Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today that its first quarter 2012 earnings will be released, after the market closes, on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Senior Management will host our quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. To participate in the conference call, please dial (888) 771-4371 approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled start time and reference conference ID #31992783. The conference call will be recorded and a replay of the call will be available via webcast or MP3/Podcast shortly after the call concludes. Listen via Webcast or Podcast This call will be webcast live at www.weingarten.com and can be accessed under the Investor Relations tab of the Company’s website. In addition, an audio archive and podcast will be available on the Company’s website shortly after the call concludes. The complete earnings release and supplemental data package will be located in the Investor Relations section of the website on the Quarterly Earnings page. For those without Internet access, the first quarter 2012 earnings release and supplemental data package will be available by mail upon request. To receive a copy, please call Investor Relations at (800) 298-9974. About Weingarten Realty Investors Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) is a commercial real estate owner, manager and developer. At December 31, 2011, the Company owned or operated under long-term leases, either directly or through its interest in real estate joint ventures or partnerships, a total of 380 developed income-producing properties and 11 properties under various stages of construction and development. The total number of properties includes 313 neighborhood and community shopping centers located in 23 states spanning the country from coast to coast. The Company also owns 75 industrial projects located in California, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia and three other operating properties located in Arizona and Texas. At December 31, 2011, the Company operated a portfolio of properties representing approximately 76.1 million square feet. To learn more about the Company’s operations and growth strategies, please visit www.weingarten.com.