MCLEAN, Va., March 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (Nasdaq:GOOD) (the "Company") reported today that it purchased a two-story, 155,984 square foot, single-tenant office building located in Richardson, Texas for $24.7 million at an average cap rate of 8.26%.
Located in Dallas's Telecom Corridor, the property has direct access to North Central Expressway (US-75), President George Bush Turnpike (SH 190) and LBJ Freeway (I-635) and includes an above-market parking ratio of 7.31/1,000.
The tenant operates the nation's largest Medicare exchange and is wholly-owned by leading global professional services firm Towers Watson & Co. (NYSE:TW). The property lease runs through October 2024.
"This acquisition demonstrates Gladstone Commercial's continued focus on acquiring single-tenant properties with solid credit in growing markets," explained Senior Managing Director Buzz Cooper. "This acquisition brings our Dallas-Ft. Worth MSA portfolio to seven properties. This is a strong, growing market and we are actively pursuing more deals in the area."
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Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio now consists of 97 properties located in 23 states, totaling approximately 10.8 million square feet.
For more information regarding Gladstone Commercial's activity in the Southeast and Texas, please contact Buzz Cooper at email@example.com
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 www.gladstonecommercial.com.
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