STORE Capital Announces Acquisition Activity for 2020
STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE: STOR), an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, today announced acquisition activity for the full year ended December 31, 2020. STORE Capital invested more than $800 million in profit center real estate during 2020, net of sales, above its guidance range of $625 million to $750 million.
“Our fourth quarter acquisition activity meaningfully exceeded our projections, reflecting broad-based demand for long-term net lease financing solutions from both existing and new tenants,” said Christopher H. Volk, Chief Executive Officer of STORE Capital. “Throughout the pandemic, our origination team has continued to cultivate relationships, maintaining a healthy pipeline of new investment opportunities. Our fourth quarter acquisitions pace was dominated by our December investment activity, giving us a solid start to 2021. Most importantly, we are gratified that we could continue to provide growth capital to our tenants on terms that were accretive to our shareholders.”
About STORE Capital
STORE Capital Corporation is an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is the leader in the acquisition, investment and management of Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, which is its target market and the inspiration for its name. STORE Capital is one of the largest and fastest growing net-lease REITs and owns a large, well-diversified portfolio that consists of investments in more than 2,500 property locations across the United States, substantially all of which are profit centers. Additional information about STORE Capital can be found on its website at www.storecapital.com.
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