Construction was completed during the quarter at Camden Westchase Park, a 348-home project in Tampa, FL which is currently 95% leased. Lease-ups continued during the quarter at Camden Royal Oaks II, a 104-home project in Houston, TX, which is currently 61% leased; and Camden Town Square, a 438-home project in Orlando, FL which is currently 60% leased.
Construction began during the quarter at Camden Flatirons in Denver, CO, a $78 million project with 424 apartment homes, and continued at three additional wholly-owned development communities: Camden City Centre II in Houston, TX, a $36 million project with 268 apartment homes; Camden NOMA in Washington, DC, a $110 million project with 320 apartment homes; and Camden Lamar Heights in Austin, TX, a $47 million project with 314 apartment homes.
Construction was also completed during the quarter on one joint venture community, Camden Amber Oaks II in Austin, TX, a 244-home project which is currently 86% leased. Construction continued on Camden South Capitol in Washington, DC, a 276-home joint venture project expected to have initial occupancy in the third quarter of 2013.
Equity IssuanceDuring the third quarter, Camden issued 1,302,454 common shares through its at-the-market (“ATM”) share offering programs at an average price of $69.34 per share, for total net consideration of approximately $88.9 million. Year-to-date through October 2012, Camden has issued 4,579,308 common shares through its ATM programs at an average price of $66.93 per share, for total net consideration of approximately $301.8 million. Earnings Guidance Camden updated its earnings guidance for 2012 based on its current and expected views of the apartment market and general economic conditions. Full-year 2012 FFO is expected to be $3.59 to $3.63 per diluted share, and full-year 2012 EPS is expected to be $2.06 to $2.10 per diluted share. Fourth quarter 2012 earnings guidance is $0.94 to $0.98 per diluted share for FFO and $0.42 to $0.46 per diluted share for EPS. Guidance for EPS excludes potential future gains on the sale of properties. Camden intends to update its earnings guidance to the market on a quarterly basis.