Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (Piedmont) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the acquisition and ownership of commercial real estate properties throughout the United States, including properties that are under construction, newly constructed, or have operating histories. Piedmont conducts business primarily through Piedmont Operating Partnership, L.P. (Piedmont OP), a limited partnership, as well as performing the management of its buildings through two wholly owned subsidiaries, Piedmont Government Services, LLC and Piedmont Office Management, LLC. Piedmont is the sole general partner of Piedmont OP. Piedmont OP owns properties directly, through wholly owned subsidiaries and through certain joint ventures with other third parties. The Company’s portfolio consists primarily of high-grade office buildings leased to government and corporate tenants.