Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract] Collateralized letters of credit outstanding related to insurance and reinsurance contracts Letters of Credit Outstanding, Amount Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense [Roll Forward] Beginning balances Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Net Current year Current Year Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense Prior years Prior Year Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense Total incurred Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Incurred Claims Current year Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Claims Paid, Current Year Prior years Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Claims Paid, Prior Years Total paid Liability for Unpaid Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Claims Paid Liability for unpaid losses as of December 31 Business Combinations [Abstract] Revenues Business Combination, Pro Forma Information, Revenue of Acquiree since Acquisition Date, Actual Net income Business Combination, Pro Forma Information, Earnings or Loss of Acquiree since Acquisition Date, Actual Leases, Operating [Abstract] Leases of Lessor Disclosure Leases of Lessor Disclosure [Text Block] Leases of Lessee Disclosure Leases of Lessee Disclosure [Text Block] Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] Preferred stock, par value Preferred Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Preferred stock, shares authorized Preferred Stock, Shares Authorized Preferred stock, shares outstanding Preferred Stock, Shares Outstanding Common stock, par value Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Common stock, shares authorized Common Stock, Shares Authorized Common stock, shares outstanding Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding Retirement Benefits [Abstract] Defined Contribution Plan, Employer Discretionary Contribution Amount Defined Contribution Plan, Employer Discretionary Contribution Amount Related Party Transactions [Abstract] Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Related Party [Axis] Related Party [Axis] Related Party [Domain] Related Party [Domain] Advisory Agreement Advisory Agreement [Member] Advisory Agreement [Member] Property Manager Property Manager [Member] Property Manager [Member] REIT III PECO III [Member] Transactions related to Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT III (PECO III). Related Party Transaction [Axis] Related Party Transaction [Axis] Related Party Transaction [Domain] Related Party Transaction [Domain] Acquisition Fees Acquisition fee [Member] Fee related to services provided in connection with the selection and purchase or origination of real estate and real estate-related investments. Acquisition Expenses Acquisition Expense Reimbursement [Member] Represents reimbursement for expenses related to selecting, evaluating, and acquiring assets on behalf of the company. Asset Management Fees Asset management fee [Member] Fee related to asset management subordinated participation. OP Unit Distribution Operating partnership units distribution [Member] Distribution of earnings to operating partnership units either in cash, property, or capital stock. Class B Distribution Class B Distribution [Member] Class B Distribution Disposition Fees Disposition fee [Member] Fee related to assistance in connection with the sale of properties or other investments. Property Management Fees Property management fee [Member] Fee paid for the management of properties. Leasing Commissions Leasing Commissions [Member] Commissions paid for the leasing of property. Construction Management Fees Construction management fee [Member] Related to fees paid for management of construction. Other Fees and Reimbursements Other fees and reimbursements [Member] All other fees and reimbursements related to property management services. Related Party Transaction [Line Items] Related Party Transaction [Line Items] Related Party Transaction, Expenses from Transactions with Related Party Related Party Transaction, Expenses from Transactions with Related Party Deferred Costs, Capitalized, Prepaid, and Other Assets Disclosure [Abstract] Other Assets, Net Other Assets Disclosure [Text Block] Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure [Abstract] Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) [Table] Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) [Table] Business Acquisition [Axis] Business Acquisition [Axis] Business Acquisition, Acquiree Business Acquisition, Acquiree [Domain] REIT II REIT II [Member] Transactions related to Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II. Statistical Measurement [Axis] Statistical Measurement [Axis] Statistical Measurement [Domain] Statistical Measurement [Domain] Minimum Minimum [Member] Maximum Maximum [Member] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Contract [Domain] Derivative Contract [Domain] Interest Rate Swap Interest Rate Swap [Member] Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Domain] Hedging Designation [Domain] Designated as Hedging Instrument Designated as Hedging Instrument [Member] Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) [Line Items] Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) [Line Items] Derivative instruments, gain (loss) reclassification from AOCI to income, estimated net amount to be transferred Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) Reclassification from Accumulated OCI to Income, Estimated Net Amount to be Transferred Count Number of Interest Rate Derivatives Held Notional amount Derivative, Notional Amount Fixed LIBOR Derivative, Fixed Interest Rate Interest Rate Fair Value Hedge Asset at Fair Value Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Noncurrent Assets Amount of (loss) gain recognized in OCI on derivatives Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Unrealized Gain (Loss) on Derivatives Arising During Period, before Tax Amount of (gain) loss reclassified from AOCI into interest expense Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) Reclassified