Gramercy Capital Corp. to Change Name to Gramercy Property Trust Inc.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gramercy Capital Corp. (NYSE: GKK ) , a self-managed integrated commercial real estate investment and asset management company organized as a real estate investment trust, will change its name to Gramercy Property Trust Inc. and ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange to GPT. Both the name change and the ticker symbol are expected to be effective as of April 15, 2013.
“The name change affirms the Company’s transformation to a pure play equity REIT investing in net lease office and industrial properties,” said Chief Executive Officer, Gordon F. DuGan.
Gramercy Capital Corp. is a self-managed, integrated commercial real estate investment and asset management company. The Company owns, directly or in joint ventures, 114 buildings totaling approximately 4.3 million square feet of office and 1.5 million square feet of industrial, net leased on a long-term basis to tenants, including Bank of America, Nestlé Waters, Philips Electronics and others. The Company’s property management business, operating under the name Gramercy Asset Management, currently manages for third-parties, approximately $1.7 billion of commercial properties leased primarily to regulated financial institutions and affiliated users throughout the United States. The Company is headquartered in New York City and has regional offices in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, and St. Louis, Missouri.
To review the Company’s latest news releases and other corporate documents, please visit the Company's website at www.gkk.com or contact Investor Relations at 212-297-1000.
This press release contains forward-looking information based upon the Company's current best judgment and expectations. Actual results could vary from those presented herein. The risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking information in this release include, but are not limited to, factors that are beyond the Company's control, including those factors listed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and in the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For further information, please refer to the Company's filings with the SEC.
Gramercy Capital Corp.
Jon W. Clark, 212-297-1000
Chief Financial Officer
Emily Pai, 212-297-1000
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