Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

| Source: Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (Nasdaq:ROIC) will issue financial and operational results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2011 before the market opens on November 3, 2011. The Company will conduct a conference call and audio webcast on November 3, 2011 at 12 noon Eastern Time.

To access the conference, dial (877) 312-8783 (domestic), or (408) 940-3874 (international) at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. When prompted, provide the Conference ID: 14104192. The live webcast will also be available in listen-only mode at

The conference call will be recorded and available for replay beginning at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 3, 2011 and will be available until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 10, 2011. To access the conference call recording, dial (855) 859-2056 (domestic), or (404) 537-3406 (international) and use the Conference ID: 14104192. The call will also be archived on for approximately 90 days.

About Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.

Retail Opportunity Investments Corporation (Nasdaq:ROIC) is a fully integrated real estate company that qualifies as a REIT for U.S federal income tax purposes. The Company is focused on acquiring, owning, leasing, repositioning and managing a diverse portfolio of necessity-based retail properties, including, primarily, well located community and neighborhood shopping centers, anchored by national or regional supermarkets and drugstores. The Company targets properties strategically situated in densely populated, middle and upper income markets in western and eastern regions of the United States. Additional information on Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is available on the Company's website at

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Liz Coughlin, Investor Relations
Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.