/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets to Host Annual North American Real Estate Investment Trust Conference/

    CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and
corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), announced it
will be hosting its annual North American Real Estate Investment Trust
conference, which brings together more than 200 institutional investors and
senior executives for U.S. and Canadian REITs.
    BMO Capital Markets' Real Estate Equity Team's Richard Anderson and Paul
Adornato in the U.S. and Karine MacIndoe in Canada are pleased to be your
hosts. The conference will take place in the James Hotel in Chicago, September
10-12. This interactive forum will feature a comprehensive list of senior
executives from more than 45 REITs across the United States and Canada who
will discuss ideas and industry trends on both sides of the border.

    The conference also features 2 keynote speakers:

    Thursday, September 11, 2008, 12:30 pm CT:
    Donald Coxe, Global Portfolio Strategist, BMO Financial Group

    Friday, September 12, 2008, 7:30 am CT:
    Jack Ablin, U.S. Portfolio Strategist, Harris Bank/BMO Capital Markets

    The conference will be audio web-cast live and archived on the BMO
Capital Markets web-site at:


    Messrs Anderson and Adornato and Ms. MacIndoe will be available by
appointment for interviews during the conference. An up-to-the-minute agenda(*)
with presentation times for the conference is available on the BMO Capital
Markets web-site at:

    Media interested in attending and/or scheduling an interview should call
Orli Namian at (416)-867-3996.

    Scheduled presenting companies include:

    Acadia Realty (AKR)              Kenneth Bernstein    President & CEO
                                     Jonathan Grisham     SVP & CAO

    AIMCO (AIV)                      Tom Herzog           EVP & CFO

    American Land Lease (ANL)        Robert Blatz         President & COO

    Brandywine Realty (BDN)          Howard Sipzner       EVP & CFO

    Camden Property (CPT)            Richard Campo        Chairman & CEO

    Cedar Shopping Centers (CDR      Leo Ullman           CEO
                                     Lawrence Kreider     CFO

    Cogdell Spencer (CSA)            Frank Spencer        President & CEO

    Colonial Properties (CLP)        Weston Andress       President & CFO

    Corporate Office                 Roger Waesche        EVP & COO
     Properties (OFC)

    DCT Industrial (DCT)             Phil Hawkins         CEO
                                     Stuart Brown         CFO

    EastGroup Properties (EGP)       Brent Wood           SVP

    Entertainment Properties         David Brain          President & CEO
     Trust (EPR)

    Equity Lifestyle (ELS)           Michael Berman       EVP & CFO

    Equity Residential (EQR)         Mark Parrell         EVP & CFO

    Essex Property Trust (ESS)       Keith Guericke       President & CEO
                                     Michael Dance        EVP & CFO

    Extra Space Storage (EXR)        Kent Christensen     EVP & CFO

    First Industrial (FR)            Mike Brennan         President & CEO
                                     Mike Havala          CFO

    First Potomac (FPO)              Douglas Donatelli    Chairman & CEO
                                     Barry Bass           EVP & CFO

    Forest City Enterprises (FCEA)   Bob O'Brien          CFO

    Health Care REIT (HCN)           Scott Estes          SVP & CFO

    Healthcare Realty (HR)           Doug Whitman         EVP & COO

    Home Properties (HME)            Ed Pettinella        President & CEO
                                     David Gardner        EVP & CFO

    Inland Real Estate (IRC)         Mark Zalatoris       President & CEO
                                     Brett Brown          VP & CFO
                                     Scott Carr           President, Property

    Kite Realty (KRG)                John Kite            President & CEO
                                     Daniel Sink          EVP & CFO

    Liberty Property (LRY)           Bill Hankowsky       Chairman/Pres/CEO

    LTC Properties (LTC)             Wendy Simpson        President & CEO
                                     Pamela Shelley-      SVP & CFO

    Mid-America Apartments (MAA)     Eric Bolton          CEO

    Parkway Properties (PKY)         William Flatt        EVP & COO

    Sovran Self Storage (SSS)        David Rogers         CFO

    Sun Communities (SUI)            Karen Dearing        CFO

    UDR, Inc. (UDR)                  Thomas Toomey        President & CEO

    Ventas (VTR)                     Debra Cafaro         Chairman/Pres/CEO

    W.P. Carey (WPC)                 Gordon DuGan         CEO

    Canadian REITs/Corporations

    Allied Properties (AP.UN)        Michael R. Emory     President & CEO

    Artis (AX.UN)                    Armin Martens        CEO
                                     Jim Green            CFO

    Boardwalk (BEI.UN)               Sam Kolias           Chairman & CEO

    Calloway REIT (CWT.UN)           Simon Nyilassy       President & CEO
                                     Bart Munn            CFO

    CAP REIT (CAR.UN)                Thomas Schwartz      President & CEO
                                     Yazdi Bharucha       CFO

    Chartwell Seniors                Stephen Suske        CEO & Vice Chair
     Housing (CSH.UN)
                                     Vlad Volodarski      CFO

    Crombie (CRR.UN)                 Scott Ball           CFO

    Dundee (D.UN)                    Michael Cooper       Vice Chairman & CEO
                                     Mario Barrafato      SVP & CFO

    First Capital Realty (FCR)       Dori Segal           President & CEO
                                     Karen Weaver         CFO

    H&R REIT (HR.UN)                 Tom Hofstedter       President & CEO

    Homburg Invest (HII.A/HII.B)     Richard Homburg      President & CEO
                                     Jamie Miles          CFO

    InnVest (INN.UN)                 Kenneth Gibson       President & CEO
                                     Tamara Lawson        CFO

    Killam Properties Inc. (KMP)     Philip Fraser        President & CEO
                                     Robert Richardson    EVP & CFO

    Northern Property (NPR.UN)       Jim Britton          President & CEO
                                     Todd Cook            CFO

    Primaris Retail (PMZ.UN)         Louis Forbes         CFO

    (*)Agenda subject to change.

    About BMO Capital Markets

    BMO Capital Markets is a leading full-service North American financial
services provider, with over 2,400 employees operating in 14 North American
offices and 26 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government
clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking
products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group
(NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers
in North America with US$375 billion total assets and more than
37,000 employees as at July 31, 2008.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Orli Namian, Toronto,
orli.namian@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996; Holly Holt, New York, holly.holt@bmo.com,
(212) 885-4153; Internet: www.bmocm.com

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