Form 8-K





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 25, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Florida   001-12298   59-3191743
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
One Independent Drive, Suite 114  
Jacksonville, Florida   32202
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number including area code:                (904)-598-7000

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 3.01

Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On October 25, 2018, the board of directors of Regency Centers Corporation (the “Company”) approved the transfer of the Company’s common stock from listing on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) to The NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”).

On October 29, 2018, the Company provided written notice to the NYSE that the Company expects to voluntarily cease trading on the NYSE and intends to transfer its listing to NASDAQ to commence trading on November 13, 2018. The last day of trading on the NYSE is expected to be November 12, 2018. The Company’s common stock has been approved for listing on NASDAQ, and will continue to trade under the stock symbol “REG”.

A copy of the press release issued by the Company announcing its transfer from the NYSE to NASDAQ is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01(d)

Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit 99.1    Press Release of Regency Centers Corporation, dated October 29, 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.


October 29, 2018     By:   /s/ Barbara C. Johnston

Barbara C. Johnston

Senior Vice President and General Counsel


Exhibit 99.1




For immediate release


Laura Clark

904 598 7831

Regency Centers Announces Transfer to Nasdaq Stock Market

Ticker symbol to remain “REG”

JACKSONVILLE, FL, (October 29, 2018) – Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE: REG) (“Regency” or the “Company”) today announced that it will voluntarily transfer its stock exchange listing from the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) to the Nasdaq Global Select Market, effective November 13, 2018. The last day of trading on the NYSE is expected to be November 12, 2018. Regency’s stock will continue to trade under its existing “REG” symbol.

“We are excited to have Nasdaq as our new exchange partner. Our Company and our shareholders will benefit from Nasdaq’s industry leading trading platform, market model, and advisory services,” said Martin E. “Hap” Stein, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are eager to benefit from the new opportunities and synergies offered at Nasdaq as they support the execution of our strategic objectives.”

“Regency Centers’ targeted mission to connect people and communities along with their unparalleled culture has set them apart in the REIT sector for more than 50 years,” said Nelson Griggs, President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “We are proud to welcome Regency to Nasdaq and we look forward to supporting their vision through our new partnership.”

About Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE: REG)

Regency Centers is the preeminent national owner, operator, and developer of shopping centers located in affluent and densely populated trade areas. Our portfolio includes thriving properties merchandised with highly productive grocers, restaurants, service providers, and best-in-class retailers that connect to their neighborhoods, communities, and customers. Operating as a fully integrated real estate company, Regency Centers is a qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) that is self-administered, self-managed, and an S&P 500 Index member. For more information, please visit