CommonWealth REIT (NYSE: CWH) today announced that it has scheduled its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders for May 14, 2013. The record date for determination of shareholders entitled to vote at the meeting is February 19, 2013. CommonWealth REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns office and industrial properties located throughout the United States. CWH is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. A Maryland Real Estate Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange. No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.