SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
January 25, 2011
INLAND WESTERN RETAIL REAL ESTATE TRUST, INC.
(exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (630) 218-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
Set forth below is a summary of the tax allocation of the distributions paid by Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. (the Company) on its common shares during 2010. Stockholders receiving distributions in 2010 will receive a Form 1099-DIV summarizing the allocation of the individual distributions. Therefore, the tax allocation provided in this report is for informational purposes only. Stockholders are advised to consult with their tax advisors about the specific tax treatment of distributions paid by the Company in 2010.
The fourth quarter 2010 distribution with a record date of December 31, 2010 and payment date of January 10, 2011 is taxable in 2011, and not reflected in the 2010 tax allocation. The following table, presented on a per share basis, summarizes the tax allocation determined by the Company.
The information in this report, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following Exhibit is included with this Report:
99.1 Letter to stockholders of Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc.
The statements and certain other information contained in this report, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as may, will, expect,
continue, remains, intend, aim, towards, should, prospects, could, future, potential, believes, plans, likely, anticipate, position, and probable, or the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are subject to the safe harbors created thereby. These statements should be considered as subject to the many risks and uncertainties that exist in the Companys operations and business environment. Such risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. These uncertainties include, but are not limited to, economic conditions, market demand and pricing, competitive and cost factors, and other risk factors.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.