Boston Properties Prices $500 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

  Boston Properties Prices $500 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

Business Wire

BOSTON -- April 2, 2013

Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), a real estate investment trust, announced
today that its operating partnership, Boston Properties Limited Partnership
(“BPLP”), has agreed to sell $500 million of 3.125% senior unsecured notes due
2023 in an underwritten public offering through Citigroup, Deutsche Bank
Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan
Stanley & Co. LLC, as joint book-running managers. The notes were priced at
99.379% of the principal amount to yield 3.196% to maturity. The notes will
mature on September 1, 2023 unless earlier redeemed. The offering is expected
to close on April 11, 2013.

The estimated net proceeds from this offering are expected to be approximately
$492.5 million after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated
transaction expenses of approximately $7.5 million. BPLP intends to use the
net proceeds from the sale of the notes for general business purposes, which
may include investment opportunities and debt reduction. Pending such uses,
BPLP may invest the net proceeds in short-term, interest-bearing securities.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related
prospectus supplement, a copy of which may be obtained from Citigroup, c/o
Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York
11717, toll free at (800) 831-9146 or at batprospectusdept@citi.com; Deutsche
Bank Securities Inc. at Attn.: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY
10005-2836, or by calling toll free at (800) 503-4611 or by emailing
prospectus.CPDG@db.com; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated,
222 Broadway, 11^th Floor, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus
Department, by calling (800) 294-1322 or by email at
dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick
Street, 2^nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus
Department, or by calling (866) 718-1649 or by email at
prospectus@morganstanley.com. An effective registration statement is on file
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and a copy of the
prospectus and related prospectus supplement also will be available on the
SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy any securities nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state.

Boston Properties is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed
real estate investment trust that develops, redevelops, acquires, manages,
operates and owns a diverse portfolio of office properties, one hotel, three
residential properties and four retail properties. The Company is one of the
largest owners and developers of office properties in the United States,
concentrated in five markets – Boston, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and
Washington, DC.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Federal securities laws. You can identify these statements by our use of
the words “assumes,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “guidance,”
“intends,” “plans,” “projects” and similar expressions that do not relate to
historical matters. You should exercise caution in interpreting and relying on
forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond Boston
Properties’ control and could materially affect actual results, performance or
achievements. These factors include, without limitation, the Company’s ability
to satisfy the closing conditions to the pending transaction described above
and regulatory changes and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to
time in the Company’s filings with the SEC. Boston Properties does not
undertake a duty to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

Boston Properties, Inc.
Michael Walsh, 617-236-3410
Senior Vice President, Finance
or
Arista Joyner, 617-236-3343
Investor Relations Manager
 
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