MCLEAN, Va., March 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (Nasdaq:GOOD) (the "Company") reported today that it purchased a single-story, 30,850 square foot, single-tenant office building located in Birmingham, Alabama for $3.65 million at an average cap rate of 9.12%. Approximately 15% of the building is dedicated datacenter space.
The building is fully leased to TekLinks, Inc., a leading and growing provider of Information Technology ("IT") consulting and technology-related services to businesses in the Gulf South. The lease runs through July 2023. The property is located 6.5 miles south of the Birmingham central business district ("CBD") and serves as TekLinks' headquarters. The property is adjacent to I-65, which allows the tenant quick access to its customers in both the CBD and the southern Birmingham suburbs. TekLinks operates six additional locations in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
"This acquisition demonstrates Gladstone Commercial's continued focus on acquiring properties with solid credit tenants in primary and secondary markets," explained Senior Managing Director Buzz Cooper. "This is our third acquisition in the Birmingham MSA, which is a steady, growing market. We are actively pursuing more deals in the area."
Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio now consists of 98 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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