Healthcare Realty Trust Announces Senior Unsecured Note Offering

       Healthcare Realty Trust Announces Senior Unsecured Note Offering

PR Newswire

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Realty Trust
Incorporated (NYSE: HR) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to
market and other conditions, ten-year senior unsecured notes through an
underwritten public offering.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to redeem the
Company's 5.125% senior unsecured notes due April 1, 2014, to repay borrowings
under its unsecured credit facility, and for other general corporate purposes.
Completion of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions.  

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and Credit Agricole
Securities (USA) Inc. are acting as Joint Book-Running Managers for the
offering. The senior notes are being offered pursuant to the Company's shelf
registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The offering is made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and
accompanying prospectus. Interested parties may obtain a copy of the
preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the
senior notes offering by contacting Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 1525 West
W.T. Harris Blvd., NC0675, Charlotte, NC 28262, Attn: Capital Markets Client
Support, emailing: or calling toll-free
1.800.326.5897 or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York,
New York, 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, 3^rd Floor or by
calling 1.212.834.4533.

This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of
an offer to buy the notes, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any
jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful
under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. 

Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates
owning, managing, financing and developing income-producing real estate
properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare
services throughout the United States.The Company had investments of
approximately $3.0 billion in 207 real estate properties and mortgages as of
December 31, 2012. The Company's 202 owned real estate properties are located
in 28 states and total approximately 13.6 million square feet. The Company
provides property management services to approximately 10.1 million square
feet nationwide.

In addition to the historical information contained within, the matters
discussed in this press release may contain forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties, including the ultimate amount and terms at
which the sale of the securities will occur, if any, and the use of proceeds
from this offering. These risks are discussed in filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission by Healthcare Realty Trust, including its Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 under the heading
"Risk Factors." Forward-looking statements represent the Company's judgment
as of the date of this release. The Company disclaims any obligation to
update forward-looking material.

SOURCE Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated

Contact: Carla Baca, Financial Communications, +1-615-269-8175
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