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News Release

InterRent REIT Results for the Second Quarter of 2015

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Ottawa, Ontario(July 29, 2015) – InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX-IIP.UN) (InterRent or the “REIT”) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. 

 

Highlights   

  • The stabilized portfolio increased to $978 (June 2015) from $942 (June 2014), an increase of 3.8%.  Average monthly rent per suite for the entire portfolio increased 3.3% from $947 (June 2014) to $978 (June 2015). 
  • Gross rental revenue for the quarter increased by $4.7 million, or 29.6%, over Q2 2014 while operating revenue increased by $4.9 million, or 31.5% compared to Q2 2014. 
  • Gross rental revenue from the stabilized portfolio was $15.0 million for the quarter, an increase of 3.8%, over Q2 2014 while operating revenues were also $15.0 million, an increase of 6.0% over Q2 2014. 
  • Economic vacancy for June was 4.9%, a decrease from the 5.8% recorded in June of 2014.  On a stabilized portfolio basis June’s vacancy was 4.5%, a decrease from the 6.0% recorded in June of 2014.
  • NOI for the quarter increased from $9.2 million for Q2 2014 to $12.3 million for Q2 2015, an increase of $3.1 million, or 33.2%.  NOI margin also increased in the quarter over quarter comparison going from 58.6% to 59.3%. 
  • For the stabilized portfolio, NOI for the quarter increased from $8.3 million for Q2 2014 to $9.1 million for Q2 2015, an increase of $0.8 million, or 9.2%.  Stabilized NOI margin increased by 180 basis points in the quarter-over-quarter comparison, going from 58.8% to 60.6%. 
  • The weighted average interest rate on mortgage debt at the end of the quarter was 2.90% with an average life to maturity of 3.5 years. 
  • Funds from operations (FFO) for the quarter increased by 16.7% on a per unit basis, going from $4.5 million (or $0.078 per unit) for Q2 2014 to $6.4 million (or $0.091 per unit) for Q2 2015.
  • Adjusted funds from operations (AFFO) for the quarter increased by 17.9% on a per unit basis, going from $3.9 million (or $0.067 per unit) for Q2 2014 to $5.6 million (or $0.079 per unit) for Q2 2015.
  • The REIT acquired two properties in Ottawa, both repositioning opportunities, for a combined total of 679 suites. 

 

Financial Highlights

Selected Consolidated Information
In $000’s, except per Unit amounts
and other non-financial data

3 Months Ended

June 30, 2015

3 Months Ended

June 30, 2014

Change

Total suites

7,663

 

6,128

 

+25.0%

Occupancy rate (June)

95.1%

94.2%

+1.0%

Average rent per suite (June)

$978

$947

+3.3%

Operating revenues

$20,648

$15,704

+31.5%

Net operating income (NOI)

$12,254

$9,201

+33.2%

NOI %

59.3%

58.6%

+1.2%

Stabilized average rent per suite

$978

$942

+3.8%

Stabilized NOI

$9,117

$8,352

+9.2%

Stabilized NOI %

60.6%

58.8%

+3.1%

Funds from operations (FFO)

$6,399

 

$4,496

+42.3%

FFO per weighted average unit - basic

$0.091

$0.078

+16.7%

FFO per weighted average unit - diluted

$0.090

$0.078

+15.4%

Adjusted funds from operations (AFFO)

$5,589

$3,861

+44.8%

AFFO per weighted average unit - basic

$0.079

$0.067

+17.9%

AFFO per weighted average unit - diluted

$0.079

$0.067

+17.9%

Cash distributions per unit

$0.055

$0.050

+10.0%

AFFO payout ratio

69%

75%

-8.0%

Debt to GBV

51.5%

49.2%

+4.7%

Interest coverage (rolling 12 months)

2.46x

2.50x

-1.6%

Debt service coverage (rolling 12 months)

1.41x

1.46x

-3.4%