Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. Provides Update on Strategic Plan

Oak Brook, IL  (  Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. (“Inland Diversified”) announced today that its Board of Directors has formed a special committee of independent directors to review alternatives for a potential liquidity event for the Company. The special committee has retained Wells Fargo Securities as its financial adviser to assist with the review process.

As previously disclosed, Inland Diversified completed its primary capital raise in August 2012 and fully invested all of its collected capital by December 31, 2012. The next step in the Company’s strategic plan was to discuss a liquidity event for its stockholders. The special committee and the Company’s management team intend to meet regularly as the plan progresses.

The Company has not made a decision to pursue any specific liquidity alternative. There is no set timetable for completion of the special committee’s review and there can be no assurances that the review process will result in any transaction being announced or completed. The Company does not plan to provide updates or make any further comment on the review process unless and until such time as the Board has approved a specific action or otherwise has determined that further disclosure is appropriate.

About Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc.

Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. is a public, non-listed real estate investment trust that owns a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate assets in various property categories, including: grocery-anchored shopping centers, necessity-based retail assets, single-tenant office and multi-family assets. As of March 31, 2013, the company owned 142 properties totaling approximately 12.4 million square feet of commercial real estate, as well as 444 multi-family units, in 31 states, with a portfolio of approximately $2.4 billion in total assets. For additional information, please refer to

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