Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Real Estate - Variable Interest Entities (Details)

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Real Estate - Variable Interest Entities (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Real Estate Properties [Line Items]    
Land $ 616,444 $ 573,315
Accounts payable and other liabilities 60,165 46,967
Tenant security deposits $ 9,263 8,802
Six Fifty North Glebe Road [Member]    
Real Estate Properties [Line Items]    
Variable interest entity, qualitative or quantitative information, ownership percentage 90.00%  
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 10.00%  
Land $ 12,851 12,851
Income producing property 37,955 37,949
Accumulated depreciation and amortization (5,689) (4,571)
Other assets 536 456
Real Estate Investments, Joint Ventures 45,653 46,685
Mortgage notes payable (1) [1] 31,690 31,869
Accounts payable and other liabilities 199 186
Tenant security deposits 89 99
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities related to joint ventures $ 31,978 $ 32,154
[1] The mortgage notes payable balances as of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016 are eliminated in consolidation due to the purchase of the loan by Washington REIT in January 2016.