NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. ("ARCP") (NASDAQ: ARCP) announced today that, since its last announcement on April 8, 2013, it has closed an additional $14 million of single tenant net lease acquisitions, including six properties leased to four high-quality, investment grade or credit-worthy tenants, including CVS, Family Dollar, Hy-Vee and Advance Auto. The properties are located in five states with approximately 80,000 total rentable square feet.
"Our current acquisition pipeline enables us to continue to build shareholder value by growing our earnings and the value of our portfolio through a carefully orchestrated organic purchase program, focused on individual assets, consistent with our portfolio strategy of buying long and intermediate duration properties net leased to credit tenants," noted ARCP Chairman and CEO, Nicholas S. Schorsch. Mr. Schorsch continued, "3 ½ months into 2013, we are well ahead of our targeted acquisitions pace, having closed and announced 34% of our $1.1 billion objective for 2013. My view is that the market will continue to provide us ample opportunities for portfolio construction and earnings growth."
ARCP is a publicly traded Maryland corporation listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market that qualified as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal income tax purposes for the taxable year ended December 31, 2011, focused on acquiring and owning single tenant freestanding commercial properties subject to net leases with high credit quality tenants. Additional information about the Company can be found on its website at www.arcpreit.com.
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SOURCE American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.