BOSTON PROPERTIES INC XBRL Taxonomy Presentation Networks

-Network: (11 - Statement - Statement Of Financial Position Unclassified - Real Estate Operations)
-Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] {ID1}
-Statement [Table] {ID2}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID3}
-ASSETS {ID4}
Real estate, at cost {ID5}
Construction in process {ID6}
Land held for future development {ID7}
Less: accumulated depreciation {ID8}
Total real estate {ID9}
Cash and cash equivalents {ID10}
Cash held in escrows {ID11}
Investments in securities {ID12}
Tenant and other receivables (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $4,618 and $4,006, respectively) {ID13}
Related party note receivable {ID14}
Accrued rental income (net of allowance of $2,698 and $15,440, respectively) {ID15}
Deferred charges, net {ID16}
Prepaid expenses and other assets {ID17}
Investments in unconsolidated joint ventures {ID18}
Total assets {ID19}
-LIABILITIES AND EQUITY {ID20}
-Liabilities: {ID21}
Mortgage notes payable {ID22}
Unsecured senior notes (net of discount of $2,383 and $2,625, respectively) {ID23}
Unsecured exchangeable senior notes (net of discount of $18,387 and $21,101, respectively) {ID24}
Unsecured line of credit {ID25}
Accounts payable and accrued expenses {ID26}
Dividends and distributions payable {ID27}
Accrued interest payable {ID28}
Other liabilities {ID29}
Total liabilities {ID30}
Commitments and contingencies {ID31}
-Noncontrolling interest: {ID32}
Redeemable preferred units of the Operating Partnership {ID33}
-Equity: {ID34}
-Stockholders' equity attributable to Boston Properties, Inc.: {ID35}
Excess stock, $.01 par value, 150,000,000 shares authorized, none issued or outstanding {ID36}
Preferred stock, $.01 par value, 50,000,000 shares authorized, none issued or outstanding {ID37}
Common stock, $.01 par value, 250,000,000 shares authorized, 138,627,561 and 121,259,555 issued and 138,548,661 and 121,180,655 outstanding in 2009 and 2008, respectively {ID38}
Additional paid-in capital {ID39}
Earnings in excess of dividends {ID40}
Treasury common stock at cost, 78,900 shares in 2009 and 2008 {ID41}
Accumulated other comprehensive loss {ID42}
Total stockholders' equity attributable to Boston Properties, Inc. {ID43}
-Noncontrolling interests: {ID44}
Common units of the Operating Partnership {ID45}
Property partnerships {ID46}
Total equity {ID47}
Total liabilities and equity {ID48}
-Network: (12 - Statement - Statement Of Financial Position Unclassified - Real Estate Operations (Parenthetical))
-Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] {ID49}
-Statement [Table] {ID50}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID51}
Tenant and other receivables, allowance for doubtful accounts {ID52}
Accrued rental income, allowance {ID53}
Unsecured senior notes, discount {ID54}
Unsecured exchangeable senior notes, discount {ID55}
Excess stock, par value {ID56}
Excess stock, shares authorized {ID57}
Excess stock, issued {ID58}
Excess stock, outstanding {ID59}
Preferred stock, par value {ID60}
Preferred stock, shares authorized {ID61}
Preferred stock, issued {ID62}
Preferred stock, outstanding {ID63}
Common stock, par value {ID64}
Common stock, shares authorized {ID65}
Common stock, issued {ID66}
Common stock, outstanding {ID67}
Treasury common stock, shares {ID68}
-Network: (13 - Statement - Statement Of Income Real Estate Excluding REITs)
-Income Statement [Abstract] {ID69}
-Statement [Table] {ID70}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID71}
-Revenue {ID72}
-Rental: {ID73}
Base rent {ID74}
Recoveries from tenants {ID75}
Parking and other {ID76}
Total rental revenue {ID77}
Hotel revenue {ID78}
Development and management services {ID79}
Interest and other {ID80}
Total revenue {ID81}
-Expenses {ID82}
-Real estate operating: {ID83}
Rental {ID84}
Hotel {ID85}
General and administrative {ID86}
Interest {ID87}
Depreciation and amortization {ID88}
Loss from suspension of development {ID89}
Net derivative losses {ID90}
Losses from early extinguishments of debt {ID91}
Losses (gains) from investments in securities {ID92}
Total expenses {ID93}
Income before income (loss) from unconsolidated joint ventures, gains on sales of real estate and net income attributable to noncontrolling interests {ID94}
Income (loss) from unconsolidated joint ventures {ID95}
Gains on sales of real estate {ID96}
Net income {ID97}
-Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests: {ID98}
Noncontrolling interests in property partnerships {ID99}
Noncontrolling interest-common units of the Operating Partnership {ID100}
Noncontrolling interest in gains on sales of real estate-common units of the Operating Partnership {ID101}
Noncontrolling interest-redeemable preferred units of the Operating Partnership {ID102}
Net income attributable to Boston Properties, Inc. {ID103}
-Basic earnings per common share attributable to Boston Properties, Inc.: {ID104}
Net income {ID105}
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding {ID106}
-Diluted earnings per common share attributable to Boston Properties, Inc.: {ID107}
Net income {ID108}
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding-diluted {ID109}
-Network: (14 - Statement - Statement Of Other Comprehensive Income)
