Corporate Office Properties: Play Defense With This Mission-Critical REIT

Jul. 14, 2022 8:00 AM ETCorporate Office Properties Trust (OFC)

Summary

  • Corporate Office Properties Trust is a high-quality office REIT that's focused on U.S. Government and defense contractor leases.
  • The company has a long history in this space, and its properties enjoy high occupancy rates and are typically subject to lower capex requirements.
  • The stock is trading at a discount, and offers value to those want to diversify into this defensive name.
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REITs come in all shapes, sizes, and forms, and can be a great diversifier for any portfolio. One can even arguably create a basket of economically diversified stocks by just sticking with REITs alone, which range from retail, to apartments, data centers, office, industrial, and self storage facilities.

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I'm a U.S. based financial writer with an MBA in Finance. I have over 14 years of investment experience, and generally focus on stocks that are more defensive in nature, with a medium to long-term horizon. My goal is to share useful and insightful knowledge and analysis with readers.  Contributing author for Hoya Capital Income Builder. 

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of OFC either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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