CALGARY, March 12 /CNW/ - Mainstreet Equity Corp. ("Mainstreet" or "the
Corporation") (TSX: MEQ) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 925,000
stock options to its directors and executive officers at an exercise price of
$5.51 per common share. Such options shall expire on March 10, 2019.

    About Mainstreet

    Mainstreet is a Calgary-based, growth-oriented real estate corporation
focused on the acquisition, redevelopment, repositioning, asset and property
management of mid-market apartment buildings. The Corporation currently owns
and operates residential rental units, including apartments and townhouses, in
the Vancouver Lower Mainland (Surrey and Abbotsford), Calgary, Edmonton,
Saskatoon and the Greater Toronto Area.
    Mainstreet's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol MEQ.