WASHINGTON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST
ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, a Maryland real estate investment trust (the Trust), hereby certifies to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation of Maryland (the Department) that:
FIRST: The Trust desires to amend the Articles of Amendment and Restatement of the Trust, as amended (the Declaration of Trust) as currently in effect.
SECOND: The Declaration of Trust is hereby amended by deleting the first sentence of existing Article II and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
The name of the Trust is:
THIRD: The foregoing amendment to the Declaration of Trust has been duly approved by at least a majority of the entire Board of Trustees of the Trust as required by law. The amendment set forth herein is made without action by the shareholders of the Trust, pursuant to Section 8-501(e)(2) of the Maryland REIT Law.
FOURTH: These Articles of Amendment shall become effective as of 12:01 a.m. Eastern time on October 17, 2022.
FIFTH: The undersigned acknowledges these Articles of Amendment to be the trust act of the Trust and as to all matters or facts required to be verified under oath, the undersigned acknowledges that to the best of his knowledge, information and belief, these matters and facts are true in all material respects and that this statement is made under the penalties for perjury.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Trust has caused these Articles of Amendment to be signed in its name and on its behalf by its President and Chief Executive Officer and attested to be its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on this 12th day of October, 2022.
|WASHINGTON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST|
|Name:||Paul T. McDermott|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Name:||Stephen E. Riffee|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|