Gladstone Commercial Corporation Executes Lease Expansion and Extension at North Carolina Industrial Property
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Gladstone Commercial Corporation Executes Lease Expansion and Extension at North Carolina Industrial Property

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:30 PM
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MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / March 9, 2021 / Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD) ("Gladstone Commercial") announced today that it has executed a lease expansion and extension with Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corp. ("Sumitomo") at its Raleigh, North Carolina, industrial property. Sumitomo will now occupy 123,574 square feet, which is 100% of the building, and also extended its lease for an additional five years, through December 31, 2032. Sumitomo previously occupied 93,931 square feet, and this expansion resulted in no downtime at the building.

Sumitomo is a leader in optical fiber technologies and uses the property for manufacturing. Its fiber optic cables are used by various customers for data center, enterprise and communications networks.

"We acquired this building in 2007, and Sumitomo first leased space in 2015," stated Buzz Cooper, Executive Vice President and Head of the South Central Region for Gladstone Commercial. "We have a strong relationship with Sumitomo as they have expanded their footprint in our building multiple times. As a result, we have a credit tenant occupying 100% of our well-configured industrial building in a target market with a long-term lease in place."

About Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD)

Gladstone Commercial is a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased industrial and office properties across the United States. As of December 31, 2020, Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio consisted of 121 properties located in 28 states, totaling approximately 15.4 million square feet. For additional information please visit

For Broker Submittals: Investor or Media Inquiries:

Buzz Cooper
Bob Cutlip
Executive Vice President
President - Gladstone Commercial Corp.
(703) 287-5815
(703) 287-5878

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