Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust
August 2014 Monthly Distribution
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TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust ("Agellan” or the “REIT") (TSX:ACR.UN) announced today that the Trustees of Agellan have declared a distribution of $0.06458 per unit for the month of August, 2014, representing $0.775 per unit on an annualized basis. The distribution will be payable on September 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as at August 29, 2014.
Agellan offers a distribution reinvestment plan (“DRIP”) to unitholders whereby the participants may elect to have their cash distributions used to purchase trust units of the REIT and will also receive a "bonus distribution" of units equal in value to 3% of each distribution. Unitholders wishing to participate should contact their investment advisors to enroll in the DRIP.
About Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust
The REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a declaration of trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT has been created for the purpose of acquiring and owning industrial, office and retail properties in select target markets in the United States and Canada.
The REIT's current portfolio aggregates approximately 4.3 million square feet of gross leasable area in 26 properties. The properties are primarily located in major urban markets in the United States and Canada.
This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward-looking information can be identified by words or expressions including, but not limited to, “plans”, “expects”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “predicts”, “believes”, “continue”, or variations of such words and phrases or statements. Forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the REIT’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general and local economic and business conditions; the financial condition of tenants; the REIT’s ability to refinance maturing debt; leasing risks, including those associated with the ability to lease vacant space; and interest and currency rate functions. The REIT’s objectives and forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions, including that the general economy remains stable, interest rates remain stable, conditions within the real estate market remain consistent, competition for acquisitions remains consistent with the current climate and that the capital markets continue to provide ready access to equity and/or debt. All forward-looking information in this press release speaks as of the date of this press release. The REIT does not undertake to update any such forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Additional information about these assumptions and risks and uncertainties is contained in the REIT’s filings with securities regulators, including its latest annual information form and MD&A.