8-K 1 d591857d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): August 27, 2013

 

 

WHEELER REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Maryland   001-35713   45-2681082

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

2529 Virginia Beach Blvd., Suite 200

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (757) 627-9088

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS.

On May 28, 2013, the Registrant filed a form 8-K (the “Original 8-K”) to report that WHLR-Tampa Festival, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Tampa Festival”) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheeler REIT, L.P., a Virginia limited partnership of which the Registrant is the sole general partner, entered into an Assignment of Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Assignment”) with Wheeler Interests, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company (“Wheeler Interests”). Pursuant to the Assignment, for nominal consideration, Tampa Festival succeeded to the rights of Wheeler Interests under that certain Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”), dated May 15, 2013, between CRP II - Tampa Festival, LLC, a Florida limited liability company (“CRP II”), and Wheeler Interests to acquire the Tampa Festival Centre Shopping Center with an address of 2525 E. Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33610 (the “Property”). The purchase price for the transaction was $11,850,000 in cash.

As of August 27, 2013, Tampa Festival closed the transaction and acquired the Property for approximately $11,850,000 in cash.

Jon Wheeler, the Registrant’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, controls Wheeler Interests and is the managing member of Tampa Festival. No director, officer or affiliate of the Registrant is affiliated with CRP II.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

WHEELER REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST, INC.
By:  

/s/ Jon S. Wheeler

  Jon S. Wheeler
  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dated: August 30, 2013