Gladstone Commercial Corp is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that was incorporated under the General Corporation Laws of the State of Maryland on February 14, 2003 primarily for the purpose of investing in and owning net lea...sed industrial, commercial and retail real property and selectively making long-term industrial and commercial mortgage loans. The Company’s portfolio of real estate is leased to a wide cross section of tenants ranging from small businesses to large public companies, many of which are corporations that do not have publicly rated debt. The Company is actively communicating with buyout funds, real estate brokers and other third parties to locate properties for potential acquisition or to provide mortgage financing in an effort to build its portfolio. It currently owns 87 p...roperties totaling 9.3 million square feet. The Company does not currently have any mortgage loans outstanding. It conducts substantially all of its operations through a subsidiary, Gladstone Commercial Limited Partnership, a Delaware limited partnership, or the Operating Partnership. It currently owns all of the general and limited partnership interests of the Operating Partnership through two of its subsidiaries, GCLP Business Trust I and II, the financial position and results of operations of the Operating Partnership are consolidated with those of the Company. It competes with a number of other real estate companies and traditional mortgage lenders, many of whom have greater marketing and financial resources.