Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. Sample Contracts

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. (the "Company") AMENDED AND RESTATED 2007 OMNIBUS INCENTIVE PLAN DIRECTOR DEFERRED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (July 31st, 2019)

This Director Deferred Stock Award Agreement (this “Agreement”) evidences a Deferred Stock Award made pursuant to the Piedmont Office Realty Trust Amended and Restated 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to the service provider named above, who shall be referred to as "Director," with

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (March 19th, 2019)

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (as amended from time to time, the “Agreement”) dated as of March 19, 2019, by and between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company”), with its principal place of business at 5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 450, Atlanta, GA 30342 and C. Brent Smith, residing at the address set forth on the signature page hereof (the “Executive”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – RETIREMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE (March 19th, 2019)

This Retirement Agreement and General Release (this “Agreement”) is made and entered into by and between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (“Employer”) and Donald A. Miller (“Executive”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS (March 19th, 2019)
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (February 20th, 2019)

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (as amended from time to time, the “Agreement”) dated as of January 1, 2019, by and between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.. (the “Company”), with its principal place of business at 5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 450, Atlanta, GA 30342 and Christopher Kollme, residing at the address set forth on the signature page hereof (the “Executive”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 Results (February 5th, 2019)

ATLANTA, February 5, 2019--Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2018.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results (October 30th, 2018)

ATLANTA, October 30, 2018 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO TERM LOAN AGREEMENT (October 30th, 2018)

This AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO TERM LOAN AGREEMENT, dated as of September 28, 2018 (this “Amendment No. 1”), is by and among PIEDMONT OPERATING PARTNERSHIP, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“Borrower”), each of the financial institutions party to the Loan Agreement defined below (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually a “Lender”) and U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Administrative Agent (the “Agent”). Reference is made to that certain Term Loan Agreement, dated as of March 29, 2018 (the “Loan Agreement”), by and among the Borrower, the Lenders referenced therein and the Agent. Capitalized terms used herein without definition shall have the same meanings as set forth in the Loan Agreement, as amended hereby.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – AMENDED AND RESTATED TERM LOAN AGREEMENT Dated as of September 28, 2018 by and among (October 2nd, 2018)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED TERM LOAN AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated as of September 28, 2018 by and among PIEDMONT OPERATING PARTNERSHIP, LP, a limited partnership formed under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Borrower”), PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC., a corporation formed under the laws of the State of Maryland (the “Parent”), JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. and SUNTRUST ROBINSON HUMPHREY, INC. as Co-Lead Arrangers and Book Managers (each a “Co-Lead Arranger” and “Book Manager”), JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent (the “Agent”), and SUNTRUST BANK, as Syndication Agent (the “Syndication Agent”), and each of the financial institutions initially a signatory hereto together with their assignees pursuant to Section 12.5(b).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – REVOLVING CREDIT Agreement Dated as of September 28, 2018 by and among (October 2nd, 2018)

THIS REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated as of September 28, 2018 by and among Piedmont Operating Partnership, LP, a limited partnership formed under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Borrower”), Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc., a corporation formed under the laws of the State of Maryland (the “Parent”), JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., SUNTRUST ROBINSON HUMPHREY, INC., U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION and PNC CAPITAL MARKETS LLC, as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners (each a “Co-Lead Arranger” and “Book Runner”), JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent (the “Agent”), SUNTRUST BANK, U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Syndication Agents (each a “Syndication Agent”), BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., BMO HARRIS BANK, N.A., BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC., TD BANK, N.A., THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., as Documentation Agents (each a “Documentation Agent”), and each of the

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results (August 1st, 2018)

ATLANTA, August 1, 2018 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT (May 23rd, 2018)

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Corporation”), hereby certifies to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation of Maryland (the “Department”) that:

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports First Quarter 2018 Results and Raises 2018 Guidance (May 1st, 2018)

ATLANTA, May 1, 2018 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – TERM LOAN AGREEMENT Dated as of March 29, 2018 by and among (April 3rd, 2018)

THIS TERM LOAN AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated as of March 29, 2018 by and among PIEDMONT OPERATING PARTNERSHIP, LP, a limited partnership formed under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Borrower”), PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC., a corporation formed under the laws of the State of Maryland (the “Parent”), U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, PNC CAPITAL MARKETS LLC and SUNTRUST ROBINSON HUMPHREY, INC., as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Runners (each a “ Joint Lead Arranger” and “Joint Book Runner” and, collectively, the “Joint Lead Arrangers” and “Joint Book Runners”), U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Administrative Agent, and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION and SUNTRUST BANK, as Syndication Agents (each a “Syndication Agent”), and each of the financial institutions initially a signatory hereto together with their assignees pursuant to Section 12.5(b).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – FIRST AMENDMENT TO LOAN AGREEMENT Dated as of January 5, 2018 between PIEDMONT 1901 MARKET LLC, as Borrower and THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, as Lender Deal Name: 1901 Market Street Loan Number: 706109865 (February 21st, 2018)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO LOAN AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) is made as of the 5th day of January, 2018, by and between PIEDMONT 1901 MARKET LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Borrower”) and THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, a New Jersey corporation (together with its successors and assigns, “Lender”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2017 Results (February 7th, 2018)

ATLANTA, February 7, 2018 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Signs Long-Term Full Building Lease with Gartner, Inc. in Dallas Market (November 13th, 2017)

