Press Release


July 30, 2012

Toronto, Ontario (July 30, 2012) First Capital Realty Inc. (TSX:FCR) (the “Company”), Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, located predominantly in growing urban markets, announced today that it has provided notice to holders of its outstanding 5.34% Series D senior unsecured debentures due April 1, 2013 (the “Debentures”) in respect of the redemption in full of the Debentures. As of the date hereof, there is $97 million principal amount of Debentures outstanding.

The Company has established August 29, 2012 as the redemption date. On the redemption date, the Debentures will be redeemed at a price of $1,023.33 for each $1,000 principal amount of Debentures outstanding, consisting of the Canada Yield Price (as defined in the trust Indenture pursuant to which the Debentures were issued) calculated on the date hereof, and will thereafter cease to be outstanding. In addition, accrued but unpaid interest will be paid on the Debentures to but excluding the redemption date.


First Capital Realty is Canada’s leading owner, developer and operator of supermarket and drugstore anchored neighbourhood and community shopping centres, located predominantly in growing urban markets. The Company currently owns interests in 165 properties, including eight under greenfield development, totalling approximately 23.4 million square feet of gross leasable area and three sites in the planning stage for future retail development.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements and information within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the expressions “expects”, “believes”, “estimates”, “will” and similar expressions. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect the Company’s current expectations regarding future results or events and are based on information currently available to Management. Certain material factors and assumptions were applied in providing these forward-looking statements.

Management believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions; however, Management can give no assurance that the actual results or developments will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under “Risks and Uncertainties” in First Capital Realty’s Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the twelve month period ended December 31, 2011 and for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012 and the matters discussed under “Risk Factors” in its current Annual Information Form. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. First Capital Realty undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances except as required by applicable securities law.

All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof and are qualified by these cautionary statements.

For further information:

Dori J. Segal, President & CEO, or
Karen H. Weaver, Executive Vice President & CFO
First Capital Realty Inc.
85 Hanna Avenue, Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 3S3
Tel: (416) 504-4114