Kilroy Realty Corporation to Host Virtual 2020 Stockholders Meeting May 19, 2020

May 06, 2020 04:41 pm

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today announced that due to the ongoing public health threat caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of the Company’s stockholders, employees, directors and communities, the Company’s upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) will be held in a virtual-only meeting format on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. To accommodate the change to the virtual-only meeting format, the Company has changed the time of the Annual Meeting to 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET.

As described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting previously distributed and available online at, holders of shares of KRC’s common stock as of the close of business on the record date, March 6, 2020, may participate in the Annual Meeting. Stockholders will not be able to attend the Annual Meeting in person, but the virtual-only meeting format will provide stockholders with the ability to participate in the meeting, vote their shares and ask questions.

To be admitted to the virtual-only Annual Meeting, log on to the Annual Meeting at at the appropriate time and enter your unique 16-digit control number, which may be found on the proxy card, voting instruction form or Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials, as applicable, provided with KRC’s previously distributed proxy materials. Stockholders are encouraged to access the virtual-only Annual Meeting prior to its start time. Online access will begin at 3:50 p.m. PT / 6:50 p.m. ET.

If you attend the virtual-only Annual Meeting as an eligible stockholder as of the record date, you may vote your shares and ask questions during the Annual Meeting by following the instructions available on the Annual Meeting website. Only questions related to the proposals to be voted upon at the Annual Meeting will be answered during the Annual Meeting, subject to time constraints. If you are unable to locate your control number, you may enter the site as a guest, but will not be able to vote or submit questions relating to meeting matters during the Annual Meeting. For technical assistance during the Annual Meeting, you may contact Broadridge at 800-586-1548 (US) or 303-562-9288 (International).

Your vote is important. Stockholders are urged to submit their proxies in advance of the Annual Meeting by using one of the methods outlined in the proxy materials. The proxy card or voting instruction form previously distributed will not be updated to reflect the change in location and time and may continue to be used to vote the shares in connection with the Annual Meeting.

About Kilroy Realty Corporation. Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC, the “company”, “KRC”) 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 March 31, 2020, KRC’s stabilized portfolio totaled approximately 14.3 million square feet of primarily office and life science space that was 93.5% occupied and 97.3% leased. The company also had 200 residential units in Hollywood that had a quarterly average occupancy of 93.5% and another 462 residential units in San Diego that were in lease-up. In addition, KRC had eight in-process development projects with an estimated total investment of $2.0 billion, totaling approximately 2.3 million square feet of office and life science space, and 339 residential units. The office and life science space was 90% 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 65% LEED-certified with 70% of eligible properties ENERGY STAR-certified as of March 31, 2020.

The company has been recognized by GRESB, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, as the sustainability leader in the Americas for six consecutive 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 seven years as well as ENERGY STAR’s highest honor of Sustained Excellence, for the past five 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. The company was recently named to Bloomberg’s 2020 Gender Equality Index—recognizing companies committed to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.

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Forward-Looking Statements. This press release contains 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. Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, beliefs and assumptions, and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to uncertainties, risks, changes in circumstances, trends and factors that are difficult to predict, many of which are outside of our control. Accordingly, actual performance, results and events may vary materially from those indicated or implied in the forward-looking statements, and you should not rely on the forward-looking statements as predictions of future performance, results or events. Numerous factors could cause actual future performance, results and events to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements, including, among others: global market and general economic conditions and their effect on our liquidity and financial conditions and those of our tenants; adverse economic or real estate conditions generally, and specifically, in the States of California and Washington; risks associated with our investment in real estate assets, which are illiquid, and with trends in the real estate industry; defaults on or non-renewal of leases by tenants; any significant downturn in tenants’ businesses; our ability to re-lease property at or above current market rates; costs to comply with government regulations, including environmental remediation; the availability of cash for distribution and debt service and exposure to risk of default under debt obligations; increases in interest rates and our ability to manage interest rate exposure; the availability of financing on attractive terms or at all, which may adversely impact our future interest expense and our ability to pursue development, redevelopment and acquisition opportunities and refinance existing debt; a decline in real estate asset valuations, which may limit our ability to dispose of assets at attractive prices or obtain or maintain debt financing, and which may result in write-offs or impairment charges; significant competition, which may decrease the occupancy and rental rates of properties; potential losses that may not be covered by insurance; the ability to successfully complete acquisitions and dispositions on announced terms; the ability to successfully operate acquired, developed and redeveloped properties; the ability to successfully complete development and redevelopment projects on schedule and within budgeted amounts; delays or refusals in obtaining all necessary zoning, land use and other required entitlements, governmental permits and authorizations for our development and redevelopment properties; increases in anticipated capital expenditures, tenant improvement and/or leasing costs; defaults on leases for land on which some of our properties are located; adverse changes to, or enactment or implementations of, tax laws or other applicable laws, regulations or legislation, as well as business and consumer reactions to such changes; risks associated with joint venture investments, including our lack of sole decision-making authority, our reliance on co-venturers’ financial condition and disputes between us and our co-venturers; environmental uncertainties and risks related to natural disasters; our ability to maintain our status as a REIT; and uncertainties regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and restrictions intended to prevent its spread, on our business and the economy generally. These factors are not exhaustive and additional factors could adversely affect our business and financial performance. For a discussion of additional factors that could materially adversely affect our business and financial performance, see the factors included under the caption “Risk Factors” in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ending March 31, 2020 and in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements are based on currently available information and speak only as of the dates on which they are made. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statement made in this press release that becomes untrue because of subsequent events, new information or otherwise, except to the extent we are required to do so in connection with our ongoing requirements under federal securities laws.

Tyler H. Rose
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer
(310) 481-8484
Michelle Ngo
Senior Vice President
and Treasurer
(310) 481-8581