Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Dividend

     Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Dividend

PR Newswire

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 30, 2013

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Healthcare Trust of America,
Inc. (NYSE:HTA) ("HTA") announced today that its Board of Directors declared a
cash dividend for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The dividend will be paid
on July 3, 2013 to stockholders of record on June 27, 2013. 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 and Class B shares. This represents an
annualized yield of 4.6% based on the closing price of HTA's Class A common
stock on April 29, 2013.

The amount of distributions 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
distribution rate and HTA cannot guarantee the amount of distributions 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 fully-integrated, leading owner of medical office
buildings. HTA listed its shares of Class A common stock on the New York
Stock Exchange on June 6, 2012. HTA 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 built a portfolio of properties that totals
approximately $2.6 billion based on purchase price and is comprised of
approximately 12.7 million square feet of gross leasable area located in 27
states. It operates its properties through regional offices in Scottsdale,
Charleston, Atlanta, and Indianapolis.

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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.

The forward-looking statements included in this press release are subject to
numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements.
Assumptions relating to the foregoing involve judgments with respect to, among
other things, future economic, competitive and market conditions and future
business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict
accurately and many of which are beyond HTA's control. Although HTA believes
that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based
on reasonable assumptions, HTA's actual results and performance could differ
materially and in adverse ways from those set forth in the forward-looking
statements. Factors which could have a material adverse effect on HTA's
operations and future prospects include, but are not limited to:

  ochanges in economic conditions affecting the healthcare property sector,
    the commercial real estate market and the credit market;
  ocompetition for acquisition of medical office buildings and other
    facilities that serve the healthcare industry;
  oeconomic fluctuations in certain states in which HTA's property
    investments are geographically concentrated;
  oretention of HTA's senior management team;
  ofinancial stability and solvency of HTA's tenants;
  osupply and demand for operating properties in the market areas in which
    HTA operates;
  oHTA's ability to acquire real properties, and to successfully operate
    those properties once acquired;
  ochanges in property taxes;
  olegislative and regulatory changes, including changes to laws governing
    the taxation of REITs and changes to laws governing the healthcare
  ofluctuations in reimbursements from third party payors such as Medicare
    and Medicaid;
  ochanges in interest rates;
  othe availability of capital and financing;
  orestrictive covenants in HTA's credit facilities;
  ochanges in HTA's credit ratings;
  oHTA's ability to remain qualified as a REIT; and
  oThe risk factors set forth in HTA's 2012 Annual Report on Form 10-K for
    the year ended December 31, 2012.

Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made. Except as otherwise
required by the federal securities laws, HTA undertakes no obligation to
update any forward-looking statements to reflect the events or circumstances
arising after the date as of which they are made. As a result of these risks
and uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the
forward-looking statements included in this press release or that may be made
elsewhere from time to time by, or on behalf of, HTA.

Financial Contact:
Kellie S. Pruitt
Chief Financial Officer
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.

SOURCE Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.

Contact: Robert Milligan, Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance,
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., 480.998.3478,
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