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Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Announces Acquisition of a 218-Unit Multifamily Community in Tampa, Florida

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) ("PAC" or the "Company") today announced that it acquired 5 Oaks at Westchase, a newly constructed 218-unit Class A multifamily community in Tampa, Florida.  Built in 2019, 5 Oaks at Westchase is located in the highly desirable Westchase submarket of Tampa, Florida, an over 2,000-acre master-planned community located in the northwest region of Tampa.

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Jeff Sherman, the Company's Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Multifamily stated:  "5 Oaks is another best-in-class investment opportunity.  The property is surrounded by affluent demographics, zoned for top-rated schools and is walkable to retail and restaurants including Costco and Starbucks."  Mr. Sherman continued, "5 Oaks also sets the bar for design and finishes with direct elevator access, screened-in porches, quartz counters, stainless appliances and resort style amenities."  Mr. Sherman added, "This is our second acquisition from Flournoy Development, a premier multifamily developer located in Columbus GA, and we look forward to a long working relationship."

5 Oaks was purchased all cash; however, the Company plans to finance the property with favorable debt terms at a later date.

About Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. is a Maryland corporation formed primarily to own and operate multifamily properties and, to a lesser extent, own and operate student housing properties, grocery anchored shopping centers and strategically located, well leased class A office buildings in select targeted markets throughout the United States.  As part of our business strategy, we may enter into forward purchase contracts or purchase options for to-be-built multifamily communities and we may make real estate related loans, provide deposit arrangements, or provide performance assurances, as may be necessary or appropriate, in connection with the development of multifamily communities.  As a secondary strategy, we may acquire or originate senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or real estate loans secured by interests in multifamily properties, membership or partnership interests in multifamily properties and other multifamily related assets and invest a lesser portion of our assets in other real estate related investments, including other income-producing property types, senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or real estate loans secured by interests in other income-producing property types, membership or partnership interests in other income-producing property types as determined by our manager as appropriate for us.  At June 30, 2019, the Company was the approximate 98.1% owner of Preferred Apartment Communities Operating Partnership, L.P., the Company's operating partnership.  Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, commencing with its tax year ended December 31, 2011.  Learn more at www.pacapts.com.

Additional Information

The SEC has declared effective the registration statement (including prospectus) filed by the Company for each of the offerings to which this communication may relate.  Before you invest, you should read the final prospectus, and any prospectus supplements, forming a part of the registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and the offering to which this communication may relate.  In particular, you should carefully read the risk factors described in the final prospectus and in any related prospectus supplement and in the documents incorporated by reference in the final prospectus and any related prospectus supplement to which this communication may relate. You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov.  Alternatively, the Company or its dealer manager, Preferred Capital Securities, LLC, with respect to PAC's mShares Redeemable Preferred Stock Offering and Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock and Warrant Unit Offering, will arrange to send you a prospectus if you request it by calling Leonard A. Silverstein at (770) 818-4100, 3284 Northside Parkway NW, Suite 150, Atlanta, Georgia 30327.

The mShares Redeemable Preferred Stock Offering prospectus, dated January 19, 2017, can be accessed through the following link:

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1481832/000148183217000008/a424prospectus-mshares1.htm

The Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock and Warrant Unit Offering prospectus, dated March 16, 2017, can be accessed through the following link:

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1481832/000148183217000061/a424prospectus-15bseriesar.htm

SOURCE Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.

For further information: Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc., Leonard A. Silverstein 770-818-4147, President and Chief Operating Officer, Email: lsilverstein@pacapts.com