Granite Announces Election of Trustees and Directors

TORONTO, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Granite Real Estate Investment Trust ("Granite REIT") (TSX: GRT.UN; NYSE: GRP.U) - Granite REIT and Granite REIT Inc. ("Granite GP") held their joint annual general meetings of stapled unitholders today, and each of the individuals below was elected as a trustee of Granite REIT and a director of Granite GP.

The vote was conducted by a show of hands. Proxies received by management in advance of the meetings indicated the following:


As Trustee of Granite REIT

As Director of Granite GP

Nominee

Votes For

%

Votes
Withheld

%

Votes For

%

Votes
Withheld

%

Michael Brody

36,089,493

98.87

413,620

1.13

36,140,002

99.01

363,111

0.99

Peter Dey

35,735,219

97.90

767,894

2.10

35,790,305

98.05

712,808

1.95

Barry Gilbertson

35,805,743

98.09

697,370

1.91

35,791,350

98.05

711,763

1.95

Thomas Heslip

36,492,819

99.97

10,294

0.03

36,491,113

99.97

11,969

0.03

Gerald Miller

36,163,590

99.07

339,523

0.93

36,148,886

99.03

354,227

0.97

Scott Oran

36,098,515

98.89

404,598

1.11

36,155,872

99.05

347,241

0.95

G. Wesley Voorheis

36,093,762

98.88

409,351

1.12

36,155,569

99.05

347,544

0.95


Votes For

%

Votes
Withheld

%

The re-appointment of Deloitte LLP, as Auditors of Granite REIT

36,966,408

99.93

27,101

0.07

The re-appointment of Deloitte LLP, as Auditors of Granite GP

36,955,319

99.90

38,189

0.10

A total of 36,995,899 stapled units (78.69% of outstanding stapled units) were represented in person or by proxy at the meetings.

ABOUT GRANITE

Granite is a Canadian-based REIT engaged in the ownership and management of predominantly industrial, warehouse and logistics properties in North America and Europe. Granite owns approximately 30 million square feet in over 100 rental income properties. Our tenant base currently includes Magna International Inc. and its operating subsidiaries as our largest tenants, together with tenants from other industries.

OTHER INFORMATION

Copies of financial data and other publicly filed documents are available through the internet on Canadian Securities Administrators' Systems for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) which can be accessed at www.sedar.com and on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval System (EDGAR) which can be accessed at www.sec.gov. For further information, please see our website at www.granitereit.com or contact Tom Heslip, Chief Executive Officer, at 647-925-7539 or Michael Forsayeth, Chief Financial Officer, at 647-925-7600.

SOURCE Granite Real Estate Investment Trust

For further information: please see our website at www.granitereit.com or contact Tom Heslip, Chief Executive Officer, at 647-925-7539 or Michael Forsayeth, Chief Financial Officer, at 647-925-7600.


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