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Brookfield Residential Celebrates 2013 Top Employer Award

Leading Land Developer and Home Builder Recognized Once Again

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Brookfield Residential Celebrates 2013 Top Employer Award10:00 EST Tuesday, February 12, 2013CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 12, 2013) - Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.Brookfield Residential (TSX:BRP)(NYSE:BRP) is proud to be recognized once again as one of Canada's Best 50 Small and Medium Employers for 2013. Exceptionally strong employee engagement is one of the key reasons it was named on this prestigious list, which is produced by AonHewitt and the Queen's School of Business for Business Venturing."We are very honoured and humbled by this recognition," says Alan Norris, president and chief executive officer of Brookfield Residential. "Our culture, which encourages transparency and openness in all aspects of the operation, is a key component to our success. All of our employees are empowered, responsible and accountable for their actions, which make Brookfield one of the best places to work."In addition to focusing on employees' health and wellness by delivering nutritious snacks and having fitness instructors on site, professional development is also a key priority for Brookfield Residential. The company offers an internship leadership development program to employees at all levels and runs a one-on-one mentoring program that pairs senior management with employees across the organization.Brookfield Residential was named one of Canada's Best 50 Small and Medium Employers in 2011 and is ranked sixth among the Alberta companies recognized on the list this time. The Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada ranks participating companies by their employee-engagement scores and other factors, as measured by surveys of each firm's employees, HR team and executives. More information on the study is available at www.bsmestudycanada.com.About Brookfield Residential Properties Inc.A leading North American land developer, home builder and real estate innovator, Brookfield Residential Properties (BRP) operates in ten major markets. The Brookfield Communities division entitles and develops land to create master-planned communities, and builds and sells lots to third-party builders as well as to Brookfield Homes. Brookfield Homes designs, builds and markets single and multi-family residences. Both deliver on our company's reputation for creating "the best places to call home," by carefully delivering on thoughtful design that brings people together and make everyday life more enjoyable. For more information and to view our exciting career opportunities, visit www.brookfieldrp.com.To view the photo associated with this press release, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/852580800.jpg.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Media Inquiries:Sharon LeeCommunications Specialist, Alberta(403) 516-5857Sharon.Lee@Brookfieldrp.comwww.brookfieldrp.com