WINNIPEG, Dec. 11, 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 US$0.3740 per Series C
preferred unit ("Series C Unit") of Artis for the quarter ending
December 31, 2012. The cash distributions will be made on December 31,
2012 to Series C Unitholders of record on December 31, 2012.
As at the date hereof, there are an aggregate of 3,000,000 Series C
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 approximately 23.4 million square feet of leasable area in
220 properties. Leasable area by asset class is approximately 18.3%
retail, 32.1% office and 49.6% industrial. The portfolio is located
7.9% in British Columbia, 25.7% in Alberta, 5.1% in Saskatchewan, 15.4%
in Manitoba, 16.0% in Ontario and 29.9% in the U.S.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and 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 of the REIT at 1.204.947.1250