Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Provides April Rent Update

DALLAS--()--Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) (“Spirit” or the “Company”) today provided an update on April tenant rent payments. As of April 22, 2020, Spirit expects to receive 69% of April rent payments by the end of the month.

“As we stated on our preliminary first quarter 2020 earnings call last week, we anticipated receiving between 65-70% of April rents by the end of this month. We are pleased to announce that Spirit is projected to receive April rent payments equal to the high end of our expectations,” said Jackson Hsieh, President and Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, 17 of our top 20 tenants paid April rent and our asset management team continues to work diligently with tenants who have requested rent deferrals.”

The Company expects to report financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 after the market closes on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, via press release and a Form 8-K filing.

PREVIOUSLY RECORDED CONFERENCE CALL REPLAY

The Company held a first quarter 2020 preliminary earnings conference call and tenant update on Monday, April 13, 2020. Interested parties can listen to a replay of the call via the following:

Replay:

 

Available through May 15, 2020 with access code 13701992.

 

(844) 512-2921 (Domestic) / (412) 317-6671 (International)

ABOUT SPIRIT REALTY

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) is a premier net-lease REIT that primarily invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate assets, subject to long-term leases.

As of March 31, 2020, our diversified portfolio was comprised of 1,772 owned properties and 43 properties securing mortgage loans. Our owned properties, with an aggregate gross leasable area of 36.1 million square feet, are leased to 298 tenants across 48 states and 28 retail industries. More information about Spirit Realty Capital can be found on the investor relations page of the Company's website at www.spiritrealty.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING AND CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

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Contacts

Investor Relations
Pierre Revol
(972) 476-1403
InvestorRelations@spiritrealty.com

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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Provides April Rent Update

Contacts

Investor Relations
Pierre Revol
(972) 476-1403
InvestorRelations@spiritrealty.com