from Accumulated OCI into Income, Effective Portion, Net Interest Rate Derivative Liabilities, at Fair Value Interest Rate Derivative Liabilities, at Fair Value Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Net [Abstract] Intangibles Assets and Liabilities and Goodwill Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Text Block] Real Estate Investments, Net [Abstract] Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisitions [Table] Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisitions [Table] Investment, Name [Axis] Investment, Name [Axis] Investment, Name [Domain] Investment, Name [Domain] Grocery Retail Partners II Grocery Retail Partners II [Member] Grocery Retail Partners II Name of Property [Axis] Name of Property [Axis] Name of Property Name of Property [Domain] Naperville Crossings Naperville Crossings [Member] Naperville Crossings Murray Land Outparcel Murray Land Outparcel [Member] Murray Land Outparcel Alameda Crossing Outparcel Alameda Crossing Outparcel [Member] Alameda Crossing Outparcel Del Paso Marketplace Del Paso [Member] Del Paso Marketplace Ashburn Farm Market Center Ashburn Farm Market [Member] Ashburn Farm Market Sudbury Crossing Sudbury Crossing [Member] Sudbury Crossing Orange Grove Shopping Center Orange Grove Shopping Center [Member] Orange Grove Shopping Center Shoppes of Lake Village Shoppes of Lake Village [Member] Shoppes of Lake Village Golden Eagle Village Outparcel Golden Eagle Village Outparcel [Member] Golden Eagle Village Outparcel Sierra Vista Plaza Sierra Vista Plaza [Member] Sierra Vista Plaza [Member] Wheat Ridge Marketplace Wheat Ridge Marketplace [Member] Wheat Ridge Marketplace Atlantic Plaza Atlantic Plaza [Member] Atlantic Plaza Cinco Ranch at Market Center Cinco Ranch at Market Center [Member] Cinco Ranch at Market Center Contra Loma Plaza Outparcel Contra Loma Plaza Outparcel [Member] Contra Loma Plaza Outparcel Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisitions [Line Items] Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisitions [Line Items] Number of real estate acquisitions Number of real estate acquisitions The number of real estate acquisitions by the entity during the period. Number of real estate acquisitions, excluding those from business combinations Number of real estate acquisitions, excluding those from business combinations The number of real estate acquisitions by the entity during the period, excluding real estate acquired as part of a business combination. Number of land parcels purchased Number of Land Parcels Purchased Number of undeveloped land parcels purchased. Purchase price of real estate property Payments to Acquire Real Estate Purchase price of land Payments to Acquire Land Real Estate Property Leased Percentage Real Estate Property Leased Percentage Real Estate Property Leased Percentage Equity method investment, ownership percentage Equity Method Investment, Ownership Percentage Equity method JV value acquired Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Other Noncurrent Assets OP units issued, shares Business Acquisition, Equity Interest Issued or Issuable, Number of Shares Fair value of PECO common stock issued Business Combination, Consideration Transferred, Equity Interests Issued and Issuable Business Combination, Consideration Transferred, Other Business Combination, Consideration Transferred, Other Business acquisition, derecognized of contract value Business Acquisition, Preacquisition Contingency, Amount of Settlement Business Acquisition, Transaction Costs Business Acquisition, Transaction Costs Business Combination, Step Acquisition, Equity Interest in Acquiree, Fair Value Business Combination, Consideration Transferred, Related Party Receivable Settlement In a business combination, the amount of related party receivable settled and treated as consideration in the transaction. Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract] Income Taxes Income Tax Disclosure [Text Block] Operating Lease, Lease Income [Abstract] Operating Lease, Lease Income [Abstract] Rental income related to fixed lease payments Operating Lease, Lease Income, Lease Payments Rental income related to variable lease payments Operating Lease, Variable Lease Income Other Amortization of Lease Incentives Total rental income Operating Lease, Lease Income Lessor, Operating Leases, Future Lease Payments as of 2019 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments, Fiscal Year Maturity [Abstract] 2020 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Next Twelve Months 2021 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Two Years 2022 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Three Years 2023 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Four Years 2024 Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Five Years Thereafter Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received, Thereafter Total Lessor, Operating Lease, Payments to be Received Lessor, Operating Leases, Future Minimum Base Rent Payments as of 2018 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable [Abstract] 2019 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Current 2020 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Two Years 2021 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Three Years 2022 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Four Years 2023 Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Five Years Thereafter Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Thereafter Total Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable Concentration Risk [Table] Concentration Risk [Table] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Domain] Geographical [Domain] Florida FLORIDA California CALIFORNIA Concentration Risk Type [Axis] Concentration Risk Type [Axis] Concentration Risk Type [Domain] Concentration Risk Type [Domain] Geographic concentration risk Geographic Concentration Risk [Member] Concentration Risk [Line Items] Concentration Risk [Line Items] Concentration risk, percentage Concentration Risk, Percentage