Feb. 12, 2013
, Inc. (NYSE: BFS) (the "Company") today called for redemption of all outstanding shares of its 9% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock represented by depositary shares, each representing 1/100
of a share of Series B Preferred Stock (the "Depositary Shares", CUSIP: 804395408; NYSE: BFSPrB). The Depositary Shares will be redeemed on
March 15, 2013
per share, plus all accumulated and unpaid distributions through the redemption date, for an aggregate redemption price of
The redemptions will be made in accordance with The Depositary Trust Company's procedures. The Depositary Shares shall be surrendered for payment of the redemption price to Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the redemption and paying agent. After the redemption date, dividends will cease to accrue on the Depositary Shares representing interests in Series B Preferred Stock, regardless of whether they were surrendered for payment.
is a self-managed, self-administered equity real estate investment trust headquartered in
currently operates and manages a real estate portfolio of 59 community and neighborhood shopping center and mixed-use properties totaling approximately 9.5 million square feet of leasable area. Over 85% of the Company's cash flow is generated from properties in the metropolitan