Winthrop Realty Trust’s Liquidation Plan Continues

As part of its ongoing liquidation, Winthrop Realty Trust is selling its assets to maximize shareholder value.
1515 Market St., the 500-square-foot property Winthrop sold in Philadelphia

1515 Market St., the 500-square-foot property Winthrop sold in Philadelphia

Jacksonville—Winthrop Realty Trust has announced that the company’s 550,000-square-foot warehouse property located in Jacksonville was sold for $10.5 million.

Winthrop provided the buyer $8.4 million in financing, which bears interest at rate of LIBOR plus 5 pecent, with a minimum interest rate of 6 percent and maximum interest rate of 8 percent. The loan requires monthly payments of interest only and matures on July 1, 2019. The sales price is consistent with the most recently reported liquidation value attributable to this property.

Winthrop Realty Trust, headquartered in Boston, Mass., is a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust. Winthrop’s shareholders have adopted a liquidation plan  in which Winthrop is seeking to sell its assets in an orderly fashion to maximize shareholder value. The company sold a variety of properties during the past years, including a 500,000-square-foot office property in Philadelphia.