Corporate Office Properties Trust ("COPT" or the "Company") (NYSE: OFC) has executed a long-term lease with a subsidiary of an investment-grade Fortune 500 company to deliver a 215,000-square-foot shell building on land the Company owns in Manassas, VA ("Bethlehem Technology Park"). The Company expects to deliver the building before the end of the third quarter in 2017. Including this transaction, the Company has completed 786,000 square feet of development leasing, modestly exceeding its annual goal of 700,000 square feet. Company Information COPT is an office REIT that owns, manages, develops and selectively acquires office and data center properties primarily in locations that support United States Government agencies and their contractors, most of whom are engaged in national security, defense and information technology ("IT") related activities servicing priority missions ("Defense/IT Locations"). We also own a complementary portfolio of Class-A office properties located in select urban/urban-like submarkets within our regional footprint ("Regional Office Properties"). As of September 30, 2016, we derived 86% of core portfolio annualized revenue from Defense/IT Locations and 14% from Regional Office Properties. As of September 30, 2016, our core portfolio of 146 office properties encompassed 15.9 million square feet and was 94.4% leased. Forward-Looking InformationThis press release may contain "forward-looking" statements, as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that are based on the Company's current expectations, estimates and projections about future events and financial trends affecting the Company. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "may," "will," "should," "could," "believe," "anticipate," "expect," "estimate," "plan" or other comparable terminology.Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which the Company cannot predict with accuracy and some of which the Company might not even anticipate.Accordingly, the Company can give no assurance that these expectations, estimates and projections will be achieved.Future events and actual results may differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements.