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BioMed Realty Trust Announces Public Offering of 7,500,000 Shares of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced an underwritten public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock. The last reported sale price of BioMed's common stock on the New York Stock Exchange on September 30, 2008 was $26.45. The offering is expected to close on or about October 6, 2008, subject to customary closing conditions. BioMed expects to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay a portion of the outstanding indebtedness under its $600.0 million unsecured line of credit and for other general corporate and working capital purposes. All of the shares are being sold by the company.

UBS Investment Bank is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering. BioMed has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,125,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any.

The registration statement relating to these securities has become effective by rule of the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of BioMed's common stock, nor shall there be any sale of such common stock in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.

A prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained from

UBS Investment Bank
Prospectus Department
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171
or by telephone toll free at 888-827-7275, extension 3884.

About BioMed Realty Trust

BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on Providing Real Estate to the Life Science Industry(R). The company's tenants primarily include biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, scientific research institutions, government agencies and other entities involved in the life science industry. BioMed Realty Trust owns or has interests in 69 properties, representing 112 buildings with approximately 10.4 million rentable square feet, including approximately 1.9 million square feet of development in progress. The company also owns undeveloped land parcels adjacent to existing properties that it estimates can support up to 1.4 million rentable square feet. The company's properties are located predominantly in the major U.S. life science markets of Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York/New Jersey, which have well-established reputations as centers for scientific research. Additional information is available at http://www.biomedrealty.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation: general risks affecting the real estate industry (including, without limitation, the inability to enter into or renew leases, dependence on tenants' financial condition, and competition from other developers, owners and operators of real estate); adverse economic or real estate developments in the life science industry or the company's target markets; risks associated with the availability and terms of financing and the use of debt to fund acquisitions and developments; failure to manage effectively the company's growth and expansion into new markets, or to complete or integrate acquisitions and developments successfully; risks and uncertainties affecting property development and construction; risks associated with downturns in the national and local economies, increases in interest rates, and volatility in the securities markets; potential liability for uninsured losses and environmental contamination; risks associated with the company's potential failure to qualify as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and possible adverse changes in tax and environmental laws; and risks associated with the company's dependence on key personnel whose continued service is not guaranteed. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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