Investors Real Estate Trust Announces 4th Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings Conference Call

Investors Real Estate Trust Announces 4th Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings
Conference Call

MINOT, N.D., June 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investors Real Estate Trust
(NYSE:IRET) (NYSE:IRETPR) (NYSE:IRETPRB) has scheduled a conference call for
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time, to discuss the Company's
fiscal year 2013 financial and operating results.

IRET's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2013,
will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, July 1,
2013. The Company will also post on its website that day, and furnish via a
Current Report on Form 8-K, an earnings release summarizing the financial and
operational results reported in more detail in its Form 10-K, and providing
certain additional supplemental operating and financial data. The complete
earnings release, along with the Supplemental Operating and Financial Data
package, will also be available directly at the following web page no earlier
than 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, July 1, 2013:

                     http://www.iret.com/4thQtrFY2013.pdf

During the conference call, IRET senior management will discuss the fiscal
year 2013 financial and operational results reported in the Form 10-K and
earnings release, and will respond to questions from analysts, investors and
the public. The call will be limited to one hour, including questions and
answers.

Conference call access information is as follows:

USA Toll Free Number:1-888-317-6016

International Toll Free Number:1-412-317-6016

Canada Toll Free Number: 1-855-669-9657

The Conference Call is also available online on a listen-in only basis.To
access the call live, go to IRET's website, http://www.iret.com, click on the
4^th Qtr Fiscal 2013 Earnings Call link under Earnings Calls and register.

A webcast and transcript of the call will be archived on the "Investors/
Presentations & Events" page of IRET's website, http://www.iret.com, for one
year.Questions regarding the conference call should be directed to IRET
Investor Relations at landerson@iret.com. 

Investors Real Estate Trust is a self-advised equity real estate investment
trust.Its business consists of owning and operating income-producing
multi-family residential and commercial properties located primarily in the
upper Midwest states of Minnesota and North Dakota.Investors Real Estate
Trust is based in Minot, North Dakota, and has additional offices in
Minneapolis, Minnesota and Omaha, Nebraska.

Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995.Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from projected
results.Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not
limited to:the timely completion of our financial statement and internal
controls audits, and those risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time
in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our 2012
Form 10-K.We assume no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking
statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.

CONTACT: Lindsey Knoop Anderson
         Director of Investor Relations
         1400 31st Ave SW, Suite 60
         PO Box 1988
         Minot, North Dakota 58702-1988
         phone: 701.837.4738
         fax: 701.838.7785
         email: landerson@iret.com
         www.iret.com

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