BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to The Sypert Institute, P.A. on its Sale Leaseback Transaction with Global Medical REIT, Inc.
On January 17, 2017, The Sypert Institute, P.A. (d/b/a Southwest Florida Neurosurgical & Rehab Associates) (“SWFNA”), completed a sale leaseback transaction of its 25,814 square foot medical office building located in Cape Coral, Florida with Global Medical REIT, Inc. (“GMRE”). SWFNA entered into a 10-year triple-net lease agreement with GMRE at closing. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to SWFNA.
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Headquartered in Cape Coral, Florida, SWFNA is a full-service multi-specialty medical practice dedicated to treating problems and pain associated with the spine and back, with over 20 years of operating history.
GMRE is a Maryland corporation engaged primarily in the acquisition of licensed, state-of-the-art, purpose-built healthcare facilities and the leasing of these facilities to leading clinical operators with dominant market share.
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