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Earnings per Common Share (Details)

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Earnings per Common Share (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, except Per Share data, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Earnings Per Share [Abstract]    
Income (loss) from continuing operations $ 29,398us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest $ (2,265)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
Less: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries 108us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 0us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
Undistributed Earnings (Loss) Allocated to Participating Securities, Basic 108us-gaap_UndistributedEarningsLossAllocatedToParticipatingSecuritiesBasic 10us-gaap_UndistributedEarningsLossAllocatedToParticipatingSecuritiesBasic
Adjusted income (loss) from continuing operations attributable to the controlling interests 29,398wre_AdjustedIncomeLossFromContinuingOperations (2,275)wre_AdjustedIncomeLossFromContinuingOperations
Income from discontinued operations, including gain on sale of real estate, net of taxes 0us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTax 106,819us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTax
Allocation of earnings to unvested restricted share awards 0wre_UndistributedEarningsAllocatedToParticipatingSecuritesDiscontinuedOperations (285)wre_UndistributedEarningsAllocatedToParticipatingSecuritesDiscontinuedOperations
Adjusted income from discontinuing operations attributable to the controlling interests 0wre_AdjustedIncomeFromDiscontinuingOperationsAttributableToControllingInterests 106,534wre_AdjustedIncomeFromDiscontinuingOperationsAttributableToControllingInterests
Adjusted net income attributable to the controlling interests $ 29,398wre_AdjustedNetIncomeAttributableToControllingInterestsIncomeNumerator $ 104,259wre_AdjustedNetIncomeAttributableToControllingInterestsIncomeNumerator
Weighted average shares outstanding - basic (in shares) 68,141us-gaap_WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic 66,701us-gaap_WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic
Effect of dilutive securities: Employee stock options and restricted share awards 50us-gaap_IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements 0us-gaap_IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements
Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted (in shares) 68,191us-gaap_WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding 66,701us-gaap_WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding
Earnings per common share, basic, Continuing operations (in dollars per share) $ 0.43us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare $ (0.04)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare
Earnings per common share, basic, Discontinued operations (in dollars per share) $ 0.00us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerBasicShare $ 1.60us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerBasicShare
Net income per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.43us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic $ 1.56us-gaap_EarningsPerShareBasic
Earnings per common share, diluted, Continuing operations (in dollars per share) $ 0.43us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare $ (0.04)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare
Earnings per common share, diluted, Discontinued operations (in dollars per share) $ 0.00us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare $ 1.60us-gaap_IncomeLossFromDiscontinuedOperationsNetOfTaxPerDilutedShare
Net income per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.43us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted $ 1.56us-gaap_EarningsPerShareDiluted