TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 15, 2015) - (TSX: REF.UN) - Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust ("CREIT") today announced its April 2015 monthly distribution in the amount of 14.58 cents per unit (C$1.75 annualized). The April distribution will be payable on May 14, 2015 to Unitholders of record on April 30, 2015.

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.

For further information:

Please visit our website at www.creit.ca

Contact Information:

Contact:

Mario Barrafato
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
416-628-7872
mbarrafato@creit.ca