Ramco-Gershenson Announces 2012 Year End Tax Reporting Information

  Ramco-Gershenson Announces 2012 Year End Tax Reporting Information

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- January 24, 2013

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) announced today that 2012
distributions on the Company’s common shares of beneficial interest represent
51.6766% total ordinary dividends and 48.3234% non-dividend distributions. The
distributions on the common shares for 2012 were based upon a quarterly rate
of $0.16325 and $0.16825 per share for the 1st through 3rd and 4th quarters,
respectively, resulting in an annual distribution of $0.6580 per share.

Ramco-Gershenson also announced that 2012 distributions on the Company’s 7.25%
Series D convertible perpetual preferred shares of beneficial interest
(NYSE:RPT.PD) represent 100.0000% total ordinary dividends. The distributions
on the Series D preferred shares for 2012 were based upon quarterly
distributions of $0.90625 per share, resulting in an annual distribution of
$3.625 per share.

              REPORTING INFORMATION (FORM 1099) – DISTRIBUTIONS

The income tax treatment for 2012 distributions for Ramco-Gershenson
Properties Trust common shares of beneficial interest, CUSIP No. 751452202*,
traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol RPT, is as follows
(as reported on Form 1099-DIV):

*Also applies to CUSIP #751452103, for shares of beneficial interest that have
not been exchanged for common shares of beneficial interest in the Maryland
Trust pursuant to a change of venue merger which changed the Trust’s state of
organization from Massachusetts to Maryland.

                                                                  Qualified                  Unrecaptured
                                                      Total       Dividends   Total          Section 1250
Declaration   Record       Payable     Gross          Ordinary    - Box 1b    Capital Gain   Gain - Box 2b   Nondividend
Date         Date        Date       Distribution  Dividend   (Included  Distribution  (Included in   Distributions
                                       per Share      - Box 1a    in Total    - Box 2a       Total Capital   - Box 3
                                                                  Ordinary                   Gain
                                                                  Dividend)                  Distribution)
2/23/2012    3/20/2012   4/2/2012   $0.163250     $0.084362  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.078888
5/8/2012      6/20/2012    7/2/2012    $0.163250      $0.084362   $0.000000   $0.000000      $0.000000       $0.078888
8/8/2012      9/20/2012    10/1/2012   $0.163250      $0.084362   $0.000000   $0.000000      $0.000000       $0.078888
11/12/2012    12/20/2012   1/2/2013    $0.168250     $0.086946  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.081304
                           Total       $0.658000     $0.340032  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.317968

The return of capital percentage on common stock dividends is also reported on
the Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust website at www.rgpt.com, pursuant to
U.S. tax basis reporting required under Internal Revenue Code Section 6045B.

The income tax treatment for 2012 distributions for Ramco-Gershenson
Properties Trust 7.25% Series D preferred shares of beneficial interest, CUSIP
No. 751452608, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol
RPT.PD, is as follows (as reported on Form 1099-DIV):

                                                                  Qualified                  Unrecaptured
                                                      Total       Dividends   Total          Section 1250
Declaration   Record       Payable     Gross          Ordinary    - Box 1b    Capital Gain   Gain - Box 2b   Nondividend
Date         Date        Date       Distribution  Dividend   (Included  Distribution  (Included in   Distributions
                                       per Share      - Box 1a    in Total    - Box 2a       Total Capital   - Box 3
                                                                  Ordinary                   Gain
                                                                  Dividend)                  Distribution)
2/23/2012    3/20/2012   4/2/2012   $0.906250     $0.906250  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
5/8/2012      6/20/2012    7/2/2012    $0.906250      $0.906250   $0.000000   $0.000000      $0.000000       $0.000000
8/8/2012      9/20/2012    10/1/2012   $0.906250      $0.906250   $0.000000   $0.000000      $0.000000       $0.000000
11/12/2012    12/20/2012   1/2/2013    $0.906250     $0.906250  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000
                           Total       $3.625000     $3.625000  $0.000000  $0.000000     $0.000000      $0.000000

THIS INFORMATION REPRESENTS FINAL INCOME ALLOCATIONS.

About Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) is a fully integrated,
self-administered, publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) based
in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The Company’s business is the ownership and
management of multi-anchor shopping centers in strategic, quality of life
markets throughout the Eastern, Midwestern and Central United States. At
September 30, 2012, the Company owned and managed a portfolio of 80 shopping
centers and one office building with approximately 15.0 million square feet of
gross leasable area owned by the Company or its joint ventures. The properties
are located in Michigan, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri, Colorado,
Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Tennessee.
At September 30, 2012, the Company’s core operating portfolio was 94.4%
leased. For additional information regarding Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust
visit the Company's website at www.rgpt.com.

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Contact:

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust
Dawn Hendershot, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
248-592-6202
 
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