|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||BioMed Realty Trust Inc|
|Industry:||REIT - Office|
|BioMed Realty Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation was formed on April 30, 2004 and commenced operations on August 11, 2004, after completing its initial public offering. The Company operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, developing, owning, leasing and managing laboratory and office space for the life science industry mainly through its subsidiary, BioMed Realty, L.P., a Maryland limited partnership Its tenants mainly include biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, scientific research institutions, government agencies and other entities involved in the life science industry. The Company's properties are generally located in markets with well established reputations as centers for scientific research, including Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York/ New Jersey. The Company faces competition from various entities for investment opportunities in properties for life science tenants, including other REITs, such as health care REITs and suburban office property REITs, pension funds, insurance companies, investment funds and companies, partnerships, and developers. The Company’s properties are subject to various laws, ordinances and regulations, including regulations relating to common areas.|
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