Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2012 (April 13, 2012)
Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
17300 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1010, Dallas, TX
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Declaration of Distributions
On April 13, 2012, the board of directors of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., a Maryland corporation (which may be referred to herein as the Registrant, we, our or us), authorized distributions payable to shareholders of record on April 30, 2012. Distributions payable to each shareholder of record will be paid in cash on or before the 16th day of May. The declared distributions equal a monthly amount of $0.0083 per share of common stock, which is equivalent to an annual distribution rate of 1.0% on a purchase price of $10.00 per share. Distributions are authorized at the discretion of our board of directors based on its analysis of numerous factors, including but not limited to our forthcoming cash needs, and there is no assurance that distributions will continue at all, or at any particular rate. All or a portion of the distributions may constitute return of capital for tax purposes.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.