WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Results of Voting for Trustees at Annual and Special Meeting of Unitholders

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: WIR.U) announced today the results of voting at its annual and special meeting of unitholders held earlier today (the "Meeting"). Each of the nominees listed in the management information circular dated April 14, 2014 was elected as a trustee of the REIT at the Meeting. According to proxies received by management in advance of the Meeting, the voting results were:

Nominee

# of Votes
For

% of Votes

For

# of Votes

Withheld

% of Votes

Withheld

Milo D. Arkema

5,509,920

99.84%

9,100

0.16%

Scott T. Frederiksen

5,510,120

99.84%

8,900

0.16%

Sarah B. Kavanagh

5,511,570

99.87%

7,450

0.13%

Harry Rosenbaum

5,512,120

99.87%

6,900

0.13%

Andrew M. Silberstein  

5,460,770

98.94%

58,250

1.06%

Charles B. Swanson

5,504,420

99.74%

14,600

0.26%

Robert T. Wolf

5,510,120

99.84%

8,900

0.16%

 

Details of the voting results on all matters considered at the Meeting are available in the REIT's report of voting results, which is available under the REIT's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a declaration of trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT has been formed to own and operate an institutional-quality portfolio of primarily industrial properties located in the United States, with a particular focus on warehouse and distribution industrial real estate. WPT Industrial, LP (the REIT's operating subsidiary) indirectly owns a portfolio of properties consisting of approximately 11.7 million square feet of gross leasable area comprised of 38 industrial properties and two office properties located in 12 states within the United States.

SOURCE WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust

For further information: Scott Frederiksen, Chief Executive Officer, WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust, Tel: (952) 897-7737, Fax: (952) 842-7737, www.wptreit.com