SOURCE: Federal Realty Investment Trust

Federal Realty Investment Trust

January 03, 2011 18:14 ET

Pentagon Row Announces Ice Skating Gala on Sat, Jan 29

Portion of Proceeds to Benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Capitol Chapter

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - January 3, 2011) - Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced that Pentagon Row will host an Ice Skating Gala on Saturday, January 29, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. The ice-skating event will feature a musical performance by Fools & Horses, a photo booth, refreshments, strolling entertainment including a stilt walker, magician, ice queen, and juggler, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Capitol Chapter.

"This is a great opportunity for families and friends to enjoy a fun-filled winter evening outdoors," said Sarah North, Pentagon Row marketing manager. "We invite the community to join us for ice-skating and festivities and stay for dinner and shopping." Customers who spend $50 or more on January 29 can show their receipts during the event at the information booth located by Bally Total Fitness to receive a free loop scarf in blue, gray or cream.

WHAT: Pentagon Row Ice Skating Gala
WHEN: Saturday, January 29, 2011
WHERE: Pentagon Row: 1101 South Joyce Street in Arlington, Va. (Pentagon City Metro Stop)
TIME: 5-7 p.m.
COST: Event is free and open to the public; Ice-skating rates: $8 Adults, $7 Kids (12 and under for 2 hrs)
BENEFICIARY: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Capitol Chapter --
INFO: (301) 998-8100 or

About Pentagon Row
Pentagon Row is a 296,000 square foot shopping, dining, and living destination located at 1101 South Joyce Street in Arlington, Virginia. Pentagon Row is a vibrant shopping and entertainment destination with a unique combination of specialty retailers, exciting restaurants and amenities that include Harris Teeter, Bally Total Fitness, a central plaza with outdoor cafes, and an ice-skating rink (November through March) that provides a neighborhood gathering spot for residents of more than 500 apartment homes. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Federal Realty
Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management and redevelopment of high quality retail assets. Federal Realty's portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contains approximately 18.2 million square feet located primarily in strategically selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 93.9% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of September 30, 2010, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 2.7% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 43 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P MidCap 400 company and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For more information, please visit

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