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Winthrop Realty Trust Sells Its Interest in the Sullivan Center Venture

BOSTON, April 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) (“Winthrop”) announced today that it has consummated the sale to its venture partner of both its mezzanine loan and entire ownership interest in its One South State Street, Sullivan Center venture for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $95.3 million. The net proceeds received by Winthrop from the sale are consistent with the asset’s liquidation value at December 31, 2015.

About Winthrop Realty Trust

Winthrop, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT). Winthrop’s shareholders have adopted a plan of liquidation pursuant to which Winthrop is liquidating and winding down and, in connection therewith, is seeking to sell its assets in an orderly fashion to maximize shareholder value. For more information, please visit our web-site at www.winthropreit.com.

“Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. With the exception of the historical information contained in this news release, the matters described herein contain “forward-looking” statements that involve risk and uncertainties that may individually or collectively impact the matters herein described. These are detailed from time to time in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s SEC reports. Further information relating to the Company’s financial position, results of operations, and investor information is contained in the Company’s annual and quarterly reports filed with the SEC and available for download at its website www.winthropreit.com or at the SEC website www.sec.gov.


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

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