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Net Debt-50 EBIT1
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STRS 10Q Quarterly Report

Part I. Financial Information
Item 1. Financial Statements.
Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk.
Item 4. Controls and Procedures.
Part II. Other Information
Item 1A. Risk Factors
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds.
Item 6. Exhibits.
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EX-10.4 secondloanmodification.htm
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Stratus Properties Earnings 2020-09-30

Balance SheetIncome StatementCash Flow
Assets, Equity
Rev, G Profit, Net Income
Ops, Inv, Fin


United States
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Mark one)
For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2020
For the transition period from   to
Commission file number: 001-37716
Stratus Properties Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
incorporation or organization) 

212 Lavaca Street, Suite 300
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(512) 478-5788
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareSTRSThe NASDAQ Stock Market
Series D Participating Cumulative Preferred Stock Purchase RightsSTRSThe NASDAQ Stock Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.
Yes  No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§ 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes   No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and "emerging growth company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes  No
On October 30, 2020, there were issued and outstanding 8,221,014 shares of the registrant’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share.

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Item 1. Financial Statements.

(In Thousands)

September 30,
December 31,
Cash and cash equivalents$13,422 $19,173 
Restricted cash19,627 19,418 
Real estate held for sale5,018 14,872 
Real estate under development88,534 95,026 
Land available for development61,292 45,539 
Real estate held for investment, net326,149 329,103 
Lease right-of-use assets10,923 11,378 
Deferred tax assets34 12,311 
Other assets18,220 14,548 
Total assets$543,219 $561,368 
Accounts payable$9,920 $16,053 
Accrued liabilities, including taxes10,751 11,580 
Debt368,601 365,749 
Lease liabilities13,036 12,636 
Deferred gain6,656 7,654 
Other liabilities13,341 13,614 
Total liabilities422,305 427,286 
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders’ equity:  
Common stock93 93 
Capital in excess of par value of common stock186,620 186,082 
Accumulated deficit(55,581)(43,567)
Common stock held in treasury(21,600)(21,509)
Total stockholders’ equity109,532 121,099 
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries11,382 12,983 
Total equity120,914 134,082 
Total liabilities and equity$543,219 $561,368 

The accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited) are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.


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(In Thousands, Except Per Share Amounts)

Three Months EndedNine Months Ended
September 30,September 30,
Real estate operations$5,025 $2,616 $19,254 $9,693 
Leasing operations5,807 5,024 17,257 13,066 
Hotel1,596 8,696 8,537 25,983 
Entertainment373 5,919 4,818 16,935 
Total revenues12,801 22,255 49,866 65,677 
Cost of sales:
Real estate operations3,578 2,352 15,754 6,193 
Leasing operations2,789 2,491 9,941 7,077 
Hotel3,318 6,891 10,983 20,397 
Entertainment1,143 4,629 5,449 12,549 
Depreciation3,329 2,835 10,339 8,168 
Total cost of sales14,157 19,198 52,466 54,384 
General and administrative expenses2,868 3,025 8,786 9,143 
Income from forfeited earnest money  (15,000) 
Gain on sale of assets (37) (1,989)
Total17,025 22,186 46,252 61,538 
Operating (loss) income(4,224)69 3,614 4,139 
Interest expense, net(3,587)(3,203)(11,168)(8,686)
Gain (loss) on interest rate derivative instruments82 (9)3 (191)
Loss on early extinguishment of debt (231) (247)
Other income, net3 18 111 329 
Loss before income taxes and equity in unconsolidated affiliates' loss
Equity in unconsolidated affiliates' loss(9)(7)(9)(20)
(Provision for) benefit from income taxes(7,536)401 (6,166)186 
Net loss and total comprehensive loss
Total comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries
193 2 1,601 3 
Net loss and total comprehensive loss attributable to common stockholders
Basic and diluted net loss per share attributable to common stockholders$(1.84)$(0.36)$(1.46)$(0.55)
Basic and diluted weighted-average common shares outstanding
8,214 8,188 8,208 8,177 

The accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited) are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

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(In Thousands)

Nine Months Ended
 September 30,
Cash flow from operating activities:  
Net loss$(13,615)$(4,490)
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:
Depreciation10,339 8,168 
Cost of real estate sold10,692 5,321 
Gain on sale of assets (1,989)
(Gain) loss on interest rate derivative instruments(3)191 
Loss on early extinguishment of debt 247 
Amortization of debt issuance costs and stock-based compensation 1,601 1,042 
Equity in unconsolidated affiliates' loss9 20 
Increase in deposits93 645 
Deferred income taxes12,277 (553)
Purchases and development of real estate properties(11,607)(8,866)
Municipal utility district reimbursements applied to real estate under development
Increase in other assets(2,971)(3,529)
Decrease in accounts payable, accrued liabilities and other(6,356)(1,120)
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities459 (3,993)
Cash flow from investing activities:
Capital expenditures(5,328)(51,167)
Proceeds from sale of assets 3,170 
Payments on master lease obligations(1,093)(1,216)
Purchase of noncontrolling interest in consolidated subsidiary (4,589)
Other, net(9)(10)
Net cash used in investing activities(6,430)(53,812)
Cash flow from financing activities:
Borrowings from credit facility18,800 19,186 
Payments on credit facility(25,975)(18,109)
Borrowings from project loans15,690 133,278 
Payments on project and term loans(7,584)(64,118)
Stock-based awards net payments(79)(265)
Financing costs(423)(1,342)
Net cash provided by financing activities429 68,630 
Net (decrease) increase in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash(5,542)10,825 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of year38,591 38,919 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period$33,049 $49,744 

The accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited), which include information regarding noncash transactions, are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

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(In Thousands)


 Stockholders’ Equity  
Common Stock
Held in Treasury
Total Stockholders' Equity
 Common StockCapital in Excess of Par ValueAccum-ulated DeficitNoncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries 
of Shares
At Par
of Shares
Balance at June 30, 20209,347 $93 $186,422 $(40,503)1,137 $(21,600)$124,412 $11,575 $135,987 
Exercised and vested stock-based awards11 — 22 — — — 22 — 22 
Stock-based compensation— — 176 — — — 176 — 176 
Total comprehensive loss— — — (15,078)— — (15,078)(193)(15,271)
Balance at September 30, 20209,358 $93 $186,620 $(55,581)1,137 $(21,600)$109,532 $11,382 $120,914 

Balance at June 30, 20199,305 $93 $186,334 $(42,630)1,128 $(21,360)$122,437 $18,075 $140,512 
Exercised and vested stock-based awards26 — 15 — — — 15 — 15 
Stock-based compensation— — 156 — — — 156 — 156 
Forfeited dividends— — 11 — — — 11 — 11 
Tender of shares for stock-based awards
— — — — 5 (149)(149)— (149)
Total comprehensive loss— — — (2,960)— — (2,960)(2)(2,962)
Balance at September 30, 20199,331 $93 $186,516 $(45,590)1,133 $(21,509)$119,510 $18,073 $137,583 


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(In Thousands)


 Stockholders’ Equity  
Common Stock
Held in Treasury
Total Stockholders' Equity
 Common StockCapital in Excess of Par ValueAccum-ulated DeficitNoncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries 
of Shares
At Par
of Shares
Balance at December 31, 20199,330 $93 $186,082 $(43,567)1,133 $(21,509)$121,099 $12,983 $134,082 
Exercised and vested stock-based awards28 — 22 — — — 22 — 22 
Stock-based compensation— — 516 — — — 516 — 516 
Tender of shares for stock-based awards
— — — — 4 (91)(91)— (91)
Total comprehensive loss— — — (12,014)— — (12,014)(1,601)(13,615)
Balance at September 30, 20209,358 $93 $186,620 $(55,581)1,137 $(21,600)$109,532 $11,382 $120,914 

Balance at December 31, 20189,288 $93 $186,256 $(41,103)1,124 $(21,260)$123,986 $22,665 $146,651 
Exercised and vested stock-based awards43 — 15 — — — 15 — 15 
Stock-based compensation— — 234 — — — 234 — 234 
Forfeited dividends — — 11 — — — 11 — 11 
Tender of shares for stock-based awards
— — — — 9 (249)(249)— (249)
Purchase of noncontrolling interest in consolidated subsidiary
— — — — — — — (4,589)(4,589)
Total comprehensive loss— — — (4,487)— — (4,487)(3)(4,490)
Balance at September 30, 20199,331 $93 $186,516 $(45,590)1,133 $(21,509)$119,510 $18,073 $137,583 

The accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited) are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.


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The unaudited consolidated financial statements, and the accompanying notes, are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (GAAP) and should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and notes thereto for the year ended December 31, 2019, included in Stratus Properties Inc.’s (Stratus) Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 (Stratus 2019 Form 10-K) filed with the United States (U.S.) Securities and Exchange Commission. The information furnished herein reflects all adjustments that are, in the opinion of management, necessary for a fair statement of the results for the interim periods reported and consist of normal recurring adjustments.

Operating results for the third quarter of 2020 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the year ending December 31, 2020. In particular, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic intensified late in the first quarter of 2020 and continues to affect Stratus' operations. As a result, this interim period, as well as future interim periods while the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, will not be comparable to past performance or indicative of future performance.

The preparation of Stratus’ consolidated financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions, including those related to the potential impacts arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and related government actions, that affect the amounts reported in these financial statements and accompanying notes. Actual results could differ materially from those estimates. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and the extent of its impact cannot be determined with certainty, estimates and assumptions about future events and their effects require increased judgement. Stratus’ assessment of the future magnitude and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic disruption, as well as other factors, have contributed to the recognition of a $9.6 million valuation allowance on Stratus' deferred tax assets at September 30, 2020, and could result in other material changes to the estimates used in and material impacts to Stratus’ consolidated financial statements in future reporting periods.

Real Estate Investment Trust Exploration. On September 21, 2020, Stratus' Board of Directors (Board) announced its approval of the initiation of an in-depth exploration of a conversion from a C-Corporation to a real estate investment trust (REIT). Stratus has engaged financial, tax, accounting and legal advisors, and the Board will closely monitor and evaluate the findings to ultimately determine if conversion to a REIT is in the best interest of Stratus' shareholders. If the Board determines to move forward, Stratus expects the conversion would likely occur in 2022, subject to a variety of factors, including its ability to complete the steps that must be taken in order to convert to a REIT and the timing thereof, and whether its shareholders will approve changes to Stratus’ organizational documents consistent with a public REIT structure.

Terminated Block 21 Sale. Block 21 is Stratus’ wholly owned mixed-use real estate development and entertainment business in downtown Austin, Texas that contains the 251-room W Austin Hotel and is home to Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, a 2,750-seat entertainment venue that serves as the location for the filming of Austin City Limits, the longest running music series in American television history. Block 21 also includes Class A office space, retail space and the 3TEN ACL Live entertainment venue and business.

On December 9, 2019, Stratus entered into definitive agreements to sell Block 21 to Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (Ryman) for $275 million. Ryman deposited $15.0 million in earnest money to secure its performance under the agreements governing the sales. As the proposed sale represented a strategic shift for Stratus, the assets and liabilities of Block 21 were classified as held for sale - discontinued operations in the consolidated balance sheet of Stratus' 2019 Form 10-K. On May 21, 2020, Ryman delivered a termination letter, which was agreed to and accepted by Stratus, terminating the agreements to sell Block 21 and authorizing the release of Ryman's $15.0 million in earnest money to Stratus. During the second quarter of 2020, Stratus recorded the $15.0 million as operating income, used $13.8 million of the $15.0 million earnest money to pay down its Comerica Bank revolving credit facility and used the remaining $1.2 million for Block 21 debt service and required monthly reserves. As a result of the termination of the agreements to sell Block 21, Stratus concluded that such assets and liabilities no longer qualified as held for sale.

