RPT Realty to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RPT Realty (NYSE:RPT) (the “Company”) announced today that the Company will ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday, November 30, 2018.
Led by RPT Realty’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Brian Harper, the bell ringing celebrates the Company’s recent relaunch and rebranding. RPT Realty is focused on creating long-term shareholder value within its national portfolio of open-air shopping centers by increasing small shop occupancy, pursuing mixed-use densification and redevelopment opportunities, disposing of assets in non-core markets and strengthening its balance sheet.
Chief Financial Officer Michael Fitzmaurice, Executive Vice President of Leasing Timothy Collier and other members of the executive team and Board of Trustees will join Mr. Harper as he rings the Opening Bell at 9:30AM ET. A live webcast of the ceremony will be available beginning at 9:29AM ET at the NYSE website https://www.nyse.com/bell.
“We are very pleased to ring the Opening Bell today to mark the recent relaunch of RPT Realty. Over the past several months, we have taken significant steps to position us to maximize shareholder value, having assembled a first-class executive team, streamlined our operating platform and identified a path to unlock value within our high-quality portfolio. We have also moved our headquarters to New York City, which we believe allows us enhanced access to our tenant, investor and banking partners. While we continue to focus on the execution of our long-term strategic plan, today we celebrate the efforts of our entire team,” stated Mr. Harper.
About RPT Realty RPT Realty owns and operates a national portfolio of open-air shopping destinations principally located in top U.S. markets. The Company’s locally-curated consumer experiences reflect the lifestyles of its diverse neighborhoods and match the modern expectations of its retail partners. The Company is a fully integrated and self-administered REIT publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RPT. As of September 30, 2018, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 57 shopping centers (including one shopping center owned through a joint venture) representing 13.8 million square feet. As of September 30, 2018, the Company’s aggregate portfolio was 94.2% leased. For additional information about the Company please visit rptrealty.com.
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