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Press release from CNW Group

ARTIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST ANNOUNCES MONTHLY CASH DISTRIBUTION

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

ARTIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST ANNOUNCES MONTHLY CASH DISTRIBUTION09:00 EST Tuesday, November 16, 2010WINNIPEG, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: AX.UN) ("Artis" or the "REIT") announced that its trustees have declared its regular monthly cash distribution of $0.09 per trust unit ("Unit") of Artis for the month of November, 2010. The cash distributions will be made on December 15, 2010 to Unitholders of record on November 30, 2010.As at the date hereof, there are an aggregate of 75,184,157 Units issued and outstanding.*********Artis is a diversified Canadian real estate investment trust investing in office, industrial and retail properties. Since 2004, Artis has executed an aggressive but disciplined growth strategy, building a portfolio of commercial income-producing properties, with a major focus on Western Canada. Artis' commercial property comprises over 11.6 million square feet of leasable area in 131 properties. Leasable area by asset class is approximately 28.0% retail, 30.1% office and 41.9% industrial. The portfolio is located 12.5% in B.C., 41.0% in Alberta, 5.5% in Saskatchewan, 28.2% in Manitoba, 3.6% in Ontario and 9.2% in the U.S.The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.For further information: please contact Mr. Armin Martens, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jim Green, Chief Financial Officer or Ms. Kirsty Stevens, Chief Administrative Officer at 1.204.947.1250