Corporate Office Properties Trust, Inc.
Corporate Office Properties Trust, Inc. is a office real estate investment trust that focuses primarily on serving the specialized requirements of United States Government agencies and defense contractors, most of whom are engaged in defense information technology and national security related activities. It acquires, develops, manages and leases office and data center properties that are typically concentrated in large office parks primarily located adjacent to government demand drivers. The company conducts all of its operations through its operating partnership, Corporate Office Properties LP, a Delaware limited partnership which owns real estate both directly and through subsidiary partnerships and limited liability companies. The company operates through two segments: Commercial Office Real Estate and Wholesale Data Centers. It operating partnership also owns a number of entities that provide real estate services, such as property management, construction and development and heating and air conditioning services primarily for its properties and for third parties. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Columbia, MD.