Gladstone Commercial Corporation Announces Property Acquisition in Scranton, PA

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MCLEAN, Va., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (Nasdaq:GOOD) (the "Company") reported today that it purchased a 955,935 square foot bulk distribution warehouse located in Taylor, PA for $39.0 million at an average cap rate of 8.7%. The property is occupied by a regional third-party logistics company under a ten-year absolute net lease.

"This acquisition is consistent with our strategic decision to focus our acquisition efforts on high-quality, functional properties in primary and strong secondary markets" said Matt Tucker, Managing Director of the Company. "The property is a high-quality front-loading distribution building, with 35-foot clear heights and 169 dock doors. We believe that this property, located in the Northeastern Pennsylvania submarket of the I-81 distribution corridor, a very strong primary distribution market, will provide stable long-term accretive returns to our shareholders."

Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio now consists of 93 properties located in 23 states, totaling approximately 10.5 million square feet.

For more information regarding Gladstone Commercial's activity in the Northeastern and Mid-Western U.S., please contact Matt Tucker at

Gladstone Commercial Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in and owns net leased industrial, commercial and retail real property. Additional information can be found at

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