Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., a Maryland corporation (�ROIC�) commenced
operations in October 2009 as a fully integrated, self-managed real estate
investment trust (�REIT�), and as of December 31, 2013, ROIC owned an
approximate 95.8% partnership interest and other limited partners owned the
remaining 4.2% partnership interest in the Operating Partnership. The Company
specializes in the acquisition, ownership and management of necessity-based
community and neighborhood shopping centers on the west coast of the United
States, anchored by supermarkets and drugstores.
From the commencement of its operations through December 31, 2013, the Company
has completed approximately $1.3 billion of shopping center investments. As of
December 31, 2013, the Company�s portfolio consisted of 55 retail properties
totaling approximately 5.9 million square feet of gross leasable area, or GLA.