Profile: Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp (MNR.N)
7 Mar 2014
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation is a company operating as a qualified real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s primary business is the ownership of real estate. Its investment focus is to own net leased industrial properties which are leased primarily to investment-grade tenants on long-term leases. In addition, the Company holds a portfolio of REIT securities. It derives its income primarily from real estate rental operations. As of September 30, 2010, the Company had approximately 6,971,000 square feet of property, of which approximately 3,393,000 square feet, or approximately 49%, was leased to Federal Express Corporation (FDX) and subsidiaries (15% to FDX and 34% to FDX subsidiaries) and approximately 388,700 square feet in St Joseph, Missouri, or approximately 6% was leased to Mead Corporation, which subleased the space to Hallmark Cards, Incorporated. In June 2013, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp completed the acquisition of a new built to suit 103,402 square foot industrial building. In September 2013, the Company announced the acquisition of a 99,102 square foot industrial building. In October 2013, the Company acquired a 46,260 square foot industrial building located at 2800 North Garnett Road, Tulsa, Oklahoma. In October 2013, the Company announced that the acquisition of a 558,600 square foot industrial building located at 4555 West Highway 146, Oldham County, Buckner, Kentucky. In October 2013, the Company announced the acquisition of a 280,000 square foot industrial building located at 2552 South 98th Street, Edwardsville, KS. In November 2013, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation announced the acquisition of a 114,923 square foot industrial building located at 21200 Spring Plaza Drive, Harris County, Spring, Texas.
During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2010 (fiscal 2010), it purchased four industrial properties totaling approximately 838,000 square feet. As of September 30, 2010, the Company owned 63 rental properties. These properties are located in 25 states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. All properties are leased on a net basis except an industrial park in Monaca, Pennsylvania and a shopping center in Somerset, New Jersey. Of the Company’s wholly-owned properties and the shopping center in Somerset, N.J. in which the Company holds a two-thirds interest are managed on behalf of the Company by Cronheim Management Services, Inc. (CMS), a division of David Cronheim Company. During fiscal 2010, the Company’s occupancy rates were 96%.
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp
Juniper Business Plaza
Suite 3-C, 3499 Route 9 North
FREEHOLD NJ 07728