Franklin Street Properties Corp., based in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is focused on infill and central business district (CBD) office properties in the U.S. Sunbelt and Mountain West, as well as select opportunistic markets. FSP seeks value-oriented investments with an eye towards long-term growth and appreciation, as well as current income. FSP is a Maryland corporation that operates in a manner intended to qualify as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for federal income tax purposes. FSP's real estate operations include property acquisitions and dispositions, short-term financing, leasing, development and asset management.
As of December 31, 2020, the Company owned and operated a portfolio of real estate consisting of 32 operating properties, two redevelopment properties and two managed Sponsored REITs. From time-to-time, the Company may acquire, develop or redevelop real estate, make additional secured loans or acquire one of its Sponsored REITs. The Company may also pursue, on a selective basis, the sale of its properties in order to take advantage of the value creation and demand for its properties, or for geographic or property specific reasons.