Boardwalk Rental Communities and the Kolias Family Boardwalk Charitable Foundation announce a Platinum Sponsorship of We Day Alberta.

CALGARY, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ -CALGARY, October 22, 2013 - Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust ("BEI.UN" - TSX)

Boardwalk Rental Communities ("Boardwalk") and the Kolias Family Boardwalk Charitable Foundation are proud to announce, for the second consecutive year, their Platinum Sponsorship of We Day Alberta. We Day is an event held to empower and inspire youth to bring a positive change in their local and global communities and features speeches and performances from public figures, global leaders and social activists,

Boardwalk strongly believes in building better communities and is excited to be part of an event that motivates youth to do the same. Sam Kolias, CEO and Chairman of Boardwalk REIT said, "Community engagement starts with encouraging our youth to give back and make a difference in local, national and global communities. We are honoured to partner with Free the Children in presenting We Day Alberta."

We Day Alberta is an initiative of Free The Children and is to be held on October 24, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. For more information about Free The Children and We Day, visit www.weday.com.

About Boardwalk REIT

Boardwalk REIT is Canada's friendliest landlord and currently owns and operates more than 225 properties with 35,277 residential units (as at June 30, 2012) totaling approximately 30 million net rentable square feet. Boardwalk's principal objectives are to provide its Residents with the best quality communities and superior Customer Service, while providing Unitholders with sustainable monthly cash distributions, and increase the value of its Trust Units through selective acquisitions, dispositions, and effective management of its residential multi‐family properties. Boardwalk REIT is vertically integrated and is Canada's leading owner/operator of Multi‐Family Communities with over 1,500 Associates bringing Customers home to properties located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia.

Boardwalk REIT's Trust units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol BEI.UN. Additional information about Boardwalk REIT can be found on the Trust's website at www.BoardwalkREIT.com.


SOURCE: Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust

For further information:

Media Relations:                     
David McIlveen
Director of Community Development
403-531-9255
dmcilveen@bwalk.com                  

Investor Relations:
James Ha
Director of Mortgage and Finance
403-531-9255
JHa@bwalk.com


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