Winthrop Realty Trust Announces Sale of Deer Valley, Arizona Property

BOSTON, June 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE:FUR) announced today that it has sold its medical office building property located in Deer Valley, Arizona for a gross sales price of $20,500,000 and net proceeds, after costs and closing adjustments, of approximately $20,000,000. The property was originally acquired through a foreclosure by Winthrop on a loan receivable acquired in June 2010 for an original purchase price of approximately $10,600,000.

About Winthrop Realty Trust

Winthrop Realty Trust, 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 financial instruments including CMBS, bonds, REIT preferred and common stock. For more information, please visit our web-site at

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CONTACT: Winthrop Realty Trust Beverly Bergman Investor or Media Inquiries Phone: (617) 570-4614; e-mail: bbergman@firstwinthrop.comSource:Winthrop Realty Trust