COPT Forms New $119 Million Data Center Shells Joint Venture with Blackstone Real Estate


COLUMBIA, Md.–()–Corporate Office Properties Trust (“COPT” or the “Company”) (NYSE: OFC) announces the formation of a new joint venture with funds affiliated with Blackstone Real Estate (the “Joint Venture”). The Joint Venture acquired a 90% interest in two single-tenant, data center shell properties totaling 432,000 square feet and valued at $119 million. COPT received approximately $107 million of equity proceeds it will deploy into its 1.7 million square foot pipeline of active development projects that, as of May 31, 2021, were 87% pre-leased.

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