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2012 Brings Record Year for Box Office Revenue

  2012 Brings Record Year for Box Office Revenue

                Increased Attendance Was Primary Growth Driver

Business Wire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- January 9, 2013

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) today announced that box office revenues reached a
record $10.8 billion in 2012, a 6% increase over 2011 according to Box Office
Analyst. Additionally, admissions (tickets sold) reached 1.33 billion, a 4%
increase over 2011. Average ticket prices are estimated to have increased 2%
to $8.09.

Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), EPR Properties owns 117
megaplex theatres within its Entertainment portfolio and for more than 15
years its tenants have included premiere motion picture exhibition companies.
Trends such as premium seating, expanded food and beverage concepts, digital
and 3D projection, along with satellite delivery of sports and live concerts
continue to enhance the consumer experience. The Company sees these trends
growing and has evolved its investment strategy to include some combination of
these elements at almost every location it owns.

Company President and CEO David Brain commented, “2012 was an outstanding year
for cinema and demonstrated the resiliency of the category. We were pleased to
see strong revenue growth driven by increased ticket sales. Our tenant
partners recognize the importance of offering high quality motion picture
content combined with an outstanding consumer experience and we’re excited
about the continued evolution of the experience and the upcoming 2013 box
office potential.”

ABOUT EPR PROPERTIES

EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests
in properties in select market segments which require unique industry
knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our
total investments exceed $3.1 billion and our primary investment segments are
Entertainment, Recreation and Education. We adhere to rigorous underwriting
and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow
standards. We believe our focused niche approach provides a competitive
advantage, and the potential for higher growth and better yields. Further
information is available at www.eprkc.com.

Contact:

EPR Properties
Brian Moriarty, 1-888-EPR-REIT
Vice President - Corporate Communications
brianm@eprkc.com
 
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