SAN DIEGO, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
(NYSE: BMR) today announced the promotion of Matthew G. McDevitt to the newly
created position of regional executive vice president, overseeing the
company's east coast acquisitions, development and leasing activities. Mr.
McDevitt previously has served as vice president, acquisitions of BioMed
Realty Trust since its inception in August 2004.
"I'm delighted to announce Matt's well-deserved appointment to regional
executive vice president," said Alan Gold, president and chief executive
officer of BioMed Realty Trust. "His contributions to our company and
demonstrated leadership skills have been exceptional, and are evident from our
successful expansion into the east coast markets, particularly the acquisition
and integration of the $525 million Cambridge portfolio in Boston. Matt has
the respect and confidence of our entire management team, and will remain very
valuable to the continued growth of BioMed Realty Trust."
Prior to joining BioMed, Mr. McDevitt served as President of McDevitt Real
Estate Services, Inc. (MRES), which Mr. McDevitt formed in October 1997 as a
full service real estate provider focusing on the life science industry.
Before founding MRES, Mr. McDevitt spent ten years as a commercial real estate
broker in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Mr. McDevitt received his
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business from Gettysburg College.
About BioMed Realty Trust
BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused
on acquiring, developing, owning, leasing and managing laboratory and office
space for the life science industry. The company's tenants primarily include
biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, scientific research institutions,
government agencies and other entities involved in the life science industry,
and its properties and primary acquisition targets are generally located in
markets with well established reputations as centers for scientific research,
including Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Maryland, Pennsylvania
and New York/New Jersey. Additional information is available at
SOURCE BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
CONTACT: John F. Wilson, II, Chief Financial Officer of BioMed Realty
Trust, Inc., +1-858-485-9840
Web site: http://www.biomedrealty.com
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