Gladstone Land Corporation
GLADSTONE LAND Corp (Form: 8-K, Received: 10/17/2017 16:26:31)





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 17, 2017 (October 17, 2017)



Gladstone Land Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)



Maryland   001-35795   54-1892552

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100

McLean, Virginia

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (703) 287-5893



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Item 8.01. Other Events.


On October 17, 2017, Gladstone Land Advisers, Inc. (“GLA”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Gladstone Land Corporation (the “Company”), a Maryland corporation, entered into an Assignment and Assumption of Agricultural Lease in connection with a 168-acre farm located in Southern California (the “Lease”). The Lease expires on July 31, 2018, and contains customary representations, warranties and agreements by GLA and the landlord. In addition, on October 17, 2017, GLA issued a $1.7 million unsecured promissory note to the Company in connection with the initial operations of the farm. The promissory note will bear interest at a rate equal to the prime rate plus a spread of 5.0% per year and is scheduled to mature on July 31, 2018.














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.


        Gladstone Land Corporation
October 17, 2017       By:    /s/ Lewis Parrish
            Lewis Parrish
            Chief Financial Officer