Acadia Realty Trust Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend; Also Announces Special Cash Dividend of $0.25 Per Share for 2015

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Nov 11, 2015

Acadia Realty Trust Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend; Also Announces Special Cash Dividend of $0.25 Per Share for 2015

RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2015-- Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR), today announced an increase in the Company’s dividend for the quarter ending December 31, 2015. Acadia’s Board of Trustees has declared a cash dividend of $0.25 per Common Share payable on January 15, 2016 to holders of record as of December 31, 2015. This compares with a $0.24 dividend per Common Share paid for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

In addition, Acadia today announced that its Board of Trustees has declared a special cash dividend of $0.25 per Common Share also payable on January 15, 2016 to holders of record as of December 31, 2015.

“The successful execution of our core portfolio growth strategy, acquiring high-quality street, urban and dense suburban properties, has allowed us to over double the size of our core portfolio over the last five years and enabled us to increase our regular quarterly dividend by approximately 40% since 2012,” stated Jonathan W. Grisham, Senior Vice President and CFO of Acadia Realty Trust. “In addition, this is the second consecutive year our shareholders are receiving a special dividend. They received $0.30 per share from the highly profitable sales in our Fund platform during 2014. Now our shareholders are getting another $0.25 from the significant gains generated from the further recycling of our Funds’ capital this year. Looking ahead, and consistent with plan, the continued harvesting of our Fund assets is expected to result in additional periodic special dividends in 2016 and beyond.”

About Acadia Realty Trust

Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual – core and fund – operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy. Acadia Realty Trust is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nation’s most dynamic urban and street-retail corridors; making profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through its series of discretionary, institutional funds; and maintaining a strong balance sheet. For further information, please visit

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain matters in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities law and as such may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performances or achievements of Acadia to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding Acadia’s future financial results and its ability to capitalize on potential investment opportunities. Factors that could cause the Company’s forward-looking statements to differ from its future results include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the headings “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in the Company’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 20, 2015 (“Form 10-K”) and other periodic reports filed with the SEC, including risks related to: (i) the current global financial environment and its effect on retail tenants; (ii) the Company’s reliance on revenues derived from major tenants; (iii) the Company’s limited control over joint venture investments; (iv) the Company’s partnership structure; (v) real estate and the geographic concentration of the Company’s properties; (vi) market interest rates; (vii) leverage; (viii) liability for environmental matters; (ix) the Company’s growth strategy; (x) the Company’s status as a REIT; (xi) uninsured losses and (xii) the loss of key executives. Copies of the Form 10-K and the other periodic reports Acadia files with the SEC are available on the Company’s website at Any forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Acadia expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Acadia’s expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Source: Acadia Realty Trust

For Acadia Realty Trust
Amy L. Racanello, 914-288-8100