ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE MKT: APTS) today announced plans to release its fourth quarter 2012 earnings after the market closes on Monday, March 11, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/HS87275LOGO ) Following are the details of a conference call Preferred Apartment Communities will host on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter 2012 results. To participate in the conference call, please dial in to the following: Live Conference Call Details Domestic Dial-in Number: (800) 860-2442International Dial-in Number: (412) 858-4600Company: Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time ( 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time) The live broadcast of Preferred Apartment Communities' fourth quarter conference call will be available online, on a listen-only basis, at the company's website, www.pacapts.com under Investors and then click on the "Upcoming Webcasts" link. A replay of the call will be archived on Preferred Apartment Communities' website under Investors/Archived Webcasts. About Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. is a Maryland corporation formed primarily to acquire and operate multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. As part of our business strategy, we may enter into forward purchase contracts or purchase options for to-be-built multifamily communities and we may make mezzanine loans, provide deposit arrangements, or provide performance assurances, as may be necessary or appropriate, in connection with the construction of multifamily communities and other properties. As a secondary strategy, we also may acquire or originate senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or mezzanine debt secured by interests in multifamily properties, membership or partnership interests in multifamily properties and other multifamily related assets and invest not more than 10% of our total assets in other real estate related investments, as determined by our manager as appropriate for us. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, commencing with its tax year ended December 31, 2011. SOURCE Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.