Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  September 6, 2023

Peakstone Realty Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  001-41686
Maryland  46-4654479
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1520 E. Grand Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(310) 606-3200
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common shares, $0.001 par value per sharePKSTNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 8.01.    Other Events
On September 6, 2023, Peakstone Realty Trust (the “Company”) delivered a termination notice under the Administrative Services Agreement dated as of December 14, 2018 (as amended, the “Administrative Services Agreement”), by and among Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“GCC”), Griffin Capital, LLC (together with GCC, the “Griffin Entities”), the Company, PKST OP, L.P., Griffin Capital Essential Asset TRS, Inc. and Griffin Capital Real Estate Company, LLC. The notice terminates human resources support services being provided by the Griffin Entities to the Company effective as of October 6, 2023. Since human resources support services were the only remaining services being provided to the Company by the Griffin Entities, the entire Administrative Services Agreement also terminates effective October 6, 2023.

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.

Peakstone Realty Trust
Date: September 7, 2023By:/s/ Javier F. Bitar
Javier F. Bitar
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer