Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW), the largest owner and operator of suburban office properties in the Southeast and NAIOP’s 2009 Developer of the Year, today announced that Ed Fritsch, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Terry Stevens, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a company roundtable discussion at Citi’s 2010 Global Property CEO Conference. Highwoods’ presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:45 a.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be approximately 35 minutes in length.

The roundtable discussion can be heard live by dialing 877-211-0500 and entering the Passcode 9533980.

About the Company

Highwoods Properties, Inc., 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. At December 31, 2009, the Company owned or had an interest in 377 in-service office, industrial and retail properties encompassing approximately 35.5 million square feet. Highwoods also owned 581 acres of development land. Highwoods is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and its properties and development land are located in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. For more information about Highwoods Properties, please visit our Web site at www.highwoods.com.

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