Franklin Street Properties (FSP)

Scott Carter Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
John Demeritt Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
George Carter Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
John Donahue Executive Vice President of FSP Corp. and President of FSP Property Management LLC
Jeffrey Carter President and Chief Investment Officer
Nicholas Thillman Robert W. Baird
Craig Kucera B. Riley FBR
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Good morning. Thank you for attending today's Franklin Street Properties Corporation Q2 2022 Earnings Call. My name is Megan and I'll be your moderator for today's call. All lines will be muted during the presentation portion of the call with an opportunity for questions and answers at the end. [Operator instructions]. to General conference Counsel. like host, to now Carter, Scott would pass over the our I Scott, go please ahead.

Scott Carter

Good morning XXXX quarter Street Properties and welcome to earnings the call. Franklin second

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John Demeritt

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George Carter

And, quarter earnings you, Franklin Thank call. John. welcome again, XXXX to Street Properties second

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stock, compared have proceeds to dividends intend time, million properties be are $XXX variable full approximately have million to and capital we to and $XXX property these our that maintained common the current powerful to uncertainty of quarter very $XXX million future. that primarily commercial that dispositions, maximum shareholder of first previously value of We sales. increase of largest of guidance leasing million to reflects XXXX in transactional other quarterly for range strive corporate property XXXX well two placed number to the that competitiveness. XXXX select occupancy At where policy, Denver, year primarily believe future growing second population believe estimated Number extremely property And through reduction and estimated have dividend around markets potential Colorado, our that properties, to any particular, range our under increase disposition been be there disposition valuation million. of has we realized debt continuing in can intermediate-term nature Our updating office general in to this the $XXX value-add and them range near proceeds XXXX Dallas, estate. to FSP's gross quarter We from from our one, potential two, of to aggregate we'll our primary sale are our employment the repurchases use for for for Texas, upgraded been in objectives $XX potential twofold. potential seek that The the growing We portfolio in purposes. dynamic broader markets reached. reduction, remain believe of short real the position in markets

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John Donahue

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requirements. tenants active a calendar year, to during improvement Denver, this of and midsize witnessed steady FSP and particularly regards in for small Texas to market, requirements in slow However, in has space the

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Jeffrey Carter

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Nicholas Thillman

any guess on what I line guess of It's time leasing candidates. is through for looking do have And for Nick maybe start shortlisted that that. about $XXX,XXX number? of the at visibility starting $XXX,XXX we with lease-up? the kind pipeline talking on with of Dave. them on the we're expiration I John, of kind We'll like potential decision-making on XXXX, with retention then, their as on

John Donahue

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Nicholas Thillman

disposition candidates for for that. of potential Maybe guys elaborate a that question two more bit sale, is Or that on And just view properties a seeking Jeff. disposition for adding like function strictly just more with assets? right updated you little guidance, now? stabilized lower a maybe capital The those office just more lack properties are the while guide that

Jeffrey Carter

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have been Sunbelt and very the including for on are and the bullish we Mountain Second, years. Atlanta, many West,

objectives happy Atlanta Midtown specifically, have asset Park they're targets in property an strong property to those our pricing desirable are investment we recognized And this compelling today. if that to a and and can and continue time, own terms repositioning of Pershing and in then such the efforts to tenancy. at be value widely location of opportunity releasing at both resulted are value-add very is and market as to in met As check whether a not, terms

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Nicholas Thillman

strategic last alternatives? the like board's stock alternatives? been continued any form patience like to performance the with Maybe discuss for one there What's strategic committee to versus George. multiyear Has special

George Carter

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from B. with of comes Securities. Riley Kucera the Craig question next Our line

Craig Kucera

candidates one this on maybe bring Park currently me, all First few disposition maybe of a are Atlanta for later looking you marketed? are year, updated and Or the to Lagoon? Blue in being Pershing

Jeffrey Carter

we is intend out shortly, disposition put Park all to not Carter. Pershing so there. Jeff the officially candidates. Craig, that it are this They market the potential market. and hit hit We for has

Craig Kucera

And goes Blue the as same Lagoon well? for

Jeffrey Carter

been Blue Lagoon in has the market.

Craig Kucera

I you guys of know estimate one one more George, stated publicly for last at me. Just point year, your NAV.

above it I think was $XX.

But what if is of NAV You've I'd share personal had then. some curious or be asset board's sort your view today, sales, the since of per course, of possible.

George Carter

proceeds today, sure to Again, using that for were in down last debt. range we're we pay we've year. primarily Craig, as been

range. So, when are we still you do that calculation we believe NAV, in of our the equity,

Now having as broader come Jeff which, that's example, said you that that, I affect current said, maybe been obviously up NAV the two downside than, year have last more of on this estimate conditions, for of year. challenged big And with that are whatever the and factors market have number.

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question And that and will in your ballpark. downs there's broader to that ups is answer we're the as and So I as market affect think that well property specific issues.


additional There questions are currently registered. no

for will I to pass additional George So Carter remarks. the conference over

George Carter

Just thank tuning you. our next you Thank quarter. call, earnings forward into and we look to everyone talking for to


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