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12/12/14BioMed Realty Announces Repurchase At Option Of Holders And Redemption Of 3.75% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2030
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BMR) announced today that holders of the 3.75% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2030 (CUSIP No. 09064AAB7) (the "Notes") of its operating partnership, BioMed Realty, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), which are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company, have the right to surrender their Notes for purchase by the Operating Partnership pursuant to their option (the "Put Option") under the Indenture go... 
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12/11/14BioMed Realty Trust Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Common Stock Dividend
Increases dividend by 4.0% SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its board of directors has declared a fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $0.26 per share of common stock, representing a 4.0% increase over the company's third quarter 2014 dividend of $0.25 per share. The dividend is equivalent to an annualized dividend of $1.04 per common share. The common stock dividend is payable on January 15, 2015 to stockholders of record at t... 
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12/11/14BioMed Realty Sells Rockville, Maryland Asset For $322.5 Million, Resulting In $136.0 Million Net Gain On Sale
Company to Pay Special Dividend of $0.30 per share of Common Stock SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that it has closed on the sale of its 9911 Belward Campus Drive property for approximately $322.5 million in gross proceeds, with a gain on sale of approximately $136.0 million, net of closing costs. The sale proceeds reflect a purchase price of $1,112 per square foot for the 289,900 square foot biological manufacturing facility loca... 
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12/09/14Wexford Science & Technology Announces 283,000 Square Foot Expansion of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter
Wake Forest School of Medicine Relocation to Innovation Quarter Anchors Expansion SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty Trust (NYSE: BMR) company, announced it will be developing an additional 283,000 square feet of laboratory and office space in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an affiliate of Wake Forest University, has committed to a long-term lease for approximat... 
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11/19/14BioMed Realty Trust And Broad Institute Form Strategic Partnership To Promote Innovation And Collaboration Within The Life Science Industry
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today announced a strategic partnership to foster innovation and promote relationships between academia and the life science industry. This partnership brings together one of the most innovative research organizations in the world with the leading provider of real estate to the life science industry. BioMed Realty, through its strategic investment group, BioMed Ventures, ... 
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10/29/14BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Positive Net Absorption Exceeds 219,000 SF; 2014 FFO Guidance Increased SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), the leading real estate company focusing on life sciences, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter 2014 Highlights Financial and Operating Performance Executed 47 leasing transactions during the quarter representing approximately 657,700 square feet,  contributing to: Positi... 
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10/15/14BioMed Realty Trust to Report 2014 Third Quarter Results
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMR) today announced it will report results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014 after the market closes on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Alan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of the BioMed Realty management team will host an investor conference call at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, October 30, 2014 to discuss the company's financial results and operations for the quart... 
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10/13/14BioMed Realty Launches New Mobile Application To Provide An Immersive Experience Of Its New Life Science Real Estate Projects
New iPad® and iPhone® Application Provides Brokers and Life Science Companies with Detailed Insight Regarding BioMed Realty's New Development Projects SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today became the first life science real estate company to launch a mobile application on the Apple® platform that provides tenants and brokers with an immersive introduction to the company's four new development opportunities in Boston/Cambridge, San Francisco, San ... 
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09/29/14BioMed Realty Trust Signs A New 12-Year Lease Establishing New Innovation And R&D Center In Kendall Square In Cambridge, Massachusetts
Global Healthcare Company to Expand into 200,000 Square Feet in 650 East Kendall Street Property CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced today the signing of a new lease for approximately 200,000 square feet for 12 years with Baxter Healthcare Corporation, a subsidiary of Baxter International Inc., at 650 East Kendall Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is owned by BioMed Realty through a joint venture with Prudential ... 
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09/16/14BioMed Realty Trust Declares Third Quarter 2014 Common Stock Dividend
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its board of directors has declared a third quarter 2014 dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock. The dividend is equivalent to an annualized dividend of $1.00 per common share. The common stock dividend is payable on October 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2014.  About BioMed Realty Trust BioMed Realty, with its trusted expertise and va... 
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09/12/14Wexford Science + Technology And University City Science Center Officially Open New 3737 Science Center Building In West Philadelphia
334,000 Square Foot Life Science Facility is Home to Penn Medicine University City, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Spark Therapeutics and Corner Bakery PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, and the University City Science Center today hosted the grand opening of the new 3737 Science Center life science building on the Science Center campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Developed ... 
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08/26/14BioMed Realty Signs New Lease With GlycoMimetics At Its Newly Redeveloped Center For Life Science | Shady Grove Campus In Rockville, Maryland
Biotechnology Company Leases 33,800 SF Following Its Successful IPO in January ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the signing of a new lease with GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) for one building comprising approximately 33,800 square feet at the Center for Life Science | Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland.  GlycoMimetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of drugs to treat disea... 
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08/20/14BioMed Realty Breaks Ground On New 122,000 Square Foot State-Of-The-Art Laboratory And Office Building Creating New Life Science Hub In Seattle
The New BioMed Realty Research Center Signs First Tenant to 25,000 Square Feet in the New Building As the Life Science Community Continues Growing in South Lake Union SEATTLE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today broke ground on the construction of one of the largest life science hubs in Seattle, the BioMed Realty Research Center. This development of an additional 122,000 square feet of laboratory and office space at 500 Fairview in South Lake Union is an ... 
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08/05/14BioMed Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Second Quarter Leasing Volume Exceeds 810,000 SF; FFO of $0.40 per Diluted Share SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), the leading real estate company focusing on life sciences, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights Financial and Operating Performance Executed 63 leasing transactions during the quarter representing approximately 812,200 square feet,  contributing to an in... 
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08/04/14BioMed Realty Trust To Webcast Investor Day 2014
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) will webcast its Investor Day 2014 program to be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the New York Stock Exchange. The program will begin with a presentation by Bruce Katz, Vice President of the Brookings Institution, founding director of its Metropolitan Policy Program and co-author of The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America published in May 2014. Following his introductory remark... 
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07/24/14BioMed Realty And Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Lease To Expand Relationship To 194,100 Square Feet At Woodside Technology Park In Redwood City, California
Global BioPharmaceutical Leader Leases an Additional 61,000 Square Feet to Grow Its Presence and Research Capabilities in the Bay Area SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) has signed a ten-year lease for  approximately 61,000 square feet of additional laboratory and office space at the company's Woodside Technology Park life science campus in Redwood City, California. The Redwood City campus will s... 
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07/08/14BioMed Realty Trust to Report 2014 Second Quarter Results
SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMR) today announced it will report results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market closes on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Alan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of the BioMed Realty management team will host an investor conference call at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to discuss the company's financial results and operations for the quarter from th... 
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06/16/14BioMed Realty Trust Declares Second Quarter 2014 Common Stock Dividend
SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its board of directors has declared a second quarter 2014 dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock. The dividend is equivalent to an annualized dividend of $1.00 per common share. The common stock dividend is payable on July 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2014.  About BioMed Realty Trust BioMed Realty, with its trusted expertise and valuable r... 
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06/16/14Drexel University and Wexford Science & Technology LLC Purchase University City High School Site
PHILADELPHIA (June 16, 2014)—Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, officially closed today on the purchase of a 14-acre site from the School District of Philadelphia that formerly housed the University City High School, the Charles Drew Elementary School and The Walnut Center. “This development project aligns perfectly with our commitment to serving as an engine of economic growth and development in West Ph... 
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06/13/14525@vine Building Opens in Innovation Quarter
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – June 13, 2014 – 525@vine is officially open. The 234,000-square foot mixed-use laboratory and office building is the latest addition to Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, the burgeoning urban-based research park in downtown Winston-Salem. The former tobacco factory was redeveloped and renovated into a world-class research facility by its new owner, Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty company, at a cost of approximately $75 million. “W... 
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05/08/14BioMed Realty Brings Intertek Pharmaceutical Services To Wateridge Summit: San Diego Project Now 96% Leased
Intertek Signs 46,142 SF Long-Term Lease to Join Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Genalyte as New Tenants at the Sorrento Valley Property since April 2013 SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the signing of a new long-term lease with Intertek USA, Inc., a division of Intertek Group plc (LSE: ITRK), for 46,142 square feet at the company's Wateridge Summit property in San Diego, California.  Intertek Pharmaceutical Services, a division of Intert... 
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04/30/14BioMed Realty Trust Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
First Quarter Leasing Volume of 480,400 SF; Same Property Cash NOI Up 6.8% Year-over-Year SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), the leading real estate company focusing on life sciences, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Highlights Executed 59 leasing transactions during the quarter representing approximately 480,400 square feet, including 96,100 square feet of positive net absorp... 
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04/17/14BioMed Realty Trust to Report 2014 First Quarter Results
SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMR) today announced it will report results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014 after the market closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Alan D. Gold, Chairman, and other members of the BioMed Realty management team will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, May 1, 2014 to discuss the company's financial results and operations for the quarter. The call will be available th... 
