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Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Distributions

Monday, January 14, 2013

Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Distributions09:37 EST Monday, January 14, 2013MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) announced today the final tax treatment for its 2012 distributions on its common shares.  Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Liberty Property Trust distributions. The table below summarizes the income tax treatment of the company's total distributions of $1.900 per common share (CUSIP No. 531172104):Common share distributions:Form 1099 - DIV(Boxes 1a + 2a + 3)Box 1aBox 1b Box 2a Box 2bBox 3  RecordDate  PayableDate CashDistributionPer Share OrdinaryTaxable Dividends TaxableQualifiedDividends (1) TotalCapital GainDistribution UnrecapturedSection 1250Gain (2) Nondividend Distributions (3)1/1/20121/15/2012$0.4750$0.3759$0.0000$0.0041$0.0041$0.09504/2/20124/15/2012$0.4750$0.3759$0.0000$0.0041$0.0041$0.09506/29/20127/13/2012$0.4750$0.3759$0.0000$0.0041$0.0041$0.095010/1/201210/15/2012$0.4750$0.3759$0.0000$0.0041$0.0041$0.0950Totals$1.9000$1.5036$0.0000$0.0164$0.0164$0.3800(1) Amounts in Box 1b are included in Box 1a.(2) Amounts in Box 2b are included in Box 2a.(3) Amounts in Box 3 are also known as Return of Capital.The fourth quarter 2012 distribution made to holders of record as of January 2, 2013 for the common shares is considered a 2013 distribution for federal income tax purposes. About the CompanyLiberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom, through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 81 million square foot portfolio consists of more than 650 properties providing office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,800 tenants.    SOURCE Liberty Property TrustFor further information: Inquiries: Jeanne A. Leonard, Liberty Property Trust, +1-610-648-1704