Stockholders' Equity Note [Abstract] Class of Stock Disclosures [Abstract] Common stock, voting rights Common Stock, Voting Rights Share Price Share Price Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Schedule of Stock by Class [Table] Consolidated Entities [Axis] Consolidated Entities [Axis] Consolidated Entities [Domain] Consolidated Entities [Domain] Nonconvertible Noncontrolling Interests Subsidiaries [Member] Phillips Edison Limited Partnership Phillips Edison Limited Partnership [Member] Phillips Edison Limited Partnership [Member] Class of Stock [Line Items] Class of Stock [Line Items] Antidilutive securities excluded from computation of earnings per share Antidilutive Securities Excluded from Computation of Earnings Per Share, Amount OP units, shares outstanding Limited Partners' Capital Account, Units Outstanding Vesting of Class B units, expense Other Noncash Expense Issuance of partnership units for asset management services Stock Issued During Period, Value, Issued for Services Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Conversion of Convertible Securities Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Conversion of Convertible Securities Distributions to noncontrolling interests Noncontrolling Interest, Decrease from Distributions to Noncontrolling Interest Holders Payments to noncontrolling interests Payments to Noncontrolling Interests OP units repurchased Limited Partners' Capital Account, Units Repurchased The number of units repurchased from the limited partners' capital account. Payments for OP units repurchased Noncontrolling Interest, Decrease from Redemptions or Purchase of Interests Payments for repurchase of unvested Class B units, and termination of special limited partnership interest and fee-sharing arrangements Payments for Repurchase of Unvested Class B Units, and Termination of Special Limited Partnership Interests and Fee-Sharing Arrangements The value of payments made for the repurchase of unvested Class B units, and for the termination of special limited partnership interests and fee-sharing arrangements. Business combination, post-transaction acquiree ownership percentage Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners Ordinary income Ordinary Income Percentage of Distributions Represents the percentage of distributions that is treated as ordinary income for tax purposes. Non-dividend distributions Non-Dividend Distributions Allocation of distribution, non-dividend distributions percentage Capital gain distributions Percentage of capital gain distribution Represents the percentage of distributions treated as a capital gain. Total Percentage of Distributions Percentage of distributions of net operating cash flows to be made after required return is reached. Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract] Fair Value, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Fair Value, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Axis] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Axis] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Management Contracts Customer Contracts [Member] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Domain] Measurement Frequency [Domain] Fair Value, Measurements, Recurring Fair Value, Recurring [Member] Fair Value, Measurements, Nonrecurring Fair Value, Nonrecurring [Member] Contingent Consideration by Type [Axis] Contingent Consideration by Type [Axis] Contingent Consideration Type [Domain] Contingent Consideration Type [Domain] OP Units Capital Units [Member] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 [Member] Fair Value, Inputs, Level 3 Fair Value, Inputs, Level 3 [Member] Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Derivative assets Interest Rate Derivative Assets, at Fair Value Derivative liability Earn-out liability Business Combination, Contingent Consideration, Liability Real estate assets in continuing operations Impaired Long-Lived Assets Represents the value of long-lived assets after impairment during the year. Fair Value, Liabilities Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Fair Value, Liabilities Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Balance at December 31, 2018 Change in fair value recognized in Other (Expense) Income, Net Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Gain (Loss) Included in Earnings Balance at December 31, 2019 Impairment of real estate assets Impairment of Real Estate Nonrecurring Fair Value Measurement Discount Rate Nonrecurring Fair Value Measurement Discount Rate For fair value measurements categorized within Level 3 of the fair value hierarchy, a reporting entity shall provide quantitative information about the discount rate used in the fair value measurement. Impairment corporate intangible asset, net Capitalized Contract Cost, Impairment Loss Impairment of Intangible Assets, Finite-lived Impairment of Intangible Assets, Finite-lived Accounting Policies [Abstract] Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Significant Accounting Policies [Text Block] Transaction costs Business Combination, Separately Recognized Transactions, Expenses and Losses Recognized Land and improvements Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Land Building and improvements Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Buildings Intangible lease assets Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Finite-Lived Intangibles Cash and cash equivalents Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Cash and Equivalents Restricted cash Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Current Assets, Other Accounts receivable and other assets Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Current Assets, Receivables Total assets acquired Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Assets Debt assumed Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Noncurrent Liabilities, Long-term Debt Intangible lease liabilities Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Noncurrent Liabilities, Other Accounts payable and other liabilities Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Current