Agree Realty Announces Second Wawa Development Commencement In Florida

Aug 16, 2012, 08:59 ET from Agree Realty Corporation

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE: ADC) today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of a parcel of land in Pinellas County, Florida for the development of a Wawa convenience store with fuel.  Wawa is an industry leader and operates more than 590 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Florida.

The project, which is pre-leased under a long-term ground lease agreement, is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2013.  The site is located on the northwest corner of 34th Street and 62nd Avenue in Pinellas Park, Florida.

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 93 properties, located in 25 states and containing approximately 3.5 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".

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.

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