|Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (Piedmont) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). Piedmont is engages in the acquisition and ownership of commercial real estate properties throughout the United States, including properties that are under construction, newly constructed, or have operating histories. Company conducts business primarily through Piedmont Operating Partnership, L.P. (Piedmont OP), a limited partnership, as well as performing the management of its buildings through two wholly owned subsidiaries, Piedmont Government Services, LLC and Piedmont Office Management, LLC. Piedmont is the sole general partner of Piedmont OP. Piedmont OP owns properties directly, through wholly owned subsidiaries and through both consolidated and unconsolidated joint ventures. In December 2013, Piedmont completed the purchase of two office buildings. On December 30, 2013, the Company purchased office building in Irving, TX. In January 2014, it sold of 8700 South Price Road in Tempe, AZ.