Whitestone REIT (NYSE-AMEX: WSR – “Whitestone”), a fully integrated real estate company that owns, operates and re-develops Community Centered Properties TM, which are visibly located properties in established or developing culturally diverse neighborhoods, announced today that the Company will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 after the market closes Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The Company will host a webcast and conference call for investors and other interested parties on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The call will be hosted by James Mastandrea, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and David Holeman, Chief Financial Officer. Listen via Webcast Interested parties can listen to the call live on the internet through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, www.whitestonereit.com, using the News/Events – Press Releases tab. The call is also accessible via telephone by dialing 1-(800) 575-5790 for domestic participants or 1-(719) 325-2122 for international participants. Listeners should go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the call to download and install any necessary audio software. Those dialing in should call in at least five to ten minutes prior to the start. The conference call will be recorded and a telephone replay will be available through May 22, 2012, by dialing 1-(877) 870-5176 for domestic participants or 1-(858) 384-5517 for international participants and entering the passcode 4632897. Additionally, a replay of the call will be available on the Company’s website until its next earnings release. The earnings release and supplemental data package will be located in the Investor Relations section of the website on the News/Events - Press Releases tab. 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 the Company’s Investor Relations line at (713) 435-2221.