Termination of Leases on Disposition of the Hotels or Change of Control
In the event that we sell a hotel to a non-affiliate or a change of control occurs, we generally have the right to terminate the lease by paying the applicable TRS lessee a termination fee to be governed by the terms and conditions of the lease.
As of December 31, 2018, 14 of our consolidated hotel properties and two of our unconsolidated hotel properties were subject to ground lease agreements that cover the land under the respective hotel properties. Additional information on the ground leases can be found in Note 12 to our accompanying consolidated financial statements.
Item 3. Legal Proceedings
The nature of the operations of our hotels exposes our hotel properties, us and the Operating Partnership to the risk of claims and litigation in the normal course of business. Other than routine litigation arising out of the ordinary course of business, we are not presently subject to any material litigation nor, to our knowledge, is any material litigation threatened against us.
Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures