SAN DIEGO, Calif.
April 16, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced today that its 2011 Online Annual Report and other proxy materials are now available at
. BioMed Realty is posting its annual report in an online format following the SEC-approved electronic reporting guidelines for the fourth consecutive year.
The 2011 Online Annual Report, entitled "Creating Value," highlights the company's breakthrough operating and financial performance in 2011 and explores BioMed's proven business model, core markets focus, preeminent property portfolio and experienced team of professionals through a series of videos, which include case studies illustrating BioMed's redevelopment expertise at Vassar Street in
and Coast 9 in
San Diego, California
. The site also includes downloadable operating and financial reports and corporate information.
In addition to improving investor communication through a combination of interactive videos and easily accessible financial information, the 2011 Online Annual Report supports the company's economic, social and environmental goals, and exemplifies BioMed's commitment to sustainability as The Leading Provider of Environmentally Sustainable Real Estate to the Life Science Industry®.
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®. 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 owns or has interests in properties comprising approximately 12.7 million rentable square feet. The company's properties are located predominantly in the major U.S. life science markets of
, which have well-established reputations as centers for scientific research. Additional information is available at
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, the use of debt to fund acquisitions and developments, and the ability to refinance indebtedness as it comes due; failure to maintain the company's investment grade credit ratings with the ratings agencies; failure to manage effectively the company's growth and expansion into new markets, or to complete or integrate acquisitions and developments successfully; reductions in asset valuations and related impairment charges; 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.