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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
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:
Director of Investor Relations
Suite 910, 925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
Phone: (604) 398-2836 or (888) 681-5959
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