SOURCE: Highwoods Properties

Highwoods Properties

September 29, 2014 09:00 ET

Highwoods Properties Signs 48,000 Square Foot Lease With New Customer at LakePointe Two in Tampa

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2014) - Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) has signed a 48,000 square foot, long-term lease at LakePointe Two in Tampa with myMatrixx, a full-service pharmacy benefit management and ancillary services company focused on workers' compensation. Highwoods has now relet 90% of the space in LakePointe One and Two vacated in May 2013.

Ed Fritsch, president and chief executive officer of Highwoods, stated, "We are pleased the market has been readily receptive of our re-positioning of Tampa Bay Park into an urban collaborative environment and our Tampa team has done an excellent job reletting the space. We are thrilled myMatrixx has chosen LakePointe as their new home and welcome them as a new Highwoods customer."

Artemis Emslie, president of myMatrixx, added, "The success of myMatrixx is directly attributed to the exceptional team we have. We are looking forward to relocating to this Class A facility where our team members can enjoy the collaborative areas, onsite café, and fitness center."

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 office REIT that owns, develops, acquires, leases and manages properties primarily in the best business districts (BBDs) of Atlanta, Kansas City, Memphis, Nashville, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Tampa and the Triad. For more information about Highwoods Properties, please visit our website at www.highwoods.com.

About myMatrixx
myMatrixx is a full-service pharmacy and ancillary medical benefit management company focused on the workers' compensation market. By combining advanced technology, clinical expertise and comprehensive reporting, myMatrixx simplifies the management of claims and provides results-driven solutions that reduce costs for myMatrixx clients while improving outcomes for their injured workers. For more information, visit www.mymatrixx.com.