VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2012) - Partners Real Estate Investment Trust ("Partners REIT") (TSX VENTURE:PAR.UN) is pleased to announce a $0.05333 per unit distribution for February 2012. The distribution will be paid on March 15, 2012 to unitholders of record on February 29, 2012. Partners REIT currently has approximately 17,852,779 trust units outstanding.

Distribution Reinvestment Plan: Partners REIT offers a distribution reinvestment plan whereby residents of Canada may elect to have their cash distributions reinvested in additional units of Partners REIT.

Partners REIT: Partners REIT is a growth-oriented real estate investment trust, which currently owns (directly or indirectly) twenty-two retail properties, well-located in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, aggregating approximately 1.7 million square feet of leasable space. Partners REIT focuses on expanding and managing a portfolio of retail and mixed-use community and neighbourhood shopping centres located in both primary and secondary markets across Canada.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information:

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust
Patrick Miniutti
President and Chief Operating Officer
(250) 940-5500

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust
Dionne Barnes
Chief Financial Officer
(250) 940-5500
(250) 940-5501 (FAX)