And Acquires a Stadium Movie Theatre
GREAT NECK, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One Liberty Properties, Inc.
(Amex: OLP; OLP Pr) announced that on November 16, 2001 it formed a 50/50
joint venture with an affiliate of Deutsche Bank A.G. (NYSE: DB) and that
the venture, through a wholly owned subsidiary, acquired an approximately
80,000 square foot, 20 screen stadium movie theatre located in Norwalk (Los
Angeles), California for a consideration of approximately $12.5 million. The
joint venture intends to pursue additional equity and/or debt investments
involving stadium movie theatres.
The property is triple net-leased on a long-term basis to American
Multi-Cinema, Inc. which is a subsidiary of AMC Entertainment, Inc.
(NYSE: AEN). The lease is guaranteed by AMC Entertainment, Inc. According to
AMC, it is a leader in the theatrical exhibition industry and at the end of
fiscal year 2001, the worldwide circuit of AMC Theatres operated 180 theatres
with 2,768 screens in 21 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, France,
Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
Jeffrey Fishman, President of One Liberty, commented that the acquisition
of this asset continues the Company's stated objective of seeking
opportunistic acquisitions of improved net leased real property leased to
quality tenants. Mr. Fishman further commented that the joint venture
formalizes One Liberty's strong relationship with this institutional investor.
One Liberty is a New York-based REIT that specializes in the acquisition
and ownership of net leased single tenant real estate, with both short and
long term leases. One Liberty's leases generally provide that all operating
expenses and most or all other property related expenses, are paid for by the
tenant, while contractual rental income escalates. For more information on
One Liberty, please visit our website at http://www.1liberty.com.
Materials included in this filing may contain "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties
and other factors that could cause actual results to be materially different
from historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by
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"forecast," "designed," "goal," or the negative of those words or other
comparable words should be considered uncertain and forward-looking.
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SOURCE One Liberty Properties, Inc.
/CONTACT: Mark Lundy of One Liberty Properties, Inc., +1-516-466-3100/
/Web site: http://www.1liberty.com /
(OLP DB AEN)
CO: One Liberty Properties, Inc.; Deutsche Bank A.G.; American Multi-Cinema,
Inc.; AMC Entertainment, Inc.
ST: New York, California
IN: RLT ENT FLM FIN
SU: JVN RLE
-0- Nov/19/2001 22:29 GMT
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