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CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TRUST FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 20, 2014



Item 8.01 Other Events

On May 14, 2014, Corporate Office Properties, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), the operating partnership of Corporate Office Properties Trust (the "Company"), priced a public offering (the "Offering") of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.700% Senior Notes due 2021 (the "Notes"). In connection with the Offering, the Company and the Operating Partnership entered into an Underwriting Agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein, that provides for the issuance and sale of the Notes by the Operating Partnership. The offering of the Notes is registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-190137) filed by the Company and the Operating Partnership with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission) on July 25, 2013 (the "Registration Statement"). The terms of the Notes, which will be issued on May 21, 2014, will be governed by a senior indenture, dated September 16, 2013, by and among the Operating Partnership, as issuer, the Company, as guarantor, and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the "Base Indenture"), as supplemented and amended by a second supplemental indenture thereto, to be dated May 21, 2014 (the "Second Supplemental Indenture," and together with the Base Indenture, the "Indenture").

A copy of the form of Base Indenture was previously filed as Exhibit 4.1 to the Registration Statement and is incorporated by reference herein. Copies of the Underwriting Agreement, the form of Global Note and the form of Second Supplemental Indenture are filed as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1 and 4.2 hereto, respectively, and are incorporated by reference herein. The summaries of the Underwriting Agreement, the Notes and the Indenture in this Current Report on Form 8-K do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to Exhibits 1.1, 4.1 and 4.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (a) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired None (b) Pro Forma Financial Information None (c) Shell Company Transactions None (d) Exhibits Exhibit Number Exhibit Title 1.1 Underwriting Agreement, dated May 14, 2014, by and among Corporate Office Properties Trust, Corporate Office Properties, L.P. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein 4.1 Form of Global Note Representing $300,000,000 Aggregate Principal Amount of 3.700% Senior Notes due 2021 4.2 Form of Second Supplemental Indenture, by and among Corporate Office Properties, L.P., as issuer, Corporate Office Properties Trust, as guarantor, and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee 5.1 Opinion of Saul Ewing LLP regarding the validity of the Notes 5.2 Opinion of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP regarding the validity of the Notes 8.1 Opinion of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 23.1 Consent of Saul Ewing LLP (contained in Exhibit 5.1) 23.2 Consent of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (contained in Exhibit 5.2) 2



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23.3 Consent of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (contained in Exhibit 8.1) 3



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