ESS Essex Portfolio

Filed: 4 Jun 21, 4:28pm

Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 4, 2021



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

001-13106 (Essex Property Trust, Inc.)
333-44467-01 (Essex Portfolio, L.P.)
(Commission File Number)
(Essex Property Trust, Inc.)(Essex Property Trust, Inc.)
(Essex Portfolio, L.P.)(Essex Portfolio, L.P.)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1100 Park Place, Suite 200
San Mateo, CA 94403
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(650) 655-7800
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading
 Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.0001 par value (Essex Property Trust, Inc.) ESS New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter):
Essex Property Trust, Inc.Emerging growth company
Essex Portfolio, L.P.Emerging growth company

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On June 8, 2021, representatives of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (the “Company”), the general partner of Essex Portfolio, L.P., will meet with investors virtually and deliver an investor presentation. As discussed in the investor presentation, the Company increased its second quarter and full-year guidance for Core FFO and full-year guidance for same-property revenues and net operating income as a result of improving market conditions. A soft copy of the investor presentation has been posted for investors to download on the investor's section of the Company's website at

On June 4, 2021, the Company issued a press release captioned “Essex Property Trust Publishes Updated Investor Presentation and Increases Guidance.” A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by this reference.

The information furnished in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any registration statement or other filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is being furnished herewith:    
Exhibit No.Description
Press Release, dated June 4, 2021


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  June 4, 2021
 /s/ Barbara Pak
 Name:Barbara Pak
 Title:Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 By:  Essex Property Trust, Inc.
 its General Partner
 /s/ Barbara Pak
 Name:Barbara Pak
 Title:Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer