WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA), a fully integrated real estate investment trust focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a 98,184 square foot Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) field office in Albany, NY. With this closing, Easterly Government Properties, Inc. now owns 6 of the 56 FBI field offices located throughout the country.
The FBI - Albany closing completes the four property portfolio acquisition, announced on June 1, 2016. The other three properties, which closed on July 1, 2016, include the FBI - Birmingham and DEA - Birmingham Class A office buildings, as well as the EPA - Kansas City laboratory. With the closing of FBI - Albany, Easterly Government Properties, Inc. owns 42 properties and retains a 100% occupancy rate throughout all 3.1 million square feet of Easterly’s Class A commercial real estate portfolio.
About Easterly Government Properties, Inc.
Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government. Easterly’s experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S. Government agencies for properties leased through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). For further information on the company and its properties, please visit www.easterlyreit.com.
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