SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): October 18, 2007
BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
800 Boylston Street, Suite 1900, Boston, Massachusetts 02199
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.03.||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On October 18, 2007, the Board of Directors of Boston Properties, Inc. (the Company) adopted technical amendments to the Companys Amended and Restated By-Laws to expressly authorize the issuance of uncertificated shares of capital stock. The Board of Directors adopted these amendments to comply with the New York Stock Exchange (the NYSE) requirement that securities listed on the NYSE be eligible for participation in the Direct Registration System by January 2008.
The full text of the amendments to the Amended and Restated By-Laws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|3.1||Amendment No. 3 to Amended and Restated By-Laws of Boston Properties, Inc.|
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 hereunto duly authorized.
|BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC.|
|Date: October 19, 2007||By:|| |
/s/ Douglas T. Linde
|Name:||Douglas T. Linde|
|Title:||President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer|