Consolidated-Tomoka Announces Significant Leases Executed at the Mason Commerce Center

Oct 15, 2010, 14:20 ET from Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (NYSE Amex: CTO) announced today significant lease activity at the Mason Commerce Center located in the Gateway Center at the intersection of Mason Avenue and Williamson Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida.  The Company has executed leases which will bring the 30,000 square-foot Mason Commerce Center occupancy to over 80%.

The State of Florida has executed a 19,200 square-foot lease for the Department of Revenue. Tenant improvements have commenced with occupancy to occur by the fourth quarter of 2011.  

Other new leasing activity in our Mason Commerce Center includes the recent occupancy by Walgreen Co. of 1920 square-feet for its Home Health Care business.  Volusia Flagler Vascular, a medical dialysis provider, currently occupies 3,840 square-feet.

Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. is a Florida-based company primarily engaged in converting Company owned agricultural lands into a portfolio of net lease income properties strategically located in the Southeast, through the efficient utilization of 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.  The Company has low long-term debt and currently generates over $9 million annually before tax cash flow from its income property portfolio.  The Company also engages in selective self-development of targeted income properties. The Company's adopted strategy is designed to provide the financial strength and cash flow to weather difficult real estate cycles.  Visit our website at

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