Slate Retail REIT Announces Acquisition of Shopping Centre in South Carolina

TORONTO, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Slate Retail REIT (the "REIT") (TSX: SRT.U / SRT.UN) today announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Barefoot Commons (SC), a 93% occupied, 90,702 square foot grocery-anchored shopping centre located in North Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach MSA), SC for U.S.$14.9 million (U.S. $164 per square foot). The property is anchored by BI-LO. The acquisition is expected to be completed in third quarter 2015 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 over 50 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

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For further information: Blair Welch, Chief Executive Officer, 416 644 4267; Brady Welch, Chief Financial Officer, 416 644 4263

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