Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

February 17, 2012 17:00 ET

CAPREIT Announces February 2012 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2012) - Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:CAR.UN) ("CAPREIT") announced today its February 2012 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.09 per Unit. The February distribution will be payable on March 15, 2012 to Unitholders of record on February 29, 2012.

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 is a growth-oriented investment trust owning interests in 31,014 residential units, comprised of 29,681 residential suites and two manufactured home communities comprising 1,333 land lease sites located in and near major urban centres across Canada. 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 website 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. Scott Cryer
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 861-5771