Rexford Industrial Expands Investment Grade Ratings

- Receives BBB Rating from S&P -

- Receives Baa3 Rating from Moody's -

Company Release - 10/29/2020 5:27 PM ET

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (the "Company" or "Rexford Industrial") (NYSE: REXR), a real estate investment trust focused on creating value by investing in and operating industrial properties located in Southern California infill markets, today announced that the Company has received investment grade ratings from Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P"), adding to its current investment grade rating from Fitch Ratings. Rexford has been assigned a first time issuer rating of Baa3 with a Stable outlook from Moody's and BBB issuer credit rating with a Stable outlook from S&P.  In November 2019, Fitch Ratings affirmed Rexford's investment grade rating at BBB with a stable outlook.

"We are very pleased to have secured investment grade ratings from both Moody's and S&P, which reflects the strength and stability of our irreplaceable industrial property portfolio and pure play focus within infill Southern California, the nation's largest, lowest-vacancy and highest-demand major industrial market. This represents another important step as we expand our access to additional capital sources while maintaining our commitment to a best-in-class balance sheet, supporting our internal and external growth opportunities as we seek to create lasting shareholder value," stated Laura Clark, Chief Financial Officer. 

About Rexford Industrial

Rexford Industrial, a real estate investment trust focused on creating value by investing in and operating industrial properties throughout Southern California infill markets, owns 233 properties with approximately 27.9 million rentable square feet and manages an additional 20 properties with approximately 1.0 million rentable square feet.

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