The SVC Difference

Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT). SVC invests in two asset categories: hotels and service-focused retail net lease properties, to provide diversification and stability to SVC’s cash flows.

Strong diverse portfolio of hotel assets:

  • SVC’s hospitality portfolio of over 300 hotels is weighted toward extended stay properties, which generally have lower fixed costs and higher margins relative to full service hotels.
  • Typically in near-urban locations with solid demand drivers and in 39 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Canada, SVC’s geographic diversity is structured to mitigate specific market risk.
  • SVC’s hotels are primarily operated by Sonesta International, one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the U.S., as well as Hyatt and Radisson.

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Defensively positioned service-focused retail net lease properties:

  • SVC’s portfolio of almost 800 service-focused retail net lease properties totals over 15 million square feet and is well diversified by geography, tenant and industry.
  • Net lease is a naturally defensive asset class with long average lease terms and low capex requirements.
  • Exposure to service-based concepts aligns with consumer preferences and provides insulation from e-commerce disruption.

External manager provides deep management expertise and significant cost benefits:

  • SVC is externally managed by The RMR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company with over $32 billion of real estate assets under management.
  • RMR’s depth of management and experience in the real estate industry is a competitive advantage for SVC.
  • RMR provides management services to SVC at lower costs than for similar quality services if the company was self-managed.

Strong balance sheet:

  • Over $12 billion of diverse real estate assets.
  • Well-laddered debt maturities for senior unsecured notes.
  • SVC also owns approximately 34% and 8% of the shares of common stock of Sonesta Holdco Corporation and TravelCenters of America, Inc., respectively.


Cautionary Language

The information appearing on SVC’s website includes statements which constitute forward looking statements. These forward looking statements are based upon SVC’s present intents, beliefs or expectations, but forward looking statements are not guaranteed to occur and may not occur. SVC’s actual results may differ materially from those contained in SVC’s forward looking statements. The information contained in SVC’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under “Risk Factors" and “Warnings Concerning Forward Looking Statements” in SVC’s periodic reports and other filings, identifies important factors that could cause SVC’s actual results to differ materially from those stated in SVC’s forward looking statements. SVC’s filings with the SEC are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and are also accessible on SVC’s website at the following link: SEC Filings. You should not place undue reliance upon forward looking statements.

The documents provided in this archived section are provided for historical purposes only. The information contained in each document is accurate only as of the date each document was originally issued or such earlier date stated in those documents. Except as required by law, Service Properties Trust does not undertake any obligation to update any information contained in these documents. For current information about the company, please refer to our most recent public SEC Filings.

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