Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Announces Tax Treatment of Year 2009 Dividend Distributions

Jan 29, 2010, 08:30 ET from Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) announced today the tax treatment of its Year 2009 dividend distributions as described in the chart below. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their own tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. distributions.

                                        Taxable   15%      Sec.1250   
                         Distributions  Ordinary  Capital  Capital   Return of
    Security   CUSIP #   per Share      Dividend  Gain     Gain      Capital
    --------   -------   -------------  --------  -------  --------  ---------
     Stock    015271109  $2.30          98.8%     0.0%     0.0%      1.2%
    Series C
     Stock    015271406  $2.09375       100.0%    0.0%     0.0%      0.0%
    Series D
     Stock    015271505  $1.75          100.0%    0.0%     0.0%      0.0%

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., Landlord of Choice to the Life Science Industry®, is the largest owner and pre-eminent first-in-class REIT focused principally on science-driven cluster formation.  Alexandria is the leading provider of high-quality environmentally sustainable real estate, technical infrastructure, and services to the broad and diverse life science industry.  Client tenants include institutional (universities and independent not-for-profit institutions), pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, product, service and translational entities, as well as government agencies. 

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