Richmond, VA – December 4, 2018 – Medalist Diversified REIT (NASDAQ: MDRR) (the “Company” or “Medalist”),
a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add
commercial real estate in the Southeast region of the U.S., today announced that its Board of Directors has
authorized and the Company has declared a one-time cash dividend on its common stock (the “Common Stock”) in
the amount of $0.175 per share (the “Dividend”).
The Dividend will be payable in cash on December 14, 2018 to Common Stock holders of record as of December 12,
2018.

About Medalist Diversified REIT
Medalist Diversified REIT Inc. is a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning
and managing value-add commercial real estate in the Southeast region of the U.S. The Company’s strategy is to
focus on value-add and opportunistic commercial real estate which is expected to provide an attractive balance of
risk and returns. The company uses a diverse approach and focuses on four property types Flex/Industrial,
Multifamily, Neighborhood Shopping Centers and Limited Service Hotels. Medalist utilizes a rigorous and consistent
process for sourcing and conducting due diligence of acquisitions. The Company seeks to maximize operating
performance of current properties by utilizing a hands-on approach to asset management while monitoring market
for acquisition opportunities and disposal of properties as considered appropriate. For more information on
Medalist, please visit the Company website at https://www.medalistreit.com.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the
Company’ s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Furthermore, the Company
disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying
assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. Investors should not
place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect
outcomes, please refer to the risk factors set forth in the Company’s Prospectus filed by the Company pursuant to
Rule 424(b)(4) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 28, 2018, and subsequent
filings by the Company with the SEC. We claim the safe harbor protection for forward looking statements contained
in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Investor Relations Contact:

Jeremy Hellman, CFA
The Equity Group
212-836-9626 /