Ramco-Gershenson Announces 2011 Year End Tax Reporting Information

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) announced today that 2011 distributions on the Company’s common shares of beneficial interest represent 50.8037% total ordinary dividends, 22.9299% total capital gain distributions, and 26.2664% non-dividend distributions. The distributions on the common shares for 2011 were based upon a quarterly rate of $0.16325 per share resulting in an annual distribution of $0.6530 per share.

Ramco-Gershenson also announced that 2011 distributions on the Company’s 7.25% Series D convertible perpetual preferred shares of beneficial interest (NYSE:RPT.PD) represent 68.9020% total ordinary dividends and 31.0980% total capital gain distributions. The distributions on the Series D preferred shares for 2011 were based upon quarterly distributions of $0.855903 per share for the period April 6, 2011 (date of issue) through June 30, 2011 and $0.90625 per share for the third and fourth quarter of 2011.

REPORTING INFORMATION (FORM 1099) – DISTRIBUTIONS

The income tax treatment for 2011 distributions for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust common shares of beneficial interest, CUSIP No. 751452202*, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol RPT, is as follows (as reported on Form 1099-DIV):

*Also applies to CUSIP #751452103, for shares of beneficial interest that have not been exchanged for common shares of beneficial interest in the Maryland Trust pursuant to a change of venue merger which changed the Trust’s state of organization from Massachusetts to Maryland.
                                 
          Qualified     Unrecaptured  
Dividends Section 1250
- Box 1b Total Gain - Box 2b
Total (Included Capital (Included in
Gross Ordinary in Total Gain Total Capital Nondividend
Declaration Payable Distribution Dividend - Ordinary Distribution Gain Distributions
Date   Record Date   Date   per Share   Box 1a   Dividend)   - Box 2a   Distribution)   - Box 3
3/2/2011 3/20/2011 4/1/2011 $0.163250 $0.082937 $0.000000 $0.037433 $0.020635 $0.042880
6/1/2011 6/20/2011 7/1/2011 $0.163250 $0.082937 $0.000000 $0.037433 $0.020635 $0.042880
9/9/2011 9/20/2011 10/3/2011 $0.163250 $0.082937 $0.000000 $0.037433 $0.020635 $0.042880
12/7/2011 12/20/2011 1/3/2012 $0.163250   $0.082937   $0.000000   $0.037433   $0.020635   $0.042880
Total $0.653000   $0.331748   $0.000000   $0.149732   $0.082540   $0.171520
 

The return of capital percentage on common stock dividends is also reported on the Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust website at www.rgpt.com, pursuant to U.S. tax basis reporting required under Internal Revenue Code Section 6045B.

The income tax treatment for 2011 distributions for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust 7.25% Series D preferred shares of beneficial interest, CUSIP No. 751452608, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol RPT.PD, is as follows (as reported on Form 1099-DIV):
                                 
          Qualified     Unrecaptured  
Dividends Section 1250
- Box 1b Total Gain - Box 2b
Total (Included Capital (Included in
Gross Ordinary in Total Gain Total Capital Nondividend
Declaration Payable Distribution Dividend - Ordinary Distribution Gain Distributions
Date   Record Date   Date   per Share   Box 1a   Dividend)   - Box 2a   Distribution)   - Box 3
6/1/2011 6/20/2011 7/1/2011 $0.855903 $0.589734 $0.000000 $0.266169 $0.146729 $0.000000
9/9/2011 9/20/2011 10/3/2011 $0.906250 $0.624424 $0.000000 $0.281826 $0.155360 $0.000000
12/7/2011 12/20/2011 1/3/2012 $0.906250   $0.624424   $0.000000   $0.281826   $0.155360   $0.000000
Total $2.668403   $1.838582   $0.000000   $0.829821   $0.457449   $0.000000
 

THIS INFORMATION REPRESENTS FINAL INCOME ALLOCATIONS.

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. Our primary business is the ownership and management of shopping centers in targeted markets in the Eastern and Midwestern regions of the United States. At September 30, 2011, the Company owned and managed a portfolio of 84 shopping centers and one office building with approximately 15.3 million square feet of gross leasable area owned by the Company or its joint ventures. The properties are located in Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Wisconsin, Indiana, New Jersey, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Illinois and Missouri. For additional information regarding Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust visit the Company's website at www.rgpt.com.

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