BioMed Realty Trust Inc.’s board of directors declared a dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock for fourth quarter 2013, a 6.4 percent increase over its dividend for third quarter 2013, the company announced.

The dividend is payable on Jan. 15, 2014, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 31.

Last month, BioMed (NYSE: BMR), a San Diego-based company that invests in life-sciences properties, reported an 18.4 percent increase in revenue, to $159.2 million, in its third quarter ending Sept. 30.

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