What are the benefits of operating as a real estate investment trust (REIT)?

A company that qualifies as a REIT generally is permitted to deduct dividends paid to stockholders from its taxable income, which reduces the amount of federal corporate-level tax the REIT is required to pay. As a result, and to comply with certain distribution requirements applicable to REITs, most REITs distribute at least 100% of their taxable income to stockholders and, therefore, do not pay federal corporate-level taxes in most circumstances. Most states follow this federal tax treatment and allow REITs to deduct dividends paid to stockholders from their taxable income for state tax purposes. Certain REIT subsidiaries, however, are fully subject to federal and state corporate-level income taxes.

Does Americold have a direct stock purchase plan?

To purchase Americold common stock, please contact a registered stock broker and seek professional guidance before entertaining any trading strategy.  Americold Associates can participate in the company’s stock purchase program.  Contact your local HR representative for more information.

Where is Americold located?

Our corporate headquarters are located at 10 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 600, South Tower, Atlanta, GA 30328. In addition, we have business development and operations offices located throughout the world. Visit our Facilities page for more information and an interactive map.

Does Americold lease or own its facilities?

Americold primarily owns its facilities, though in some cases Americold provides staff for customer-owned facilities or leases buildings if that’s a better fit for a specific program or location. Learn more about our sites on our Facilities page.