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DGAP-News: alstria office REIT-AG: alstria acquires an office building in 
Düsseldorf

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alstria office REIT-AG: alstria acquires an office building in
Düsseldorf

22.07.2013 / 17:32

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Press release

alstria acquires an office building in Düsseldorf

- 8,200 sqm asset located in Immermannstrasse 40

- All-in cost of around EUR 16.8 m

- Asset generates around EUR 1.1 m of annual rent with an average lease
length of 2.8 years

Hamburg, July 22, 2013 - alstria office REIT-AG (symbol: AOX, ISIN:
DE000A0LD2U1), the leading German office REIT, announces the signature of a
binding notarised sale-and-purchase agreement for the acquisition of an
office building in Düsseldorf.

The asset, which is located in the heart of the city at Immermannstrasse
40, is also known as the Immermann Tower and develops 8,200 sqm of office
space. The asset is a multi-tenant building with the main tenants being
Peek & Cloppenburg and Allianz SE. It currently generates around EUR 1.1 m
of rent per annum and has a vacancy rate of around 12.5% (around 1,000
sqm).

The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter 2013 and will add
around EUR 1 m to alstria's FFO on a full year basis.

'With this new acquisition alstria is increasing its footprint in the
Düsseldorf market', says Olivier Elamine, CEO of alstria. 'Following
successful sales in non-core regions, we are redeploying our portfolio
where our operations have a strong presence and unique expertise.'
 

About alstria: 
alstria office REIT-AG is an internally managed Real Estate Investment
Trust (REIT) focused solely on acquiring, owning and managing office real
estate in Germany. alstria was founded in January 2006 and was converted
into the first German REIT in October 2007. Its headquarters are in
Hamburg. The Company owns a diversified portfolio of properties across
attractive German office real estate markets. As of March 31, 2013 the
portfolio comprised 82 properties with an aggregate lettable space of
919,000 sqm and is valued at approximately EUR 1.6 bn. The alstria office
REIT-AG strategy is based on active asset and portfolio management as well
as on establishing and maintaining good relationships with key customers
and decision makers. alstria focuses on long-term real estate value
creation.


Contact:
Ralf Dibbern, IR/PR
Phone: +49 (0) 40 226 341 329
Email: rdibbern@alstria.de 
More information on: 
www.alstria.com
www.alstria.blogspot.com
www.twitter.com/alstria_REIT


Disclaimer: 
This release constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an
offer to buy any shares. As far as this press release contains
forward-looking statements with respect to the business, financial
condition and results of operations of alstria office REIT-AG (alstria),
these statements are based on current expectations or beliefs of alstria's
management. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or performance of
the Company to differ materially from those reflected in such
forward-looking statements. Apart from other factors not mentioned here,
differences could occur as a result of changes in the overall economic
situation and the competitive environment - especially in the core business
segments and markets of alstria. Also, the development of the financial
markets and changes in national as well as international provisions
particularly in the field of tax legislation and financial reporting
standards could have an effect. Terrorist attacks and their consequences
could increase the likelihood and the extent of differences. alstria
undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions or updates to
these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after
the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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Language:    English                                             
Company:     alstria office REIT-AG                              
             Bäckerbreitergang 75                                
             20355 Hamburg                                       
             Germany                                             
Phone:       040-226 341 300                                     
Fax:         040-226 341 310                                     
E-mail:      info@alstria.de                                     
Internet:    http://www.alstria.de                               
ISIN:        DE000A0LD2U1                                        
WKN:         A0LD2U                                              
Indices:     SDAX, EPRA, German REIT Index                       
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);    
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart  
 
 
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