Kilroy Realty Corporation /zigman2/quotes/202555914/composite KRC +0.77% today announced that its operating partnership, Kilroy Realty, L.P. (“KRLP” or “Borrower”), amended and restated its unsecured revolving credit facility (the “Credit Facility”). The amendment and restatement increased the size of the revolver from $750 million to $1.1 billion, reduced the borrowing costs and extended the maturity date to July 31, 2025 with two six-month extension options. The revolver now bears interest at LIBOR plus 0.900% and includes a 20 basis point facility fee. The interest rate and facility fee vary depending upon the Borrower’s credit ratings. The Credit Facility also features a sustainability-linked pricing component whereby the pricing can improve by 0.01% if the Borrower meets certain sustainability performance targets as determined by an independent third-party evaluation. Additionally, KRLP may elect to borrow, subject to additional lender commitments and the satisfaction of certain conditions, up to an additional $500 million under an accordion feature. The Borrower expects to use the Credit Facility for general corporate purposes, including funding acquisition, development and redevelopment projects, and repaying debt. The Credit Facility was syndicated to a group of 15 U.S. and international banks led by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., BofA Securities, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC which acted as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and BofA Securities, Inc. acted as sustainability structuring agents.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. is the administrative agent for the Facility and Bank of America, N.A. is the syndication agent. PNC Capital Markets LLC and U.S. Bank National Association acted as joint lead arrangers. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., PNC Bank, National Association, U.S. Bank National Association, Bank of the West, Barclays Bank PLC, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and The Bank of Nova Scotia acted as co-documentation agents. Other participants in the Facility include Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Comerica Bank, KeyBank National Association, The Bank of New York Mellon and Associated Bank, National Association.
About Kilroy Realty Corporation. Kilroy Realty Corporation /zigman2/quotes/202555914/composite KRC +0.77% is a leading West Coast landlord and developer, with a major presence in San Diego, Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Pacific Northwest. The company has earned global recognition for sustainability, building operations, innovation and design. As pioneers and innovators in the creation of a more sustainable real estate industry, the company’s approach to modern business environments helps drive creativity, productivity and employee retention for some of the world’s leading technology, entertainment, life science and business services companies.
KRC is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index with more than seven decades of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use projects.
As of December 31, 2020, KRC’s stabilized portfolio totaled approximately 14.6 million square feet of primarily office and life science space that was 91.2% occupied and 94.3% leased. The company also had 808 residential units in Hollywood and San Diego, which had a quarterly average occupancy of 89.5% and 50.4%, respectively. In addition, KRC had six in-process development projects with an estimated total investment of $1.6 billion, totaling approximately 1.9 million square feet of office and life science space. The office and life science space was 89% leased.
A Leader in Sustainability and Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
KRC is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and has been recognized by industry organizations around the world. KRC’s stabilized portfolio was 68% LEED certified and 39% Fitwel certified, the highest of any non-government organization, as of December 31, 2020.
The company has been recognized by GRESB, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, as the listed sustainability leader in the Americas for six of the last seven years. Other honors have included the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust’s (NAREIT) Leader in the Light award for six consecutive years and ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for eight years as well as ENERGY STAR’s highest honor of Sustained Excellence, for the past six years.
A big part of the company’s foundation is its commitment to enhancing employee growth, satisfaction and wellness while maintaining a diverse and thriving culture. For the second year in a row, the company has been named to Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index—recognizing companies committed to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.
More information is available at http://www.kilroyrealty.com .
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