SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI), a real estate investment trust (REIT) whose primary focus is owning and acquiring top-tier office properties and multifamily communities within targeted submarkets, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share, which will be payable on January 15, 2008 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2007. On an annualized basis, the dividend represents a distribution of $0.70 per common share. About Douglas Emmett, Inc. Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI) is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), and one of the largest owners and operators of high-quality office and multifamily properties located in targeted submarkets in California and Hawaii. The Company's properties are concentrated in ten premier submarkets -- Brentwood, Olympic Corridor, Century City, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood, Sherman Oaks/Encino, Warner Center/Woodland Hills and Burbank and Honolulu, Hawaii. The Company focuses on owning and acquiring a substantial share of top-tier office properties and premier multifamily communities in neighborhoods that possess significant supply constraints, high-end executive housing and key lifestyle amenities. For more information on Douglas Emmett, please visit the Company's Web site at http://www.douglasemmett.com. Safe Harbor Statement Except for the historical facts, the statements in this press release regarding Douglas Emmett's business activities are forward-looking statements based on the beliefs of, assumptions made by, and information currently available to us about known and unknown risks, trends, uncertainties and factors that are beyond our control or ability to predict. Although we believe that our assumptions are reasonable, they are not guarantees of future performance and some will inevitably prove to be incorrect. As a result, our actual future results can be expected to differ from our expectations, and those differences may be material. Accordingly, investors should use caution in relying on past forward-looking statements to anticipate future results or trends. For a discussion of some of the risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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