Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces January Distribution

01-19-2011

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2011 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --

NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) (the REIT ) announced today that the Trustees of the REIT have declared a distribution of $0.06667 per unit for the month of January, 2011, representing $0.80 per unit on an annualized basis. The distribution wil be payable on February 15, 2011 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2011.

About NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT holds a portfolio of 50 income-producing properties, with a focus on medical office buildings and healthcare real estate, comprising approximately 3.1 mil ion square feet of gross leasable area located in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect the REIT s current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ material y from those projected herein. The REIT disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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SOURCE: NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Mike Brady, Senior Vice President, NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, (416) 366-2000 ext. 243, or www.nwhp.ca.