|Chesapeake Lodging Trust (the Trust) is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trust is focused on investments primarily in upper-upscale hotels in business and convention markets and, on a selective basis, select-service and extended-stay hotels in urban settings or locations in the United States of America. All of the Trust's assets are held by, and all of its operations are conducted through, Chesapeake Lodging, L.P., its operating partnership (the Operating Partnership). The Operating Partnership leases its hotels to CHSP TRS LLC (CHSP TRS), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Operating Partnership. In March 2013, the Company acquired 185-room Hyatt Place New York Midtown South, located in New York. In April 2013, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc completed the sale of W New Orleans - French Quarter to Chesapeake Lodging Trust. In April 2013, Chesapeake Lodging Trust acquires W New Orleans From Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.