Genesis Land Development Corp. announces revocation of cease trade orders

    (TSX: GDC)

    CALGARY, May 14 /CNW/ - Genesis Land Development Corp. (the
"Corporation") (TSX: GDC) today announced that the cease trade orders issued
by the securities commissions or equivalent in Alberta, British Columbia,
Manitoba and Ontario in respect of the Corporation (collectively, the "CTOs"),
were fully revoked by applicable securities regulatory authorities on or
before May 14, 2009. The CTOs were issued in connection with the Corporation's
delay in filing its audited annual financial statements and related
management's discussion and analysis for the year ended December 31, 2008. The
Corporation filed such documents on April 30, 2009, which are available for
viewing at
    As a result, the Corporation's common shares have been reinstated for
trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

    About Genesis Land Development Corp.

    Genesis Land Development Corp. is a Calgary-based land development
company with an inventory of more than 24,000 future residential building
sites (single-family and multi-family) and over 300 acres of
commercial/industrial lands in Western Canada, of which more than 14,000
residential lots and over 300 acres of commercial/industrial lands are located
in the Calgary metropolitan area.

    Certain statements in this news release could constitute forward-looking
statements. The Company's line of business involves risk, uncertainties and
other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of
Genesis to be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such
factors include the date on which the Toronto Stock Exchange reinstates the
Corporation for trading, the number of dwelling sites that Genesis will
actually develop and sell and Genesis' ability to collect amounts owing from
lot purchasers. Those risks and uncertainties are more fully described in
regulatory filings that can be obtained on SEDAR at

    The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this release.

For further information:

For further information: Dale Kearns, Genesis Land Development Corp.,
Phone: (403) 265-8079, Toll free: 1-800-341-7211, Fax: (403) 266-0746, E-Mail:, Internet:

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