Corporate Office Properties Trust

Dec 16, 2019

COPT sells majority interest in data center shells

A real estate investment trust headquartered in Columbia that focuses on locations that support the federal government and its contractors has sold most of its interest in some properties to another REIT.

Feb 23, 2018

Corporate Office Properties Trust to pay quarterly dividend

Corporate Office Properties Trust, an office REIT based in Columbia, is set to pay its 81st consecutive quarterly dividend.

Feb 10, 2015

FFO drops for COPT in quarter

Corporate Office Properties Trust, of Columbia, an office real estate investment trust, posted $37.3 million in funds from operations, or 34 cents per diluted share, for the last quarter, compared with $115.9 million and $1.21 for the same quarter in 2013. COPT’s 173 office properties  were nearly 91 percent occupied and 92 percent leased as […]

Oct 27, 2014

COPT’s funds from operations up slightly

Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based real estate investment trust focused on federal government and defense contractor office buildings, reported a slight increase in funds from operations for the third quarter. FFO was $49.6 million, or 49 cents per diluted share, for the period ending Sept. 30, compared with $49.3 million and 48 cents for […]

Apr 2, 2014

COPT inks big lease at Arundel Preserve

Corporate Office Properties Trust said it has signed a 10-year lease with a cybersecurity-related tenant at The Corporate Center at Arundel Preserve.

Aug 26, 2013

Manekin named NAIOP Maryland awards committee co-chair

Jon Manekin of Corporate Office Properties Trust has been named one of the co-chairs of the NAIOP Maryland 2014 Awards of Excellence Committee.

May 20, 2013

First Potomac sells industrial assets

First Potomac Realty Trust, a Bethesda-based real estate investment trust, said it is selling 24 industrial properties, comprising approximately 4.3 million square feet, for a total of $259 million.

Apr 26, 2013

COPT’s funds from operations fall in 1Q

Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based real estate investment trust focused on U.S. government agencies and defense contractors, saw its first-quarter funds from operations drop in 2013 compared to the prior year.

Aug 10, 2012

Real Estate Weekly – 8/10/12

COPT obtains $120M loan, expandable to $200M Corporate Office Properties Trust, a Columbia-based office real estate investment trust primarily focused on the specialized requirements of U.S. government and defense information technology tenants, announced it entered into a $120 million term loan agreement, with the option to expand the amount drawn during the term, subject to […]

Jul 27, 2012

Real Estate Weekly – 7/27/12

Mahan Rykiel creates plan for Children’s Inn playground Mahan Rykiel Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, designed a new playground/park for children seeking treatment at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. The first phase of the Children’s Inn playground was completed Monday by more than 150 volunteers from […]

Jul 24, 2012

Reuse of Fort Ritchie Army base back to square one

CASCADE — Ownership of the former Fort Ritchie Army base in Cascade is reverting to a public redevelopment authority after a private developer backed out. The state-sponsored PenMar Development Corp. said Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Columbia-based Corporate Office Properties Trust regarding the 591-acre site about 70 miles northwest of Washington. COPT agreed […]

Jul 12, 2012

A drop in 2nd quarter mergers and acquisitions

While mergers and acquisitions in Maryland fell 31 percent from the previous quarter and 40 percent from the corresponding period last year, one local company has continued to make nine-figure deals.

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