Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Selected Quarterly Financial Data (Unaudited) (Details)

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Selected Quarterly Financial Data (Unaudited) (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, except Per Share data, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Quarterly Financial Information Disclosure [Abstract]                      
Real estate rental revenue $ 74,359us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 73,413us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 72,254us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 68,611us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 66,721us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 65,828us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 65,915us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 64,560us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 288,637us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 263,024us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet $ 254,794us-gaap_RealEstateRevenueNet
Income (loss) from continuing operations 2,309us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 3,658us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 1,368us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest (2,265)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest (4,297)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 1,709us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 1,538us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 857us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 5,070us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest (193)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 7,768us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
Income from operations of properties sold or held for sale - medical office segment 0us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 0us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 0us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 546us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 3,964us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 3,820us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 3,439us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss 2,821us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOperatingIncomeLoss      
Net income 2,309us-gaap_ProfitLoss 3,658us-gaap_ProfitLoss 1,080us-gaap_ProfitLoss 104,554us-gaap_ProfitLoss 18,908us-gaap_ProfitLoss 5,840us-gaap_ProfitLoss 5,263us-gaap_ProfitLoss 7,335us-gaap_ProfitLoss 111,601us-gaap_ProfitLoss 37,346us-gaap_ProfitLoss 23,708us-gaap_ProfitLoss
Net income attributable to the controlling interests 2,330us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 3,668us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 1,087us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 104,554us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 18,908us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 5,840us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 5,263us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 7,335us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 111,639us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 37,346us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 23,708us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
Continuing operations - basic (in dollars per share) $ 0.03us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.05us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ (0.04)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ (0.06)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.03us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.01us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare [1] $ 0.08us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare $ 0.00us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare $ 0.11us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare
Continuing operations - diluted (in dollars per share) $ 0.03us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.05us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ (0.04)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ (0.06)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.03us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.01us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare [1] $ 0.08us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare $ 0.00us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare $ 0.11us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare
Net income per share, Basic $ 0.03us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.05us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 1.56us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.28us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.09us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.08us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 0.11us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic [1] $ 1.67us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic $ 0.55us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic $ 0.35us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic
Net income per share, Diluted $ 0.03us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.05us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.02us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 1.56us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.28us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.09us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.08us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 0.11us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted [1] $ 1.67us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted $ 0.55us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted $ 0.35us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted
Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Gain (Loss) on Disposal       $ 106,000wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal $ 18,900wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal     $ 3,200wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal $ 106,555wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal $ 22,144wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal $ 5,124wre_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationGainLossonDisposal
[1] With regard to per share calculations, the sum of the quarterly results may not equal full year results due to rounding.