Annual Dividend Will Increase to $3.25 per Share
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG), New York City's largest commercial
property owner, today reported that its board of directors has increased
the Company's quarterly dividend on its common stock and OP units by
4.8%, resulting in a new annual dividend of $3.25 per share. In
conjunction, the board of directors declared the fourth quarter dividend
of $0.8125 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on January
16, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January
Matt DiLiberto, SL Green's Chief Financial Officer, said, "SL Green has
continued to strategically capitalize on its assets to provide investors
with an increase to our common dividend for the seventh consecutive
year. This increase provides an immediate benefit to our shareholders,
while allowing us to remain positioned for future growth with ample
liquidity for capital projects and select investment opportunities."
The board of directors also declared the regular quarterly dividend on
the company's Series I Preferred Stock for the period October 15, 2017
through and including January 14, 2018, of $0.40625 per share, which is
the equivalent of an annualized dividend of $1.625 per share. The
dividend will be payable January 16, 2018 to shareholders of record at
the close of business on January 2, 2018.
About SL Green Realty Corp.
SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and New York City's largest
office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or
REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing
value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of September 30, 2017, SL
Green held interests in 118 Manhattan buildings totaling 47.8 million
square feet. This included ownership interests in 27.5 million square
feet of Manhattan buildings and debt and preferred equity investments
secured by 20.3 million square feet of buildings. In addition, SL Green
held ownership interests in 27 suburban buildings totaling 4.3 million
square feet in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester
County, Connecticut and New Jersey. To be added to the Company's
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Company information, please visit our website at www.slgreen.com or
contact Investor Relations at (212) 594-2700.
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Chief Financial Officer
Green Realty Corp.
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