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TORONTO, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - Gazit America Inc. ("Gazit America" or the "Company") (TSX: GAA) announced today that Equity One, Inc. ("Equity One") (NYSE: EQY), a major investment of the Company, has reported its third quarter 2009 operating results and, among other things, a new dividend policy. Equity One's full press release can be found on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml or on Equity One's website at www.equityone.net
ABOUT GAZIT AMERICA (TSX: GAA)
Gazit America is focused on entrepreneurial real estate opportunities including the acquisition and development of income-producing properties, investments in public and private real estate entities, investments in joint ventures and other structured acquisitions and investments in commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities. Gazit America currently owns approximately 16% of Equity One, Inc. (NYSE: EQY), a US real estate investment trust, and two properties comprised of five medical office buildings totalling approximately 115,000 square feet of rentable space located in Cambridge and London, Ontario.
SOURCE Gazit America Inc.
For further information: For further information: regarding Gazit America: Roni Soffer, Vice-Chair & interim C.E.O., or David Dinniwell, C.F.O., Gazit America Inc., 109 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 303, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6K 1X4, Tel: (416) 447-6400, Fax: (416) 447-6488, www.gazitamerica.com