News Release

Acadia Realty Trust Announces Tax Reporting Information for 2013 Distributions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2014-- Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE: AKR – “Acadia” or the “Company”) announced today the Federal tax treatment for 2013 distributions to holders of its common shares of beneficial interest (“Common Shares”).

The income tax treatment for the 2013 distributions for Acadia’s Common Shares (CUSIP # 004239109) traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “AKR” is as follows:

        Total     Taxable     Unrecaptured    
Record Payable Distribution Ordinary Section 1250 Total
Date Date Per Share Dividend Gain Capital Gain
 
3/28/2013 4/15/2013 $0.210000 $0.183533 $0.020513 $0.026467
6/28/2013 7/15/2013 $0.210000 $0.183533 $0.020513 $0.026467
9/30/2013 10/15/2013 $0.210000 $0.183533 $0.020513 $0.026467
12/31/2013 1/15/2014 $0.230000 $0.201012 $0.022466 $0.028988

The distribution that the Company paid on January 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2013, will be reportable in 2013. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Acadia’s distributions.

About Acadia Realty Trust

Acadia Realty Trust, a fully-integrated equity real estate investment trust, is focused on the acquisition, ownership, management and redevelopment of high-quality retail properties and urban/infill mixed-use properties with a strong retail component located primarily in high-barrier-to-entry, densely-populated metropolitan areas along the East Coast and in Chicago. Acadia owns, or has an ownership interest in, these properties through its core portfolio and its opportunistic/value-add investment funds. Additional information may be found on the Company’s website at www.acadiarealty.com.

Certain matters in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities law and as such may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performances or achievements of Acadia to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding Acadia’s future financial results and its ability to capitalize on potential opportunities arising from continued economic uncertainty. Factors that could cause the Company’s forward-looking statements to differ from its future results include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the headings “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in the Company’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 27, 2013 (“Form 10-K”) and other periodic reports filed with the SEC, including risks related to: (i) the current global financial environment and its effect on retail tenants; (ii) the Company’s reliance on revenues derived from major tenants; (iii) the Company’s limited control over joint venture investments; (iv) the Company’s partnership structure; (v) real estate and the geographic concentration of the Company’s properties; (vi) market interest rates; (vii) leverage; (viii) liability for environmental matters; (ix) the Company’s growth strategy; (x) the Company’s status as a REIT; (xi) uninsured losses and (xii) the loss of key executives. Copies of the Form 10-K and the other periodic reports Acadia files with the SEC are available on the Company’s website at www.acadiarealty.com. Any forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Acadia expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Acadia’s expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Source: Acadia Realty Trust

Acadia Realty Trust
Jon Grisham, (914) 288-8100