Richmond, VA – May 31, 2019 – Medalist Diversified REIT (NASDAQ: MDRR) (the “Company”), a Virginia-based
real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add commercial real estate
in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, today announced its private placement of 270,833 shares of its
common stock at a purchase price of $4.80 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $1.3 million. The
private placement is expected to close on May 31, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing
Aegis Capital Corp. served as the exclusive placement agent and Maxim Group LLC served as the Company’s
financial advisor.

The Company’s CEO Tim Messier commented, “We are pleased to have raised this additional capital in support of
our property acquisition objectives. We continue to fill our pipeline with quality acquisition candidates and intend
to put this capital to work in the near future.”

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 Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. 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. Medalist utilizes a rigorous, consistent and replicable 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 property management while monitoring the middle market real
estate markets in the southeast for acquisition opportunities and disposal of properties as considered
appropriate. For more information on Medalist, please visit the Company website at

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. Forward looking statements are
statements that are not historical, including statements regarding management’s intentions, beliefs, expectations,
representations, plans or predictions of the future, and are typically identified by such words as “believe,”
“expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “may,” “will,” “should” and “could.” Because such statements include
risks, uncertainties and contingencies, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s present
expectations, but these statements, including the Company’s closing of the private placement on the terms
described above or at all, 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” section of the Company’s annual and periodic reports and other documents filed with the SEC,
copies of which are available on the SEC’s website,

Investor Relations Contact:
The Equity Group
Jeremy Hellman, Senior Associate
(212) 836-9626 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.