Founded in 1978 Highwoods Properties, a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, is a fully integrated, self-administered real estate investment trust ("REIT") that provides leasing, management, development, construction and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. As of March 31, 2013, the Company owned or had an interest in 334 in-service office, industrial and retail properties encompassing approximately 35.0 million square feet. Highwoods also owns approximately 649 acres of development land. Highwoods is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and its properties and development land are located in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Highwoods is driven by a culture that honors integrity, fosters hard work, rewards creativity and builds team spirit. We are excited about our future and are confident that our Strategic Plan provides the best framework for the long-term future growth and stability of Highwoods Properties.