Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Inclusion in FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Developed Index

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VANCOUVER, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust ("PIRET") (TSX: AAR.UN) announced today that it has received notification from FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series that PIRET will be added to the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Developed Index (the "Index") effective on June 24, 2013.

FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series made the announcement in their Americas Quarterly Review on June 13, 2013.

Darren Latoski, PIRET's Co-CEO stated, "Since the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series is used by investors worldwide for investment analysis, performance measurement and strategic asset allocation, our inclusion in the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Developed Index represents significant recognition for PIRET."

About FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series

The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series is designed to represent general trends in eligible real estate equities worldwide. Relevant real estate activities are defined as the ownership, disposure and development of income-producing real estate. The index series now covers Global, Developed and Emerging indices, as well the UK's AIM market.

About Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust 

PIRET is an unincorporated, open-ended investment trust that acquires, owns and operates a diversified portfolio of income-producing industrial properties in primary markets across Canada. PIRET focuses exclusively on investing in industrial properties and is the largest internally managed publicly traded REIT 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 Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed nor approved the contents of this press release and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE: Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET)

For further information:

Andrew Greig,
Director of Investor Relations
Suite 910, 925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC  V6C 3L2
Phone: (604) 398-2836 or (888) 681-5959
E-mail: agreig@piret.ca

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