AvalonBay Communities Announces 2013 Annual Meeting Details

  AvalonBay Communities Announces 2013 Annual Meeting Details

Business Wire

ARLINGTON, Va. -- February 14, 2013

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) announced today that its 2013 Annual
Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 9:00 A.M.
Eastern Time. Stockholders of record of the Company's Common Stock as of the
close of business on March 8, 2013 are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.
The meeting will be held in the Company’s offices at Ballston Tower, 671 N.
Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203, 8^th Floor.

About AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or held an interest in 203
apartment communities containing 59,391 apartment homes in nine states and the
District of Columbia, of which 23 communities were under construction and five
communities were under reconstruction. AvalonBay is in the business of
developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing apartment communities in
high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. More information on
AvalonBay, an S&P 500 listed company, may be found on AvalonBay's Web site at
http://www.avalonbay.com.

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Contact:

AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Jason Reilley
Director
Investor Relations
703-317-4681