Liabilities, Accounts Payable Total liabilities assumed Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Liabilities Net assets acquired Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired, Goodwill, and Liabilities Assumed, Net Tax Credit Carryforward [Table] Tax Credit Carryforward [Table] Income Tax Authority [Axis] Income Tax Authority [Axis] Income Tax Authority Income Tax Authority [Domain] Federal Income Tax Authority Internal Revenue Service (IRS) [Member] State Tax Authorities State and Local Jurisdiction [Member] Tax Period [Axis] Tax Period [Axis] Tax Period [Domain] Tax Period [Domain] Tax year 2017 Tax Year 2017 [Member] Tax Credit Carryforward [Line Items] Tax Credit Carryforward [Line Items] Net operating loss carryforward Operating Loss Carryforwards Components of Deferred Tax Assets [Abstract] Components of Deferred Tax Assets [Abstract] Accrued compensation Deferred Tax Assets, Tax Deferred Expense, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Compensation Accrued expenses Deferred Tax Assets, Tax Deferred Expense, Reserves and Accruals, Accrued Liabilities Net operating loss (NOL) carryforward Other Deferred Tax Assets, Other Gross deferred tax assets Deferred Tax Assets, Gross Valuation allowance Operating Loss Carryforwards, Valuation Allowance Total deferred tax asset Deferred Tax Assets, Net of Valuation Allowance Components of Deferred Tax Liabilities [Abstract] Components of Deferred Tax Liabilities [Abstract] Depreciation and amortization Deferred Tax Liabilities, Property, Plant and Equipment Prepaid expenses Deferred Tax Liabilities, Prepaid Expenses Total deferred tax liabilities Deferred Tax Liabilities, Gross, Current Net deferred tax asset Deferred Tax Assets, Net PELP Acquisition Business Combination Disclosure [Text Block] Commitments and Contingencies Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Text Block] Merger with REIT II Earnings Per Share [Abstract] Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted [Table Text Block] SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation [Roll Forward] Balance at January 1 SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation Depreciation expense SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Depreciation Expense Accumulated depreciation of real estate dispositions SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Investment in Real Estate Sold Impairment of real estate SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Period Increase (Decrease) Accumulated depreciation of real estate held for sale SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Other Deduction Balance at December 31 Intangible Assets, Net (Including Goodwill) [Abstract] Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract] Goodwill Goodwill Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Table] Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Table] In-Place Leases Leases, Acquired-in-Place [Member] Above-Market Leases Above Market Leases [Member] Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Line Items] Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Line Items] Intangible assets Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Gross Accumulated amortization, intangible assets Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Accumulated Amortization Below-market lease liabilities Below Market Lease, Gross Accumulated amortization, intangible liabilities Below Market Lease, Accumulated Amortization Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] Common distributions declared, $0.67 per share Common Stock, Dividends, Per Share, Declared Debt Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Subsequent Event Type [Axis] Subsequent Event Type [Axis] Subsequent Event Type [Domain] Subsequent Event Type [Domain] Subsequent Event Subsequent Event [Member] Grocery Retail Partners I Grocery Retail Partners I [Member] Grocery Retail Partners I Credit Facility [Axis] Credit Facility [Axis] Credit Facility [Domain] Credit Facility [Domain] Revolving Credit Facility Revolving Credit Facility [Member] Term Loans Term Loan Facility [Member] Term Loan Facility [Member] Term Loan Due 2030 Term Loan Due 2030 [Member] Term Loan Due 2030 Securities Loan Facilities Secured Debt [Member] Term Loan Due 2023 Term Loan Due 2023 [Member] Term Loan Due 2023 Term Loan Due 2024 Term Loan Due 2024 [Member] Term Loan Due 2024 Term Loan Due 2025 Term Loan Due 2025 [Member] Term Loan Due 2025 Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Term Loan Due Sept 2024 Term Loan Due Sept 2024 [Member] Term Loan Due September 2024 Term Loan Due October 2024 Term Loan Due October 2024 [Member] Term Loan Due October 2024 Mortgages and Other Mortgages [Member] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Interest rate Debt Instrument, Interest Rate, Effective Percentage Total long-term debt Long-term Debt Debt obligation Long-term Debt, Gross Finance Lease, Liability Finance Lease, Liability Assumed market debt adjustments, net Debt Instrument, Unamortized Discount (Premium), Net Deferred financing expense, net Unamortized Debt Issuance Expense Revolving credit facility, maximum borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Maximum Borrowing Capacity Revolving credit facility, remaining borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Remaining Borrowing Capacity Line of Credit Facility, Commitment Fee Percentage Line of Credit Facility, Unused Capacity, Commitment Fee Percentage Gross borrowings under revolving credit facility Proceeds from Lines of Credit Gross payments under revolving credit facility Repayments of Lines of Credit Long-term debt with variable interest Long-term Debt, Percentage Bearing Variable Interest, Amount Basis spread on variable rate Debt Instrument, Basis Spread on Variable Rate Payments for Loans Payments for Loans Proceeds from Issuance of Long-term Debt Proceeds from Issuance of Long-term Debt Debt assumed, noncash or part noncash acquisition Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisition, Debt Assumed Debt