TNP Strategic Retail Trust Acquires Willow Run Shopping Center in Denver Suburb

May 18, 2012, 19:43 ET from TNP Strategic Retail Trust, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TNP Strategic Retail Trust, Inc. (the "Company"), a public non-traded REIT that invests in grocery and drug-store anchored, multi-tenant necessity retail properties and other real estate-related assets, announced today the completion of the Company's eighteenth acquisition, Willow Run Shopping Center, a retail center located in Westminster, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.

Willow Run Shopping Center is a 95,791 square-foot retail center built in 1999 and anchored by Safeway, a S&P Rated BBB grocery store. The center is 88 percent leased by a variety of national and regional tenants including: McDonald's (S&P Rated A), Advance America, Allstate, Subway and Rosati's Pizza.

"Willow Run Shopping Center is located in a thriving suburb of Denver with a dense, growing population of more than 90,000 residents within a three-mile radius and solid credit tenants, including Safeway and McDonald's," said Thompson National Properties' senior vice president, acquisitions, Steve Corea. "The center has more than 30,000 vehicles pass by the property each day and is easily accessible from major traffic arteries, including Interstate 25 and Federal Blvd."

About TNP Strategic Retail Trust, Inc.
TNP Strategic Retail Trust, Inc. is a publicly registered non-traded REIT that invests in grocery and drug-store anchored, multi-tenant necessity retail properties, located primarily in the Western United States, and real estate related assets, including investment in or origination of mortgage, mezzanine, bridge and other loans related to commercial real estate. TNP Strategic Retail Trust has acquired 18 shopping centers in 14 states containing more than 1.8 million square feet at an overall purchase price of approximately $231 million. For more information regarding TNP Strategic Retail Trust, please visit  

About Thompson National Properties, LLC
Thompson National Properties, LLC (TNP) is an international real estate advisory company, specializing in the creation and management of real estate investment funds. TNP uses a variety of investment structures to fit the needs of its investors, which are designed for both institutional and high net worth individual investors. Thompson National Properties is also a leader in both property and asset management and receivership services, a key element in any successful commercial real estate investment in today's lender-driven marketplace.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Thompson National Properties was founded in April 2008 and has six regional offices. As of May 18, 2012, Thompson National Properties manages a portfolio of 151 commercial properties, in 30 states, totaling approximately 17.4 million square feet, on behalf of over 5,600 investor/owners with an overall purchase value of $2.1 billion. For more information regarding Thompson National Properties, please visit

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities.

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