Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Distributions

     Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2012 Distributions  PR Newswire  MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013  MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) announced today the final tax treatment for its 2012 distributions on its common shares. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Liberty Property Trust distributions. The table below summarizes the income tax treatment of the company's total distributions of $1.900 per common share (CUSIP No. 531172104):  Common share distributions:  Form 1099 - DIV      (Boxes 1a +  Box 1a    Box 1b    Box 2a       Box 2b       Box 3                      2a + 3)                                                                                                                                                                   Cash                   Taxable   Total        Unrecaptured                                   Ordinary                                      Nondividend Record    Payable    Distribution           Qualified Capital Gain Section 1250 Distributions                                   Taxable                                       ^(3) Date      Date       Per Share    Dividends Dividends Distribution Gain ^(2)                                             ^(1) 1/1/2012  1/15/2012  $0.4750      $0.3759   $0.0000   $0.0041      $0.0041      $0.0950 4/2/2012  4/15/2012  $0.4750      $0.3759   $0.0000   $0.0041      $0.0041      $0.0950 6/29/2012 7/13/2012  $0.4750      $0.3759   $0.0000   $0.0041      $0.0041      $0.0950 10/1/2012 10/15/2012 $0.4750      $0.3759   $0.0000   $0.0041      $0.0041      $0.0950 Totals               $1.9000      $1.5036   $0.0000   $0.0164      $0.0164      $0.3800  (1) Amounts in Box 1b are included in Box 1a.  (2) Amounts in Box 2b are included in Box 2a.  (3) Amounts in Box 3 are also known as Return of Capital.  The fourth quarter 2012 distribution made to holders of record as of January 2, 2013 for the common shares is considered a 2013 distribution for federal income tax purposes.  About the Company  Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom, through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 81 million square foot portfolio consists of more than 650 properties providing office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,800 tenants.    SOURCE Liberty Property Trust  Website: http://www.libertyproperty.com Contact: Inquiries: Jeanne A. Leonard, Liberty Property Trust, +1-610-648-1704