CEDARHURST, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Postal Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PSTL) (the “Company”), an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns properties leased to the United States Postal Service (“USPS”), today announced it has closed on a $8.7 million portfolio with an unrelated third party owner of 42 properties leased to the USPS.
The portfolio is comprised of approximately 108,000 net leasable interior square feet generating a weighted average rent per net leasable interior square foot of $7.75.
Andrew Spodek, Chief Executive Officer of Postal Realty Trust stated, “We have begun 2020 with two sizable acquisitions, closing a 21-property portfolio to start the year and closing out the month of January with this 42-property portfolio. We were also able to increase our credit facility to $150 million in order to provide additional financial capacity. We continue to uncover a wide variety of opportunities and have positioned ourselves to execute on our growth plan.”
From IPO to the end of 2019, the Company purchased 195 USPS properties for $57.6 million comprised of approximately 555,000 net leasable interior square feet generating a weighted average rent per net leasable interior square foot of $9.19.
To date in 2020, the Company has closed on $26.6 million of acquisitions comprising 72 USPS properties with approximately 221,000 net leasable interior square feet and a weighted average rent per net leasable interior square foot of $11.44. As of February 3, 2020, the Company owns 538 properties in 45 states comprising 1.7 million net leasable interior square feet generating a weighted average rent per net leasable interior square foot of $9.72.
About Postal Realty Trust, Inc.
Postal Realty Trust, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns properties leased to the USPS. The Company believes it is one of the largest owners and managers of properties leased to the USPS.
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