TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2013) - Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:REF.UN) ("CREIT") today announced its September 2013 monthly distribution in the amount of 13.75 cents per unit (C$1.65 annualized). The September distribution will be payable on October 15, 2013 to Unitholders of record September 30, 2013.

CREIT is a real estate investment trust focused on accumulating and aggressively managing a portfolio of high-quality real estate assets and delivering the benefits of real estate ownership to Unitholders. The primary benefit is a reliable and, over time, increasing monthly cash distribution. CREIT owns a diversified portfolio of retail, office and industrial properties.

Please visit our website at www.creit.ca

Contact Information:

Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust
Rael Diamond
Chief Financial Officer
416-628-7861
rdiamond@creit.ca
www.creit.ca