MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD) ("Gladstone Commercial"), a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased office and industrial properties, announced today that it will be added to the MSCI U.S. REIT Index (RMZ), effective as of the close of the market on November 30, 2016. The MSCI US REIT Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is comprised of equity REITs, which represent about 99% of the US REIT universe, excluding Mortgage REITs and selected Specialized REITs. The securities are classified in the Equity REITs Industry (under the Real Estate sector) according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®). "The addition of Gladstone Commercial to the MSCI U.S. REIT Index is an affirmation of our track record of success having maintained monthly dividends and occupancy greater than 96% since our IPO in 2003," said Bob Cutlip, President of Gladstone Commercial. "We look forward to the opportunity to further expand our shareholder base and investor relations program following our inclusion in the RMZ." About Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD): Gladstone Commercial is a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased industrial and office properties across the United States. Gladstone Commercial's real estate portfolio consists of 95 properties located in 24 states, totaling approximately 11.0 million square feet. For additional information please visit www.gladstonecommercial.com. Investor Relations Inquiries: Please visit www.gladstonecommercial.com or +1-703-287-5893.