About Investors Real Estate Trust

IRET focuses on the acquisition, development, redevelopment and management of multifamily communities located primarily in select growth markets throughout the Midwest. As of April 30, 2017, IRET owned interests in 129 properties that were held for investment, consisting of: (1) 87 multifamily properties containing 12,855 units, and (2) 42 commercial properties, including 29 healthcare properties, containing a total of approximately 2.6 million square feet of leasable space. IRET's common shares and Series B preferred shares are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE symbols: IRET and IRETPRB, respectively). IRET's press releases and supplemental information are available on its website at www.iret.com or by contacting Investor Relations at 701-837-7104.