Power REIT Announces 2017 Dividend Income Tax Treatment

Old Bethpage, New York, UNITED STATES

Old Bethpage, NY, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Power REIT ("Power REIT," "we," "our," or the "Company;" NYSE American: PW), today announced the estimated Federal income tax treatment of the Company's 2017 distributions on its 7.75% Series A Preferred Stock (CUSIP # 73933H200).

The Federal income tax classification of the distributions per share on the Company's 7.75% Series A Preferred Stock with respect to the calendar year ended December 31, 2017 is shown in the table below:

Per Share
Per Share
  Return of Capital
Per Share
  Capital Gain
Per Share
2/15/17  3/15/17  $0.48375  $0.00  $0.48375  $0.00 
5/15/17  6/15/17  $0.48375  $0.00  $0.48375  $0.00 
8/18/17  9/15/17  $0.48375  $0.00  $0.48375  $0.00 
11/15/17  12/15/17  $0.48375  $0.00  $0.48375  $0.00 

Nothing contained herein should be construed as tax advice. Consult your tax advisor for more information. Furthermore, you may not rely upon any information herein for the purpose of avoiding any penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code.

Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their own tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of the Company's distributions.

About Power REIT

Power REIT (NYSE American: PW) (the “Registrant” or the “Trust”, and together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “we”, “us”, the “Company” or “Power REIT”, unless the context requires otherwise) is a Maryland-domiciled real estate investment trust (a “REIT”) that holds, develops, acquires and manages real estate assets related to transportation and energy infrastructure in the United States. Within the transportation and energy infrastructure sectors, Power REIT is focused on making new acquisitions of real estate that are or will be leased to renewable energy generation projects, such as utility-scale solar farms and wind farms, that have low or minimal technology risk. The Company focuses on providing capital t that generate long-term, recurring and predictable cash flows.
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