instrument, unused borrowing capacity, amount Debt Instrument, Unused Borrowing Capacity, Amount Debt contributed to joint venture Transfer Mortgage Payable Write off of deferred financing expenses Write off of Deferred Debt Issuance Cost Proceeds from Loan Originations Proceeds from Loan Originations Weighted average interest rate on debt obligations Long-term Debt, Weighted Average Interest Rate, at Point in Time Leases [Abstract] Accounting adjustment due to adoption of ASC 842 New Accounting Pronouncement or Change in Accounting Principle, Cumulative Effect of Change on Equity or Net Assets Capitalized initial lease costs Capitalized lease origination costs Amount of lease origination costs capitalized for leases as a lessor. Payments excluded from lease consideration Payments Excluded from Lease Consideration Payments Excluded from Lease Consideration - refer to payments made by lessees directly to third parties, and should be excluded from lease consideration under ASU 842. A lessee’s reimbursement of the lessor’s property taxes is an example of an activity that does not transfer a good or service to the lessee. Accounts receivable, allowance for credit loss Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Credit Loss Revenue Recognition, Fee Types Revenue Recognition, Multiple-deliverable Arrangements [Table Text Block] New Accounting Pronouncements and Changes in Accounting Principles Schedule of New Accounting Pronouncements and Changes in Accounting Principles [Table Text Block] Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract] Management Service Management Service [Member] Accounts receivable - affiliates Accounts Receivable, Related Parties Other Asset Impairment Charges Other Asset Impairment Charges Accounts receivable – affiliates Accounts Receivable, Related Parties, Current Share-based Payment Arrangement [Abstract] Schedule of Share-Based Award, Restrited Stock Units, Roll Forward Share-based Payment Arrangement, Restricted Stock Unit, Activity [Table Text Block] Income Statement [Abstract] Revenues: Revenues [Abstract] Rental income Fees and management income Revenue from Contract with Customer, Including Assessed Tax Other property income Other Operating Income Total revenues Revenues Operating Expenses: Operating Expenses [Abstract] Property operating Direct Costs of Leased and Rented Property or Equipment Real estate taxes Real Estate Tax Expense General and administrative General and Administrative Expense Depreciation and amortization Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Nonproduction Impairment of real estate assets Vesting of Class B units Termination of affiliate arrangements Total operating expenses Operating Expenses Other: Other Nonoperating Income (Expense) [Abstract] Interest expense, net Interest Expense Gain on sale or contribution of property, net Gains (Losses) on Sales of Investment Real Estate Transaction expenses Business Combination, Acquisition Related Costs Other (expense) income, net Other Nonoperating Income (Expense) Net (loss) income Net Income (Loss), Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Net loss (income) attributable to noncontrolling interests Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Net (loss) income attributable to stockholders Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent Earnings per common share: Net (loss) income per share attributable to stockholders - basic and diluted (See Note 16) Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted Comprehensive (loss) income: Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest [Abstract] Other comprehensive (loss) income: Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax [Abstract] Change in unrealized value on interest rate swaps Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Derivatives Qualifying as Hedges, Net of Tax, Portion Attributable to Parent Comprehensive (loss) income Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Net loss (income) attributable to noncontrolling interests Other comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interests Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Comprehensive (loss) income attributable to stockholders Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Parent Subsequent Events [Abstract] Subsequent Events Subsequent Events [Text Block] Quarterly Financial Data [Abstract] Schedule of Quarterly Financial Information Quarterly Financial Information [Table Text Block] Schedule of Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Asset by Major Class [Table] Schedule of Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Asset by Major Class [Table] Below-Market Leases Leases, Acquired-in-Place, Market Adjustment [Member] Finite-lived Intangible Assets Acquired Finite-lived Intangible Assets Acquired Weighted Average Useful Life Acquired Finite-lived Intangible Assets, Weighted Average Useful Life Below market lease, acquired Below Market Lease, Acquired Net income (loss) attributable to stockholders Net loss (income) from TRS Real Estate Partnership Investment Subsidiaries, Net Income (Loss) before Tax Net income (loss) attributable to REIT operations Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Real Estate Investment Trust Subsidiary The amount of net income (loss) attributable to the operations of a real estate investment trust subsidiary. Book/tax differences Real Estate Investment Trust Taxable Income Reconciliation, Book/Tax Differences Differences between the net income (loss) of the real estate investment trust per GAAP and the taxable income subject to the 90% dividend requirement. REIT taxable income subject to 90% dividend requirement Real Estate Investment Trust Taxable Income Taxable income of the real estate investment trust subject to the 90% dividend requirement. Equity Stockholders' Equity Note Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of Recognized Identified Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed Schedule of Recognized Identified Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed [Table Text Block] Schedule of