2017 Press Releases

November 21, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Announces Sale of DreamWorks Animation’s Headquarters and Studio Campus

Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”) announced today, on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. (the “REIT”), the sale of DreamWorks Animation’s Headquarters and Studio Campus, a five-building, 460,000 square foot property (the “Property”) located in Glendale, California, for $290 million.

November 16, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. (the “REIT”) announced its operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. As of September 30, 2017, the REIT’s portfolio consisted of 74(1) assets encompassing approximately 18.8 million(1) rentable square feet of space in 20 states with a total acquisition value of $3.0 billion(1).

October 09, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Enters into Loan Agreement with Bank of America, N.A., UBS AG and KeyBank National Association

Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”) announced today the operating partnership of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. (the “GCEAR”) entered into a loan agreement with Bank of America, N.A., UBS AG and KeyBank National Association for an aggregate loan amount of $375,000,000 (the “Loan”).

August 22, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Reports Increased Net Income Compared to Year-Ago Period, with Continued Strong Balance Sheet Fundamentals

May 22, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Reports Increased Revenues and Net Income Compared to Year-Ago Period, with Continued Strong Balance Sheet Fundamentals

March 27, 2017

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Reports 2016 Results

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc. announced its operating results for the year ended December 31, 2016.