Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 3, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland 001-32470 04-3578653

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)



401 Edgewater Place, Suite 200, Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 557-1300


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


On April 3, 2013, FSP 1999 Broadway LLC (the “Buyer”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Street Properties Corp. (the “Registrant”), entered into an agreement to purchase real property (the “Agreement”) from Pearlmark Broadreach 1999, L.L.C. (the “Seller”).  There are no material relationships, other than in respect of the Agreement, among the Buyer and the Seller, the Registrant or any of the Registrant’s affiliates.  The Seller’s real property consists of a 43-story, multi-tenant office building containing approximately 680,277 rentable square feet of space and a 9-story parking garage located in the central business district of Denver, Colorado (together, the “Property”).  The office building is located at 1999 Broadway and the parking garage is located at 2099 Welton Street. The purchase price of the Property is $183,000,000. The purchase of the Property is subject to customary conditions and termination rights for transactions of this type, including a due diligence inspection period for the Buyer.  Assuming that the Buyer completes a satisfactory due diligence inspection of the Property and certain other conditions are satisfied, the closing of the purchase of the Property will take place on July 1, 2013; provided, however, that the Buyer has the right to accelerate the closing of the purchase of the Property to any earlier date selected by the Buyer by providing the Seller with at least seven (7) business days’ advance notice thereof.


The Agreement is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing summary of the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by the complete text of the Agreement.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d) Exhibits.


See Exhibit Index attached hereto.





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:  April 4, 2013 By:  /s/ George J. Carter

George J. Carter

President and Chief Executive Officer









Exhibit No. Description
10.1 Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement, dated April 3, 2013, between Pearlmark Broadreach 1999, L.L.C. and FSP 1999 Broadway LLC.