Board of Directors Declares Cash Distributions

Scottsdale, Arizona: (October 28, 2009) – The Board of Directors of Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (HTA) declared cash distributions for the months of October, November, and December 2009.  These distributions will be calculated based on the stockholders of record each day during such month and will equal a 7.25% annualized rate based on a share price of $10.00. 

The payment date for each of the daily distributions for each day of the period commencing October 1, 2009 and ending October 31, 2009 will be November 1, 2009.  The payment date for each of the daily distributions for each day of the period commencing November 1, 2009 and ending November 30, 2009 will be December 1, 2009.  The payment date for each of the daily distributions for each day of the period commencing December 1, 2009 and ending December 31, 2009 will be January 1, 2010.

About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a self-managed, publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment trust. The REIT has made 45 geographically diverse acquisitions valued at approximately $1.2 billion based on purchase price, which includes 154 buildings and one real estate-related asset, as of September 18, 2009. The REIT’s portfolio totals approximately 6.3 million square feet, and includes 135 medical office buildings, four hospitals, 12 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and three other office buildings located in 19 states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

FORWARD-LOOKING LANGUAGE

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to the growth and value of the REIT’s portfolio.  Forward-looking statements are statements that are not descriptions of historical facts and include statements regarding management’s intentions, beliefs, expectations, plans or predictions of the future, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Because such statements include risks, uncertainties and contingencies, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and contingencies include, but are not limited to, the following: uncertainties relating to changes in general economic and real estate conditions; uncertainties regarding changes in the healthcare industry; the uncertainties relating to the implementation of our real estate investment strategy; and other risk factors as outlined in the REIT’s prospectus, as amended from time to time, and as detailed from time to time in the REIT’s periodic reports, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.