate back in 2014.
This Prime Soho mixed use building, comprises of 70,000 SQ FT of office, cinema and leisure. The investment was acquired in Q4 2019 by BC Partners/Seaforth for £70m.
Harris Associates acquired the iconic building Lloyds Chambers in Q1 of 2018. The deal was pieced together off market by CEO and Founder Jonathan Harris.
Jonathan Harris approached the three US investors Mike Ryan, James Lapushner and former US Secretary of State John Snow who jointly owned the building with Fuson of China.
A deal to purchase the building of 194,000 sq ft was agreed and concluded at £97m The building is undergoing substantial refurbishment to create 240,000 sq ft of cool Grade A space with a GDV of £240m.
Previously owned by Pink Floyd and was used in the film ‘About a boy’ staring Hugh Grant.
1 Sekforde Street is situated at the heart of Clerkenwell one of London’s most fashionable office districts. As one of Clerkenwell only ‘green spaces’ Clerkenwell Green is seen as a premium office location and is within a 5 minute walk of the new Farringdon Crossrail station which is due to open in 2022.