ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust is scheduled to give a presentation on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at 2:45 p.m. EDT during REITWeek 2009: NAREIT's Investor Forum in New York City. The presentation will be broadcast live via webcast which can be accessed on our website

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The presentation will feature a company overview and update by Don Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer. A question and answer session will follow the company presentation.

About Federal Realty

Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management and redevelopment of high quality retail assets. Federal Realty's portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) contains approximately 18.1 million square feet located primarily in strategically selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and California. In addition, the Trust has an ownership interest in approximately 1.0 million square feet of retail space through a joint venture in which the Trust has a 30% interest. Our operating portfolio (excluding joint venture properties) was 94.2% leased to national, regional, and local retailers as of March 31, 2009, with no single tenant accounting for more than approximately 2.6% of annualized base rent. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 41 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P MidCap 400 company and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT.

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