WINNIPEG, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Artis Real Estate Investment Trust
(TSX: AX.UN) ("Artis" or the "REIT") announced that its trustees have
declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.2122 per Series A
preferred unit ("Series A Unit") of Artis for the quarter ending
September 30, 2012. The cash distributions will be made on September
28, 2012 to Series A Unitholders of record on September 28, 2012.
As at the date hereof, there are an aggregate of 3,450,000 Series A
Units issued and outstanding.
Artis is a diversified Canadian real estate investment trust investing
in office, industrial and retail properties. Since 2004, Artis has
executed an aggressive but disciplined growth strategy, building a
portfolio of commercial properties in Canada and the United States,
with a major focus on Western Canada. Artis' commercial property
comprises nearly 20.5 million square feet of leasable area in 198
properties. Leasable area by asset class is approximately 20.1% retail,
36.6% office and 43.3% industrial. The portfolio is located 9.2% in
British Columbia, 28.4% in Alberta, 5.4% in Saskatchewan, 17.5% in
Manitoba, 15.1% in Ontario and 24.4% in the U.S.
The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the
adequacy or accuracy of this press release.
SOURCE: Artis Real Estate Investment Trust
For further information:
Mr. Armin Martens, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jim Green, Chief Financial Officer or Ms. Kirsty Stevens, Chief Administrative Officer at 1.204.947.1250