The Washington, D.C. regional economy is one of the best—and most resilient—real estate markets in the country, populated by a highly educated and diverse workforce. Guardian strives to create diverse office portfolios by acquiring high quality properties inside the Capital Beltway, which encompasses Washington, D.C.´s central business district and close–in suburbs, as well as in strategic locations in the Washington DC region with strong demographics and near major transportation nodes. Operating as a private REIT, focused exclusively on the greater Washington, D.C. region with a diverse portfolio of office investments, the company enjoys a unique and experienced perspective on the market. Guardian knows Washington: Our people are experts in every aspect of real estate investing and property management in the communities in which they live and work. That experience, portfolio diversity and local focus combine to enable Guardian’s portfolio to respond to shifts in the market and identify future opportunities as they arise.