CORRECTING and REPLACING Whitestone Announces Date of 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

  CORRECTING and REPLACING Whitestone Announces Date of 2013 Annual Meeting of
  Shareholders

CORRECTION...by Whitestone REIT

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- March 11, 2013

First graph, first sentence of release dated Feb. 20, 2013, should read:
Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) announced today that its Board of Trustees has set
the company’s annual meeting of shareholders for May 20, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
CDT. (sted Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR)  announced today that its  Board of
Trustees has set the company’s annual meeting of shareholders for May 21, 2013
at 8:30 a.m. CDT).

The corrected release reads:

       WHITESTONE ANNOUNCES DATE OF 2013 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) announced today that its  Board of Trustees has
set the company’s annual meeting of shareholders for May 20, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
CDT. The meeting will be held at the Houstonian Hotel, located at 111 North
Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024.

The record date for determining shareholders entitled to notice of, and to
vote at, the annual meeting will be the close of business on March 22, 2013.

About Whitestone REIT
Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) is a fully integrated real estate company that
owns, operates and redevelops Community Centered Properties^TM, which are
visibly located properties in established or developing culturally diverse
neighborhoods. Whitestone focuses on value-creation in its Centers, as it
markets, leases and manages its Centers to match tenants with the shared needs
of surrounding neighborhoods. Operations are structured for providing
cost-effective service to local, service-oriented smaller space tenants (less
than 3,000 square feet). Whitestone has a diversified tenant base concentrated
on service offerings including medical, education, and casual dining. The
largest of its approximately 1,100 tenants comprises less than 1.5% of its
rental revenues. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and founded in 1998, the
Company is internally managed with a portfolio of commercial properties in
Texas, Arizona and Illinois. For additional information about the Company,
please visitwww.whitestonereit.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements included herein that state the Company's or management's
intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations or predictions of the future are
"forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which by their nature, involve known and
unknown risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results, performance or
achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these
statements. Reference is made to the Company's regulatory filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission for information or factors that may impact
the Company's performance.

Contact:

Whitestone REIT
David K. Holeman, (713) 435 2227
Chief Financial Officer
ir@whitestonereit.com