For the nine months ended September 30, 2012, the Company reported EPS of $141.2 million or $1.66 per diluted share, as compared to $2.5 million or $0.03 per diluted share for the same period in 2011. EPS for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 included: a $40.2 million or $0.47 per diluted share impact related to the gain on acquisition of the controlling interest in twelve joint ventures; a $32.5 million or $0.38 per diluted share impact related to the gain on sale of discontinued operations; a $2.9 million or $0.03 per diluted share impact related to the gain on sale of an unconsolidated joint venture property; and, a $2.1 million or $0.02 per diluted share charge related to the redemption of perpetual preferred operating partnership units. EPS for the nine months ended September 30, 2011 included: a $0.42 per diluted share impact related to a $29.8 million loss on discontinuation of a hedging relationship of an interest rate swap and $0.5 million write-off of unamortized loan costs related to the payoff of a term loan; a $4.7 million or $0.07 per diluted share gain on sale of undeveloped land; a net $3.3 million or $0.05 per diluted share impact related to gain on sale of an available-for-sale investment; and a $1.1 million or $0.02 per diluted share impact from gain on sale of three joint venture interests.
A reconciliation of net income attributable to common shareholders to FFO is included in the financial tables accompanying this press release.
Same Property Results
For the 47,251 apartment homes included in consolidated same property results, third quarter 2012 same property NOI increased 10.7% compared to the third quarter of 2011, with revenues increasing 6.6% and expenses increasing 0.4%. On a sequential basis, third quarter 2012 same property NOI increased 2.8% compared to the second quarter of 2012, with revenues increasing 2.6% and expenses increasing 2.4% compared to the prior quarter. On a year-to-date basis, 2012 same property NOI increased 9.6%, with revenues increasing 6.5% and expenses increasing 1.6% compared to the same period in 2011. Same property physical occupancy levels for the portfolio averaged 95.6% during the third quarter of 2012, compared to 95.1% in the third quarter of 2011 and 95.4% in the second quarter of 2012.