NEW YORK, June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lexington Realty Trust (“Lexington”) (NYSE:LXP), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced that it has sold one office and two industrial assets for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $49.6 million at a weighted-average capitalization rate of 7.6%. Approximately $21.1 million of mortgage debt was satisfied in connection with these sales.
|147 Milk Street||Boston, MA||$||33.3||52,337||Office||Atrius Health, Inc.||6.5|
|7500 Chavenelle Road||Dubuque, IA||$||8.6||330,988||Industrial||The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.||1.0|
|477 Distribution Parkway||Collierville, TN||$||7.7||126,213||Industrial||Federal Express Corporation/FedEx Techconnect, Inc.||5.0|
“We continue to make good headway on our disposition program with the most recent sales bringing our total wholly-owned disposition volume to approximately $166 million at an average cap rate of 6.4%. These dispositions remain consistent with our capital recycling objectives of reducing our exposure to short term-leases and exiting office markets where we do not have a significant presence,” said T. Wilson Eglin, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lexington.
ABOUT LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST
Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns a diversified portfolio of real estate assets consisting primarily of equity and debt investments in single-tenant net-leased commercial properties and land across the United States. Lexington seeks to expand its portfolio through build-to-suit transactions, sale-leaseback transactions and acquisitions. Additional information about Lexington can be found by visiting www.lxp.com.
Contact:Investor or Media Inquiries for Lexington Realty Trust:Heather Gentry, Senior Vice President of Investor RelationsLexington Realty TrustPhone: (212) 692-7200 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org