CBL & Associates Properties Announces 4.5% Increase In Common Dividend Distribution

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 4.5% increase in the quarterly cash dividend for the Company’s Common Stock to $0.23 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The dividend is payable on April 16, 2013, to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2013.

The Board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.4609375 per depositary share for the quarter ending March 31, 2013, for the Company's 7.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock. The dividend, which equates to an annual dividend payment of $1.84375 per depositary share, is payable on April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record as of March 13, 2013.

The Board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.4140625 per depositary share for the quarter ending March 31, 2013, for the Company's 6.625% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock. The dividend, which equates to an annual dividend payment of $1.65625, is payable on April 1, 2013, to shareholders of record as of March 13, 2013.

About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.

CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interest in or manages 163 properties, including 94 regional malls/open-air centers/outlet centers. The properties are located in 27 states and total 91.7 million square feet including 9.4 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL has regional offices in Boston (Waltham), MA, Dallas (Irving), TX, and St. Louis, MO. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.

Information included herein contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Such statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which cannot be predicted with accuracy and some of which might not even be anticipated. Future events and actual events, financial and otherwise, may differ materially from the events and results discussed in the forward-looking statements. The reader is directed to the Company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and the "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" incorporated by reference therein, for a discussion of such risks and uncertainties.

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