PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES TAX TREATMENT OF DIVIDENDS
Atlanta, GA -January 29, 2016 - Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE: PDM) ("Piedmont"), a real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today the tax treatment of its 2015 common stock dividends as described below. Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Piedmont dividends.
|Record Date||Paid Date||Dividend per Share||Ordinary Income||Capital Gain(Section 1250)||Return of Capital|
|November 27, 2015||December 18, 2015||$0.21||$.0667||$.1433||$0.00|
|August 28, 2015||September 18, 2015||$0.21||$.0667||$.1433||$0.00|
|May 29, 2015||June 19, 2015||$0.21||$.0667||$.1433||$0.00|
|February 27, 2015||March 20, 2015||$0.21||$.0667||$.1433||$0.00|
About Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PDM) is an owner, manager, developer, and operator of high-quality, Class A office properties located in select sub-markets of major U.S. cities. Its geographically-diversified, over $5 billion portfolio is comprised of more than 20 million square feet. The Company is a fully-integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) with local management offices in each of its major markets and is investment-grade rated by Standard & Poor's (BBB) and Moody's (Baa2). For more information, see www.piedmontreit.com.
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