JACKSON, Miss., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE: EGP) announced today that it will hold its First Quarter Conference Call and WebCast on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time. On the call, David Hoster, President and CEO, and Keith McKey, CFO, will review the first quarter results and discuss EastGroup's current operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030519/EGPLOGO ) EastGroup plans to release first quarter 2012 earnings on April 19, 2012. The earnings release and supplemental information package will be posted on the Company's website, www.eastgroup.net, on April 19, 2012. A live broadcast of the conference call is available by dialing 1-800-862-9098 (conference ID EastGroup) or by webcast through a link on the Company's website at www.eastgroup.net. If you are unable to listen to the live conference call, a telephone and web cast replay will be available on Friday, April 20, 2012. The telephone replay will be available until Friday, April 27, 2012, and can be accessed by dialing 1-800-283-4216. The replay of the webcast can be accessed through a link on the Company's website at www.eastgroup.net and will be available until Friday, April 27, 2012. EastGroup Properties, Inc. is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust focused on the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in major Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina. The Company's goal is to maximize shareholder value by being the leading provider in its markets of functional, flexible, and quality business distribution space for location sensitive customers primarily in the 5,000 to 50,000 square foot range. The Company's strategy for growth is based on ownership of premier distribution facilities generally clustered near major transportation features in supply-constrained submarkets. EastGroup's portfolio currently includes over 30 million square feet. EastGroup Properties, Inc. press releases are available at www.eastgroup.net. SOURCE EastGroup Properties, Inc.