Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announces election of trustees

05-21-2013

TORONTO, May 21, 2013, 2013 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) (the "REIT") announced that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the annual meeting (the "Meeting") of unitholders of the REIT were elected as trustees of the REIT. Detailed results of the vote for the election of trustees held at the Meeting on Tuesday May 14, 2013 in Toronto, if a ballot had been taken and based solely on the proxies received by the REIT, are set out below.

Nominee            Votes For % Vote For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld



Dr. Martin Barkin 19,270,162    99.02        191,658            0.98



Bernard Crotty    19,291,533    99.13        170,287            0.87



Michael Knowlton  19,371,933    99.54         89,887            0.46



Robert Baron      19,303,117    99.18        158,703            0.82



Peter Riggin      19,423,657    99.80         38,163            0.20




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 76 income-producing properties, with a focus on medical office buildings and healthcare real estate, comprising approximately 4.6 million square feet of gross leasable area located in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

SOURCE: NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

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SOURCE: NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

please contact: Mike Brady, Senior Vice President, NorthWest Healthcare Properties
Real  Estate Investment Trust, (416) 601-3222, orwww.nwhp.ca.