Acquired Intangible Leases Schedule of Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Table Text Block] Schedule of Real Estate Dispositions Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Table Text Block] Schedule of Real Estate Held-for-sale Disclosure of Long Lived Assets Held-for-sale [Table Text Block] Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities [Table Text Block] Summary of REIT Taxable Income Subject to Dividend Distribution Schedule of Components of Income Tax Expense (Benefit) [Table Text Block] Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation Schedule of Tax Treatment of Distributions [Table Text Block] Tabular disclosure of an entity's tax treatment of distributions by percentage. Amortization of intangible assets Amortization of Intangible Assets Amortization of intangible liabilities Amortization of Below Market Lease Impairment of Intangible Assets, Finite-lived Remaining useful life Finite-Lived Intangible Asset, Useful Life Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Table] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Table] Secured Debt Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Technique [Line Items] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Line Items] Long-term Debt, Fair Value Long-term Debt, Fair Value Deferred financing costs Debt Instrument, Unamortized Discount (Premium), Net SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule III-Real Estate Assets and Accumulated Depreciation SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Necessity Retail Partners Necessity Retail Partners [Member] Transactions related to Necessity Retail Partners. Property, Plant and Equipment by Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment Furniture and Fixtures [Member] Land Improvements Land Improvements [Member] Building and Building Improvements Building and Building Improvements [Member] Property, Plant and Equipment [Line Items] Property, Plant and Equipment [Line Items] Number of real estate dispositions Number of real estate assets sold through 1031 exchange Number of real estate assets sold through a 1031 exchange under the Internal Revenue Code. Increase in Restricted Cash Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash Restricted Cash and Investments, Current Property, plant and equipment, useful life Property, Plant and Equipment, Useful Life Accumulated amortization of debt discount (premium) Accumulated amortization of debt discount (premium) Amount of accumulated amortization of debt discount and premium associated with the related debt instruments. Excludes financing costs. Accumulated amortization, deferred financing expenses Accumulated Amortization, Debt Issuance Costs Equity Method Investment, Difference Between Carrying Amount and Underlying Equity Equity Method Investment, Difference Between Carrying Amount and Underlying Equity Bad debt reserve Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, Premiums and Other Receivables Acquired Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Axis] 2020 Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Expense, Next Twelve Months 2020 Below Market Lease, Amortization Income, Next Twelve Months 2021 Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Expense, Year Two 2021 Below Market Lease, Amortization Income, Year Two 2022 Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Expense, Year Three 2022 Below Market Lease, Amortization Income, Year Three 2023 Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Expense, Year Four 2023 Below Market Lease, Amortization Income, Year Four 2024 Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Amortization Expense, Year Five 2024 Below Market Lease, Amortization Income, Year Five Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure [Text Block] Number of properties sold Number of real estate dispositions Number of real estate dispositions Number of Land Parcel Sold Number of Land Parcel Sold Number of Land outparcel Sold Gross proceeds on sale of properties Proceeds from Sale of Real Estate Gain on sale of properties, net Gain (Loss) on Sale of Properties Quarterly Financial Data (Unaudited) Quarterly Financial Information [Text Block] Numerator for basic and diluted earnings per share: Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Net (loss) income attributable to stockholders - basic Net (loss) income attributable to convertible OP units Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Net (loss) income - diluted Net Income (Loss), Including Portion Attributable to Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Amount after income tax of income (loss) including the portion attributable to redeemable noncontrolling interest. Excludes the portion attributable to nonredeemable noncontrolling interest. Denominator: Earnings Per Share, Diluted [Abstract] Weighted-average shares - basic Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Basic OP units Incremental Common Shares Attributable to Dilutive Effect of Contingently Issuable Shares Effect of dilutive restricted stock awards Incremental Common Shares Attributable to Dilutive Effect of Share-based Payment Arrangements Adjusted weighted-average shares - diluted Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted Earnings Per Common Share Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted [Abstract] Schedule of Antidilutive Securities Excluded from Computation of Earnings Per Share [Table] Schedule of Antidilutive Securities Excluded from Computation of Earnings Per Share [Table] Antidilutive Securities [Axis] Antidilutive Securities [Axis] Antidilutive Securities, Name [Domain] Antidilutive Securities, Name [Domain] Share-based Payment Arrangement [Member] Share-based Payment Arrangement [Member] Antidilutive Securities Excluded from 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Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Nonvested, Number of Shares [Roll Forward] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Nonvested, Number of Shares [Roll Forward] Nonvested at December 31 