MONMOUTH REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES 2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON MAY 14, 2020 WILL BE HELD IN VIRTUAL FORMAT ONLY
Holmdel, New Jersey, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) today announced that, as a result of the public health threat caused by COVID-19 in the United States and to support the health and safety of employees, stockholders, directors and its community, its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) will be held solely by means of remote communication, via live audio webcast, at its originally-scheduled date and time at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on May 14, 2020. This year, stockholders will not be able to physically attend the Annual Meeting, but stockholders attending the Annual Meeting virtually will have opportunities to vote and ask questions equivalent to in-person meetings of stockholders.
To attend the virtual Annual Meeting, stockholders must register in advance at http://viewproxy.com/mreic/2020 by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on May 11, 2020.
Information regarding how to register to attend the virtual Annual Meeting, how to attend the virtual Annual Meeting online and other information regarding the change to the format of the annual meeting can be found in the proxy supplement filed by Monmouth with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2020. The proxy materials for the Annual Meeting, including the supplement filed on April 30, 2020, are available at www.proxyvote.com or at the Company’s website at www.mreic.reit.
Although the Annual Meeting will be held in a virtual-only format this year, Monmouth remains committed to stockholder engagement and currently intends to return to an in-person annual meeting for future stockholder meetings under normal circumstances.
About Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation, founded in 1968, is one of the oldest public equity REITs in the world. We specialize in single tenant, net-leased industrial properties, subject to long-term leases, primarily to investment-grade tenants. Monmouth Real Estate is a fully integrated and self-managed real estate company, whose property portfolio consists of 116 properties, containing a total of approximately 23 million rentable square feet, geographically diversified across 30 states. In addition, the Company owns a portfolio of REIT securities.