Winthrop Realty Trust Announces Sale of Its Amherst, New York Property

BOSTON, June 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) ("Winthrop") announced today that it has sold to an unaffiliated third party its office building property located in Amherst, New York which is leased to Ingram Micro for a gross sales price of $24,500,000. Winthrop will realize net proceeds, after costs and closing adjustments and the expected release of amounts escrowed in connection with the sale, of approximately $23,700,000. The net asset value range for this property at March 31, 2014, the most recent net asset value provided by Winthrop, was $23,252,000 - $24,027,000.

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Winthrop, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring, owning, operating and investing in real property as well as real estate collateralized debt and REIT preferred and common stock. For more information, please visit our web-site at

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CONTACT: Winthrop Realty Trust Carolyn Tiffany Investor or Media Inquiries Phone: (617) 570-4614; e-mail: ctiffany@firstwinthrop.comSource:Winthrop Realty Trust