SOURCE: Highwoods Properties

Highwoods Properties

January 17, 2012 16:15 ET

Highwoods Announces Availability of Tax Treatment of 2011 Dividends

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) has announced the availability of its tax treatment of 2011 dividends. Please visit Highwoods investor relations web site to view the release or click on the following link.

http://www.highwoods.com/investor/2011-Tax-Treatment-for-HIW.pdf

About Highwoods Properties
Highwoods Properties, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a publicly traded (NYSE: HIW) real estate investment trust ("REIT") and a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. The Company is a fully integrated, self-administered REIT that provides leasing, management, development, construction and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. At September 30, 2011, Highwoods owned or had an interest in 337 in-service office, industrial and retail properties encompassing approximately 34.5 million square feet and owned 601 acres of development land. The Company's properties and development land are located in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. For more information about Highwoods Properties, please visit our web site at www.highwoods.com.