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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Announces January 2013 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan 15, 2013) - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX:REI.UN) today announced a distribution of 11.75 cents per unit for the month of January. The distribution will be payable on February 7, 2013 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2013.

About RioCan

RioCan is Canada''s largest real estate investment trust with a total capitalization of approximately $13.9 billion as at September 30, 2012. It owns and manages Canada''s largest portfolio of shopping centres with ownership interests in a portfolio of 338 retail properties containing more than 80 million square feet, including 49 grocery anchored and new format retail centres containing 12.4 million square feet in the United States through various joint venture arrangements as at September 30, 2012. RioCan''s portfolio also includes 10 properties under development in Canada. For further information, please refer to RioCan''s website at www.riocan.com.