TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 16, 2014) - Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust ("CREIT") (TSX:REF.UN) today announced its January 2014 monthly distribution in the amount of 13.75 cents per unit (C$1.65 annualized). The January distribution will be payable on February 14, 2014 to Unitholders of record January 31, 2014.

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.

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Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust
Rael Diamond
Chief Financial Officer