Granted Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Grants in Period Assumed Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Other Share Increase (Decrease) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Per Share Weighted Average Price of Shares Purchased Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Per Share Weighted Average Price of Shares Purchased Vested Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Vested in Period Forfeited Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Forfeited in Period Nonvested at December 31 Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Nonvested, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value [Abstract] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Nonvested, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value [Abstract] Nonvested at December 31, 2016, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Nonvested, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Granted, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Grants in Period, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Vested, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Vested in Period, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Forfeitured, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Forfeitures, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Nonvested at December 31, 2019, Weighted Average Grant Date Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Additional Disclosures [Abstract] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Additional Disclosures [Abstract] Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expensed and Capitalized, Amount Share-based Payment Arrangement, Expensed and Capitalized, Amount Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Excluding Option, Cost Not yet Recognized, Amount Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Excluding Option, Cost Not yet Recognized, Amount Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Cost Not yet Recognized, Period for Recognition Share-based Payment Arrangement, Nonvested Award, Cost Not yet Recognized, Period for Recognition Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Vested in Period, Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Equity Instruments Other than Options, Vested in Period, Fair Value Deferred Compensation Cash-based Arrangements, Liability, Current Deferred Compensation Cash-based Arrangements, Liability, Current Earnings Per Share, Policy Earnings Per Share, Policy [Policy Text Block] Management contracts Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Intangible Assets, Other than Goodwill Goodwill Goodwill, Gross Accounts payable and other liabilities Business Combination, Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed, Current Liabilities Schedule Of Consideration, Merger With REIT II Schedule of Business Acquisitions by Acquisition, Contingent Consideration [Table Text Block] Schedule of Recognized Identified Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Leases, Merger With REIT II Deferred leasing commissions and costs Deferred Costs, Leasing, Gross Deferred financing expenses Debt Issuance Costs, Gross Office equipment, ROU assets, and other Furniture and Fixtures, Gross Total depreciable and amortizable assets Other Deferred Costs, Gross Accumulated depreciation and amortization Accumulated Amortization of Other Deferred Costs Net depreciable and amortizable assets Other Deferred Costs, Net Accounts receivable, net Accounts Receivable, after Allowance for Credit Loss Deferred rent receivable, net Deferred Rent Receivables, Net Derivative asset Derivative Instruments and Hedges, Assets Investment in affiliates Investments in and Advances to Affiliates, at Fair Value Prepaids and other Prepaid Expense Total other assets, net Other Assets SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate [Roll Forward] Balance at January 1 SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Gross Real estate acquisitions SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Other Acquisition Net additions to/improvements of real estate SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Improvements Adoption of ASC 842 SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Accumulated Depreciation, Other Addition Real estate dispositions SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Cost of Investment in Real Estate Sold Impairment of real estate SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Write-down or Reserve, Amount Real estate held for sale SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate, Other Deduction Balance at December 31 Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Schedule of Real Estate Properties [Table] Real Estate Property Ownership [Axis] Real Estate Property Ownership [Axis] Real Estate Properties [Domain] Real Estate Properties [Domain] Wholly Owned Properties Wholly Owned Properties [Member] Real Estate Properties [Line Items] Real Estate Properties [Line Items] Equity method investment, ownership percentage Subsequent Event [Table] Subsequent Event [Table] Gleneagles Court Gleneagles Court [Member] Gleneagles Court Timberlake Station Timberlake Station [Member] Timberlake Station Cactus Village Cactus Village [Member] Cactus Village Dividends [Axis] Dividends [Axis] Dividends [Domain] Dividends [Domain] Dividend Paid Dividend Paid [Member] Dividend Declared Dividend Declared [Member] Subsequent Event [Line Items] Subsequent Event [Line Items] Distribution rate Gross amount of distribution paid Dividends, Common Stock Distributions reinvested Net cash distribution Payments of Ordinary Dividends, Common Stock Sale price Proceeds from Sale of Property Held-for-sale Square footage Area of Real Estate Property Subsidiaries [Member] Affiliated Entity Affiliated Entity [Member] PECO Air PECO Air [Member] PECO Air Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Parent Other Nonrecurring Income Other Nonrecurring Income Other impairment charges Guarantor Obligations, Maximum Exposure, Undiscounted Guarantor Obligations, Maximum