PREIT Executives to Present at the REITWorld 2010 Conference

PHILADELPHIA, Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) today announced that Edward A. Glickman, President and Chief Operating Officer and Robert McCadden, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be providing a company overview at the REITWorld 2010 Conference in New York City on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:20 a.m.

Eastern Time.

An audio webcast of the presentation will be available on PREIT's website at The online archive of the presentation will be available for 14 days following the webcast.

About Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, founded in 1960 and one of the first equity REITs in the U.S., has a primary investment focus on retail shopping malls. Currently, the Company's portfolio consists of 49 properties, including 38 shopping malls, eight strip and power centers, and three development properties. The Company's properties are located in 13 states in the eastern half of the United States, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. The operating retail properties have approximately 33 million total square feet of space.

PREIT is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Company's website can be found at PREIT is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol PEI.

Forward Looking Statements This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements relate to expectations, beliefs, projections, future plans, strategies, anticipated events, trends and other matters that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements reflect PREIT's current views about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances that might cause future events, achievements or results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Moreover, PREIT's business might be affected by uncertainties affecting real estate businesses generally as well as the following, among other factors: PREIT's substantial debt and high leverage ratio; constraining leverage, interest and tangible net worth covenants under the 2010 Credit Facility, as well as capital application provisions and limits on PREIT's ability to pay distributions on its common shares; PREIT's ability to refinance its existing indebtedness when it matures on favorable terms, or at all; PREIT's ability to raise capital, including through the issuance of equity or equity-related securities if market conditions are favorable, through joint ventures or other partnerships, through sales of properties, or through other actions; PREIT's short- and long-term liquidity position; the effects on PREIT of dislocations and liquidity disruptions in the capital and credit markets; the current economic downturn and its effect on employment, consumer confidence and consumer spending; tenant business and solvency and leasing decisions and the value and potential impairment of PREIT's properties; and PREIT's ability to maintain and increase property occupancy, sales and rental rates, including at recently redeveloped properties. Additionally, there can be no assurance that PREIT's actual results will not differ significantly from the estimates set forth in press releases or other disclosures. Investors are also directed to consider the risks and uncertainties discussed in documents PREIT has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and, in particular, PREIT's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009. PREIT does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust CONTACT: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust Robert McCadden, 215-875-0735 EVP & CFO or Nurit Yaron, 215-875-0735 VP, Investor Relations Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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