Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) (“PAC” or the “Company”) today announced its disposition, on November 12th, of Brookwood Center, an office property located in Birmingham, Alabama, to Pope & Land, a highly regarded Atlanta-based real estate firm, along with Fairway Investments, a respected local Birmingham real estate firm. The purchase price was $55.0 million, including assumption of debt, which will result in net proceeds at closing of approximately $25.1 million after closing adjustments and costs. This sale generated a GAAP gain on sale of approximately $12.4 million. With this sale, the Company now owns only two remaining office buildings, one in Atlanta and one in San Antonio.
Joel Murphy, PAC’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “With the sale of Brookwood Center, we have now sold eight office assets for total gross proceeds of approximately $780 million and we have further demonstrated our continued intent and ability to effectively wind down our office business and prudently monetize our few remaining office assets strategically and thoughtfully over time.”
About Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) is a real estate investment trust engaged primarily in the ownership and operation of Class A multifamily properties, with select investments in grocery anchored shopping centers. Preferred Apartment Communities’ investment objective is to generate attractive, stable returns for stockholders by investing in income-producing properties and acquiring or originating multifamily real estate loans. As of September 30, 2021, the Company owned or was invested in 107 properties in 13 states, predominantly in the Southeast region of the United States. Learn more at www.pacapts.com.
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The SEC has declared effective the registration statement filed by the Company for each of our public offerings. Before you invest, you should read the final prospectus, and any prospectus supplements forming a part of the registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and the offering. In particular, you should carefully read the risk factors described in the final prospectus and in any related prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference in the final prospectus and any related prospectus supplement. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the Company or its dealer manager, Preferred Capital Securities, LLC, will arrange to send you a prospectus with respect to the Series A1/M1 Offering upon request by contacting John A. Isakson at (770) 818-4109, 3284 Northside Parkway NW, Suite 150, Atlanta, Georgia 30327.
The final prospectus for the Series A1/M1 Offering, dated October 22, 2019, can be accessed through the following link:
John A. Isakson 770-818-4109
Chief Financial Officer