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 Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2017, Financial and Operating Results Strong Internal and External Growth and Significant Strategic Acquisitions and Growing Dividends
   Monday, January 29, 2018 4:10:00 PM ET

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE ) announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.

Key highlights

Increased common stock dividend

Common stock dividend for 2017 of $3.45 per common share, up 22 cents, or 7%, over 2016; continuation of our strategy to share growth in cash flows from operating activities with our stockholders while also retaining a significant portion for reinvestment.

Leader in the Light award

In November 2017, we were awarded Nareit’s 2017 "Most Innovative" Leader in the Light, the highest achievement in sustainability innovation for all REITs and real estate companies.

Strong internal growth

-- Total revenues:

-- $298.8 million, up 19.9%, for 4Q17, compared to $249.2 million for 4Q16

-- $1.1 billion, up 22.4%, for 2017, compared to $921.7 million for 2016

-- Continued substantial leasing activity and strong rental rate growth, in light of minimal contractual lease expirations for 4Q17 and 2017 and a highly leased value-creation pipeline:

                                                4Q17          2017
Total leasing activity - RSF                       1,379,699  4,569,182
Lease renewals and re-leasing of space:
Rental rate increases                              24.8%           25.1%
Rental rate increases (cash basis)                 10.4%           12.7%
RSF (included in total leasing activity above)     593,622         2,525,099

-- Executed key leases during 4Q17:

-- 520,988 RSF leased to Facebook, Inc. at Menlo Gateway in our Greater Stanford submarket;

-- 170,244 RSF renewal with Theravance Biopharma U.S., Inc. at 901 and 951 Gateway Boulevard in our South San Francisco submarket, with an average lease term of 10.2 years and rental rate increases of 59.2% and 15.1% (cash basis).

-- Same property net operating income growth:

-- 4.5% and 12.5% (cash basis) for 4Q17, compared to 4Q16

-- 3.1% and 6.8% (cash basis) for 2017, compared to 2016

Strong external growth; disciplined allocation of capital to visible, multiyear, highly leased value-creation pipeline

-- Development projects, 100% leased, and placed into service in 4Q17:

Property                 Submarket         RSF        Tenant
510 Townsend Street      Mission Bay/SoMa  295,333    Stripe, Inc.
ARE Spectrum             Torrey Pines      170,523    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
505 Brannan Street       Mission Bay/SoMa  148,146    Pinterest, Inc.
400 Dexter Avenue North  Lake Union        25,518     Juno Therapeutics, Inc.

-- Significant contractual near-term growth in annual cash rents of $96 million, of which $78 million will commence through 4Q18 ($26 million in 1Q18, $31 million in 2Q18, $10 million in 3Q18, and $11 million in 4Q18). This is related to development and redevelopment projects recently placed into service that are currently generating rental revenue.

-- 4Q17 commencements of development projects aggregating 884,000 RSF, including:

-- 520,988 RSF at Menlo Gateway in our Greater Stanford submarket;

-- 164,000 RSF at 399 Binney Street in our Alexandria Center? at One Kendall Square campus in our Cambridge submarket; and

-- 199,000 RSF at 279 East Grand Avenue in our South San Francisco submarket.

-- 80% leased on 2.3 million RSF (development and redevelopment projects undergoing construction and 580,000 RSF undergoing pre-construction).

Completed strategic acquisitions

Opportunistic acquisitions completed or under contract:

-- In 4Q17, acquired five properties in three transactions for an aggregate purchase price of $146.4 million, including the Menlo Gateway joint venture:

-- Menlo Gateway real estate joint venture in our Greater Stanford submarket closed in November 2017:

-- 772,983 RSF Class A office space, including 520,988 RSF of ground-up development, 100% leased to Facebook, Inc.; and

-- 21% interest as of 4Q17, increasing to 49% interest by 1Q19.

-- As of January 2018, we have closed and pending acquisitions aggregating $375.5 million in key submarkets with value-add operating, redevelopment, and future development opportunities.

Operating results 4Q17         4Q16          Change      2017         2016           Change
Net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted:
In millions       $     36.8   $     (25.1)       N/A    $     145.4  $     (151.1)       N/A
Per share         $     0.38   $     (0.31)       N/A    $     1.58   $     (1.99)        N/A
Funds from operations attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, as adjusted:
In millions       $     147.0  $     115.5        27.2%  $     554.5  $     421.3         31.6%
Per share         $     1.53   $     1.42         7.7%   $     6.02   $     5.51          9.3%
Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2017, Financial and Operating Results (continued)
December 31, 2017
Items included in net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders
(amounts are shown after deducting any amounts attributable to noncontrolling interests):
(In millions, except per share amounts)                       Amount                 Per Share -             Amount                   Per Share -
                                                                                     Diluted                                          Diluted
                                                              4Q17       4Q16        4Q17        4Q16        2017        2016         2017        2016
Gain on sales of:
Real estate                                                   $   --     $   3.7     $   --      $   0.05    $   14.5    $   3.8      $   0.15    $   0.05
Non-real estate investments                                       --         --          --          --          --          4.4          --          0.06
Impairment of:
Rental properties                                                 --         (3.5)       --          (0.04)      (0.2)       (98.2)       --          (1.29)
Land parcels                                                      --         (12.5)      --          (0.16)      --          (110.4)      --          (1.45)
Non-real estate investments                                       (3.8)      --          (0.04)      --          (8.3)       (3.1)        (0.09)      (0.04)
Loss on early extinguishment of debt                              (2.8)      --          (0.03)      --          (3.5)       (3.2)        (0.03)      (0.04)
Preferred stock redemption charge                                 --         (35.7)      --          (0.44)      (11.3)      (61.3)       (0.12)      (0.81)
Total                                                         $   (6.6)  $   (48.0)  $   (0.07)  $   (0.59)  $   (8.8)   $   (268.0)  $   (0.09)  $   (3.52)
Weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding - diluted                            95.9        80.8                                 92.1        76.1
4Q16 and 2016 per share amounts above may not agree to funds from operations per share amounts due to the different weighted-average shares used in each period and the impact of per share amounts allocable to unvested restricted stock awards. See "Definitions and Reconciliations" on page 55 of our Supplemental Information for additional information.

Core operating metrics as of 4Q17; high quality revenue and cash flows

-- Percentage of annual rental revenue in effect from:

-- Investment-grade or large cap tenants: 55%

-- Class A properties in AAA locations: 80%

-- Occupancy in North America: 96.8%

-- Operating margin: 71%

-- Adjusted EBITDA margin: 68%

-- Weighted-average remaining lease term of top 20 tenants: 13.4 years

-- See "Strong internal growth" in the key highlights section on the previous page for information on our leasing activity, rental rate growth, total revenue, and same property net operating income growth.

Balance sheet management

Key metrics                                                                                                      4Q17
Total market capitalization                                                                                      $ 17.9 billion
Liquidity                                                                                                        $ 2.0 billion
Net debt to Adjusted EBITDA:
Quarter annualized                                                                                               5.5x
Trailing 12 months                                                                                               5.9x
Fixed-charge coverage ratio:
Quarter annualized                                                                                               4.2x
Trailing 12 months                                                                                               4.1x
Unhedged variable-rate debt as a percentage of total debt                                                        1%
Current and future value-creation pipeline as a percentage of gross investments in real estate in North America  9%

Key capital events

-- In November 2017, we completed the offering of $600.0 million, 3.45%, unsecured senior notes, due in 2025, for net proceeds of $593.5 million. We used the net proceeds to repay LIBOR-based debt, including two of our secured construction loans aggregating $389.8 million and borrowings under our $1.65 billion unsecured senior line of credit. We recognized a loss on early extinguishment of debt of $2.8 million related to the early retirement of these two construction loans.

-- During 4Q17, we sold 690 thousand shares of common stock under our ATM program for gross proceeds of $86.7 million, or $125.70 per share, and received net proceeds of $85.4 million. As of 4Q17, we had $413.4 million available for future sales under the ATM program.

-- In December 2017, we issued 4.8 million shares of our common stock to settle our forward equity sales agreements executed in March 2017. Net proceeds of $484.6 million were used to fund highly leased construction projects in 2H17 and recent 2017 acquisitions.

-- In January 2018, we entered into forward equity sales agreements to sell an aggregate 6.9 million shares of our common stock (including the exercise of underwriters’ option) at a public offering price of $123.50 per share. We expect to receive proceeds of $817.3 million, to be further adjusted as provided in the sales agreements, which will fund the current and near-term value-creation pipeline and opportunistic, strategic acquisitions in 2018.

-- Completed dispositions during 4Q17, including two partial interest sales, for an aggregate sales price of $42.8 million. Refer to page 6 of this Earnings Press Release for additional information.

Corporate responsibility and industry leadership

-- In January 2018, Alexandria Venture Investments launched the Alexandria Seed Capital Platform, an innovative seed-stage life science funding model and extension of Alexandria LaunchLabs, which will focus on providing seed-stage financing in transformative life science investments.

-- In November 2017, Joel S. Marcus, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, was elected as a member of Nareit’s 2018 Executive Board.

-- See "Leader in the Light award" on page 1 of this Earnings Press Release.

-- In November 2017, Alexandria LaunchLabs? - New York City was certified as the world’s first WELL laboratory, and achieved Gold-level recognition from the International WELL Building Institute.

-- In November 2017, the Center for Active Design, an international nonprofit organization and operator of the Fitwel Certification System, appointed us to the Fitwel Leadership Advisory Board as a founding member.

-- In January 2018, we were awarded a 2017 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, California’s highest environmental honor recognizing entities that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable contributions to conserving precious natural resources while promoting economic growth.

-- During 4Q17, we obtained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ("LEED?") Gold certifications for properties within our Alexandria Center? at Kendall Square campus at 50 and 60 Binney Street and 11 Hurley Street in our Cambridge submarket.

-- 49% of annual rental revenue expected from LEED certified projects upon completion of 12 in-process projects.

Select 2017 Highlights

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See our Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2017 Earnings Press Release and Supplemental Information for additional information, non-GAAP measures, and definitions.

Acquisitions
December 31, 2017
(Dollars in thousands)
4Q17 Acquisitions
Property                  Submarket/Market                   Date of Purchase  Number of   Occupancy  Square Footage             Purchase Price
                                                                               Properties
                                                                                                      Operating     Development/
                                                                                                                    Redevelopment
701 Gateway Boulevard(1)  South San Francisco/San Francisco  12/19/17          1           90.6%           170,862  --                $    76,000
Menlo Gateway             Greater Stanford/San Francisco     11/27/17          3           100%            251,995  520,988           59,936
(unconsolidated JV)(2)
4110 Campus Point Court   University Town Center/San Diego   12/28/17          1           100%            44,034   --                10,450
(55% interest)(3)
                                                                                                           466,891  520,988           $    146,386
We expect to provide total estimated costs at completion and related yields of development and redevelopment projects in the future.
(1)                                                                Office building located within our Alexandria Technology Center? - Gateway campus. The property is 90.6% leased as of December 31, 2017, to multiple tenants with minimal near-term lease expirations, and we expect initial stabilized yields of 7.2% and 6.3% (cash basis) upon lease-up of the existing vacant office space. In addition, the property provides future opportunities to enhance our returns through the conversion of existing office space to office/laboratory space through redevelopment, and development of a new building.
(2)                                                                See page 5 of this Earnings Press Release for additional information on our acquisition in this real estate joint venture.
(3)                                                                Represents a 55% interest in a real estate joint venture with TIAA, which owns a property that expands our Campus Pointe by Alexandria campus. The joint venture leased the existing 44,034 RSF property back to the seller for one year, after which the joint venture may consider options to redevelop the existing property into tech office or office/laboratory space.
1Q18 Acquisitions under purchase agreement/letter of intent
Property                                    Submarket/Market   Date of Purchase  Number of   Anticipated Use  Occupancy  Square Footage                               Purchase Price
                                                                                 Properties
                                                                                                                         Operating  Development/  Future Development
                                                                                                                                    Redevelopment
1455 and 1515 Third Street                  Mission Bay/SoMa/  N/A               2           Office           100%       N/A        --            --                      $   37,800
(acquisition of remaining 49% interest)(1)  San Francisco
1655 and 1715 Third Street                  Mission Bay/SoMa/  February 2018     2           Office           N/A        --         580,000       --                      31,000     (2)
(10% interest in unconsolidated JV)(2)      San Francisco
2100-2400 Geng Road(3)                      Greater Stanford/  1/25/18           4           Office/lab       77%        165,811    31,687        --                      136,000
                                            San Francisco
9965-9995 Summers Ridge Road(4)             Sorrento Mesa/     1/5/18            4           Office/lab       100%       316,531    --            50,000                  148,650
                                            San Diego
Pending | San Diego                                            2Q18              --          Office or lab    N/A        --         --            120,000                 17,000
Pending | Maryland                                             March 2018        1           Office/lab       31%        24,846     54,485        --                      5,000
                                                                                                                         507,188    666,172       170,000                 375,450
Additional projected acquisitions                                                                                                                                     295,000 - 395,000
2018 Guidance range                                                                                                                                                   $670,000 - $770,000
(1) The first installment of $18.9 million related to our November 2016 acquisition was paid in 2Q17, the second installment of $18.9 million was paid in January 2018, and we expect the final installment to be paid during 1H18.
(2) Represents a 10% interest in a joint venture with Uber and the Golden State Warriors expected to be formed in February 2018. The joint venture is developing two office buildings aggregating 580,000 RSF, adjacent to the Golden State Warriors arena, which are 100% leased to Uber. Our initial equity contribution of $31.0 million will be funded at formation of the joint venture, and the project will transfer from pre-construction to under construction, with initial occupancy expected in 2019.
(3) Four-building office campus on 11 acres with 14 in-place leases with a weighted-average remaining lease term of three years. We are evaluating options for the conversion of existing office space into office/laboratory space through redevelopment. We expect to provide total estimated costs at completion and related yields in the future.
(4) A campus, with on-site amenities, consisting of four operating properties aggregating 316,531 RSF. The property also includes a future development opportunity for an additional 50,000 RSF building. The properties are 100% leased as of December 31, 2017, to Quidel Corporation and Abbott Laboratories, for aggregate terms of 15 years. We expect initial stabilized yields of 8.2% and 6.3% (cash basis) with an opportunity to enhance our initial return through future development.

Acquisitions (continued): Menlo Gateway

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MENLO GATEWAY ACQUISITION  | SAN FRANCISCO | GREATER STANFORD
773,000 RSF | CLOSED NOVEMBER 2017                                                              Alexandria’s Share
100% LEASED TO FACEBOOK, INC. (LONG TERM)                                                                   Nov 2017  Dec 2017         At
                                                                                                                                       Completion
                                                                                                Equity      18%       21%              49%
                                                                                                Percentage
251,995 RSF  | Phase I          520,988 RSF | Phase II               6.9% |Cash 6.3%
                                                                                                Equity      $60M      $76M     (1)     $282M
                                                                                                Investment
100 Independence Drive          125 and 135 Constitution Drive       Total Project
Recently completed              Undergoing development               Initial Stabilized Yields  Debt        $18M      $23M     (1)     $148M      (2)
                                (Occupancy expected in 4Q19)
                                                                                                Total Real  $78M      $90M             $430M
                                                                                                Estate
                                                                                                Investment
(1) Includes our share of investment in real estate joint venture working capital.
(2) The joint venture is in process of obtaining non-recourse construction financing for the development project for Phase II of our Menlo Gateway joint venture.
Dispositions
December 31, 2017
(Dollars in thousands)
Property/Market/Submarket                                                Date of Sale  RSF       Net Operating  Net Operating Income  Contractual   Gain
                                                                                                 Income(1)      (Cash Basis)(1)       Sales Price
360 Longwood Avenue/Greater Boston/Longwood Medical Area                 7/6/17        203,090   $    4,313     $      4,168          $  65,701     $ 14,106
9625 Towne Centre Drive/San Diego/University Town Center                 12/19/17      163,648   N/A            N/A                      13,470     N/A
(sale of partial interest)(2)
Campus Point Drive, Development Rights/San Diego/University Town Center  12/19/17      318,383   N/A            N/A                      12,895     N/A
(sale of 45% interest)(3)
6146 Nancy Ridge Drive/San Diego/Sorrento Mesa                           1/6/17        21,940    N/A            N/A                      3,000      270
1401/1413 Research Boulevard/Maryland/Rockville(4)                       5/17/17       90,000    N/A            N/A                      7,937      111
Operating property in China                                              11/27/17      300,184   $    365       $      392               11,167     --
                                                                                                                                      $  114,170    $ 14,487
(1) Represents annualized amounts for the quarter ended prior to the date of sale. Net operating income (cash basis) excludes straight-line rent and amortization of acquired below-market leases.
(2) In December 2017, we entered into a joint venture agreement to sell to TIAA a 49.9% interest in 9625 Towne Centre Drive, a 163,648 RSF redevelopment project undergoing construction in our University Town Center submarket, which is 100% leased to Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. We received an initial contribution of $13.5 million from TIAA for a 35.9% initial ownership interest as of December 31, 2017, and expect TIAA’s ownership interest to increase to 49.9% by the end of 2Q18 through additional capital contributions to fund construction.
(3) In connection with the agreement to sell a 45% partial interest in 10290 Campus Point Drive to TIAA in 2016, we also agreed to sell to TIAA a 45% partial interest in the related development rights aggregating 318,383 RSF in our Campus Pointe by Alexandria campus at a sales price of $90 per SF. The sale of the development rights was contingent upon the completion of certain entitlement milestones. Upon completion of the entitlement milestones, we completed the 45% partial interest sale of the related development rights in December 2017.
(4) Joint venture with a distinguished retail real estate developer for the development of a 90,000 RSF retail shopping center, with remaining construction costs to be funded from a $25.0 million non-recourse secured construction loan.
Guidance
December 31, 2017
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)
The following updated guidance is based on our current view of existing market conditions and assumptions for the year ending December 31, 2018. There can be no assurance that actual amounts will be materially higher or lower than these expectations. See our discussion of "forward-looking statements" on page 8 of this Earnings Press Release.
Earnings per Share and Funds From Operations per Share Attributable to Alexandria’s
Common Stockholders - Diluted
Earnings per share                                         $2.04 to $2.24                                                    (1)
Depreciation and amortization                                                                                        4.45
Allocation to unvested restricted stock awards                                                                       (0.04)
Funds from operations per share                            $6.45 to $6.65                                                    (1)
Key Assumptions                                                Low   High
Occupancy percentage in North America as of December 31, 2018  96.9% 97.5%
Lease renewals and re-leasing of space:
Rental rate increases                                          13.0% 16.0%
Rental rate increases (cash basis)                             7.5%  10.5%
Same property performance:
Net operating income increase                                  2.5%  4.5%
Net operating income increase (cash basis)                     9.0%  11.0%
Straight-line rent revenue                                     $ 92  $ 102(3)
General and administrative expenses                            $ 85  $ 90
Capitalization of interest                                     $ 55  $ 65
Interest expense                                               $ 155 $ 165
Key Credit Metrics                                                  2018 Guidance
Net debt to Adjusted EBITDA - 4Q18 annualized                       Less than 5.5x
Net debt and preferred stock to Adjusted EBITDA - 4Q18 annualized   Less than 5.5x
Fixed-charge coverage ratio - 4Q18 annualized                       Greater than 4.0x
Value-creation pipeline as a percentage of gross real estate as of  8% to 12%
December 31, 2018
Key Sources and Uses of Capital                               Range                 Midpoint      Key Completed Items
Sources of capital:
Net cash provided by operating activities after dividends     $  140     $  180     $  160
Incremental debt                                              470        430           450
Real estate dispositions, partial interest sales, and common  1,110      1,310         1,210      $    817   (2)
equity
Total sources of capital                                      $  1,720   $  1,920   $  1,820
Uses of capital:
Construction                                                  $  1,050   $  1,150      $  1,100
Acquisitions                                                  670        770           720        (4)
Total uses of capital                                         $  1,720   $  1,920   $  1,820
Incremental debt (included above):
Issuance of unsecured senior notes payable                    $  550     $  650        $  600
Repayments of secured notes payable                           (10)       (15)          (13)
Repayment of unsecured senior bank term loan                  (200)      (200)         (200)
$1.65 billion unsecured senior line of credit/other           130        (5)           63
Incremental debt                                              $  470     $  430     $  450
(1) Excludes the impact of changes in fair value for equity investments pursuant to a new accounting standard effective January 1, 2018. For a comprehensive discussion on the new accounting standard update, refer to the "Recent Accounting Pronouncements" section in Note 2 - "Summary of Significant Accounting Policies" in our September 30, 2017, Form 10-Q filed on October 31, 2017, and our 2017 annual report on Form 10-K.
(2) Represents 6.9 million shares of our common stock subject to forward equity sales agreements executed in January 2018, with anticipated aggregate net proceeds of $817.3 million, subject to adjustments as provided in the forward equity sales agreements. The forward equity sales agreements expire no later than April 2019, and we expect to settle these agreements in 2018.
(3) Approximately 50% of straight-line rent revenue represents initial free rent on recently delivered and expected 2018 deliveries of new Class A properties from our development and redevelopment pipeline.
(4) See "Acquisitions" on page 4 of this Earnings Press Release.

Earnings Call Information and About the Company December 31, 2017

We will host a conference call on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET")/noon Pacific Time ("PT"), which is open to the general public to discuss our financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. To participate in this conference call, dial (877) 270-2148 or (412) 902-6510 shortly before 3:00 p.m. ET/noon PT and ask the operator to join the Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. call. The audio webcast can be accessed at www.are.com in the "For Investors" section. A replay of the call will be available for a limited time from 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The replay number is (877) 344-7529 or (412) 317-0088, and the confirmation code is 10114665.

Additionally, a copy of this Earnings Press Release and Supplemental Information for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017, is available in the "For Investors" section of our website at www.are.com or by following this link: http://www.are.com/fs/2017q4.pdf .

For any questions, please contact Joel S. Marcus, chairman, chief executive officer, and founder, at (626) 578-9693 or Dean A. Shigenaga, executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer, at (626) 578-0777.

About the Company

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE ), an S&P 500? company, is an urban office real estate investment trust ("REIT") uniquely focused on collaborative life science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, with a total market capitalization of $17.9 billion and an asset base in North America of 29.6 million SF as of December 31, 2017. The asset base in North America includes 22.0 million RSF of operating properties, including 1.7 million RSF of development and redevelopment of new Class A properties currently undergoing construction. Additionally, the asset base in North America includes 7.6 million SF of future development projects, including 1.6 million SF of near-term projects undergoing marketing for lease and pre-construction activities and 3.8 million SF of intermediate-term development projects. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. Alexandria also provides strategic risk capital to transformative life science and technology companies through its venture capital arm. We believe our unique business model and diligent underwriting ensure a high-quality and diverse tenant base that results in higher occupancy levels, longer lease terms, higher rental income, higher returns, and greater long-term asset value. For additional information on Alexandria, please visit www.are.com.

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This document includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding our 2018 earnings per share attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, 2018 funds from operations per share attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, net operating income, and our projected sources and uses of capital. You can identify the forward-looking statements by their use of forward-looking words, such as "forecast," "guidance," "projects," "estimates," "anticipates," "believes," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans," "seeks," "should," or "will," or the negative of those words or similar words. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, beliefs, projections, future plans and strategies, anticipated events or trends, and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts, as well as a number of assumptions concerning future events. There can be no assurance that actual results will not be materially higher or lower than these expectations. These statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions, and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, without limitation, our failure to obtain capital (debt, construction financing, and/or equity) or refinance debt maturities, increased interest rates and operating costs, adverse economic or real estate developments in our markets, our failure to successfully place into service and lease any properties undergoing development or redevelopment and our existing space held for future development or redevelopment (including new properties acquired for that purpose), our failure to successfully operate or lease acquired properties, decreased rental rates, increased vacancy rates or failure to renew or replace expiring leases, defaults on or non-renewal of leases by tenants, adverse general and local economic conditions, an unfavorable capital market environment, decreased leasing activity or lease renewals, and other risks and uncertainties detailed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Accordingly, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this Earnings Press Release, and unless otherwise stated, we assume no obligation to update this information and expressly disclaim any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. For more discussion relating to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in our forward-looking statements, and risks to our business in general, please refer to our SEC filings, including our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.

Consolidated Statements of Income
December 31, 2017
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
                                                                                                          Three Months Ended                                                          Year Ended
                                                                                                          12/31/17         9/30/17       6/30/17       3/31/17        12/31/16        12/31/17       12/31/16
Revenues:
Rental                                                                                                    $   228,025      $   216,021   $   211,942   $    207,193   $    187,315    $    863,181   $    673,820
Tenant recoveries                                                                                         70,270           67,058        60,470        61,346         58,270          259,144        223,655
Other income                                                                                              496          (1) 2,291         647           2,338          3,577           5,772          24,231
Total revenues                                                                                            298,791          285,370       273,059       270,877        249,162         1,128,097      921,706
Expenses:
Rental operations                                                                                         88,073           83,469        76,980        77,087         73,244          325,609        278,408
General and administrative                                                                                18,910           17,636        19,234        19,229         17,458          75,009         63,884
Interest                                                                                                  36,082           31,031        31,748        29,784         31,223          128,645        106,953
Depreciation and amortization                                                                             107,714          107,788       104,098       97,183         95,222          416,783        313,390
Impairment of real estate                                                                                 --               --            203           --             16,024          203            209,261
Loss on early extinguishment of debt                                                                      2,781            --            --            670            --              3,451          3,230
Total expenses                                                                                            253,560          239,924       232,263       223,953        233,171         949,700        975,126
Equity in earnings (losses) of unconsolidated real estate joint ventures                                  376              14,100        589           361            86              15,426         (184)
Gain on sales of real estate - rental properties                                                          --               --            --            270            3,715           270            3,715
Gain on sales of real estate - land parcels                                                               --               --            111           --             --              111            90
Net income (loss)                                                                                         45,607           59,546        41,496        47,555         19,792          194,204        (49,799)
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests                                                       (6,219)          (5,773)       (7,275)       (5,844)        (4,488)         (25,111)       (16,102)
Net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s stockholders                    39,388           53,773        34,221        41,711         15,304          169,093        (65,901)
Dividends on preferred stock                                                                              (1,302)          (1,302)       (1,278)       (3,784)        (3,835)         (7,666)        (20,223)
Preferred stock redemption charge                                                                         --               --            --            (11,279)       (35,653)        (11,279)       (61,267)
Net income attributable to unvested restricted stock awards                                               (1,255)          (1,198)       (1,313)       (987)          (943)           (4,753)        (3,750)
Net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s common stockholders             $   36,831       $   51,273    $   31,630    $    25,661    $    (25,127)   $    145,395   $    (151,141)
Net income (loss) per share attributable to Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s common stockholders:
Basic                                                                                                     $   0.39         $   0.55      $   0.35      $    0.29      $    (0.31)     $    1.59      $    (1.99)
Diluted                                                                                                   $   0.38         $   0.55      $   0.35      $    0.29      $    (0.31)     $    1.58      $    (1.99)
Weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding:
Basic                                                                                                     95,138           92,598        90,215        88,147         80,800          91,546         76,103
Diluted                                                                                                   95,914           93,296        90,745        88,200         80,800          92,063         76,103
Dividends declared per share of common stock                                                              $   0.90         $   0.86      $   0.86      $    0.83      $    0.83       $    3.45      $    3.23
(1)    Includes an impairment charge of $3.8 million related to one publicly traded non-real estate investment.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
December 31, 2017
(In thousands)
                                                               12/31/17          9/30/17           6/30/17           3/31/17           12/31/16
Assets
Investments in real estate                                     $    10,298,019   $    10,046,521   $    9,819,413    $    9,470,667    $    9,077,972
Investments in unconsolidated real estate joint ventures       110,618           33,692            58,083            50,457            50,221
Cash and cash equivalents                                      254,381           118,562           124,877           151,209           125,032
Restricted cash                                                22,805            27,713            20,002            18,320            16,334
Tenant receivables                                             10,262            9,899             8,393             9,979             9,744
Deferred rent                                                  434,731           402,353           383,062           364,348           335,974
Deferred leasing costs                                         221,430           208,265           201,908           202,613           195,937
Investments                                                    523,254           485,262           424,920           394,471           342,477
Other assets                                                   228,453           213,056           205,009           206,562           201,197
Total assets                                                   $    12,103,953   $    11,545,323   $    11,245,667   $    10,868,626   $    10,354,888
Liabilities, Noncontrolling Interests, and Equity
Secured notes payable                                          $    771,061      $    1,153,890    $    1,127,348    $    1,083,758    $    1,011,292
Unsecured senior notes payable                                 3,395,804         2,801,290         2,800,398         2,799,508         2,378,262
Unsecured senior line of credit                                50,000            314,000           300,000           --                28,000
Unsecured senior bank term loans                               547,942           547,860           547,639           547,420           746,471
Accounts payable, accrued expenses, and tenant                 763,832           740,070           734,189           782,637           731,671
security deposits
Dividends payable                                              92,145            83,402            81,602            78,976            76,914
Preferred stock redemption liability                           --                --                --                130,000           --
Total liabilities                                              5,620,784         5,640,512         5,591,176         5,422,299         4,972,610
Commitments and contingencies
Redeemable noncontrolling interests                            11,509            11,418            11,410            11,320            11,307
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s stockholders’ equity:
7.00% Series D cumulative convertible preferred stock          74,386            74,386            74,386            74,386            86,914
6.45% Series E cumulative redeemable preferred stock           --                --                --                --                130,000
Common stock                                                   998               943               921               899               877
Additional paid-in capital                                     5,824,258         5,287,777         5,059,180         4,855,686         4,672,650
Accumulated other comprehensive income                         50,024            43,864            22,677            21,460            5,355
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s stockholders’ equity   5,949,666         5,406,970         5,157,164         4,952,431         4,895,796
Noncontrolling interests                                       521,994           486,423           485,917           482,576           475,175
Total equity                                                   6,471,660         5,893,393         5,643,081         5,435,007         5,370,971
Total liabilities, noncontrolling interests, and equity        $    12,103,953   $    11,545,323   $    11,245,667   $    10,868,626   $    10,354,888
Funds From Operations and Funds From Operations per Share
December 31, 2017
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
The following tables present a reconciliation of net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders, the most directly comparable financial measure presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"), including our share of amounts from consolidated and unconsolidated real estate joint ventures, to funds from operations attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, and funds from operations attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, as adjusted, and related per share amounts. Amounts allocable to unvested restricted stock awards are not material and are not presented separately within the per share table below. Per share amounts may not add due to rounding.
                                                                                                                                                                 Three Months Ended                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Year Ended
                                                                                                                                                                 12/31/17                                                 9/30/17                                               6/30/17                                               3/31/17                                               12/31/16                                              12/31/17                                              12/31/16
Net income (loss) attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders                                                                                               $                         36,831                         $                         51,273                      $                         31,630                      $                         25,661                      $                         (25,127)                    $                         145,395                     $                         (151,141)
Depreciation and amortization                                                                                                                                    107,714                                                  107,788                                               104,098                                               97,183                                                95,222                                                416,783                                               313,390
Noncontrolling share of depreciation and amortization from consolidated real estate JVs                                                                          (3,777)                                                  (3,608)                                               (3,735)                                               (3,642)                                               (2,598)                                               (14,762)                                              (9,349)
Our share of depreciation and amortization from unconsolidated real estate JVs                                                                                   432                                                      383                                                   324                                                   412                                                   655                                                   1,551                                                 2,707
Gain on sales of real estate - rental properties                                                                                                                 --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    (270)                                                 (3,715)                                               (270)                                                 (3,715)
Our share of gain on sales of real estate from unconsolidated real estate JVs                                                                                    --                                                       (14,106)                                              --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    (14,106)                                              --
Gain on sales of real estate - land parcels                                                                                                                      --                                                       --                                                    (111)                                                 --                                                    --                                                    (111)                                                 (90)
Impairment of real estate - rental properties                                                                                                                    --                                                       --                                                    203                                                   --                                                    3,506                                                 203                                                   98,194
Allocation to unvested restricted stock awards                                                                                                                   (734)                                                    (957)                                                 (685)                                                 (561)                                                 --                                                    (2,920)                                               --
Funds from operations attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted(1)                                                                              140,466                                                  140,773                                               131,724                                               118,783                                               67,943                                                531,763                                               249,996
Non-real estate investment income                                                                                                                                --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    (4,361)
Impairment of land parcels and non-real estate investments                                                                                                       3,805                                                (2) --                                                    4,491                                                 --                                                    12,511                                                8,296                                                 113,539
Loss on early extinguishment of debt                                                                                                                             2,781                                                    --                                                    --                                                    670                                                   --                                                    3,451                                                 3,230
Preferred stock redemption charge                                                                                                                                --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    11,279                                                35,653                                                11,279                                                61,267
Allocation to unvested restricted stock awards                                                                                                                   (94)                                                     --                                                    (58)                                                  (150)                                                 (605)                                                 (321)                                                 (2,356)
Funds from operations attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders -                                                                                         $                         146,958                        $                         140,773                     $                         136,157                     $                         130,582                     $                         115,502                     $                         554,468                     $                         421,315
diluted, as adjusted
Net income (loss) per share attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders                                                                                     $                         0.38                           $                         0.55                        $                         0.35                        $                         0.29                        $                         (0.31)                      $                         1.58                        $                         (1.99)
Depreciation and amortization                                                                                                                                    1.08                                                     1.11                                                  1.10                                                  1.06                                                  1.15                                                  4.35                                                  4.02
Gain on sales of real estate - rental properties                                                                                                                 --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    (0.05)                                                --                                                    (0.05)
Our share of gain on sales of real estate from unconsolidated real estate JVs                                                                                    --                                                       (0.15)                                                --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    (0.15)                                                --
Impairment of real estate - rental properties                                                                                                                    --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    0.05                                                  --                                                    1.29
Funds from operations per share attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted(1)                                                                    1.46                                                     1.51                                                  1.45                                                  1.35                                                  0.84                                                  5.78                                                  3.27
Non-real estate investment income                                                                                                                                --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    --                                                    (0.06)
Impairment of land parcels and non-real estate investments                                                                                                       0.04                                                     --                                                    0.05                                                  --                                                    0.15                                                  0.09                                                  1.47
Loss on early extinguishment of debt                                                                                                                             0.03                                                     --                                                    --                                                    0.01                                                  --                                                    0.03                                                  0.04
Preferred stock redemption charge                                                                                                                                --                                                       --                                                    --                                                    0.12                                                  0.43                                                  0.12                                                  0.79
Funds from operations per share attributable to Alexandria’s common stockholders - diluted, as adjusted                                                          $                         1.53                           $                         1.51                        $                         1.50                        $                         1.48                        $                         1.42                        $                         6.02                        $                         5.51
Weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding for calculating funds from operations per share and funds from operations, as adjusted, per share - diluted  95,914                                                   93,296                                                90,745                                                88,200                                                81,280                                                92,063                                                76,412
(1) Calculated in accordance with standards established by the Advisory Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (the "Nareit Board of Governors") in its April 2002 White Paper and related implementation guidance.
(2) Related to one publicly traded non-real estate investment.

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