Global Net Lease is a real estate investment trust company. Co. acquires a portfolio of commercial properties, with a focus on sale-leaseback transactions involving single tenant net-leased commercial properties. Co. may also originate or acquire first mortgage loans secured by real estate. Substantially all of Co.'s business is conducted through Global Net Lease Operating Partnership, L.P. As of Dec 31 2016, Co. owned 310 properties, including 241 properties located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, 43 properties located in the U.K. and 26 properties located across continental Europe. The properties were 100.0% leased at Dec 31 2016.