Lexington closed on its forward commitment to acquire the 80,000 square foot build-to-suit office property in Eugene, Oregon for approximately $17.6 million (9.0% initial cap rate). The property is net-leased for a 15-year term.
Overall in 2012, Lexington completed acquisitions/build-to-suit transactions for an aggregate capitalized cost of approximately $247.0 million. The properties have a weighted-average lease term of approximately 16 years and are expected to generate approximately $24.3 million of annual GAAP rent.
New and On-going Build-to-Suit Projects
Lexington entered into a new build-to-suit, an $8.8 million commitment (of which $3.2 million was funded as of December 31, 2012) to construct a 42,000 square foot retail property in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which is net-leased for a 15-year term commencing upon completion (9.3% initial cap rate).Lexington continues to fund the construction of the previously announced build-to-suit projects in (1) Denver, Colorado (8.6% initial rap rate), (2) Rantoul, Illinois (8.0% initial cap rate) and (3) Long Island City, New York (8.5% initial cap rate). The aggregate estimated cost of these four on-going build-to-suit projects is approximately $136.5 million, of which approximately $68.9 million was invested as of December 31, 2012. Lexington can give no assurance that any of the build-to-suit projects that are under contract or in process will be completed. Loan Investments Lexington closed on a $32.6 million construction loan (of which $3.5 million was funded as of December 31, 2012) for a 168,000 square foot build-to-suit data center in Norwalk, Connecticut. The interest-only construction loan bears interest at 7.5% and matures in November 2014. The property is subject to a 21-year net-lease. Lexington received approximately $2.5 million in full satisfaction of its loan investment in New Kingstown, Pennsylvania. 2013 EARNINGS GUIDANCE Lexington estimates that its Company FFO, as adjusted, guidance will be an expected range of $1.01 to $1.04 per diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2013. This guidance is forward looking, excludes the impact of certain items and is based on current expectations.