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Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund Provides Fourth Quarter 2016 Portfolio Update

2.46% total shareholder return for the quarter; 6.35% total shareholder return for the last twelve months 1

Repaid two senior mortgage notes for $44.2 million with a weighted average interest rate of 5.5%

Amended our credit facility to increase our term loan borrowing capacity by $125.0 million

Sold one building from a multi-building, grocery-anchored retail property for approximately $6.2 million

DENVER, March 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund Inc. (“DPF”), a public reporting, daily NAV REIT (NASDAQ:ZDPFAX) (NASDAQ:ZDPFEX) (NASDAQ:ZDPFIX) (NASDAQ:ZDPFWX) reported results today for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016.

Total Shareholder Return

Total shareholder return, which represents the compound annual rate of return assuming reinvestment of all dividend distributions before the impact of up-front sales commissions and class-specific expenses as of December 31, 2016, was as follows for the indicated timeframe:

  • Quarter ended December 31, 2016: 2.46%
  • Year-to-date ended December 31, 2016: 6.35%
  • Three years ended December 31, 2016 (annualized): 8.10% (26.33% cumulative)
  • Since NAV share class inception2 (annualized): 8.32% (40.52% cumulative)

Class A, Class W, and Class I shareholders had lower total returns than those set forth above due to up-front sales commissions and/or class-specific expenses.

Portfolio Overview

As of December 31, 2016, DPF’s portfolio consisted of 55 operating properties located in 20 geographic markets in the United States, aggregating approximately 9.0 million square feet. As of December 31, 2016, DPF’s real property portfolio was approximately 91.2% leased to approximately 520 tenants. These properties had an estimated fair value of approximately $2.3 billion (calculated in accordance with DPF’s valuation procedures), including:

  • 16 office properties located in 13 geographic markets, aggregating approximately 3.4 million net rentable square feet, with an aggregate fair value amount of approximately $1.2 billion;
  • 34 retail properties located in nine geographic markets, aggregating approximately 3.8 million net rentable square feet, with an aggregate fair value amount of approximately $1.0 billion; and
  • Five industrial properties located in three geographic markets, aggregating approximately 1.8 million net rentable square feet, with an aggregate fair value amount of approximately $81.8 million.

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DPF’s leverage ratio, based on the fair value of its investments, was 45.9% as of December 31, 2016. The weighted average stated interest rate of DPF’s borrowings was 3.4% as of December 31, 2016.

1 All returns figures exclude up-front sales commissions and class-specific expenses
2 Measured from September 30, 2012

Disposition Activity

During the quarter ended December 31, 2016, DPF sold one building from a multi-building grocery-anchored retail property located in the Greater Boston area for $6.2 million to an unrelated party. DPF continues to own the remaining buildings.

Financial Results for the Three and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2016

Net income according to generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $3.4 million, or $0.02 per basic and diluted share. This compares to GAAP net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 of approximately $776,000, or $0.00 per basic and diluted share.

GAAP net income for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 was $55.0 million, or $0.31 per basic and diluted share. This compares to GAAP net income for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015 of $131.7 million, or $0.70 per basic and diluted share.

Company-defined funds from operations (“Company-Defined FFO”), a non-GAAP financial measure, for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $21.2 million, or $0.13 per basic and diluted share. This compares to Company-Defined FFO for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 of $22.8 million, or $0.13 per basic and diluted share.

Company-Defined FFO for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 was $87.4 million, or $0.51 per basic and diluted share. This compares to Company-Defined FFO for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015 of $92.0 million, or $0.49 per basic and diluted share.

See the following section entitled "Non-GAAP Supplemental Financial Measure" for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP financial measure to net income attributable to common stockholders and further discussion of the use of non-GAAP financial measures.

Portfolio and Leasing Summary

During the fourth quarter, net operating income for all operating properties that we acquired prior to January 1, 2015 and owned through December 31, 2016 ("Same-Store NOI") decreased 3.7% compared to the quarter ended September 30, 2016, and decreased 1.3% when compared to the same quarter in 2015. When GAAP adjustments are excluded, Same-Store NOI decreased 2.5% compared to the quarter ended September 30, 2016, and increased 1.3% when compared to the same quarter in 2015.

During the fourth quarter, DPF signed 36 leases for approximately 236,000 square feet. On a comparable space basis, DPF signed 28 leases for approximately 140,000 square feet. The average growth in rents, on a GAAP basis, for the comparable leases signed in the fourth quarter was 28.2%. For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, DPF signed 132 leases for approximately 945,000 square feet. On a comparable basis, DPF signed 88 leases for approximately 538,000 square feet. The average growth in rents, on a GAAP basis, for the comparable leases signed in the last twelve months was 21.5%.

The overall portfolio percentage leased was 91.2% as of December 31, 2016, compared to 91.5% on September 30, 2016 and 90.1% on December 31, 2015. Same-store percentage leased was 91.0% at December 31, 2016, compared to 91.4% at September 30, 2016 and 92.1% at December 31, 2015.

Non-GAAP Supplemental Financial Measure

DPF computes its financial results in accordance with GAAP. Below, DPF has provided reconciliations of NAREIT-defined funds from operations ("FFO"), Company-Defined FFO and net operating income ("NOI"), which are all non-GAAP supplemental financial measures, to the most directly comparable GAAP measures (amounts in thousands, except per share information). For more information about FFO, Company-Defined FFO and NOI, including why management believes such measures provide useful information, please see the Portfolio Performance and Operational Review furnished with this press release on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on March 3, 2017, available on DPF’s website, www.dividendcapitaldiversified.com, and the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov.

