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BPG RANKED AS ONE OF TOP CONSISTENT PERFORMING REAL ESTATE MANAGERS BY PREQIN

<p><b>PHILADELPHIA, PA – (FEBRUARY 8, 2012) –</b> BPG Properties, Ltd., one of the nation’s leading private equity real estate fund managers, announced today that is has been ranked as one of the Top Consistent Performing Managers by Preqin, a leading research and consultancy firm that focuses on alternative asset classes. The ranking is based on Preqin’s 2012 review and evaluation of 108 firms and 604 real estate funds across all product types and strategies. </p> <p>“BPG is proud to be among the elite global fund managers recognized by Preqin,” said Joe Nahas, vice president of institutional marketing and investor relations for BPG. “Our direct operating ability across all major asset types, coupled with BPG’s value add investment strategy, has and will continue to deliver consistent returns for our limited partners.” </p> <p>The methodology used to compile this list looks at the quartile rankings assigned to each fund, where a top quartile fund will be ascribed a score of one, a second quartile fund will be scored two and so on. Preqin only assigns quartile rankings to funds with more than two years of performance records, so funds from 2009 or 2010 are not considered. Furthermore, the list is restricted to only those managers that have raised three or more funds and those that have raised a fund in the last six years, and only includes those managers for which Preqin holds performance data.</p> <p>BPG has over 30 years of value-add investment experience across all major property types, including multi-family, office, industrial and retail. The firm’s direct operating ability enables BPG to generate higher yields with lower risk profiles through avoiding the use of third party operators. BPG seeks to invest in high quality assets that are currently under-performing in major markets. Leveraging off of its extensive real estate operating expertise, BPG creates a versatile repositioning or redevelopment strategy to enhance and build value for each asset. Through its direct operator approach, BPG utilizes all of its staff to undertake acquisitions, asset and property management, construction and development management, accounting, tax, financing, and dispositions.</p> <b>About BPG Properties, Ltd.</b><br> BPG Properties, Ltd. is one of the nation’s leading private equity real estate fund managers. BPG’s portfolio consists of over 24 million square feet of office, retail, student housing, and industrial properties and more than 18,000 apartment units in over 70 communities located throughout the United States. The firm is headquartered in the Philadelphia area with regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Atlanta and Raleigh-Durham. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at www.bpgltd.com.<p> <b>For additional information on BPG Properties, Ltd., please contact:</b><br> Joseph G. Nahas, Jr., Vice President, 215-575-2363