U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern Indiana District
South Bend, IN
30,119 SQ FT
RARE U.S. FEDERAL COURTHOUSE OFFERING
Exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a U.S. Courthouse facility
SINGLE-TENANT PROPERTY WITH Aaa CREDIT
100% leased to the U.S. Federal Government, which features an Aaa credit rating from Moody’s Investor Services
Long-term lease with 10.5 years remaining
This U.S. Bankruptcy Court was built-to-suit for the tenant in 1996, with extensive renovations in 2011
DOWNTOWN SOUTH BEND LOCATION
Property is well-located in downtown South Bend nearby other government tenants including St. Joseph County Courthouse, St. Joseph County Library, Social Security Administration, U.S. Post Office, South Bend Building Department, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, IRS, Robert Grant Federal Building, St. Joseph County Health Department, and others
The United States Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Indiana location in South Bend, Indiana is a single-tenant, 30,119 square foot facility serving the counties of Cass, Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, Miami, St. Joseph, Stark, and Wabash.
This offering presents a rare opportunity to acquire a U.S. Courthouse, which are highly sought-after assets due to the long-term nature of the government’s occupancy within these specific types of facilities. Exceptionally high construction costs, specialized improvements, and other factors make courthouses extremely difficult to replace, which enhances the value of these properties.
The property is leased for a 15-year term via the General Services Administration (GSA), with approximately 10.5 years currently remaining. The lease is guaranteed by the United States of America, which has a credit rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Services. The GSA has a long-standing reputation as a tenant with one of the highest possible renewal probabilities in the commercial real estate industry. Historical data published by the GSA regarding their portfolio of over 8,000 leases nationwide reflects a retention rate which typically exceeds 95%.
This site is well-located in downtown South Bend, situated between the major thoroughfares of S. Main Street and S. Michigan Street. Other government tenants within a few blocks of the subject property include St. Joseph County Courthouse, St. Joseph County Library, Social Security Administration, U.S. Post Office, South Bend Building Department, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, IRS, Robert Grant Federal Building, St. Joseph County Health Department, and others.