BOSTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STAG Industrial, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:STAG), a company focused on the acquisition, ownership, and management of single-tenant industrial properties throughout the United States, today announced its acquisition and leasing activity for August 2013.
In August, the Company acquired two warehouse and distribution facilities containing a total of 1.2 million square feet for approximately $53.7 million. These properties are located near Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Baltimore, Maryland. The properties are 100% leased with a weighted average lease term remaining of over six years.For the year to date, the Company has acquired 27 industrial facilities consisting of approximately 5.5 million square feet for approximately $234 million. -- Leasing In August, the Company signed one renewal consisting of approximately 251,000 square feet. The renewed lease, located in Salem, Ohio, includes a 10-year extension and an agreement by the Company to expand the building. For the year to date, the Company has signed 11 new and expansion leases and seven renewal leases for a total of 2.2 million square feet. --Upcoming Conferences STAG Industrial Inc. is scheduled to attend two conferences in New York City the week of September 9 th. On September 10 th the Company will be attending the Wells Fargo Securities Research & Economics 2 nd Annual Net Lease REIT Forum and on September 12 th the Company will be attending the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Global Real Estate Conference. About STAG Industrial, Inc. STAG Industrial, Inc. is an industrial operating company focused on single-tenant, net-leased industrial properties throughout the United States. The Company's portfolio consists of 198 properties in 34 states with approximately 34.8 million rentable square feet. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.stagindustrial.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release, together with other statements and information publicly disseminated by STAG Industrial, Inc. (the "Company"), contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and includes this statement for purposes of complying with these safe harbor provisions. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe the Company's future plans, strategies and expectations, are generally identifiable by use of the words "believe," "will," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," "should," "project" or similar expressions. You should not rely on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company's control and which could materially affect actual results, performances or achievements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, the risk factors discussed in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as updated by the Company's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Accordingly, there is no assurance that the Company's expectations will be realized. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein (or elsewhere) to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. SOURCE STAG Industrial, Inc.