Getty Realty Acquires Convenience Store Portfolio in South Carolina for $68.3M
JERICHO, N.Y. — Getty Realty Corp. has acquired interests in 38 fee simple convenience store properties in metro Columbia, S.C., for $68.3 million. In July, the company entered into a sale-leaseback transaction with a U.S. subsidiary of Ireland-based Applegreen PLC. Under the revised terms of the transaction, Getty Realty acquired interests in the properties and simultaneously leased them under a unitary lease to Applegreen. The portfolio includes 33 convenience store and gasoline stations, many of which contain food offerings such as Burger King, Subway and Blimpie, and five standalone Burger King restaurants. The 15-year lease features four five-year renewal options, with rent scheduled to increase annually during the initial and renewal terms.