Trinity Place Holdings Inc. Announces Record Date for Proposed Rights Offering

NEW YORK – Trinity Place Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: TPHS) announced today
that a record date of March 1, 2017 has been set for a proposed rights offering of its shares of
common stock. Upon commencement of the proposed rights offering, the Company will
distribute to its existing stockholders as of the record date non-transferable subscription rights to
purchase their pro rata portion of newly issued shares of its common stock. Each whole
subscription right will entitle the holder to purchase one share of common stock at a subscription
price equal to $7.50 per share. Holders as of the record date will also have oversubscription
rights, pursuant to which they may be able to purchase additional shares at the subscription price
to the extent that not all subscription rights are exercised, subject to certain limitations.


The rights offering will be made pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement
on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Reg. No. 333-214482). The information
herein is not complete and is subject to change. This press release does not constitute an offer to
sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor will there be any sale of any securities referred to in
this press release in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or
jurisdiction. The rights offering will be made only by means of a prospectus meeting the
requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

About Trinity Place Holdings Inc.
Trinity Place Holdings Inc. is a real estate holding, investment and asset management company.
The Company’s business is primarily to own, invest in, manage, develop and/or redevelop real
estate assets and/or real estate related securities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned
a property located at 77 Greenwich Street (aka 28-42 Trinity Place) in Lower Manhattan,
sometimes referred to as the Trinity Place Property, and one of Lower Manhattan’s premier
development sites. As of December 31, 2016, the Company also owned a retail strip center
located in West Palm Beach, Florida and former retail properties in Westbury, New York and
Paramus, New Jersey and a 50% joint venture interest in a multi-family property located in
Brooklyn, New York, called The Berkley. The Company’s intellectual property includes rights
related to the Filene’s Basement trademarks. In addition, as of September 30, 2016, the Company
also had approximately $225.3 million of Federal net operating losses. More information on the
Company can be found at

Forward Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not
limited to, statements about our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions that are not
historical facts, and other statements identified by words such as “may,” “will,” “expects,”
“believes,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “opportunity,” “current,” “seeks,” “estimates,” or “potential,”
or the negative thereof or other and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are
based on current expectations and projections about future events. Investors are cautioned that
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks
and uncertainties that cannot be predicted or quantified, and, consequently, the actual
performance of the Company may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements.

Trinity Place Holdings Inc.
Linda Flynn, 212-235-2191