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The carrying amounts as of December 31, 2019, of Block 21’s major classes of assets and liabilities, which were previously classified as held for sale - discontinued operations in the consolidated balance sheet of Stratus' 2019 Form 10-K follow (in thousands):

Cash and cash equivalents$10,408 
Restricted cash13,574 
Real estate held for investment131,286 
Other assets3,480 
Total assets$158,748 
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities, including taxes$7,005 
Other liabilities7,036 
Total liabilities $155,225 

COVID-19 Impact. Since January 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruption in international and U.S. economies and markets. The pandemic has resulted in government restrictions of various degrees and effective at various times, including stay-at-home orders, bans on travel, limitations on the size of gatherings, limitations on the operations of businesses deemed non-essential, closures of work facilities, schools, public buildings and businesses, cancellation of events (including entertainment events, conferences and meetings), quarantines and social distancing measures. Recently, there have been reports of increasing numbers of new COVID-19 cases throughout the United States, and in particular, Texas, resulting in some governments extending or re-imposing restrictions. The pandemic and responses to it have also caused a steep increase in unemployment in the U.S. As a result, the pandemic has had a significant adverse impact on Stratus' business and operations, particularly on the hotel and entertainment segments. As mentioned above, Stratus' previously disclosed transaction to sell Block 21 for $275 million was terminated by Ryman as a result of the capital markets and economic environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic and related economic disruption, as well as other factors, have contributed to the recognition of a $9.6 million valuation allowance on Stratus' deferred tax assets at September 30, 2020. Stratus continues to advance its land planning, engineering and permitting activities. All major construction projects have been completed and no new construction is scheduled until the first quarter of 2021 and may be deferred if health and market conditions warrant. Because the pandemic is unprecedented in recent history, and its severity, duration and future economic consequences are difficult to predict, Stratus cannot predict its future impact on the company with any certainty.

Stratus’ revenue, operating income and cash flow in its hotel and entertainment segments were adversely impacted during the first three quarters of 2020 and are expected to continue to be adversely impacted beyond third-quarter 2020. For example, while the hotel has remained open throughout the pandemic, average occupancy in the third quarter of 2020 was 16 percent. Stratus' entertainment venues, ACL Live and 3TEN ACL Live, hosted a limited number of events with restricted capacity during third-quarter 2020 as most events were either rescheduled or cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of Stratus’ retail leasing tenants, other than grocery and liquor stores, closed or have been operating at significantly reduced capacity since late in the first quarter of 2020. Beginning in April 2020, Stratus agreed, generally, to 90-day base rent deferrals with a majority of these tenants. The deferred rents are scheduled to be collected over a 12-month or 24-month period starting in January 2021. These rent deferrals resulted in a reduction of scheduled base rent collections of 17 percent during the period from April through September 2020. As of September 30, 2020, all of Stratus’ retail tenants who were open prior to the pandemic had reopened, although operating with capacity restrictions. At its multi-family properties, Stratus has granted rent deferral accommodations on a case-by-case basis, which during the period from April through September 2020 resulted in a reduction of scheduled rent collections of less than one percent of contractual rents, with no material decline in occupancy. In the aggregate, Stratus’ retail and multi-family rent collections were eight percent less than scheduled rents during the period from April through September 2020.

Stratus assessed its rents receivable for potential credit losses as of June 30, 2020, and recorded a $1.4 million charge for estimated uncollectible rents receivable and unrealizable deferred costs. Stratus again assessed its rents receivable for potential credit losses as of September 30, 2020, and concluded that no additional charges for estimated uncollectible rents receivable and unrealizable deferred costs were required. The following is an update to Stratus' revenue recognition accounting policy included in Note 1 of its 2019 Form 10-K. Stratus recognizes its

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rental income on a straight-line basis based on the terms of its signed leases with tenants. Recoveries from tenants for taxes, insurance and other commercial property operating expenses are recognized as revenues in the period the related costs are incurred. If upon, or subsequent to, lease commencement, the assessed collectability of lease payments is not probable, recognized lease income is limited to collected lease payments. In addition, any previously recognized rents receivable and deferred lease costs associated with that lease are charged to cost of sales in the period that assessed collectability is considered not probable.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act provides retroactive tax provisions and other stimulus measures to affected companies including the ability to carry back net operating losses, raising the limitation on the deductibility of interest expense, technical corrections to accelerate tax depreciation for qualified improvement property, and delaying the payment of employer payroll taxes. On April 22, 2020, Stratus received a $4.0 million loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP loan) of the CARES Act. The PPP loan bears interest at one percent and matures April 15, 2022, except for the portion that may be forgiven. The proceeds from the loan must be used to retain workers and maintain payroll or make mortgage interest payments, lease payments and utility payments. Refer to Note 8 for further discussion of income tax benefits.

Stratus’ net loss per share of common stock was calculated by dividing the net loss attributable to common stockholders by the weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding during the period. The weighted-average shares exclude approximately 90 thousand shares of common stock for third-quarter 2020, 83 thousand shares for third-quarter 2019, 86 thousand shares for the first nine months of 2020 and 91 thousand shares for the first nine months of 2019 associated with restricted stock units and outstanding stock options that were anti-dilutive as a result of the net losses for the periods.

The Saint Mary, L.P. On June 19, 2018, The Saint Mary, L.P., a Texas limited partnership and a subsidiary of Stratus, completed a series of financing transactions to develop The Saint Mary, a 240-unit luxury, garden-style apartment project in the Circle C community in Austin, Texas. The financing transactions included a $26.0 million construction loan with Texas Capital Bank, National Association and an $8.0 million private placement. As one of the participants in the private placement offering, LCHM Holdings, LLC (LCHM), a related party as a result of its greater than 5 percent beneficial ownership of Stratus’ common stock, purchased limited partnership interests representing a 6.1 percent equity interest in The Saint Mary, L.P. Refer to Note 2 of the Stratus 2019 Form 10-K for further discussion.

Stratus Kingwood Place, L.P. On August 3, 2018, Stratus Kingwood Place, L.P., a Texas limited partnership and a subsidiary of Stratus (the Kingwood, L.P.), completed a $10.7 million private placement, approximately $7 million of which, combined with a $6.75 million loan from Comerica Bank, was used to purchase a 54-acre tract of land located in Kingwood, Texas for $13.5 million, for the development of Kingwood Place, a new H-E-B, L.P.-anchored, mixed-use development project (Kingwood Place). As one of the participants in the private placement offering, LCHM purchased Class B limited partnership interests initially representing an 8.8 percent equity interest in the Kingwood, L.P. Refer to Note 2 of the Stratus 2019 Form 10-K for further discussion.

Stratus has performed evaluations and concluded that The Saint Mary, L.P. and the Kingwood, L.P. are variable interest entities and that Stratus is the primary beneficiary. Stratus will continue to evaluate which entity is the primary beneficiary of The Saint Mary, L.P. and the Kingwood, L.P. in accordance with applicable accounting guidance. The Saint Mary, L.P. and the Kingwood, L.P.’s results are consolidated in Stratus’ financial statements.


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Stratus’ consolidated balance sheets include the following combined assets and liabilities of The Saint Mary, L.P. and the Kingwood, L.P. (in thousands):
September 30, 2020December 31, 2019
Cash and cash equivalents$3,212 $1,110 
Real estate under development2,381 3,703 
Land available for development8,317 9,273 
Real estate held for investment67,994 64,637 
Other assets2,186 1,807 
Total assets84,090 80,530 
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities3,724 8,680 
Debt56,277 45,848 
Total liabilities60,001 54,528 
Net assets$24,089 $26,002 
Other Transactions. Stratus has an arrangement with Austin Retail Partners for services provided by a consultant of Austin Retail Partners who is the son of Stratus' President and Chief Executive Officer. Payments to Austin Retail Partners for the consultant's general consulting services related to the entitlement and development of properties and expense reimbursements totaled approximately $28 thousand in both third-quarter 2020 and third-quarter 2019, $93 thousand for the first nine months of 2020 and $84 thousand for the first nine months of 2019. Refer to Note 2 of the Stratus 2019 Form 10-K for further discussion.

In January 2019, Stratus sold a retail pad subject to a ground lease located in the Circle C community for $3.2 million. Stratus used a portion of the proceeds from the sale to repay $2.5 million of its Comerica Bank credit facility borrowings and, after adjustments recorded in the second and third quarters of 2019, recorded a gain on this sale totaling $2.0 million for the first nine months of 2019.

Fair value accounting guidance includes a hierarchy that prioritizes the inputs to valuation techniques used to measure fair value. The hierarchy gives the highest priority to unadjusted quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities (Level 1 inputs) and the lowest priority to unobservable inputs (Level 3 inputs).

The carrying value for certain Stratus financial instruments (i.e., cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash, accounts payable and accrued liabilities) approximates fair value because of their short-term nature and generally negligible credit losses.

A summary of the carrying amount and fair value of Stratus' other financial instruments follows (in thousands):
 September 30, 2020December 31, 2019
Interest rate cap agreement$ $ $3 $3 
Debt368,601 372,288 365,749 370,558 
Interest rate swap agreement108 108 114 114 

Interest Rate Cap and Swap Agreements. In September 2019, a Stratus subsidiary paid $24 thousand to enter into an interest rate cap agreement, which caps the maximum London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) at 3.0 percent, on a total notional amount of $75.0 million (the principal amount of The Santal loan). The interest rate cap agreement provides that the Stratus subsidiary will collect the difference between 3.0 percent and one-month LIBOR if one-month LIBOR is greater than 3.0 percent (refer to Note 6 in the Stratus 2019 Form 10-K for further discussion of The Santal loan). The interest rate cap agreement terminates on October 5, 2021.

The interest rate swap agreement with Comerica Bank was entered into in 2013, is effective through December 31, 2020, and has a fixed interest rate of 2.3 percent compared to the variable rate based on the one-month LIBOR. As

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of September 30, 2020, the agreement had a notional amount of $14.9 million, which will amortize to $14.8 million by the end of the agreement, and as of December 31, 2019, the agreement had a notional amount of $15.3 million.

The interest rate cap and swap agreements do not qualify for hedge accounting so changes in the agreements' fair values are recorded in the consolidated statements of comprehensive loss. Stratus uses an interest rate pricing model that relies on market observable inputs such as LIBOR to measure the fair value of both agreements. Stratus also evaluated the counterparty credit risk associated with both agreements, which is considered a Level 3 input, but did not consider such risk to be significant. Therefore, the interest rate cap and swap agreements are classified within Level 2 of the fair value hierarchy.

Debt. Stratus' debt is recorded at cost and is not actively traded. Fair value is estimated based on discounted future expected cash flows at estimated current market interest rates. Accordingly, Stratus' debt is classified within Level 2 of the fair value hierarchy. The fair value of debt does not represent the amounts that will ultimately be paid upon the maturities of the loans.

The components of Stratus' debt are as follows (in thousands):
 September 30, 2020December 31, 2019
Block 21 loan$139,578 $141,184 
The Santal loan74,252 73,972 
Comerica Bank credit facility35,307 42,482 
New Caney land loan4,939 4,908 
PPP loan3,987  
Construction loans:
Kingwood Place30,996 23,991 
The Saint Mary
25,281 21,857 
Lantana Place
24,099 23,268 
Jones Crossing
22,301 21,354 
West Killeen Market
7,159 7,213 
Amarra Villas credit facility702 5,520 
Total debta
$368,601 $365,749 
a.Includes net reductions for unamortized debt issuance costs of $2.5 million at September 30, 2020, and $3.5 million at December 31, 2019.

As of September 30, 2020, Stratus had $24.5 million available under its $60.0 million Comerica Bank credit facility, with a $150 thousand letter of credit committed against the credit facility. Effective April 14, 2020, Stratus and Comerica Bank agreed to modify the Comerica Bank credit facility to (i) extend the maturity date of the credit facility from June 29, 2020, to September 27, 2020, and (ii) revise the definition of LIBOR to provide for an increase in the LIBOR floor from zero percent to one percent. On June 12, 2020, Stratus entered into a further amendment to its credit facility agreement with Comerica Bank to extend the maturity date of the facility to September 27, 2022.

The Saint Mary construction loan matures June 19, 2021. Stratus expects to refinance the loan or sell The Saint Mary prior to the maturity date. The New Caney land loan matures March 8, 2021. Stratus expects to exercise its option to extend the loan for an additional 12 months, which requires a principal payment of approximately $500 thousand.

Effective November 2, 2020, the West Killeen Market construction loan was modified to replace the financial covenant that Stratus maintain a minimum total stockholders’ equity balance of $110.0 million with a financial covenant that Stratus maintain a minimum net asset value, as defined in the agreement, of $125 million.

During second-quarter 2020, Stratus entered into amendments to the Lantana Place and West Killeen Market construction loans in which Stratus was granted waivers of the debt service coverage ratio covenants for the quarters needed such that it believes that it will be able to remain in compliance if rent payments do not further deteriorate materially as currently anticipated.


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