Akridge and Brandywine Realty Trust to Develop 25 M Street in the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood
Aug 6 15
Akridge and Brandywine Realty Trust announced an agreement to develop the land located on the corner of Half Street and M Street, SE. The property, 25 M Street,
is directly across from the Navy Yard Metro Station and one block from Nationals Park in the burgeoning Capitol Riverfront neighborhood of Washington, DC. Akridge and Brandywine will develop a 275,000 square foot building featuring both office and retail space, creating a new front door to Nationals Park. HOK will design 25 M Street to create a presence at one of the most visible intersections in Washington, DC. The location and building design will offer tenants an incredible visibility, branding, and communications opportunity. Designed to the level of sustainability, 25 M will boast a full host of trophy amenities including a large, modern lobby, a 3,000 square foot fitness facility, and a rooftop terrace with views of Nationals Park. It will also offer 25,000 square feet of street-level retail, dining, and entertainment in a one-of-a-kind location.
Brandywine Realty Trust Acquires Full Ownership of 1.1 Million SF Broadmoor Campus
Aug 4 15
Brandywine Realty Trust acquired the remaining interest in the Broadmoor campus located at 11501 Burnet Road. The acquisition provides full ownership of the seven-building, 66-acre, 1.1 million square foot office campus located directly adjacent to The Domain® in the heart of a thriving northwest corridor at the nexus of MoPac, U.S. Highway 183 and Loop 360. The Broadmoor campus was developed for IBM, which has been the sole-occupant and a joint venture partner with Brandywine and its predecessor company since the campus was developed in 1991. Brandywine has started developing a master plan to ensure an accelerated transition to a mixed-use, multi-tenant destination that will offer a variety of new amenities for workers in and around the campus.
Brandywine Realty Trust Reports Consolidated Unaudited Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six-Month Period Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015
Jul 22 15
Brandywine Realty Trust reported consolidated unaudited financial results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $145,648,000 against $150,500,000 a year ago. Operating income was $31,578,000 against $34,201,000 a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was $3,058,000 against $1,245,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $1,255,000 against $385,000 a year ago. Net income per diluted share was $0.01 against $0.00 a year ago. Funds from operations were $57,531,000 against $57,470,000 a year ago. FFO per fully diluted share was $0.32 against $0.36 a year ago. Net operating income excluding termination revenues and other income items increased 1.7% on a GAAP basis and increased 1.3% on a cash basis for its 184 same store properties, which were 91.2% and 89.1% occupied on June 30, 2015 and June 30, 2014, respectively.
For the six months, the company reported total revenue of $296,054,000 against $302,614,000 a year ago. Operating income was $61,539,000 against $63,590,000 a year ago. Net income from continuing operations was $11,652,000 against net loss from continuing operations of $992,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $7,965,000 against net loss attributable to common shareholders of $3,656,000 a year ago. Net income per diluted share was $0.04 against net loss per diluted share of $0.02 a year ago. Funds from operations were $116,200,000 against $111,318,000 a year ago. FFO per fully diluted share was $0.64 against $0.69 a year ago.
Based on current plans and assumptions and subject to the risks and uncertainties more fully described in its Securities and Exchange Commission filings, it is maintaining its previously issued 2015 guidance of $1.40 to $1.46 per diluted share. This guidance is provided for informational purposes and is subject to change. Adjusted FFO per diluted share is to be in the range between from $1.29 to $1.35. Further accelerating portfolio repositioning plan and are increasing sales target by $120 million to $300 million for 2015.
The company executed forward leasing will significantly contribute to a same-store NOI growth in the second half of the year 2015. The company anticipates a reported second half of 2015 same-store NOI growth rate of 5% to 7% on a GAAP basis and 4% to 6% on a cash basis, which puts firmly within stated ranges for the year of 3% to 5% GAAP and 2% to 4% cash.