The British Land Co. Plc is a real estate investment trust, which owns, manages, finances and develops commercial properties. The company operates through following sectors: Offices, Retail and Canada Water. The Office sector includes residential, as this is often incorporated into Office schemes. The Retail sector includes leisure. The Canada Water sector engages in the water projects. Its property portfolio comprises retail parks, super stores, shopping centers, department stores, residential and offices. The company was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.