PREIT LEASES 224,000 SQUARE FEET TO STATE GOVERNMENT
PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) has leased 224,000 square feet of office space at the historic Strawbridge & Clothier building, located at the corner of 8th and Market streets in Philadelphia. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will occupy the fourth, fifth and sixth floors of the building. The lease is for a term of 20 years with two 5-year renewal options. The tenant plans to occupy the space in the summer of 2009.