VANCOUVER, April 19, 2013 /CNW/ - American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP ("AHIP") (TSX: HOT.UN) announced today that the Board of Directors of American Hotel Income Properties REIT (GP) Inc., the general partner of AHIP, has approved the cash distribution of Cdn$0.075 per limited partnership unit ("Unit") of AHIP for the period of April 1, 2013 to April 30, 2013, which is equal to Cdn$0.90 per Unit on an annualized basis. The distribution will be paid on May 15, 2013 to unitholders of record on April 30, 2013. There are currently 10,405,000 Units issued and outstanding.
The policy of AHIP is to pay cash distributions on or about the 15th day of each month to the unitholders of record on the last business day of the preceding month.
This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which reflects AHIP's current expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking information is identified by the use of terms and phrases such as "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "predict", "project", "will", "would" and similar terms and phrases and includes, but is not limited to, the amount of the expected monthly cash distributions and annual yield for the Units and the timing to pay the first cash distribution to unitholders, Forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond AHIP's control, that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in, or implied by, such forward-looking information. Such assumptions include, but are not limited to, a reasonably stable North American economy and stock market. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the factors discussed under "Risk Factors" in AHIP`s Management's Discussion and Analysis dated March 28, 2013. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, except as expressly required by applicable law, AHIP assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise such information,
About American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP
AHIP is a limited partnership formed under the Limited Partnership Act (Ontario) to invest in hotel real estate properties located substantially in the United States and engaged primarily in the railroad employee accommodation, transportation, and contract-focused lodging sectors. AHIP's long-term objectives are to: (i) generate stable and growing cash distributions from hotel properties substantially in the US; (ii) enhance the value of its assets and maximize the long-term value of the hotel properties through active management; and (iii) expand its asset base and increase its Adjusted Funds From Operations ("AFFO") per Unit through an accretive acquisition program, participation in strategic development opportunities and improvements to its properties through targeted value-added capital expenditure programs.
SOURCE: American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP
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