Exposure, Undiscounted Guarantee Obligations Expected Exposure Guarantee Obligations Expected Exposure In most instances, potential amount of future payments (undiscounted) the guarantor could be required to make under the guarantee or each group of similar guarantees before reduction for potential recoveries under recourse or collateralization provisions. ASSETS Assets [Abstract] Investment in real estate: Real Estate Investment Property, Net [Abstract] Land and improvements Land and Land Improvements Building and improvements Investment Building and Building Improvements In-place lease assets Finite-Lived Intangible Asset, Acquired-in-Place Leases Above-market lease assets Finite-Lived Intangible Asset, Off-market Lease, Favorable, Gross Total investment in real estate assets Real Estate Investment Property, at Cost Accumulated depreciation and amortization Real Estate Investment Property, Accumulated Depreciation Net investment in real estate assets Real Estate Investment Property, Net Investment in unconsolidated joint ventures Real Estate Investments, Unconsolidated Real Estate and Other Joint Ventures Total investment in real estate assets, net Real Estate Investments, Net Cash and cash equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, at Carrying Value Restricted cash Restricted Cash Corporate intangible assets, net Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Net Other assets, net Real estate investment and other assets held for sale Assets Held-for-sale, Not Part of Disposal Group, Current Total assets Assets LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Liabilities Liabilities [Abstract] Debt obligations, net Below-market lease liabilities, net Off-market Lease, Unfavorable Earn-out liability Deferred income Deferred Revenue Derivative liability Derivative Instruments and Hedges, Liabilities Accounts payable and other liabilities Accounts Payable and Other Accrued Liabilities Total liabilities Liabilities Commitments and contingencies (Note 13) Commitments and Contingencies Equity: Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Preferred stock, $0.01 par value per share, 10,000 shares authorized, zero shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2019 and 2018 Preferred Stock, Value, Issued Common stock, $0.01 par value per share, 1,000,000 shares authorized, 289,047 and 279,803 shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively Common Stock, Value, Issued Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid in Capital Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income (“AOCI”) Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax Accumulated deficit Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) Total stockholders’ equity Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent Noncontrolling interests Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Total equity Total liabilities and equity Liabilities and Equity Finite-Lived Intangible Assets Acquired as Part of Business Combination [Table] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets Acquired as Part of Business Combination [Table] Business Combination, Separately Recognized Transactions, Settlement of Related Party Amounts, Gross Business Combination, Separately Recognized Transactions, Settlement of Related Party Amounts, Gross In a business combination, the amount of settlement of related party amounts excluding the accumulated amortization of the related asset. Management contracts, fair value Finite-Lived Intangible Asset, Useful Life Derecognition of management contracts Business Combination, Separately Recognized Transactions, Additional Disclosures, Related Party Settlement Accumulated Depreciation For a business combination, in the settlement of a related party amount, the accumulated depreciation of the settled amount. Fee and Management Income Disaggregation of Revenue [Table Text Block] Advisory Transactions Advisor Transactions [Table Text Block] Table summarizing fees earned by and the expenses reimbursable to the Advisor and Sub-advisor, except for organization and offering costs and general and administrative expenses Property Management Transactions Property Manager Transactions [Table Text Block] Property Manager Transactions [Table Text Block] Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Net (loss) income Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income to net cash provided by operating activities: Adjustments, Noncash Items, to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Depreciation and amortization of real estate assets Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization Depreciation and amortization of corporate assets Other Depreciation and Amortization Net amortization of above- and below-market leases Amortization of above and below Market Leases Amortization of deferred financing expenses Amortization of Debt Issuance Costs Amortization of debt and derivative adjustments Amortization of Debt Discount (Premium) Loss (gain) on extinguishment or modification of debt, net Gain (Loss) on Extinguishment of Debt Gain on sale or contribution of property, net Gain (Loss) on Disposition of Property Plant Equipment Change in fair value of earn-out liability and derivatives Business Combination, Contingent Consideration Arrangements, Change in Amount of Contingent Consideration, Liability Straight-line rent Straight Line Rent Share-based compensation Share-based Payment Arrangement, Noncash Expense Other Other Noncash Income (Expense) Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Increase (Decrease) in Operating Capital [Abstract] Other assets, net Increase (Decrease) in Other Operating Assets Accounts payable and other liabilities Increase (Decrease) in Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities Net cash provided by operating activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities [Abstract] Real estate acquisitions Payments to Acquire Commercial Real Estate Distributions and proceeds from unconsolidated joint ventures Proceeds from Real Estate and Real Estate Joint Ventures