Select Income REIT (Nasdaq: SIR) today announced the early redemption of its outstanding 2.85% Senior Notes due 2018 at a redemption price equal to the principal amount of $350.0 million, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding the date of redemption. The redemption price is expected to be paid on or about January 2, 2018. SIR currently expects to fund this redemption by using cash on hand and borrowings under its revolving credit facility. Select Income REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties that are primarily net leased to single tenants. SIR is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA. WARNING REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS THIS PRESS RELEASE CONTAINS FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON SIR'S PRESENT EXPECTATIONS, BUT THESE STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED. FOR EXAMPLE, THIS PRESS RELEASE STATES THAT SIR EXPECTS TO REDEEM ALL OF ITS OUTSTANDING 2.85% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018. IF UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES OCCUR, THE EXPECTED REDEMPTION OF THE 2.85% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018 MAY BE DELAYED OR MAY NOT OCCUR. FOR THESE REASONS, AMONG OTHERS, INVESTORS ARE CAUTIONED NOT TO PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON ANY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS IN THIS PRESS RELEASE. A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq. No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.