WHITESTONE REIT
REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2020 RESULTS & PROVIDES COVID-19 UPDATE


Houston, Texas, October 26, 2020 -
Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) (“Whitestone” or the “Company”) today announced its operating and financial results for the third quarter of 2020 along with an update on its business activities in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Whitestone is a community-centered shopping center REIT that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops high-quality open-air neighborhood centers primarily in the largest, fastest-growing and most affluent markets in the Sunbelt. Whitestone seeks to create communities that thrive through creating local connections between consumers in the surrounding communities and a well-crafted mix of national, regional and local tenants that provide daily necessities, needed services, entertainment and experiences. Whitestone is a monthly dividend paying stock and has consistently paid dividends for over 15 years. Whitestone’s strong balanced and managed capital structure provides stability and flexibility for growth and positions Whitestone to perform well through economic cycles.

All per share amounts are on a diluted per common share and operating partnership (“OP”) unit basis unless stated otherwise.

Third Quarter Operating and Financial Highlights:

Net Income attributable to common shareholders of $0.9 million, or $0.02 per diluted share
Funds from Operations (“FFO”) was $8.5 million, or $0.19 per share
FFO Core was $10.1 million or $0.23 per share
Paid quarterly dividend of $0.105 per share
Rental rates on comparable new and renewal leases signed for the twelve months ended September 30, 2020 increased 4.9% and 12.1%, respectively, on a GAAP basis
Same-store Net Operating Income (“NOI”) decreased 4.5% and 4.4% for the three and nine month periods, respectively
Reduced real estate debt by $9.5 million

COVID-19 Update Summary (as of October 26, 2020)

All 53 community centers are open and have remained open throughout the pandemic
97% of tenants are open and operating (based on ABR)
90% of third quarter 2020 contractual rents have been collected
90% of total October contractual rents have been collected to date
Entered into rent deferral agreements representing 3% of third quarter 2020 revenue
Grew cash and cash equivalents by 11% since March 31, 2020 to $40.7 million
Bad debt/uncollectable revenue for the quarter was $1.4 million, or $0.03 per share, primarily due to COVID-19 pandemic and included $125,000 non-cash straight-line receivables

Jim Mastandrea, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Whitestone REIT, commented, “We continue to produce strong operating results and lead the shopping center sector in cash rental collections. Our business has performed well during the pandemic as our entrepreneurial tenants persevere through these uncertain times. Our team has worked tirelessly to help our service-focused, community-centered tenants find creative ways to utilize our open-air properties to serve their local neighborhoods. Our focus remains on protecting our employees, tenants, and communities and the value we have created for the stakeholders we serve.”

Financial Results

Reconciliations of Net Income Attributable to Whitestone REIT to FFO and FFO Core are included herein.

Net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 was $0.9 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, inclusive of $1.4 million, or $0.03 per share, related to credit loss and straight-line rent reserve, primarily due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 was $1.8 million, or $0.04 per share.

FFO for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 was $8.5 million, or $0.19 per share, as compared to $9.2 million, or $0.22 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. The decrease is primarily due to the $1.4 million of bad debt/uncollectable
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The following information was filed by Whitestone Reit (WSR) on Monday, October 26, 2020 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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