SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) January 17, 2018 (January 12, 2018)
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|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On January 12, 2018, Bandwidth Inc. (Bandwidth) entered into a seven-year office building lease (the Lease) with Keystone-Centennial II, LLC for approximately 40,000 square feet of additional office space on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Lease is effective as of January 12, 2018, although the seven-year term is not estimated to commence until September 1, 2018. Bandwidth initially will be obligated to pay approximately $1.2 million in annual base rent. The annual base rent increases by approximately 3.0% in each subsequent year during the seven-year term. In addition to the annual base rent, Bandwidth will be obligated to pay its pro rata share of certain real property taxes, utilities, insurance premiums, operating expenses and common area maintenance expenses.
Pursuant to the Lease, at least 365 days prior to the expiration of the initial seven-year term, Bandwidth has the option to extend the Lease for an additional five-year term, with certain increases in the annual base rent.
The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Lease. Bandwidth intends to file a copy of the Lease with its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017.
|Item 2.03||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
The disclosure included in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated into this Item 2.03 by reference.
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: January 17, 2018||By:||/s/ Jeffrey A. Hoffman|
|Name:||Jeffrey A. Hoffman|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|