Boston Properties Declares Quarterly Dividend

September 17, 2008

BOSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), a real estate investment trust, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.68 per share of common stock for the period July 1, 2008 to September 30, 2008 payable on October 31, 2008 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 30, 2008.

Boston Properties is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that develops, redevelops, acquires, manages, operates and owns a property portfolio primarily comprised of Class A office space and one hotel. The Company is one of the largest owners and developers of Class A office properties in the United States, concentrated in five markets -- Boston, Midtown Manhattan, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Princeton, N.J.

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Arista Joyner
Investor Relations Manager
Boston Properties, Inc.

Marilynn Meek
General Information, at Financial Relations Board