BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Broad Street Realty, Inc. (OTCQB:BRST), a fully integrated and self-managed publicly owned real estate company continued its previously announced series of mergers by completing the merger of BSV Premier Brookhill LLC which owns the 163,291 square foot Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center in Richmond, Virginia. With the closing of the initial mergers, and the merger of BSV Premier Brookhill LLC, the resulting company now owns ten primarily grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping center properties with over 1,028,291 square feet of gross leasable space in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, DC and Broad Street's operating platform, including its commercial brokerage, property management and development businesses. The combined company has approximately 50 employees and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland with additional offices in Denver, Colorado, Washington, D.C. and Manassas, Virginia.
On December 31, 2019, BSV Premier Brookhill LLC ("BSV Brookhill") merged with and into a wholly owned subsidiary ("Brookhill Merger Sub") of Broad Street Realty, Inc. (the "Company") with BSV Brookhill surviving as a subsidiary of the Company (the "Brookhill Merger"). The Brookhill Merger was completed pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement, dated as of May 28, 2019 (as amended, the "Brookhill Merger Agreement"), by and among the Company, Broad Street Operating Partnership, LP (the "Operating Partnership"), Brookhill Merger Sub and BSV Brookhill. Pursuant to the Brookhill Merger Agreement, the Company issued an aggregate of 2,770,619 shares of its common stock to the prior investors in BSV Brookhill as consideration in the Brookhill Merger.
Michael Z. Jacoby, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the combined company, said, "We are very pleased to complete the additional merger of BSV Premier Brookhill LLC into the company in accordance with our previously announced plans. The Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center is a core part of our strategy of owning necessity based retail and mixed-use opportunities in key markets including the Mid Atlantic, Southeast and Denver, Colorado markets."
In connection with the closing of the BSV Premier Brookhill merger, a certain subsidiary of the combined company entered into a modified loan agreement with Truist Bank which provided for a modified loan of $10.1million, of which an additional $3.8M was drawn at closing. The loan is secured by a mortgage on the Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center.
Baird is serving as exclusive financial advisor to Broad Street, and Morrison & Foerster and Shulman Rogers are serving as legal advisors to Broad Street.
About Broad Street Realty, Inc.
Broad Street Realty, Inc. is a fully integrated and self-managed real estate company that owns, operates, develops and redevelops primarily grocery-anchored shopping centers and mixed-use properties in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Denver, Colorado markets. Broad Street is also a market-leading commercial real estate services firm that delivers cost-effective solutions for office, industrial and retail clients. The company has extensive experience in tenant representation, landlord representation, property acquisition and disposition, real estate development, project/construction management, finance, strategic consulting, property management and asset management.
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