Necessity Retail

Unlike industries that are routinely affected by cyclical fluctuations in the economy, the necessity-based retail shopping center industry has historically been more resistant to economic downturns.

About Us


Phillips Edison-ARC is a public non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in retail real estate properties. Our primary focus is on necessity-anchored neighborhood and community shopping centers that meet the day-to-day needs of residents in the surrounding trade areas. The properties we acquire will be managed by Phillips Edison, one of the nation's most successful owner/operators of our targeted property type. By combining the retail real estate expertise of both Phillips Edison and American Realty Capital, Phillips Edison-ARC is prepared to build a portfolio with significant opportunities to create value for our investors.

Phillips Edison has built its portfolio by acquiring primarily grocery-anchored centers with value-add potential. The company's fully-integrated in-house team includes leasing, development, redevelopment, construction, operations management and finance professionals working together to maximize the value of each property for investors, tenants and the communities they serve. Learn more about Phillips Edison at

American Realty Capital (ARC) is a full-service real estate advisory firm that invests primarily in single-tenant, freestanding properties throughout the United States. A highly specialized senior management team provides a thorough understanding of the capital markets and close relationships with the general lending industry to acquire only the highest quality real estate. Learn more about American Realty Capital at