MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD) (“Gladstone Commercial”) announced today that it has executed a lease extension with AFL Telecommunications LLC (“AFL”) for its 278,020 square foot Duncan, South Carolina office and industrial campus, extending the lease expiration through July 2028. This lease extension will increase the property’s existing straight-line rent. AFL manufactures, engineers, and installs fiber optic products for regional and long distance telephone carriers, electric utilities, cable television operators, and wireless service providers.
“We are excited that AFL has made a long-term commitment to growing its business at our campus. This extension will maintain the campus’ 100% occupancy through July 2028 while increasing our straight-line rent,” said Buzz Cooper, Senior Managing Director of Gladstone Commercial.
Bob Cutlip, Gladstone Commercial’s President, added, “I am proud of our team’s proactive leasing efforts this year. Today’s announcement brings total year-to-date 2015 leasing volume to over 547,000 square feet and maintains a high portfolio occupancy rate of 97.9%.”
About Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD)
Gladstone Commercial is a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased industrial and office properties across the United States. Gladstone Commercial’s real estate portfolio consists of 102 properties located in 24 states, totaling approximately 11.2 million square feet. For additional information please visit www.gladstonecommercial.com.
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CONTACT: For Broker Submittals: South/Southwest: Buzz Cooper Senior Managing Director (703) 287-5830 Buzz.Cooper@gladstonecompanies.com Midwest/Northeast: Matt Tucker Managing Director (703) 287-5815 Matt.Tucker@gladstonecompanies.com West: Andrew White Managing Director (310) 953-4960 Andrew.White@gladstonecompanies.com Tennessee/Kentucky: Brandon Flickinger Director (703) 287-5819 Brandon.Flickinger@gladstonecompanies.com Investor or Media Inquiries: Bob Cutlip President - Gladstone Commercial Corporation (703) 287-5878 Bob.Cutlip@gladstonecompanies.com