BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JBG SMITH (NYSE: JBGS), a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, today announced it has amended and extended its existing revolving credit facility, which was set to mature on July 16, 2021. The recast $1.0 billion revolving credit facility extends the maturity date for five-years to January 7, 2025. The amendment also lowers the current interest rate to LIBOR plus 105 basis points, a reduction of 5 basis points from the prior revolving credit facility.
The maturity dates and amounts of the Unsecured Term Loan A-1 and Unsecured Term Loan A-2 are unchanged as a result of this transaction. Each of these $200 million term loans will mature in January 2023, and July 2024, respectively.
"We are very pleased with the strong demand to participate in the recast of our credit facility and we appreciate the continued support from our banking group,” stated Moina Banerjee, Head of Capital Markets at JBG SMITH. “The recast of the credit facility solidifies our strong balance sheet by extending the maturity and reducing the interest rate, giving us additional financial flexibility as we execute on the significant development opportunities in our portfolio.”
The recast of the revolving credit facility was led by Wells Fargo Securities LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Capital One, National Association, PNC Capital Markets LLC and Citizens Bank, N.A., acting as Joint Lead Arrangers, with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association serving as Administrative Agent. BMO Harris Bank N.A., Regions Bank, TD Bank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Truist Bank, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, The Bank of Nova Scotia and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding Inc. served as Documentation Agents; and in addition to the Joint Lead Arrangers and Documentation Agents (or affiliates thereof), Fifth Third Bank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (New York Branch), ING Capital LLC, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Associated Bank, United Bank, and U.S. Bank National Association are parties to the revolving credit facility as lenders.
Additional information regarding the terms of the recast and extension can be found on the Company’s Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.
About JBG SMITH
JBG SMITH is an S&P 400 company that owns, operates, invests in, and develops a dynamic portfolio of high-quality mixed-use properties in and around Washington, DC. Through an intense focus on placemaking, JBG SMITH cultivates vibrant, amenity-rich, walkable neighborhoods throughout the Capital region, including National Landing where it now serves as the exclusive developer for Amazon’s new headquarters. JBG SMITH’s portfolio currently comprises 20.6 million square feet of high-quality office, multifamily and retail assets, 98% at our share of which are Metro-served. It also maintains a robust future pipeline encompassing 18.7 million square feet of mixed-use development opportunities. For more information on JBG SMITH please visit www.jbgsmith.com.
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