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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): August 22, 2022




Cedar Realty Trust, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Maryland   001-31817  


(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


2529 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(757) 627-9088

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


928 Carmans Road

Massapequa, New York 11758

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.06 par value per share   CDR   New York Stock Exchange
7.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock   CDRpB   New York Stock Exchange
6.5% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock   CDRpC   New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  







Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure


On August 22, 2022, Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “Cedar”) and Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (“Wheeler”) issued a press release announcing the closing of their previously announced merger.


As a result of the merger, Wheeler has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Cedar’s common stock, which will no longer be publicly traded on the NYSE. Cedar’s outstanding 7.25% Series B Preferred Stock and 6.50% Series C Preferred Stock remain outstanding and will continue to trade on the NYSE. 


A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


The information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release, dated August 22, 2022
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ M. Andrew Franklin
    M. Andrew Franklin
    Chief Executive Officer and President


Date: August 22, 2022