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Published on December 23, 2016

Choice Properties Announces Redemption of $200 million of 3.00% Series 6 Debentures


TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ("Choice Properties" or the "Trust") (TSX: CHP.UN) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Choice Properties Limited Partnership (the "Partnership"), has provided holders of its 3.00% Series 6 debentures due April 20, 2017 (the "Debentures") a notice of redemption pursuant to which the Partnership will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of Debentures on January 23, 2017 and has fixed January 20, 2017 as the record date for this redemption. As of the date hereof, there is $200 million aggregate principal amount of Debentures outstanding.

On the redemption date, the Debentures will be redeemed in accordance with their terms at a redemption price per $1,000 principal amount of the Debentures equal to $1,000 plus accrued and unpaid interest to but excluding the redemption date of $7.79182574, and will thereafter cease to be outstanding.

About Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an owner, manager and developer of well-located commercial real estate across Canada. Choice Properties' portfolio spans approximately 43.3 million square feet of gross leasable area and consists of 535 properties primarily focused on supermarket- and drug store-anchored shopping centres and stand-alone supermarkets and drug stores. Choice Properties' strategy is to create value by enhancing and optimizing its portfolio through accretive acquisitions, strategic development and active property management. Choice Properties' principal tenant and largest Unitholder is Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's largest retailer. Choice Properties' strong alliance with Loblaw positions it well for future growth. For more information, visit Choice Properties' website at and Choice Properties' issuer profile at

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which reflects Choice Properties' current expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Choice Properties' control that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the factors discussed in Choice Properties' 2016 Third Quarter MD&A, 2015 Annual MD&A and current Annual Information Form. Choice Properties does not undertake any obligation to update such forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable law. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and are qualified by these cautionary statements.

SOURCE Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust