Press Release

JLL Income Property Trust Announces Q4 and Full Year 2018 Portfolio Results

March 27, 2019 — Chicago

  • Provided net of fees 2018 total returns for our Class M-I and A shares of 8.27% and 7.42%, respectively.
  • Quarterly dividends have been declared for 29 consecutive quarters, with an average annual increase of nearly 5% over that seven-year period.
  • Acquired three new properties in 2018, bringing portfolio to 70 properties.
  • Awarded a four-star sustainability rating from GRESB, becoming the first NAV REIT to achieve this ranking by this leading global ESG benchmarking organization.
  • Continued balance sheet deleveraging, lowering overall leverage ratio of 39% at year-end 2018, and further reduction to 34% as of February 28, 2019
  • Asset value increased 6.9%, from $2.6 billion to $2.7 billion.

Chicago (March 27, 2019) – JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed daily NAV REIT (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX), today announced the results of its execution of a number of strategic initiatives in the fourth quarter and full year for 2018, which helped drive operational and investment performance while positioning the company for future growth and enhanced stockholder value.

JLL Income Property Trust ended the year with $2.7 billion in total assets made up of a geographically diversified portfolio of 70 core properties spanning the apartment, industrial, office, and retail property sectors. With late-cycle market conditions continuing to build, JLL Income Property Trust has proactively decreased its leverage ratio to 39% at year-end 2018, with a further reduction to 34% as of February 28, 2019.

In March 2019, the JLL Income Property Trust Board of Directors approved a gross dividend increase of approximately 4 percent over prior quarters – marking twenty-nine consecutive quarterly dividends beginning with the first quarter of 2012. This is the sixth dividend increase since inception.

In the fourth quarter, JLL Income Property Trust increased and extended its credit facility by $100 million until Q2 2021. The company’s working capital facility now totals $400 million, syndicated across seven world-class lending institutions. It can be increased through an accordion feature to a total of $650 million—fixed-rate borrowing accounts for 96 percent of the fund’s debt, safeguarding from floating interest rate risks.

“We believe we are well-positioned to manage through cycles and are indeed purposefully built to do so, with higher occupancies, longer lease durations in well-located and higher-quality properties leveraged responsibly,” said Allan Swaringen, President and CEO of JLL Income Property Trust. “We are optimistic about what lies ahead for our performance given the strong economic and market trends, the quality of our portfolio, our strong balance sheet, and the capabilities and commitment of our team.”

JLL Income Property Trust is an institutionally managed, daily NAV REIT that gives investors access to a growing portfolio of commercial real estate investments selected by an institutional investment management team and sponsored by one of the world’s leading real estate services firms.

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About JLL Income Property Trust, Inc., Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX)

JLL Income Property Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX), is a daily NAV REIT that owns and manages a diversified portfolio of high quality, income-producing apartment, industrial, grocery-anchored retail, healthcare and office properties located in the United States. JLL Income Property Trust expects to further diversify its real estate portfolio over time, including on a global basis.

About LaSalle Investment Management

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Forward Looking Statements

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