CINCINNATI, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison–ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. (the "Company") today announced the acquisition of Hartville Centre, a 108,412 square foot shopping center anchored by a Giant Eagle grocery store and located in the Greater Akron, Ohio Metropolitan Area. The acquisition of Hartville Centre brings the Company's total portfolio to 40 properties with 14 leading grocers in 16 states, with a portfolio aggregate purchase price of approximately $493.6 million.
The Company is a public non-traded REIT focused on the acquisition and management of well-occupied grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping centers throughout the United States.
Hartville Centre is anchored by a 64,475 square foot Giant Eagle grocery store, which is on a long-term lease through April 2020. Giant Eagle is the No. 1 grocer by market share in the Akron market. When combined with the Giant Eagle lease, 88 percent of the rents within the shopping center come from national tenants.
About Phillips Edison – ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. is a public non-traded REIT that seeks to acquire and manage well-occupied grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping centers having a mix of national and regional retailers selling necessity-based goods and services, in strong demographic markets throughout the United States. The REIT is co-sponsored by two industry leaders: Phillips Edison & Company, who has acquired over $2.3 billion in shopping centers throughout the United States, and AR Capital, LLC, a real estate investment program sponsor dedicated to governance best practices. As of April 25, 2013, Phillips Edison-ARC owned, directly or indirectly through a joint venture in which it has a controlling interest, and managed an institutional quality retail portfolio consisting of 40 grocery-anchored shopping centers totaling 3,946,929 square feet. For more information on the company, please visit the website at www.phillipsedison-arc.com.
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