FREDERICTON, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd. ("Plazacorp" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: PLZ) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05625 per common share to be paid on May 15, 2013 to all common shareholders of record on April 16, 2013.
The Corporation intends to make an election under subsection 131(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) deeming the full amount of the dividend to be a capital gains dividend, payable out of the Corporation's capital gain dividend account.
Plazacorp acquires, develops and redevelops unenclosed and enclosed retail real estate throughout Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario, which is predominantly occupied by national tenants (approximately 90% of the total). Plazacorp's portfolio includes interests in 118 properties totaling 5.2 million square feet and additional lands held for development. These include properties directly held by Plazacorp, its subsidiaries and through joint ventures.
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SOURCE: PLAZACORP RETAIL PROPERTIES LTD.
For further information:
For more information on Plazacorp, visit our website at www.plaza.ca
or contact: Michael Zakuta, President and Chief Executive Officer, at (514) 457-0997 or Floriana Cipollone, Chief Financial Officer, at (416) 848-4583