Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 21, 2017


Commission File Number 1-13610




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)


(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


17950 Preston Road, Suite 600,
Dallas, TX 75252


(972) 349-3200

(Address of principal executive offices)


(Registrant’s telephone number)


Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report: NONE


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Emerging growth company o


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Item 8.01        Other Events.


The Board of Directors of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (the “Company”) announced today that the Initial Dividend (as defined below) for the year 2018 is $21,892,469 (which, based on the number of shares of common stock of the Company, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”), outstanding as of December 18, 2017, would result in a dividend in the amount of $0.50 per share of Common Stock).


The “Initial Dividend” has the meaning set forth in the Articles Supplementary defining the terms of the Series L Preferred Stock of the Company, $0.001 par value per share, appearing as Exhibit 4.1 to the Form S-11 Registration Statement (333-218019) filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 15, 2017.


Notwithstanding the announcement of the Initial Dividend, other than as previously declared, no dividend on the Common Stock has been or will be declared or paid by the Company without further authorization by the Company’s board of directors or a duly authorized committee thereof.  As a result, there can be no assurance of the amount of any future dividend on the Common Stock, whether on an aggregate or per share basis, or of the timing of any future dividend on the Common Stock.






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 thereunto duly authorized.


Date: December 21, 2017











/s/ David Thompson



David Thompson, Chief Financial Officer