TORONTO, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Slate Retail REIT (TSX: SRT.U / SRT.UN)
("Slate Retail" the "REIT") today announced that it has entered into a
binding agreement to purchase North Summit Square, a 99% occupied,
224,530 square foot grocery-anchored shopping center in Winston-Salem,
North Carolina for U.S.$15,800,000 (U.S.$70 per square foot). The
property is anchored by Sam's Club.
"We are very excited to announce our first acquisition since listing on
the TSX," said Blair Welch, Chief Executive Officer of Slate Retail.
"We see several further opportunities to make accretive acquisitions of
grocery-anchored centres in attractive markets and will continue to
capitalize on these to grow our portfolio and deliver value to our
The acquisition is expected to be completed in third quarter 2014 and
remains subject to customary closing conditions.
About Slate Retail REIT
Slate Retail REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust focused
on U.S. grocery-anchored real estate. The REIT's portfolio includes 29
properties located primarily across the top 50 U.S. metro markets. The
REIT is focused on maximizing value through internal organic rental
growth and strategic acquisitions. For more information, please visit www.slateretailreit.com.
SOURCE: Slate Retail REIT
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