Retail Properties of America, Inc. Announces Over 28,000-Square-Feet of New Leases Signed at Southlake Town Square

  Retail Properties of America, Inc. Announces Over 28,000-Square-Feet of New
  Leases Signed at Southlake Town Square

Business Wire

SOUTHLAKE, Texas -- January 25, 2013

Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) announced today that one of
its subsidiaries signed leases totaling over 28,000-square-feet at Southlake
Town Square (“Town Square”). The new leases include a 22,000-square-foot lease
with Whole Earth Provision Co., a 4,100-square-foot lease with TruFire Kitchen
& Bar and a 2,277-square-foot lease with Markham Fine Jewelers.

“Town Square continues to add to its dynamic mix of retail and dining
options,” said Jason Kasal, vice president of leasing/leasing director for
RPAI Southwest Management LLC. “The continued outsized growth of the
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and the affluent demographics of Southlake
continue to make Town Square the location of choice for quality retailers and
restauranteurs,” he said.

Trufire offers signature quality familiar food and beverage with a genuine
style in a cozy, warm atmosphere. Whole Earth Provision Co. is a popular Texas
retailer specializing in clothing and shoes for travel, adventure and fun as
well as children’s toys, books and clothing. Markham Fine Jewelers is a North
Texas third-generation jeweler, which specializes in bridal, designer and
custom jewelry and fine Swiss watches.

About RPAI

Retail Properties of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered
and self-managed real estate company that owns and operates high quality,
strategically located shopping centers across 35 states. The company is one of
the largest owners and operators of shopping centers in the United States. The
company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker
symbol RPAI. Additional information about the company is available at
www.rpai.com.

About Southlake Town Square

Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in Southlake, Texas,
Southlake Town Square is known worldwide as the blue print for success in open
air life style urban developments. Opened in 1999 and expanded progressively
since that time, the 130-acre Town Square boasts over 120 specialty retail
shops and restaurants, a 14 screen Harkins Theatre, an upscale urban Hilton
Hotel, offices, city and county government buildings, a U.S. Post Office and
residential brownstones.

Contact:

Retail Properties of America, Inc.
Cherilyn Megill, (630) 645-7247
Megill@rpai.com