For the Three Months Ended
December 31,
For the Year Ended
December 31,
2016 2015 2016 2015
Reconciliation of net income to FFO:
Net income attributable to common stockholders$3,112 $730 $49,976 $124,255
Add (deduct) NAREIT-defined adjustments:
Depreciation and amortization expense20,083 21,710 80,105 83,114
Gain on disposition of real property(2,165) (984) (45,660) (134,218)
Impairment of real property 2,677 8,124
Noncontrolling interests' share of adjustments(1,331) (1,588) (2,802) 895
FFO attributable to common shares-basic19,699 19,868 84,296 82,170
FFO attributable to dilutive OP units1,544 1,535 6,546 6,001
FFO attributable to common shares-diluted$21,243 $21,403 $90,842 $88,171
FFO per share-basic and diluted$0.13 $0.12 $0.53 $0.47
Reconciliation of FFO to Company-Defined FFO:
FFO attributable to common shares-basic19,699 19,868 84,296 82,170
Add (deduct) our adjustments:
Acquisition-related expenses6 1,385 667 2,644
(Gain) loss on extinguishment of debt and financing commitments (5,136) 1,168
Noncontrolling interests' share of our adjustments(1) (99) 1,281 (260)
Company-Defined FFO attributable to common shares-basic19,704 21,154 81,108 85,722
Company-Defined FFO attributable to dilutive OP units1,545 1,634 6,299 6,261
Company-Defined FFO attributable to common shares-diluted$21,249 $22,788 $87,407 $91,983
Company-Defined FFO per share-basic and diluted$0.13 $0.13 $0.51 $0.49
Weighted average number of shares outstanding
Basic154,807 166,352 159,648 175,938
Diluted166,942 179,203 172,046 188,789


For the Three Months Ended For the Year Ended
December 31, 2016 September 30, 2016 December 31, 2015 December 31, 2016 December 31, 2015
Reconciliation of net income to NOI
Net income attributable to common stockholders $3,112 $2,965 $730 $49,976 $124,255
Debt related income (233) (235) (1,328) (943) (6,922)
Real estate depreciation and amortization expense 20,083 19,989 21,710 80,105 83,114
General and administrative expenses 2,257 2,234 2,564 9,450 10,720
Advisory fees, related party 3,740 3,681 4,062 14,857 17,083
Acquisition-related expenses 6 136 1,385 667 2,644
Impairment of real estate property 2,090 2,677 8,124
Interest and other expense (income) 90 (2,308) (693) (2,207) (2,192)
Interest expense 9,388 10,011 11,301 40,782 47,508
(Gain) loss on extinguishment of debt and financing commitments (5,136) 1,168
Gain on sale of real property (2,165) (2,095) (984) (45,660) (134,218)
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests 245 353 46 5,072 7,404
Total NOI $36,523 $36,821 $38,793 $149,640 $158,688
Less: 2015/2016 Acquisitions/Dispositions (7,472) (6,655) (9,351) (29,782) (37,515)
Total same store real property NOI $29,051 $30,166 $29,442 $119,858 $121,173
Reconciliation of Total NOI to NOI - cash basis
Total NOI $36,523 $36,821 $38,793 $149,640 $158,688
Net amortization of above- and below-market lease assets and liabilities, and other non-cash adjustments to rental revenue 150 (122) (187) (512) (842)
Straight line rent 522 296 291 1,263 976
NOI - cash basis $37,195 $36,995 $38,897 $150,391 $158,822
Less: 2015/2016 Acquisitions/Dispositions (6,900) (5,909) (9,003) (27,128) (36,446)
Total same store real property NOI - cash basis $30,295 $31,086 $29,894 $123,263 $122,376

Webinar and Portfolio Update Call Information

DPF will host a webinar/portfolio update call to review fourth quarter 2016 performance results and financial metrics on March 15, 2017, at 2:15 p.m. U.S. Mountain Time. Information to access the call is as follows:

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time: 2:15 p.m. MT/4:15 p.m. ET

Dial-in Number: 800.274.0251

Conference ID: 2242504

To access the live webinar please visit the Investor Relations page at DPF’s website, www.dividendcapitaldiversified.com.

The webinar replay will be posted when available on the Investor Relations page of DPF’s website.

About Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund

Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund is a public reporting, daily NAV vehicle based in Denver, CO that invests in a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate assets. DPF owned 55 properties totaling approximately 9.0 million square feet in 20 geographic markets as of December 31, 2016. More information is available at www.dividendcapitaldiversified.com.

Forward-Looking Information

This material may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “may,” “will,” “expect(s),” “could,” “should,” and “continue” and similar statements are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could lead to actual results that are materially different than those described in the forward-looking statements. Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund cannot give assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund’s expectations include, but are not limited to, the uncertainty of funding Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund’s future capital needs, delays in the acquisition, development, and construction of real properties, changes in economic conditions generally and the real estate and securities markets specifically, and other risks detailed from time to time in Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund’s Securities and Exchange Commission reports, particularly the section entitled “Risk Factors” in Item 1A of Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund’s Annual Report on Form 10-K. Such forward-looking statements pertain only as of the date of this press release. Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund expressly disclaims any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Dividend Capital Diversified Property Fund’s expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any statement is based.

Contact Eric Paul Dividend Capital (303) 228-2200

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