Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Consolidated Statements Of Shareholders' Equity

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Consolidated Statements Of Shareholders' Equity (USD $)
In Thousands, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
Total
Total Shareholders' Equity [Member]
Shares Of Beneficial Interest At Par Value [Member]
Additional Paid In Capital [Member]
Distributions In Excess Of Net Income Attributable To The Controlling Interests [Member]
Noncontrolling Interests In Subsidiaries [Member]
Balance at Dec. 31, 2011 $ 862,832us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest $ 859,044us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
$ 662us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
$ 1,138,478us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
$ (280,096)us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
$ 3,788us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Balance, shares at Dec. 31, 2011     66,265,000us-gaap_SharesOutstanding
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Comprehensive income:            
Net income attributable to the controlling interests 23,708us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 23,708us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    23,708us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Net Income (Loss), Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 23,708us-gaap_ProfitLoss          
Contributions From Noncontrolling Interest           298wre_ContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Dividends (97,734)us-gaap_Dividends (97,734)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    (97,734)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues     0us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Shares issued under Dividend Reinvestment Program 1,316us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentPlan 1,316us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
1us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
1,315us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Shares issued under Dividend Reinvestment Program, shares     55,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Share options exercised 1,153us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueStockOptionsExercised 1,153us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueStockOptionsExercised
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
0us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueStockOptionsExercised
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
1,153us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueStockOptionsExercised
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Share options exercised, shares     45,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesStockOptionsExercised
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Share grants, net of share grant amorization and forfeitures 4,570us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures 4,570us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
1us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
4,569us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Share grants, net of share grant amortization and forfeitures, shares     72,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Balance at Dec. 31, 2012 796,143us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 792,057us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
664us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
1,145,515us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
(354,122)us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
4,086us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Balance, shares at Dec. 31, 2012     66,437,000us-gaap_SharesOutstanding
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Comprehensive income:            
Net income attributable to the controlling interests 37,346us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 37,346us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    37,346us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Net Income (Loss), Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 37,346us-gaap_ProfitLoss          
Contributions From Noncontrolling Interest           401wre_ContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Dividends (80,104)us-gaap_Dividends (80,104)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    (80,104)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues     0us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Shares issued under Dividend Reinvestment Program, shares     0us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Share grants, net of share grant amorization and forfeitures 5,660us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures 5,660us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
1us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
5,659us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Share grants, net of share grant amortization and forfeitures, shares     94,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Balance at Dec. 31, 2013 759,446us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 754,959us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
665us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
1,151,174us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
(396,880)us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
4,487us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Balance, shares at Dec. 31, 2013     66,531,000us-gaap_SharesOutstanding
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Comprehensive income:            
Net income attributable to the controlling interests 111,639us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss 111,639us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    111,639us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Net Income (Loss), Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 111,601us-gaap_ProfitLoss         (38)us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Distributions to noncontrolling interests (1,784)us-gaap_MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders          
Contributions From Noncontrolling Interest           9wre_ContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Dividends (80,277)us-gaap_Dividends (80,277)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
    (80,277)us-gaap_Dividends
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
 
Stock Issued During Period, Shares, New Issues     1,125,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Stock Issued During Period, Value, New Issues 30,690us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues   11us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
30,679us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Shares issued under Dividend Reinvestment Program, shares     0us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesDividendReinvestmentPlan
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Share grants, net of share grant amorization and forfeitures 2,544us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures 2,544us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
2us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
2,542us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
   
Share grants, net of share grant amortization and forfeitures, shares     163,000us-gaap_StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesRestrictedStockAwardNetOfForfeitures
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
     
Balance at Dec. 31, 2014 $ 822,229us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest $ 819,555us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_ParentMember
$ 678us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember
$ 1,184,395us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalMember
$ (365,518)us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_RetainedEarningsMember
$ 2,674us-gaap_StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_NoncontrollingInterestMember
Balance, shares at Dec. 31, 2014     67,819,000us-gaap_SharesOutstanding
/ us-gaap_StatementEquityComponentsAxis
= us-gaap_CommonStockMember