ATLANTA and DALLAS - November 13, 2017 - Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) announced today that the world’s leading research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc., has completed a 152,086 square foot, 15+ year full building new lease through 2034 at 6011 Connection Drive in Irving, TX - located within the desirable submarket of Las Colinas. The property is one of ten total properties representing approximately 2.1 million square feet of Class-A office space owned by Piedmont in the greater Dallas market.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (also referred to herein as “Piedmont” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PDM) is an owner, manager, developer and operator of high-quality, Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major eastern U.S. office markets. The Company’s geographically- diversified portfolio is comprised of over $5.0 billion in gross assets and approximately 19 million square feet. The Company is a fully-integrated, self- managed real estate investment trust (REIT) with local management offices in each of its major markets and is investment-grade rated by S (November 13th, 2017)
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results (November 1st, 2017)

ATLANTA, November 1, 2017 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. (the "Company") AMENDED AND RESTATED 2007 OMNIBUS INCENTIVE PLAN DEFERRED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (August 2nd, 2017)

This Deferred Stock Award Agreement (this “Agreement”) evidences a Deferred Stock Award made pursuant to the Piedmont Office Realty Trust Amended and Restated 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to the Employee named above, who shall be referred to as "Employee,"

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. (August 2nd, 2017)

The Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) previously established this Long-Term Incentive Program (the “LTIP”) under the Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) as previously amended on April 28, 2015 and April 28, 2016. The Committee now desires to further amend and restate the LTIP in its entirety, effective as of May 2, 2017. The LTIP is intended to allow the Company to make certain Awards under the Plan in furtherance of the purposes of the Plan. Capitalized terms that are not defined herein shall have the same meanings given to such terms in the Plan.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results (August 2nd, 2017)

ATLANTA, August 2, 2017 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major Eastern U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS (May 9th, 2017)
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – CONFIDENTIAL RETIREMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE (May 8th, 2017)

This Confidential Retirement Agreement and General Release (this “Agreement”) is made and entered into by and between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (“Employer”) and Raymond L. Owens (“Employee”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – CONSULTING AGREEMENT (May 8th, 2017)

This Consulting Agreement (“Consulting Agreement”) between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.(“Company”) and Raymond L. Owens (“Consultant”) shall become effective on July 1, 2017 (the “Effective Date”), contingent upon Consultant executing, delivering and not revoking the Supplemental Release attached as Exhibit B. The Supplemental Release may not be signed earlier than June 30, 2017, nor later than July 7, 2017. In the event Consultant fails to execute and deliver the Supplemental Release within such timeframe, or if Consultant revokes the Supplemental Release, this Consulting Agreement will be null and void.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports First Quarter 2017 Results (May 3rd, 2017)

ATLANTA, May 3, 2017 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – CONSULTING AGREEMENT (February 21st, 2017)

This Consulting Agreement (“Consulting Agreement”) between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.(“Company”) and Raymond L. Owens (“Consultant”) shall become effective on July 1, 2017 (the “Effective Date”), contingent upon Consultant executing, delivering and not revoking the Supplemental Release attached as Exhibit B. The Supplemental Release may not be signed earlier than June 30, 2017, nor later than July 7, 2017. In the event Consultant fails to execute and deliver the Supplemental Release within such timeframe, or if Consultant revokes the Supplemental Release, this Consulting Agreement will be null and void.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – CONFIDENTIAL RETIREMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE (February 21st, 2017)

This Confidential Retirement Agreement and General Release (this “Agreement”) is made and entered into by and between Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (“Employer”) and Raymond L. Owens (“Employee”).

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 Results (February 8th, 2017)

ATLANTA, February 8, 2017 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major U.S. office markets, today announced its results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results (November 1st, 2016)

ATLANTA, November 1, 2016 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of primarily Class A office properties located in select sub-markets of major U.S. cities, today announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – AMENDMENT TO EQUITY DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT Dated as of August 8, 2016 (August 8th, 2016)
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – [LETTERHEAD OF VENABLE LLP] August 8, 2016 (August 8th, 2016)

We have served as Maryland counsel to Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), in connection with certain matters of Maryland law arising out of the registration of up to $250,000,000 in aggregate offering price of shares (the “Shares”) of Common Stock, par value $.01 per share, of the Company (the “Common Stock”), covered by the above-referenced Registration Statement, and all amendments thereto (the “Registration Statement”), filed by the Company with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”). The Shares are to be issued from time to time pursuant to the Prospectus Supplement and the Distribution Agreement (each as defined herein) in one or more transactions deemed to be “at the market” offerings (each, an “Offering” and, collectively, the “Offerings”) under Rule 415 of the 1933 Act.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (August 3rd, 2016)

ATLANTA, August 3, 2016 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of primarily Class A office properties located in select sub-markets of major U.S. cities, today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST, INC. (August 3rd, 2016)

The Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) previously established this Long-Term Incentive Program (the “LTIP”) under the Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Plan”), as previously amended on April 28, 2015. The Committee now desires to amend and restate the LTIP in its entirety, effective as of April 27, 2016. The LTIP is intended to allow the Company to make certain Awards under the Plan in furtherance of the purposes of the Plan. Capitalized terms that are not defined herein shall have the same meanings given to such terms in the Plan.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Reports First Quarter 2016 Results (May 2nd, 2016)

ATLANTA, May 2, 2016 --Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE:PDM), an owner of primarily Class A office properties located in select sub-markets of major U.S. cities, today announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.