Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

March 10, 2010 17:46 ET

CAPREIT Announces March, 2010 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ("CAPREIT") (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today its March 2010 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.09 per Unit. The March distribution will be payable on April 15, 2010 to Unitholders of record on March 31, 2010.

To encourage participation and reward our loyal Unitholders, investors registered in our Distribution Reinvestment Plan will continue to receive an additional amount equal to 5% of their distributions paid in the form of additional Units.

As one of Canada's largest residential landlords, CAPREIT (TSX:CAR.UN) is a growth-oriented investment trust owning interests in 27,614 residential suites and two manufactured home communities comprising 1,316 land lease sites located in or near major urban centres from coast to coast. Since its Initial Public Offering in May 1997, CAPREIT has grown monthly cash distributions per Unit by 51%. For more information about CAPREIT, its business and its investment highlights, please refer to our web site at and our public disclosure which can be found under our profile at

Contact Information

    Mr. Michael Stein
    (416) 861-5788
    Mr. Thomas Schwartz
    President & CEO
    (416) 861-9404
    Mr. Richard Smith
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 861-5771