RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Announces The Sale Of Its Entire Equity Position In Cedar Realty Trust

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CDR) today announced that in a press release on February 7, 2013, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX: REI.UN) stated that it sold all of its 9.4 million shares of Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. ("Cedar") in a block trade through Goldman, Sachs & Co. As a result of this sale, RioCan no longer has any equity position in Cedar. On October 10, 2012, as previously disclosed, Cedar exited its joint venture with RioCan.

About Cedar Realty Trust
Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. is a fully-integrated real estate investment trust which focuses on the ownership and operation of primarily grocery-anchored shopping centers straddling the Washington DC to Boston corridor. The Company's portfolio (excluding properties treated as "held for sale") is comprised of approximately 10 million square feet of GLA.

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