The Company also recently closed on a 12.9 acre parcel of land located in Georgetown, Kentucky, where it will develop a new 30,731 square foot building for Camping World. The project is the Company's first ground-up development for Camping World, who has signed a new 20-year net lease. The total project cost is approximately $8.5 million and the Company will own a 100% fee simple interest upon completion. Rent is anticipated to commence in the third quarter of 2017.
Additionally, the Company recently closed on a parcel of land in Hamilton, Montana, where construction has commenced on a Burger King restaurant. This represents the third project in the Company's partnership with Meridian Restaurants to develop up to 10 Burger King locations. Meridian has executed a new 20-year net lease and rent is expected to commence by year-end 2016. The total project cost is approximately $1.5 million. The Company will own a 100% fee simple interest in the project upon completion.
"We are very pleased to announce these three exciting projects," said Joey Agree, President and Chief Executive Officer of Agree Realty Corporation. "These developments further demonstrate our unique value proposition to retailers. The ability to pair our well-established development expertise with our institutional quality balance sheet provides a differentiated capability in the retail net lease space."
About Agree Realty Corporation
Agree Realty Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the acquisition and development of properties net leased to industry-leading retail tenants. The Company currently owns and operates a portfolio of 341 properties, located in 43 states and containing approximately 6.7 million square feet of gross leasable space. The common stock of Agree Realty Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ADC". For additional information, please visit www.agreerealty.com.
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