Rexford Industrial Receives Credit Rating Upgrades from Moody's and S&P

August 18, 2022

Credit Ratings Upgrade to BBB+ (S&P) and Baa2 (Moody's)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2022 /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 throughout infill Southern California, announced that Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") and S&P Global Ratings ("S&P") upgraded Rexford Industrial's investment grade issuer and senior unsecured ratings.  Moody's upgraded the Company's ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 with a stable outlook.  S&P upgraded the Company's ratings to BBB+ from BBB with a stable outlook.

"These rating upgrades by both Moody's and S&P reflect the strength of our differentiated business model driven by our irreplaceable portfolio and value creation expertise within infill Southern California, the nation's highest demand and lowest vacancy industrial market. Our commitment to maintaining a low-leverage, fortress-like balance sheet positions Rexford Industrial to continue to execute on accretive internal and external growth initiatives, driving significant long-term value creation for our shareholders," stated Laura Clark, Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

About Rexford Industrial

Rexford Industrial creates value by investing in, operating and redeveloping industrial properties throughout infill Southern California, the world's fourth largest industrial market and consistently the highest-demand, lowest supply market in the nation. The Company's highly differentiated strategy enables internal and external growth opportunities through its proprietary value creation and asset management capabilities. Rexford Industrial's high-quality, irreplaceable portfolio comprises 336 properties with approximately 41.0 million rentable square feet occupied by a stable and diverse tenant base. Structured as a real estate investment trust (REIT) listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "REXR," Rexford Industrial is an S&P MidCap 400 Index member. For more information, please visit

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