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Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile

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Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile offers both overview level information and in-depth analysis of Equity Residential highlighting the major internal and external factors which play a crucial role in the performance of the company The report also contains a detailed company profile, with information on key financial deals involving Equity Residential; details and biographies of key employees; contact details for both the companies headquarters and also other key locations; an overview of the activities in which Equity Residential is engaged as well as news articles relating to the company and a detailed company history.

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									Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile
Reference Code: WMCN0299CP
Published Date: APR-2010



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 Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                           Published April 2010
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1     COMPANY OVERVIEW.......................................................................................................4
2     BUSINESS DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................5
2.1     Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 7
      2.1.1     Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................................ 8
2.2     Locations & Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................ 9
3     SWOT ANALYSIS ............................................................................................................. 11
3.1     Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 11
3.2     Strengths ....................................................................................................................................................... 11
3.3     Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................. 12
3.4     Opportunities................................................................................................................................................. 13
3.5     Threats ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
4     FINANCIAL DEALS ........................................................................................................... 15
4.1     5-Year Deal Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 15
5     NEWS AND EVENTS ........................................................................................................ 18
5.1     News        ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
5.2     Company History .......................................................................................................................................... 24
6     APPENDIX ......................................................................................................................... 25
6.1     Research Methodology ................................................................................................................................. 25
6.2     Additional Notes ............................................................................................................................................ 25
6.3     About World Market Intelligence ................................................................................................................... 26




 Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                                                     Published April 2010
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List of Tables
Table 1: Equity Residential Key Facts ....................................................................................................................... 4
Table 2: Equity Residential Key Employees .............................................................................................................. 7
Table 3: Equity Residential Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................ 8
Table 4: Equity Residential Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................................................ 9
Table 5: Equity Residential SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................ 11
Table 6: Financial Deals........................................................................................................................................... 15
Table 7: Equity Residential History .......................................................................................................................... 24




 Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                             Published April 2010
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1 COMPANY OVERVIEW
Table 1: Equity Residential Key Facts

 Corporate Address                   Two North Riverside                  Ticker Symbol,       EQR [New York Stock
                                     Plaza, Suite 400, Chicago,           Exchange             Exchange]
                                     IL, 60606, United States
 Telephone                           +1 312 4741300                       No. of Employees     4,500
 Fax                                 +1 312 4549276                       Fiscal Year End      December
 URL                                 www.equityresidential.com            Revenue (in USD      2,103.20
                                                                          Million)
 Industry                            Construction & Real
                                     Estate
 Locations                           United States
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research /                         © World Market Intelligence




 Equity Residential: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                       Published April 2010
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2 BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

Equity Residential (EQR) acquires, develops and manages apartment properties in the US. In addition, the
company is also engaged in selling condominiums and operates a corporate housing division. It principally
operates in the US and had about 4,500 employees, as of June 30, 2009.

The company, directly or indirectly owns 526 properties and 143,856 units in 23 states and the District of Columbia.
Of this, 459 properties and 124,627 units are Wholly Owned Properties while 67 properties and 14,670 units are
Partially Owned Properties (25 properties and 5,110 units are consolidated and 40 properties and 9,560 units are
unconsolidated). The Military Housing comprises two properties and 4,559 units.

The property portfolio of the company is classified into garden, mid/high-rise, and military housing based on
building types. As of December 31, 2008, the company owned 471 properties and 124,850 units of garden
properties and 75 properties and 17,685 units of mid/high-rise properties. The average units per property for
garden and mid/high-rise were 265 and 236 respectively.

The company’s residential property leases ar
								
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