WashREIT is Now Elme Communities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WashREIT (NYSE: WRE), a value-driven multifamily owner and operator, announced today that it has changed its name and rebranded as Elme Communities, reflecting its ongoing commitment to elevating the value-living experience for its residents. The name change culminates the Company’s transformation into a focused multifamily company, and subsequent geographic expansion into Sunbelt markets. The Company, which has also changed its legal name to Elme Communities, will continue trading on the New York Stock Exchange under its existing ticker symbol until October 20, 2022, when its new ticker symbol, “ELME,” is expected to become effective.