SOURCE: Slate Office REIT

Slate Office REIT

March 15, 2016 18:33 ET

Slate Office REIT Announces Distribution for the Month of March 2016 and Amendment to Its Distribution Reinvestment Plan

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 15, 2016) -  Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN) (the "REIT"), a leading owner of office properties in Canada, announced today that the Board of Trustees has declared a distribution for the month of March 2016 of C$0.0625 per trust unit of the REIT.

The distribution will be payable on April 15, 2016 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on March 31, 2016.

Amendment to Distribution Reinvestment Plan

Eligible unitholders (which includes holders of Class B limited partnership units that are exchangeable into trust units of the REIT) that elect to participate in the Distribution Reinvestment Plan (the "DRIP") will have their cash distributions used to purchase trust units of the REIT (the "Units").

The REIT announced today that the discount at which Units are issued pursuant to the REIT's DRIP will be decreased from 3% to 0%, to take effect with the March 2016 distribution, payable on April 15, 2016 to Unitholders of record as of March 31, 2016.

Unitholders wishing to participate should contact their investment advisors to enroll in the DRIP. Additional details and information can be found by visiting

About Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN)

Slate Office REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The REIT's portfolio currently comprises 34 strategic and well-located real estate assets located primarily across Canada's major population centres. The REIT is focused on maximizing value through internal organic rental and occupancy growth and strategic acquisitions. Slate Management Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Slate Asset Management L.P., is the REIT's manager. Visit to learn more about the REIT.

About Slate Asset Management L.P.

Slate Asset Management L.P. ("Slate") is a leading real estate investment platform with over $3 billion in assets under management. Slate is a value-oriented company and a significant sponsor of all its private and publicly-traded investment vehicles, which are tailored to the unique goals and objectives of its investors. The firm's careful and selective investment approach creates long term value with an emphasis on capital preservation and outsized returns. Slate is supported by exceptional people, flexible capital and a proven ability to originate and execute on a wide range of compelling investment opportunities. Visit to learn more about Slate Asset Management L.P.

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