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BOSTON, MA 02199Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 20, 2020.


BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC.    Meeting Information*

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

For holders as of: March 25, 2020

Date: May 20, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM EDT

Location: Metropolitan Square

655 15th St, NW

2nd Floor

Washington, D.C. 20005

*Depending on the status of health concerns about the coronavirus, or COVID-19, we may    decide to hold theAnnual Meeting by live audio webcast instead of holding theAnnual Meeting    at Metropolitan Square. The Company will publicly announce a decision to hold the Annual    Meeting, at the same date and time, solely by audio webcast in a press release available at as soon as practicable before the Annual    Meeting. In the event the Annual Meeting is not held at Metropolitan Square, you or    your proxyholder may participate, vote and examine our stockholder list by visiting and using your 16-digit control number.    You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named    above.

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Voting Items

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR    

all of the nominees for director listed.    

1. Election of Directors:

Nominees: The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR

proposals 2 and 3.

1a. Joel I. Klein

2. To approve, by non-binding, advisory resolution,

the Company’s named executive officer

1b. Kelly A. Ayotte compensation.

3. To ratify the Audit Committee’s appointment of

1c. Bruce W. Duncan PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s

independent registered public accounting firm

1d. Karen E. Dykstra for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to

1e. Carol B. Einiger vote upon any other matters that are properly brought

by or at the direction of the Board of Directors before

the Annual Meeting and at any adjournments or

1f. Diane J. Hoskins postponements thereof.

1g. Douglas T. Linde

1h. Matthew J. Lustig

1i. Owen D. Thomas

1j. David A. Twardock

1k. William H. Walton, III