Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust announces new leasing agreement in Edmonton



    VANCOUVER, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust ("PIRET")
(TSXV: AAR.UN) is pleased to announce that it has successfully negotiated a
new leasing agreement for 9203 - 35th Avenue, a 15,778 square foot single
storey industrial building located on a 0.82 acre site in Strathcona
Industrial Park in Edmonton, Alberta.
    PIRET has entered into a new fully net leasing agreement for a term of
5 years effective October 1, 2008. The new lease will increase Net Operating
Income by $16,033 per annum.
    PIRET co-founder Darren Latoski states, "This transaction is indicative
of the inherent value of our existing portfolio, as we continue to see high
demand for quality industrial assets in prime industrial precincts across the
country. PIRET's focus has been on conservative and sensible growth and adding
value to our existing portfolio without diluting our existing unit holders.
This new fully net lease will have an immediate impact by reducing our payout
ratio from 84% to 83%."

    PIRET's units are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol
AAR.UN.

    
    About Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET)
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    PIRET is an unincorporated, open-ended investment trust established for
the purposes of acquiring, owning and operating a diversified portfolio of
income-producing industrial properties in both primary and secondary markets
across Canada. PIRET focuses exclusively on investing in industrial properties
and is the only publicly traded vehicle in Canada that offers investors
exclusive exposure to Canada's industrial asset class.
    Additional information about PIRET is available at www.piret.ca or
www.sedar.com.

    
    THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT
    RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR THE ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.
    





For further information:

For further information: Darren Latoski, Co-Founder, Andrew Greig,
Director of Investor Relations, Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET),
Suite 910, 925 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3L2, Phone: (604)
681-5959 or (888) 681-5959, E-mail: agreig@piret.ca, www.piret.ca


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