Annual Income Tax Information (US)

U.S. Unitholders Tax Information

Amounts are in USD unless otherwise stated

Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2018

Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes. As a result, US unitholders are required to include their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their individual income tax returns as reported in their respective individual Schedule K‐1.

Granite REIT does not have access to the beneficial ownership information for units held through the investment broker/dealer network, however, to assist US unitholders with the preparation of their US federal and state income tax returns, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K‐1 that can be used by US unitholders/partners in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2018. US unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K‐1 and apply the per unit share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units, pro-rated as applicable, for the time period during which their units were held in 2018, to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns.

Granite REIT also wants to clarify that, while each US unitholder will have received a Form 1099‐INT for the portion of the 2018 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources, the amounts reported on the 1099-INT form are also included in the “per unit” Schedule K‐1.  Accordingly, Granite REIT recommends that US unitholders only use the information calculated from the “per unit” Schedule K‐1 in their US federal and state income tax returns.

As is discussed in Granite REIT’s Annual Information Form dated March 6, 2019, a unitholder’s allocable share of partnership taxable income may differ from the cash distributions received from the partnership. The difference between taxable income and cash distributions received can be an adjustment in computing a unitholder’s tax basis in their stapled units. In 2018, unitholders will be required to report more taxable income than cash distributions received. As the taxable income was in excess of the cash distributions in 2018, a unitholder can add the excess to their tax basis in their stapled units.

Granite REIT recommends that unitholders consult with their tax advisors with respect to their US federal and state tax filing obligations.

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Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2017

Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes.  As a result, US unitholders are required to include their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their individual income tax returns as reported in their respective individual Schedule K‐1.

Granite REIT does not have access to the beneficial ownership information for units held through the investment broker/dealer network, however, to assist US unitholders with the preparation of their US federal and state income tax returns, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K‐1 that can be used by US unitholders/partners in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2017.  US unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K‐1 and apply the per unit share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units, pro-rated as applicable, for the time period during which their units were held in 2017, to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns.

Granite REIT also wants to clarify that, while each US unitholder will have received a Form 1099‐INT for the portion of the 2017 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources,the amounts reported on the 1099-INT form are also included in the “per unit” Schedule K‐1. Accordingly, Granite REIT recommends that US unitholders only use the information calculated from the “per unit” Schedule K‐1 in their US federal and state income tax returns.

As is discussed in Granite REIT’s Annual Information Form dated March 1, 2018, a unitholder’s allocable share of partnership taxable income may differ from the cash distributions received from the partnership.  The difference between taxable income and cash distributions received can be an adjustment in computing a unitholder’s tax basis in their stapled units. In 2017, unitholders will be required to report more taxable income than cash distributions received.  As the taxable income was in excess of the cash distributions in 2017, a unitholder can add the excess to their tax basis in their stapled units.

Granite REIT recommends that unitholders consult with their tax advisors with respect to their US federal and state tax filing obligations.

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Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2016

Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes. As a result, US unitholders are required to include their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their individual income tax returns as reported in their respective individual Schedule K‐1.

Granite REIT does not have access to the beneficial ownership information for units held through the investment broker/dealer network, however, to assist US unitholders with the preparation of their US federal and state income tax returns, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K‐1 that can be used by US unitholders/partners in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2016. US unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K‐1 and apply the per unit share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units, pro-rated as applicable, for the time period during which their units were held in 2016, to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns.

Granite REIT also wants to clarify that, while each US unitholder will have received a Form 1099‐INT for the portion of the 2016 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources, the amounts reported on this form are also included in the “per unit” Schedule K‐1. Accordingly, Granite REIT recommends that US unitholders only use the information calculated from the “per unit” Schedule K‐1 in their US federal and state income tax returns.

As is discussed in Granite REIT’s Annual Information Form dated March 1, 2017, a unitholder’s allocable share of partnership taxable income may differ from the cash distributions received from the partnership. The difference between taxable income and cash distributions received can be an adjustment in computing a unitholder’s tax basis in their stapled units. In 2016, unitholders will be required to report more taxable income than cash distributions received. As the taxable income was in excess of the cash distributions in 2016, a unitholder can add the excess to their tax basis in their stapled units.

Granite REIT recommends that unitholders consult with their tax advisors with respect to their US federal and state tax filing obligations.

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Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2015

Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes. As a result, US unitholders are required to include their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their respective individual income tax returns as reported in their individual Schedule K‐1.

