FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST PRICES $300 MILLION OF NEW 3.25% NOTES DUE 2027 AND $100 MILLION REOPENING OF ITS 4.50% NOTES DUE 2044

Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced the pricing of its public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.25% Notes due 2027 (the "2027 Notes") at an effective yield of 3.358% and an additional $100 million aggregate principal amount of 4.50% Notes due 2044 (th..


ROCKVILLE, Md., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced the pricing of its public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.25% Notes due 2027 (the "2027 Notes") at an effective yield of 3.358% and an additional $100 million aggregate principal amount of 4.50% Notes due 2044 (the "2044 Notes") at an effective yield of 4.143%. The 2044 Notes will have the same terms and be of the same series as the notes that Federal Realty first issued on November 14, 2014 and again on March 16, 2015, and, upon consummation of this offering, Federal Realty will have a total of $550 million of such series of notes outstanding.

The offering of the 2027 Notes and 2044 Notes is expected to close on June 23, 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering and PNC Capital Markets LLC, Regions Securities LLC, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC acted as co-managers for the offering.

Federal Realty intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to pay down the outstanding balance under its revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and an effective registration statement (including a prospectus), which have been filed with the SEC. A copy of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus for the offering may be obtained by contacting (i) Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by email at prospectus@citi.com or by telephone: 1-800-831-9146, (ii) Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, Attention: Prospectus Group, or by calling 1-800-503-4611 or by email at prospectus.cpdg@db.com, (iii) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, 3rd Floor, or by telephone: 1-212-834-4533, or (iv) Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 608 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, Attention: WFS Customer Service, or by calling 1-800-645-3751 or by email at wfscustomerservice@wellsfargo.com. Alternatively, you may get these documents for free by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

About Federal Realty

Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, our mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Our expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities. Federal Realty's 98 properties include over 2,800 tenants, in approximately 23 million square feet, and over 1,800 residential units.

Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 49 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT.

Safe Harbor Language

Certain matters discussed within this press release may be deemed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Although Federal Realty believes the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. These factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 13, 2017, and include the following: Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements that we make, including those in this press release. Except as may be required by law, we make no promise to update any of the forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. You should carefully review the risks and risk factors included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 13, 2017.

Investor Inquires:

Leah Andress

Investor Relations Associate

301.998.8265

landress@federalrealty.com

Media Inquiries:

Andrea Simpson

Vice President, Marketing

617.684.1511

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