Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Results of Shareholder Vote

Scottsdale, Arizona (November 28, 2011) – Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA”), a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust primarily focused on medical office buildings, announced the shareholder voting results and the completion of its Annual Meeting for Stockholders held November 9, 2011. 

Votes received by the shareholders of HTA approved the following initiatives:

  • the re-election of Scott D. Peters as Chairman of the Board and W. Bradley Blair, II, Maurice J. DeWald, Warren D. Fix, Larry L. Mathis and Gary T. Wescombe as independent directors;
  • the compensation of HTA’s named executive officers, as disclosed in its proxy statement, on a non-binding and advisory basis;
  • the option of three years as the frequency with which stockholders are provided future advisory votes on named executive compensation, on a non-binding and advisory basis; and
  • the re-appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as HTA’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011.

The complete voting results with respect to the annual meeting are available on the Company’s website as www.htareit.com.

About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has made 79 geographically diverse acquisitions valued at approximately $2.3 billion based on purchase price, which includes 244 buildings and two other real estate-related assets. HTA’s portfolio totals approximately 11.2 million square feet and includes 220 medical office buildings, ten hospitals, nine skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and five healthcare-related office buildings located in 25 states.  With average occupancy of 91%, including leases signed but not commenced, over half of HTA’s current annualized base rent comes from credit rated tenants. Ninety-six percent of HTA’s portfolio is strategically located on-campus or aligned with recognized healthcare systems.

FORWARD-LOOKING LANGUAGE

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to HTA.  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: our results may be impacted by, among other things, uncertainties relating to the debt and equity capital markets; uncertainties relating to changes in general economic and real estate conditions; uncertainties relating to the implementation of recent healthcare legislation; uncertainties regarding changes in the healthcare industry; the uncertainties relating to the implementation of HTA’s real estate investment strategy; and other risk factors as outlined in HTA’s periodic reports, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.