SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA) ("HTA") announced today that its board of directors declared a cash dividend for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The dividend will be paid on April 3, 2014 to stockholders of record on March 27, 2014. This dividend, in the amount of $0.14375 per share, represents an annualized rate of $0.575 per share and will be paid on all Class A shares. This represents an annualized yield of 5.3% based on the closing price of HTA's Class A common stock on February 14, 2014. The amount of dividends HTA pays to its stockholders is determined by HTA's board of directors, at its discretion, and is dependent on a number of factors, including funds available for the payment of distributions, HTA's financial condition, capital expenditure requirements and annual distribution requirements needed to maintain HTA's status as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code. HTA's board of directors may reduce its dividend rate and HTA cannot guarantee the amount of dividends paid in the future, if any. About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA), a publicly traded real estate investment trust, is a full-service real estate company focused on acquiring, owning and operating high-quality medical office buildings that are predominantly located on or aligned with campuses of nationally or regionally recognized healthcare systems in the U.S. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has invested approximately $3.0 billion to build a portfolio of properties that is comprised of approximately 14.1 million square feet of gross leasable area located in 27 states. It operates its properties through regional offices in Scottsdale, Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Dallas, Indianapolis, and Pittsburgh. For more information on Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., please visit www.htareit.com. FORWARD-LOOKING LANGUAGE This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, plans, estimates, assumptions and beliefs, including expectations, plans, estimates, assumptions and beliefs about HTA, stockholder value and earnings growth.