Charter Real Estate Investment Trust
TSX VENTURE : CRH.UN

Charter Real Estate Investment Trust

May 17, 2010 10:56 ET

Charter Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX VENTURE:CRH.UN) Announces Distribution of $0.01333 Per Unit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - Charter Real Estate Investment Trust ("Charter REIT") (TSX VENTURE:CRH.UN) is pleased to announce a $0.01333 per unit distribution for May 2010. The distribution will be paid on June 15, 2010 to unitholders of record on May 31, 2010.

Charter REIT currently has approximately 18,536,248 trust units outstanding.

Distribution Reinvestment Plan

Charter REIT offers a distribution reinvestment plan whereby residents of Canada may elect to have their cash distributions reinvested in additional units of Charter REIT. Currently, approximately 9% of the total issued and outstanding units have enroled in the plan. 

Charter REIT

Charter Real Estate Investment Trust is an open-end real estate investment trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. Charter REIT is focused on acquiring and managing a portfolio of retail and mixed-use retail community and neighbourhood centres, generally in the mid-market deal size range of $10 to $40 million, from both primary and secondary markets throughout Canada. Charter REIT currently owns 10 retail properties located in Ontario and Quebec.

Certain statements included in this press release constitute forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, those identified by the expressions "expect," "intend," "will" and similar expressions to the extent they relate to Charter REIT. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect Charter REIT's current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the ability of Charter REIT to pay the distribution on the date specified. Although Charter REIT believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward- looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.

Charter Real Estate Investment Trust
The Exchange Tower
130 King Street West
Suite 2810, P.O. Box 104
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1A4
Telephone: (416) 364-5705
Fax: (416) 861-8166

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Contact Information

  • Charter Real Estate Investment Trust
    Ari Silverberg
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 364-5705
    (416) 861-8166 (FAX)
    or
    Charter Real Estate Investment Trust
    Floriana Cipollone
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 364-5705
    (416) 861-8166 (FAX)