BioMed Realty Acquires 320 Charles In Cambridge, MA

             BioMed Realty Acquires 320 Charles In Cambridge, MA

99,500 Square Feet Adjacent to Company's Rogers Street Assets

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2013

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR)
announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 320 Charles Street in
Cambridge, Massachusetts in a transaction valued at $52 million. The property
comprises approximately 99,500 square feet of laboratory and office space
currently leased to The Whitehead Institute for BioMedical Research. In
connection with the acquisition, BioMed Realty issued approximately 2.0
million operating partnership units in BioMed Realty, L.P. to the seller, with
the balance of the purchase price paid in cash.

Kent Griffin, BioMed Realty's President and Chief Operating Officer,
commented, "This acquisition enables us to expand our footprint in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, arguably the most vibrant life science market in the U.S., if
not the world. In addition, our funding of over 80% of the acquisition cost
with equity serves as another illustration of our capital strategy: matching
long-term value creation opportunities with long-term funding sources."

About BioMed Realty Trust

BioMed Realty delivers optimal real estate solutions for biotechnology and
pharmaceutical companies, scientific research institutions, government
agencies and other entities involved in the life science industry. BioMed
Realty owns or has interests in properties comprising approximately 16.3
million rentable square feet including the properties of Wexford Science &
Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BioMed Realty, which meet the growing
and specialized facilities needs of for-profit and not-for-profit
institutions, including universities, university-related research parks and
healthcare systems. The company's properties are located predominantly in the
major U.S. life science markets of Boston, San Francisco, Maryland, San Diego
and New York/New Jersey, which have well-established reputations as centers
for scientific research. Additional information is available at and

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 based on current
expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. These risks
and uncertainties include, without limitation: failure to manage effectively
the company's growth and expansion into new markets, or to complete or
integrate acquisitions and developments successfully, including the company's
acquisition of the 320 Charles Street property; the company's ability to meet
projected yields on properties, including projected yields on the 320 Charles
Street property; general risks affecting the real estate industry (including,
without limitation, the inability to enter into or renew leases, dependence on
tenants' financial condition, and competition from other developers, owners
and operators of real estate); adverse economic or real estate developments in
the life science industry or the company's target markets; risks associated
with the availability and terms of financing, the use of debt to fund
acquisitions, developments and other investments, and the ability to refinance
indebtedness as it comes due; failure to maintain the company's investment
grade credit ratings with the ratings agencies; reductions in asset valuations
and related impairment charges; risks and uncertainties affecting property
development and construction; risks associated with downturns in foreign,
domestic and local economies, changes in interest rates and foreign currency
exchange rates, and volatility in the securities markets; ownership of
properties outside of the United States that subject the company to different
and potentially greater risks than those associated with the company's
domestic operations; risks associated with the company's investments in loans,
including borrower defaults and potential principal losses; potential
liability for uninsured losses and environmental contamination; risks
associated with the company's potential failure to qualify as a REIT under the
Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and possible adverse changes in tax
and environmental laws; and risks associated with the company's dependence on
key personnel whose continued service is not guaranteed. For a further list
and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports filed by the
company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company's
most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The
company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

SOURCE BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.

Contact: Rick Howe, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, (858) 207- 5859
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