VANCOUVER, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust ("PIRET" or the "REIT") (TSXV: AAR.UN) announced today it has sold the industrial property located at 4311 - 122nd Avenue SE in Calgary, Alberta to a private buyer for gross proceeds of $6,094,471.
PIRET acquired this property as part of a $70,145,000 portfolio on June 8, 2011. This single tenant industrial facility has a gross leasable area of 29,943 square feet.
"The purchase price is significantly above our acquisition cost and we believe this transaction demonstrates PIRET's ability to acquire quality assets at attractive pricing. This property disposition also illustrates management's ability to actively manage our portfolio to maximize returns to our investors over and above our accretive acquisition program." said Darren Latoski, Co-CEO of the REIT.
About Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET)
PIRET is an unincorporated, open-ended investment trust established for the purposes of acquiring, owning and operating a diversified portfolio of income-producing industrial properties in primary markets across Canada. PIRET focuses exclusively on investing in industrial properties and is the only publicly traded vehicle in Canada that offers investors exclusive exposure to Canada's industrial asset class.
Additional information about PIRET is available at www.piret.ca or www.sedar.com.
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SOURCE Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET)