Capital Automotive REIT (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   July 28, 2005

Capital Automotive REIT
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 000-23733 54-1870224
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
8270 Greensboro Dr. , Suite 950, McLean, Virginia   22102
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   703-288-3075

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the following information, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exhange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall such information and exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except to the extent, if any, expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This report on Form 8-K (including the exhibit hereto) shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this report that is required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.

On July 28, 2005, Capital Automotive REIT issued a press release to report its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2005. The release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits

*99.1 Press Release, dated July 28, 2005, of Capital Automotive REIT

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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 hereunto duly authorized.

    Capital Automotive REIT
July 28, 2005   By:   /s/ Thomas D. Eckert
        Name: Thomas D. Eckert
        Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release, dated July 28, 2005, of Capital Automotive REIT