Primaris Retail REIT

Primaris Retail REIT

January 19, 2006 16:02 ET

Primaris Retail REIT Announces February Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2006) - Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) announces today its February 2006 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.095. Payment will be made on February 15, 2006 to holders of record as of January 31, 2006.

In addition, unitholders who elect to participate in the DRIP will receive a further distribution, payable in units, equal in value to 3% of each cash distribution reinvested by them. The price at which units will be purchased with such cash distributions is based on a weighted average trading price of units for the 20 trading days prior to the relevant distribution date, which is normally the 15th of each month. Those unitholders wishing to enroll in the DRIP should contact the brokerage house or financial institution where their units are currently held and complete the required authorization form.

Primaris Retail REIT is a TSX listed real estate investment trust (TSX:PMZ.UN). Primaris Retail REIT owns 16 shopping centres comprising approximately 7 million square feet located in Canada. As of December 31, 2005 the REIT had 50,375,956 units issued and outstanding.

Contact Information

  • Primaris Retail REIT
    R. Michael Latimer
    Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 865-5353
    Primaris Retail REIT
    Louis M. Forbes
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 865-5360