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Government Properties Income Trust Closes $350 Million Senior Unsecured Term Loan

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Government Properties Income Trust Closes $350 Million Senior Unsecured Term Loan17:35 EST Thursday, January 12, 2012 NEWTON, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV) today announced the closing of a new five year $350 million unsecured term loan. The loan matures on January 11, 2017, and is prepayable without penalty at any time. Terms of the new loan include interest at LIBOR plus 175 basis points, subject to adjustments based on changes to GOV's credit ratings. GOV expects to use the net proceeds of the term loan to repay amounts outstanding under its $550 million revolving credit facility and fund general business activities, including possible future acquisitions. Name of Institution           Title Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Lead Arranger / Administrative Agent Citibank, N.A. Lead Arranger / Syndication Agent Regions Bank Documentation Agent Royal Bank of Canada Documentation Agent U.S. Bank National Association Documentation Agent BBVA Compass Bank Documentation Agent RBS Citizens, N.A. Documentation Agent Capital One, N.A. Lender PNC Bank, National Association Lender TD Bank, N.A. Lender Union Bank, N.A. Lender Comerica Bank Lender First Commercial Bank Lender First Hawaiian Bank Lender Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, Ltd. Lender E. Sun Commercial Bank, Ltd. Lender Mega International Commercial Bank Lender   Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties leased primarily to the U.S. Government and state governments located throughout the United States. GOV is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. WARNING REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS CERTAIN STATEMENTS CONTAINED IN THIS PRESS RELEASE ARE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND FEDERAL SECURITIES LAWS. THESE INCLUDE STATEMENTS REGARDING THE INTEREST PAID UNDER THE TERM LOAN AND ITS INTENDED APPLICATION OF NET PROCEEDS. ACTUAL RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN OR IMPLIED BY THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF VARIOUS FACTORS AND SOME OF THESE FACTORS ARE BEYOND GOV'S CONTROL. FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON GOV'S FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW, GOV DOES NOT INTEND TO UPDATE OR CHANGE ANY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION, FUTURE EVENTS OR OTHERWISE. A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the New York Stock Exchange.No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust. Government Properties Income TrustTimothy A. Bonang, 617-219-1410Vice President, Investor RelationsorElisabeth A. Heiss, 617-219-1410Manager, Investor