TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied”)(TSX:AP.UN) announced today that its Trustees have (i) declared a distribution of $0.1417 per unit for the month of December 2021, payable on January 17, 2022, to unitholders of record as at December 31, 2021, and (ii) approved a 2.9% increase in monthly cash distributions for 2022 to $0.1458 per unit ($1.75 per unit annualized).
“Management and the Trustees continue to pursue the two-fold objective of raising distributions on an annual basis and reducing pay-out ratios over time,” said Michael Emory, President and CEO. “Our demonstrated resiliency and growth during the pandemic underpins the distribution increase announced today, as does our ongoing confidence in our strategy of consolidating and intensifying distinctive urban workspace and network-dense urban data centres in Canada’s major cities.”
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Allied is a leading owner, manager and developer of (i) distinctive urban workspace in Canada’s major cities and (ii) network-dense urban data centres in Toronto that form Canada’s hub for global connectivity. Allied’s business is providing knowledge-based organizations with distinctive urban environments for creativity and connectivity.
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Michael R. Emory
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cecilia C. Williams
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer