Agree Realty Announces $8,500,000 Acquisition

Jan 30, 2013, 08:10 ET from Agree Realty Corporation

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE: ADC) today announced that it has acquired Dick's Sporting Goods and Petsmart in St. Joseph, Missouri.  Dick's occupies 45,000 square feet and Petsmart occupies 12,342 square feet.  Retailers within the immediate trade area include a Wal-Mart Supercenter, Target, Kohl's, Lowe's and Home Depot.  Both tenants have approximately nine-and-a-half years remaining on the base term of their leases.  The aggregate cost of the acquisitions was approximately $8,500,000.

"We are pleased to add these assets to our growing portfolio. Petsmart and Dick's are both first in class and are excellent additions to our roster of industry leading net lease retailers," said Joey Agree, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Agree Realty is primarily engaged in the acquisition and development of single tenant properties net leased to industry leading retail tenants. The Company currently owns and operates a portfolio of 110 properties, located in 28 states and containing approximately 3.3 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".

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The Company considers portions of the information contained in this release to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each as amended.  These forward-looking statements represent the Company's expectations, plans and beliefs concerning future events. Although these forward-looking statements are based on good faith beliefs, reasonable assumptions and the Company's best judgment reflecting current information, certain factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward–looking statements. Such factors are detailed from time to time in reports filed or furnished by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update these forward–looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

SOURCE Agree Realty Corporation