As Granite REIT does not have the beneficial ownership information for units held through the broker/dealer network, to assist US unitholders in the preparation of their US federal and state income tax returns, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K‐1 that can be used by each US unitholder/partner in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2015. Unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K‐1 and apply the per unit share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units for the period their units were held in 2015, pro-rated as applicable, to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns.

Granite REIT also wants to clarify that, while each US unitholder will have received a Form 1099‐INT for the portion of the 2015 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources, the amounts reported on this form are also included in the “per unit” Schedule K‐1. Accordingly, Granite REIT recommends that US unitholders only use the information calculated from the “per unit” Schedule K‐1 in their US federal and state income tax returns.

As is discussed in Granite REIT’s Annual Information Form, a unitholder’s allocable share of partnership taxable income may differ from the cash distributions received from the partnership. In 2015, unitholders will be required to report more taxable income than cash distributions received. This is the reverse of the situation that existed in 2014 when unitholders reported less taxable income than cash distributions received. The differences between cash distributions and taxable income to be reported should be an adjustment in computing a unitholder’s tax basis in their stapled units.

Granite REIT recommends that unitholders consult with their tax advisors to determine whether their US federal and state tax filing obligations have been met.

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Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2014

 Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes. As a result, each US unitholder should be including their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their respective individual income tax return as provided in a Schedule K‐1.

As Granite REIT does not have the beneficial ownership information for units held through the broker/dealer network, to assist US unitholders in the preparation of their US federal and state income tax return, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K‐1 that can be used by each US unitholder/partner in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2014. Unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K‐1 and apply the “per unit” share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units for the prorated period the units were held in 2014 to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns, as applicable.

Granite REIT also wants to clarify that each US unitholder should have received a 1099‐INT for the portion of the 2014 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources. However, the amounts reported on the 1099‐INT are included in the Schedule K‐1 and accordingly Granite REIT suggests that US unitholders only use the information calculated from the per unit Schedule K‐1 to compute your 2014 taxable income from your investment in Granite REIT.

As is the case of any entity considered to be a partnership for US purposes, your allocable share of partnership net income may differ from the distributions received from the partnership. Likewise, the amount of income reported on the 2014 1099‐INT and any amount of income reported on a future 1099‐INT may differ from the amount of cash distributed in the year.

We suggest that you consult your tax advisor to determine whether you have any US federal or state tax filing or paying obligations.

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Per unit Schedule K‐1 for US unitholders for the year ended December 31, 2013

Since the January 3rd, 2013 real estate investment trust (“REIT”) conversion where shareholders of Granite Real Estate Inc. became unitholders of the stapled units of Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite REIT”) and Granite REIT Inc., Granite REIT is considered to be a US partnership for US federal income tax purposes. As a result, each US unitholder should be including their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions in their respective individual income tax return as provided in a Schedule K-1.

As Granite REIT does not have the beneficial ownership information for units held through the broker/dealer network, to assist US unitholders in the preparation of their US federal and state income tax return, attached is a “per unit” Schedule K-1 that can be used by each US unitholder/partner in Granite REIT for the year ended December 31, 2013. Unitholders can use this “per unit” Schedule K-1 and apply the “per unit” share of income and expenses multiplied by their actual number of units for the prorated period the units were held in 2013 to determine their allocable share of Granite REIT’s items of income and deductions to be included in their US federal and state income tax returns, as applicable.

Granite also wants to also clarify that each US unitholder should have received a 1099-DIV for the January 3rd 2013 non-cash distribution resulting from the REIT conversion transaction itself, as well as, a 1099-INT for the portion of the 2013 cash distributions that is interest paid from US sources. The amounts reported in the 1099-DIV are not included in the 2013 per unit Schedule K-1. However, the amounts reported on the 1099-INT are included in the Schedule K-1 and accordingly Granite suggests that US unitholders only use the 1099-DIV and the information calculated from the per unit Schedule K-1 to compute your 2013 taxable income from your investment in Granite REIT.

As is the case of any entity considered to be a partnership for US purposes, your allocable share of partnership net income may differ from the distributions received from the partnership. Likewise, the amount of income reported on the 2013 1099-INT and any amount of income reported on a future 1099-INT may differ from the amount of cash distributed in the year.

We suggest that you consult your tax advisor to determine whether you have any US federal or state tax filing or paying obligations.

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