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04/15/14BioMed Realty Earns Upgraded Investment Grade Corporate Credit Rating From Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P") has been upgraded from BBB– to BBB. BioMed Realty was the first real estate investment trust dedicated to the life science industry to receive investment grade corporate credit ratings from S&P and Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") in April 2010. The company received positive outlooks from... 
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04/15/14BioMed Realty, L.P. Prices $400 Million Offering Of 2.625% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2019
SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its operating partnership subsidiary, BioMed Realty, L.P., priced a public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 2.625% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.408% of the principal amount to yield 2.752% to maturity. The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the operating partnership and will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by BioMed Real... 
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04/14/14BioMed Realty Introduces Its 2013 Online Annual Report
SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), one of the fastest growing and largest providers of life science real estate in the United States, announced today that its 2013 Online Annual Report and other proxy materials are now available at http://www.biomedrealty.com/13AR. Offering a combination of interactive content and videos, the 2013 Online Annual Report – Advantage BioMed Realty – examines the company's accomplishments during the past year, d... 
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04/09/14BioMed Realty Trust Appoints Janice L. Sears, Former Bank of America Executive, to its Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the appointment of Janice L. Sears, an experienced executive, investment banker and commercial real estate expert, to its board of directors. "We are very excited to add Janice Sears to our board," said Alan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BioMed Realty. "BioMed Realty will benefit from Janice's expertise in commercial real estate and investment banking as we continue our path... 
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04/07/14BioMed Realty Invests In Life Science Research Facilities Leased To Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital And Alexion Pharmaceuticals
SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMR) today announced the investment in two properties, 300 George Street and 100 College Street, in the growing life science research community adjacent to the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. The property at 300 George Street is a nine-story, 519,000 square foot laboratory and office building, which is anchored by long term leases to Yale University and the Yale-New Haven Hospital. The second building ... 
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04/02/14BioMed Realty Expands Relationship With Genomic Research Pioneer J. Craig Venter
Human Longevity and Synthetic Genomics Lease 125,300 Square Feet at 4570 Executive Drive SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced two expanding genomic research organizations co-founded by J. Craig Venter will fully occupy the 4570 Executive Drive property in University Towne Centre in San Diego, California.  Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI) will lease approximately 69,700 square feet at BioMed Realty's 4570 Executive Drive facilit... 
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03/31/14BioMed Realty Earns Positive Outlook On Its Investment Grade Corporate Credit Rating From Moody's
SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its rating outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Moody's Investors Service has been revised to positive from stable. The company previously received a positive outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Rating Services in June 2013. According to Greg N. Lubushkin, Chief Financial Officer of BioMed Realty, "We are very pleased with ... 
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03/17/14BioMed Realty Trust Declares First Quarter 2014 Common Stock Dividend
SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its board of directors has declared a first quarter 2014 dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock. The dividend is equivalent to an annualized dividend of $1.00 per common share. The common stock dividend is payable on April 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2014.  About BioMed Realty Trust BioMed Realty, with its trusted expertise and valuable... 
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03/03/14Wexford Science & Technology Signs University of Pennsylvania Health System to Additional 55,900 Square Feet in the Heart of Philadelphia's Growing University City Science Center
BALTIMORE, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, today announced that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) has exercised an option on its current lease to expand to an additional two floors, or 55,900 square feet, in the new 3737 Market Street building on the University City Science Center's campus being developed jointly by Wexford and the Science Center. As a result of this expansion, UPHS will occupy 211,600 s... 
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02/05/14BioMed Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2013 Financial Results
Fourth Quarter Leasing Volume of 441,800 SF; Same Property Cash NOI Up 6.6% Year-over-Year SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), the leading real estate company focusing on life sciences, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Highlights Executed 34 leasing transactions during the quarter representing approximately 441,800 square feet, contributing to an operating por... 
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01/27/14BioMed Realty Trust to Report 2013 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BMR) today announced it will report results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013 after the market closes on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Alan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kent Griffin, President, Matt McDevitt, Executive Vice President, and Greg N. Lubushkin, Chief Financial Officer, will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, February 6, 2014 to... 
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01/17/14BioMed Realty Trust Announces Tax Treatment Of 2013 Distributions
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the tax treatment of its 2013 distributions as follows: Security Description: Common Stock CUSIP: 09063H107 Ticker Symbol: BMR Record Date Payable Date Total Distribution Per Share Allocable to 2013 Taxable Ordinary Dividend   Return of Capital Long-Term Capital Gain Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain ... 
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