MCCLEAN, Va., Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD) (the "Company") reported that it refinanced $30.4 million of mortgage debt that was set to expire in 2015, with $21.5 million of new mortgage debt. The new debt was issued by Synovus Bank at an interest rate of one-month LIBOR + 2.25%, a current rate of approximately 2.5%. The Company purchased a 3-year, 3% LIBOR cap in connection with the new loan. The maturing loans had an average interest rate of 5.3%. The new loan matures on July 1 2018, with a two-year extension option.
"We plan to take advantage of the historically low interest rate environment to realize similar interest cost savings as we refinance our maturing mortgages over the next several months," said Bob Cutlip, President of the Company.
Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio now consists of 101 properties located in 24 states, totaling approximately 11.1 million square feet.
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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