Founded in 1978, Highwoods Properties is a real estate investment trust that provides leasing, management, development, construction and other customer-related services for its properties and third parties. It has interests in more than 350 office, industrial and retail properties with approximately 35 million square feet of space. The firm s properties and development land are located in Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Highwoods Properties owns over 580 acres of land. It offers a range of asset management services. The firm also provides leasing solutions for headquarters buildings, industrial warehouses, laboratories, and conference and training centers. Highwoods Properties additionally offers ServiceLink, which includes security and after-hour services.