AvalonBay Communities Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date


AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES, INC. (NYSE:AVB) will release its third quarter 2008 earnings on November 5, 2008 after the market close. The Company will hold a conference call on November 6, 2008 at 10:30AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) to discuss its third quarter 2008 results.

Live Conference Call Details
       Domestic Dial-In Number: 1-877-510-2397
       International Dial-In Number: 1-706-634-5877
       Webcast: http://www.avalonbay.com/earnings

Details for the Replay of the Conference Call
       Domestic Dial-In Number: 1-800-642-1687
       International Dial-In Number: 1-706-645-9291
       Conference ID for Replay: 67017103
       Dates Available: November 6, 2008 at 11:30 AM EST to November
        13, 2008 at 11:59 PM EST

The call will include prepared remarks by management and a question and answer session during which management may discuss the Company's current operating environment; operating trends; current or potential development, redevelopment, disposition and acquisition activity; the Company's outlook and other business and financial matters affecting the Company.

The earnings release will include supplemental Earnings Release Attachments (the "Attachments") that will not be included in the wire or fax distributions. The Attachments will only be available via the Company's website at http://www.avalonbay.com/earnings and through e-mail distribution. If you would like to receive future press releases via e-mail, please submit a request through http://www.avalonbay.com/pressrelease.

About AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

As of September 30, 2008, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 178 apartment communities containing 50,370 apartment homes in ten states and the District of Columbia, of which 18 communities were under construction and 8 communities were under reconstruction. AvalonBay is in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. More information on AvalonBay, an S&P 500 company, may be found on the Company's Web site at http://www.avalonbay.com.

Source: AvalonBay Communities, Inc.