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):
May 31, 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):
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
Attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of a letter from Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc. (the Company) to its stockholders in connection with, among other things, the delivery of the Companys 2011 first quarter report, which letter will be sent on or about May 31, 2011 and which letter is incorporated in its entirety into this report.
The Company first used the material attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 on May 31, 2011 as part of the Companys investor relations program. A copy of this material is being posted on the Companys website, www.inlandwestern.com.
The information in this report, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, 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 Exhibits are included with this Report:
99.1 Letter to stockholders of Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc.
99.2 Investor relations material 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, consider, probable, committed, achieve, and focused, 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 hereunto duly authorized.