Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Ratings Upgrade to Baa2 from
Moody's Investors Services
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2013
SCOTTSDALE,Ariz., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Healthcare Trust of America,
Inc. (NYSE:HTA) ("HTA") announced today that Moody's Investors Services
("Moody's") has upgraded HTA's investment grade credit rating to Baa2, with a
Moody's specifically cited HTA's high quality, on-campus medical office
building portfolio, low leverage profile, and successful execution of its
recent growth strategy as rationale for the upgrade.
"We are excited to announce the upgrade by Moody's which validates the
industry-leading performance of our $3 billion portfolio of high quality,
medical office buildings resulting from the strength of our internal property
management and leasing platform, that continues to provide stable and
predictable returns for our stockholders," stated HTA's Chief Executive
Officer, Scott D. Peters.
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.
For more information on Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., please visit
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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