Excel Trust, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust, which is vertically integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate firm. It is engaged in acquiring, financing, developing, leasing, owning and managing value oriented community and power centers, grocery anchored neighborhood centers and freestanding retail properties. The company operates through two reportable business segments: Retail properties and Office properties. The Retail segment includes Five Forks Place and Newport Towne Center. The Office segment consists of Excel Centre property. Excel Trust was founded on December 15, 2009 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.