Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

     Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

PR Newswire

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2013

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 4, 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 December 31, 2013. The dividend will be
paid on January 3, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 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 shares. This represents an
annualized yield of 5.0% based on the closing price of HTA's Class A common
stock on November 1, 2013.

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) is a publicly traded real estate
investment trust and a leading owner of medical office buildings. 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 $2.8 billion based on purchase price and
is comprised of approximately 13.6 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 and in HTA's Quarterly Reports on Form

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