|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2017
|Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]|
Gladstone Land Corporation (the "Company") is an agricultural real estate investment trust (“REIT”) that was re-incorporated in Maryland on March 24, 2011, having been previously re-incorporated in Delaware on May 25, 2004, and having been originally incorporated in California on June 14, 1997. We are primarily in the business of owning and leasing farmland, and we conduct substantially all of our operations through a subsidiary, Gladstone Land Limited Partnership (the “Operating Partnership”), a Delaware limited partnership. The Company owned 91.7% and 87.4% of the limited partnership interests in the Operating Partnership ("OP Units") as of September 30, 2017, and December 31, 2016, respectively (see Note 7, "Equity," for additional discussion regarding OP Units). In addition, we have elected for Gladstone Land Advisers, Inc. ("Land Advisers"), a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of ours, to be taxed as a taxable REIT subsidiary ("TRS").
Subject to certain restrictions and limitations, and pursuant to contractual agreements, our business is managed by Gladstone Management Corporation (the “Adviser”), a Delaware corporation, and administrative services are provided to us by Gladstone Administration, LLC (the “Administrator”), a Delaware limited liability company. Our Adviser and Administrator are both affiliates of ours (see Note 6, "Related-Party Transactions," for additional discussion regarding our Adviser and Administrator).
All further references herein to “we,” “us,” “our,” and the “Company” refer, collectively, to Gladstone Land Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries, except where indicated otherwise.
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Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef