Press Release: 191 Leasing Activity

Cousins Properties Announces New Leasing at One Ninety One Peachtree Tower

ATLANTA - (September 4, 2014) - Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) has signed three leases totaling 77,302 square feet, at One Ninety One Peachtree Tower. The building, located in downtown Atlanta, is now 92 percent leased, the highest level since Cousins acquired the building in 2006.

The Company completed the leases with Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP, one of the leading CPA firms based in the Southern U.S., Association County Commissioners of Georgia, a nonprofit instrumentality of Georgia’s county governments, and Hall Booth Smith, P.C., a full-service law firm serving the Southeast since 1980.

“We appreciate the vote of confidence from these well-respected companies and are thrilled to announce their addition to an already outstanding tenant roster at One Ninety One Peachtree,” said Larry Gellerstedt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cousins. “Our recent leasing activity truly demonstrates how One Ninety One Peachtree continues to be the office location of choice in our vibrant downtown community.”

Additional information on these leases:

  • Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP leased 51,066 square feet and was represented by John Shlesinger and Ellen Stern with CBRE, Inc.
  • Association County Commissioners of Georgia leased 17,956 square feet and was represented by Addison Meriwether and Allison Bittel with Cushman & Wakefield.
  • Hall Booth Smith, P.C., a customer at One Ninety One Peachtree since 2009, expanded by 8,100 square feet and now leases a total of 64,359 square feet. They were represented by Addison Meriwether of Cushman & Wakefield.

One Ninety One Peachtree Tower is a 50-story, 1.2 million square-foot Class A office tower located in downtown Atlanta. Leasing at the trophy asset now stands at 92 percent, up from 87 percent at the end of 2013. Approximately 96,000 square feet is still available for lease.

About Cousins Properties

Cousins Properties Incorporated is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT).  The Company, based in Atlanta, GA, primarily invests in Class-A office assets located in high growth Sunbelt markets, with a focus on Georgia, Texas and North Carolina. The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets and opportunistic investments.  For more information, please visit www.cousinsproperties.com.