Granite REIT Declares Monthly Distribution

Mar 17, 2014, 17:10 ET from Granite REIT

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Granite Real Estate Investment Trust ("Granite") (TSX: GRT.UN / NYSE: GRP.U) announced today that its board of trustees has declared a distribution on Granite's stapled units of CDN$0.183 per stapled unit.  The distribution will be paid by Granite on April 15, 2014 to stapled unitholders of record at the close of trading on March 31, 2014.  The stapled units will begin trading on an ex-dividend basis at the opening of trading on March 27, 2014 on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

Granite is a Canadian-based REIT engaged in the ownership and management of predominantly industrial, warehouse and logistics properties in North America and Europe. Granite owns approximately 32 million square feet and over 100 properties. Our tenant base currently includes Magna International Inc. and its operating subsidiaries as our largest tenants, together with tenants from other industries.

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