Gladstone Commercial Acquires Industrial Portfolio in Central Florida for $19.1M
OCALA, FLA. — Gladstone Commercial Corp. has acquired a two-building, 383,000-square-foot industrial portfolio in Ocala for $19.1 million. The two buildings are fully leased to Signature Brands LLC with a 20-year lease term. Gladstone acquired the buildings in a sale-leaseback transaction with Signature Brands, a food manufacturer and distributor focusing on confectionary products like sugar, sprinkles and icings. The first building, a 207,000-square-foot facility located at 1900 SW 38th Ave., was built in 2001 and expanded in 2010 and primarily serves as Signature Brands’ popcorn manufacturing and distribution center. Signature Brands has invested more than $15 million in the facility. The other building is located at 808 SW 12th St., spans 176,000 square feet and is used for the manufacturing of decorative baking products.