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Press release from CNW Group

BTB announces its distribution for the month of March 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013

BTB announces its distribution for the month of March 201308:34 EDT Friday, March 15, 2013MONTREAL, March 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - BTB Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: BTB.UN) announced today that the monthly cash distribution for the month of March 2013 is $0.0333 per unit, representing $0.40 per unit on an annualized basis. The cash distribution will be paid on April 15, 2013 to unitholders of record on March 29, 2013.About BTB BTB is a real estate investment trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. BTB is an important owner of properties in eastern Canada. BTB owns 66 commercial, office and industrial properties for a total of more than 4.3 million square feet. BTB's asset value is approximately $500M. The objectives of BTB are: i) to grow its revenues from its assets to increase distributable income and therefore fund distributions; (ii) to maximize the value of its assets through dynamic management of its properties in order to sustain the long-term value of its units; and (iii) to generate cash distributions that are fiscally beneficial to unitholders.BTB offers a distribution reinvestment plan to unitholders whereby the participants may elect to have their monthly cash distribution reinvested in additional units of BTB at a price based on the weighted average price for BTB's Units on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the five trading days immediately preceding the distribution date, discounted by 5%.SOURCE: BTB Real Estate Investment TrustFor further information: Mr. Michel Léonard President and Chief Executive Officer 514-286-0188 ext. 228