|By Marketwired .||
|August 15, 2014 05:00 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/14 -- Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ("CAPREIT") (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today its August 2014 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.09833 per Unit (or $1.18 on an annualized basis). The July distribution will be payable on September 15, 2014 to Unitholders of record on August 29, 2014.
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 41,429 residential units, comprised of 35,247 residential suites and 29 manufactured home communities comprising 6,182 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 65%. For more information about CAPREIT, its business and its investment highlights, please refer to our website at www.capreit.net and our public disclosure, which can be found under our profile at www.sedar.com.
Mr. Michael Stein
Mr. Thomas Schwartz
President & CEO
Mr. Scott Cryer
Chief Financial Officer