-Statement of Income and Comprehensive Income [Abstract] {ID110}
-Statement [Table] {ID111}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID112}
Net income {ID113}
-Other comprehensive income (loss): {ID114}
Net effective portion of interest rate contracts {ID115}
Amortization of interest rate contracts {ID116}
Other comprehensive income (loss) {ID117}
Comprehensive income {ID118}
Comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interests {ID119}
Comprehensive income attributable to Boston Properties, Inc. {ID120}
-Network: (15 - Statement - Statement Of Cash Flows Indirect Real Estate)
-Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] {ID121}
-Statement [Table] {ID122}
-Statement [Line Items] {ID123}
-Cash flows from operating activities: {ID124}
Net income {ID125}
-Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: {ID126}
Depreciation and amortization {ID127}
Non-cash portion of interest expense {ID128}
Non-cash compensation expense {ID129}
Non-cash rental revenue {ID130}
Losses from early extinguishments of debt {ID131}
Net derivative losses {ID132}
Losses (gains) from investments in securities {ID133}
Loss from suspension of development {ID134}
Income from unconsolidated joint ventures {ID135}
Distributions of net cash flow from operations of unconsolidated joint ventures {ID136}
Gains on sales of real estate {ID137}
-Change in assets and liabilities: {ID138}
Cash held in escrows {ID139}
Tenant and other receivables, net {ID140}
Accrued rental income, net {ID141}
Prepaid expenses and other assets {ID142}
Accounts payable and accrued expenses {ID143}
Accrued interest payable {ID144}
Other liabilities {ID145}
Tenant leasing costs {ID146}
Total adjustments {ID147}
Net cash provided by operating activities {ID148}
-Cash flows from investing activities: {ID149}
Acquisitions/additions to real estate {ID150}
Proceeds from redemptions of investments in securities {ID151}
Net investments in unconsolidated joint ventures {ID152}
Net proceeds from the sale/financing of real estate released from escrow {ID153}
Issuance of note receivable {ID154}
Proceeds from note receivable {ID155}
Net proceeds from the sales of real estate {ID156}
Net cash used in investing activities {ID157}
-Cash flows from financing activities: {ID158}
Borrowings on unsecured line of credit {ID159}
Repayments of unsecured line of credit {ID160}
Proceeds from mortgage notes payable {ID161}
Repayments of mortgage notes payable {ID162}
Payments on real estate financing transactions {ID163}
Advance from joint venture partners {ID164}
Dividends and distributions {ID165}
Net proceeds from equity transactions {ID166}
Distributions to noncontrolling interests in property partnerships, net {ID167}
Repayment of note payable {ID168}
Deferred financing costs {ID169}
Net cash provided by (used in) in financing activities {ID170}
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents {ID171}
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period {ID172}
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period {ID173}
-Supplemental disclosures: {ID174}
Cash paid for interest {ID175}
Interest capitalized {ID176}
-Non-cash investing and financing activities: {ID177}
Additions to real estate included in accounts payable {ID178}
Dividends and distributions declared but not paid {ID179}
Issuance of OP Units in connection with the acquisition of real estate {ID180}
Issuance of OP Units in connection with an investment in an unconsolidated joint venture {ID181}
Conversions of Noncontrolling interests to Stockholders' equity {ID182}
Basis adjustment to real estate in connection with conversions of Noncontrolling interests to Stockholders' equity {ID183}
Note receivable issued in connection with the transfer of real estate {ID184}
Issuance of restricted securities to employees and directors {ID185}
-Network: (16 - Disclosure - Notes to Financial Statements)
-Notes to Financial Statements [Abstract] {ID186}
1. Organization {ID187}
2. Basis of Presentation and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies {ID188}
3. Real Estate Activity During the Six Months Ended June 30, 2009 {ID189}
4. Investments in Unconsolidated Joint Ventures {ID190}
5. Mortgage Notes Payable {ID191}
6. Unsecured Exchangeable Senior Notes {ID192}
7. Commitments and Contingencies {ID193}
8. Noncontrolling Interests {ID194}
9. Stockholders' Equity {ID195}
10. Earnings Per Share {ID196}
11. Stock Option and Incentive Plan {ID197}
12. Segment Information {ID198}
13. Newly Issued Accounting Standards {ID199}
14. Subsequent Events {ID200}
-Network: (17 - Disclosure - Document Information)
-Document Information [Text Block] {ID201}
Document Type {ID202}
Amendment Flag {ID203}
Amendment Description {ID204}
Document Period End Date {ID205}
-Network: (18 - Disclosure - Entity Information)
-Entity [Text Block] {ID206}
Trading Symbol {ID207}
Entity Registrant Name {ID208}
Entity Central Index Key {ID209}
Current Fiscal Year End Date {ID210}
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer {ID211}
Entity Current Reporting Status {ID212}
Entity Voluntary Filers {ID213}
Entity Filer Category {ID214}
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding {ID215}
Entity Public Float {ID216}