Huntingdon REIT announces the acquisition of Winnipeg office property



    WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Huntingdon Real Estate Investment Trust
("HREIT") (TSX: HNT.UN) announced today that it has agreed to acquire a
two-storey office property in suburban Winnipeg, Manitoba for $5.3 Million,
subject to the usual closing adjustments. The property, known as the Xerox
Building, is located at 895 Waverley Street and contains 34,435 square feet of
net leasable area. The property is fully leased to Xerox Canada Ltd,
Librestream Technologies Inc. and Dillon Consulting for terms maturing in 2012
and 2013.
    The purchase price, including estimated closing adjustments, represents
an estimated 7.75% capitalization rate. The acquisition will be financed with
a first mortgage loan in the amount of $4 Million and the balance in cash. The
first mortgage loan will bear interest at an estimated rate of 5.85% for a
five-year term and have a 25-year amortization. The acquisition is scheduled
to close on December 15, 2007.

    HREIT is a real estate investment trust, which is listed on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol HNT.UN. The objective of HREIT is to provide
Unitholders with stable and growing cash distributions from investments in a
geographically diversified Canadian portfolio of quality commercial and
industrial real estate properties. There are currently 71,974,873 trust units
outstanding. For further information on HREIT, please visit our website at
www.hreit.ca.

    This press release contains certain statements that could be considered
as forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is subject to
certain risks and uncertainties, which could result in actual results
differing materially from the forward-looking statements.

    The TSX has not reviewed or approved the contents of this press release
    and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this
    press release.





For further information:

For further information: Arni Thorsteinson, President & Chief Executive
Officer, or Gino Romagnoli, Investor Relations, Tel: (204) 475-9090, Fax:
(204) 452-5505, Email: info@hreit.ca

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