STAG Industrial, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of a $11.3 Million Warehouse and Distribution Facility

Aug 01, 2012, 16:01 ET from STAG Industrial, Inc.

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE: STAG) announces the acquisition of an approximately $11.3 million, 407,981 square foot, warehouse and distribution facility located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The building is 100% leased to Empire Distributors, Inc. with a remaining lease of 9 years.  Empire Distributors, Inc. engages in the wholesale alcoholic beverage distribution business in the Southeast United States.  Empire distributes wines, spirits, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages in the states of Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.  This property serves as the company's headquarters facility and the main distribution point for the state of Georgia.

This acquisition brings STAG's total 2012 acquisition volume to approximately $130 million.

About STAG Industrial, Inc.

STAG Industrial, Inc. is a fully integrated, full service real estate company focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of single-tenant industrial properties throughout the United States. STAG's portfolio consists of 123 properties in 29 states with approximately 21 million rentable square feet.

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