AIP Realty Trust Announces Voting Results of Special Meeting of Unitholders

CALGARY, Alberta, June 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AIP Realty Trust (the “Trust” or “AIP Realty”) (TSXV:AIP.U) announced the results of voting at its special meeting of unitholders held Friday, June 17, 2022 (the "Meeting"). A total of 72.94% of the issued and outstanding units of the Trust were represented at the Meeting, and both of the resolutions put forward by Trustees were approved.

Amendments to the Declaration of Trust were approved by 96.791% of the votes represented at the Meeting. The amendments were made to (a) change the Trust from a closed-end trust to an open-ended trust and revising the investment criteria accordingly; (b) revise the investment guidelines to allow lending in respect of potential development targets; (c) permit a dividend re-investment plan; (d) remove the terms restricting redemption and transfer of Units prior to conversion; and (e) change the governing jurisdiction of the Trust from Alberta to British Columbia.

The Unit Option Plan was approved by 100% of the votes represented at the Meeting. The Unit Option Plan is designed to advance the interests of the Trust by encouraging its trustees, officers, employees and consultants to acquire units of the Trust, thereby increasing their proprietary interest in the Trust, encouraging them to remain associated with the Trust and furnishing them with additional incentive in their efforts on behalf of the Trust in the conduct of its affairs.

“Today’s voting results represent an important step in our growth strategy as we look to execute on a solid pipeline of light industrial flex real estate properties,” said Les Wulf, Executive Chairman, AIP Realty Trust. “We thank our unitholders for their continued support and look forward to mutual success.”

Each of the matters voted upon at the Meeting are described in greater detail in the Management Information Circular of the Trust dated May 16, 2022, and available at

About AIP Realty Trust

AIP Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust with a growing portfolio of light industrial flex facilities focused on small businesses and the trades and services sectors in the U.S. These properties appeal to a diverse range of small space users, such as contractors, skilled trades, suppliers, repair services, last-mile providers, small businesses and assembly and distribution firms. They typically offer attractive fundamentals including low tenant turnover, stable cash flow and low capex intensity, as well as significant growth opportunities. With an initial focus on the Dallas-Fort Worth market, AIP plans to roll out this innovative property offering nationally. AIP holds the exclusive rights to finance the development of and to purchase all the completed and leased properties built across North America by its development and property management partner, AllTrades Industrial Properties, Inc. For more information, please visit

For further information from the Trust, contact:
Leslie Wulf
Executive Chairman
(214) 679-5263


Greg Vorwaller
Chief Executive Officer
(778) 918-8262

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This news release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”). The Trust has not registered and will not register the securities under the U.S. Securities Act. The Trust does not intend to engage in a public offering of their securities in the United States.

Source: AIP Realty Trust