NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces March Distribution

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that the Trustees of the REIT have declared a distribution of $0.06667 per unit for the month of March, 2014, representing $0.80 per unit on an annualized basis.  The distribution will be payable on April 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as at March 31, 2014.

For the year ended December 31, 2013, the REIT has determined that 100% of the distributions paid are deemed return of capital and thus tax deferred.

About NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT holds a portfolio of 78 income-producing properties, with a focus on medical office buildings and healthcare real estate, comprising approximately 4.7 million square feet of gross leasable area located in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect the REIT's current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected herein. The REIT disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

SOURCE NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

For further information:

Ernie Spraggs, CFO, (416) 601-3221, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, www.nwhp.ca