SOURCE: WexTrust Capital, LLC

August 20, 2007 10:21 ET

WexTrust Capital Announces Acquisition of Burlington Wisconsin Shopping Center

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - WexTrust Capital, through its affiliate S. Pine Street Investors, LLC, has acquired the Pinecrest Shopping Center located in Burlington, Wis. The property includes two single-story retail buildings with a total of 102,054 square feet. Its 13 tenant suites are anchored by a Sentry Foods full-service grocery store, and has had a 100 percent occupancy rate since 2003. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Located at 156 - 248 South Pine Street in Burlington, the property has excellent access to Highway 11, Highway 142 and Highway 83, the main highways in the area. Burlington also offers access to large population centers as it is only 30 minutes from Milwaukee and 90 minutes from Madison, Wis. and Chicago. The population is approximately 10,000 with anticipated population growth of 6.5 percent over the next five years.

"The Pinecrest Shopping Center is well-maintained and situated in a high-traffic area in the middle of commercial and residential spaces, making it an ideal investment," said Matt Gurvey, investment advisor for WexTrust Capital. "The mix of solid population growth and strong income levels makes the property a desirable retail location and should return a significant return on investment to our investors."

About WexTrust Capital

WexTrust Capital is a globally diversified private equity and specialty finance company with a proven track record for protecting its clients' assets and delivering a superior return-on-investment through its diverse portfolio of principal investments. WexTrust Capital specializes in unique investment opportunities ranging from real estate to specialty finance and investment banking. Headquartered in Chicago, the company also maintains offices in New York, Norfolk, Va., Atlanta, Boca Raton, Fla., Nashville, Tenn., Tel Aviv, Israel, and Johannesburg, South Africa. More information can be found at www.wextrust.com.

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