Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Announces First Quarter 2014 Common and Series D Convertible Perpetual Preferred Share Dividends

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) (the "Company") today announced that on February 25, 2014, its Board of Trustees declared a first quarter common share dividend of $0.1875 per share for the period of January 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014 and a Series D convertible perpetual preferred share dividend of $0.90625 per share for the same period.

The dividends are payable on April 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on March 20, 2014.

About Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) is a fully integrated, self-administered, publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The Company's business is the ownership and management of multi-anchor shopping centers in strategic metropolitan markets throughout the Eastern, Midwestern and Central United States. At December 31, 2013, the Company owned and managed a portfolio of 80 shopping centers and one office building with approximately 15.9 million square feet of gross leasable area owned by the Company or its joint ventures. The properties are located in Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri, Colorado, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Tennessee. At December 31, 2013, the Company's core operating portfolio was 96.0% leased. Additional information regarding the Company is available via the corporate website at www.rgpt.com.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Dawn L. Hendershot, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications 31500 Northwestern Highway, Suite 300 Farmington Hills, MI 48334 dhendershot@rgpt.com (248) 592-6202Source:Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust