The Board of Directors of AMB Property Corporation
The Board also declared a dividend of $0.40625 per share on the company's 6.5% Series L Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
The Board further declared a dividend of $0.421875 per share on the company's 6.75% Series M Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
Annual Meeting Results
The company held its annual meeting of stockholders this afternoon in San Francisco, California. The stockholders approved two proposals: electing nine directors to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until successors are duly elected and qualified; and ratifying the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2005.
The stockholders of AMB Property Corporation elected Hamid R. Moghadam (chairman), W. Blake Baird, T. Robert Burke, David A. Cole, Lydia H. Kennard, J. Michael Losh, Frederick W. Reid, Jeffrey L. Skelton, and Thomas W. Tusher as directors of the company.
AMB Property Corporation is a leading developer and owner of industrial real estate focused on major hub and gateway distribution markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As of March 31, 2005, the company's most recent reporting period, AMB owned, managed and had renovation and development projects totaling 110.3 million square feet (10.3 million square meters) and 1,085 buildings in 38 markets within eight countries. AMB invests in properties located predominantly in the infill submarkets of its targeted markets. The company's portfolio is comprised of High Throughput Distribution(R) facilities - industrial properties built for speed and located near airports, seaports and ground transportation systems. AMB Property Corporation. Local partner to global trade.(TM)
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Some of the information included in this report contains forward-looking statements, such as the timing and amount of the company's dividend payment which are made pursuant to the safe-harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Because these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, and you should not rely on the forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. The events or circumstances reflected in forward-looking statements might not occur. You can identify forward-looking statements by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "approximately," "intends," "plans," "pro forma," "estimates" or "anticipates" or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases. You can also identify forward- looking statements by discussions of strategy, plans or intentions. Forward- looking statements are necessarily dependent on assumptions, data or methods that may be incorrect or imprecise and we may not be able to realize them. We caution you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect our analysis only and speak only as of the date of this report or the dates indicated in the statements. We assume no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those set forth or contemplated in the forward-looking statements: defaults on or non-renewal of leases by tenants, increased interest rates and operating costs, our failure to obtain necessary outside financing, difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and in effecting acquisitions, our failure to successfully integrate acquired properties and operations, our failure to divest properties we have contracted to sell or to timely reinvest proceeds from any divestitures, risks and uncertainties affecting property development and construction (including construction delays, cost overruns, our inability to obtain necessary permits and public opposition to these activities), our failure to qualify and maintain our status as a real estate investment trust, environmental uncertainties, risks related to natural disasters, financial market fluctuations, changes in real estate and zoning laws, risks related to doing business internationally and increases in real property tax rates. Our success also depends upon economic trends generally, including interest rates, income tax laws, governmental regulation, legislation, population changes and certain other matters discussed under the heading "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations -- Business Risks" and elsewhere in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004.
SOURCE: AMB Property Corporation
CONTACT: Evaleen Andamo of AMB Property Corporation, +1-415-733-9565, or
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Web site: http://www.amb.com/