Cousins Properties Signs Bank of America, N.A. Lease Renewal at Gateway Village in Charlotte, NC

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) announced today that it has signed a ten-year lease renewal with Bank of America, N.A. for 922,684 square feet at Gateway Village in Charlotte, NC. Gateway Village, a 1,060,901 square foot office asset in Uptown Charlotte, is owned in a 50/50 joint venture between Cousins Properties and Bank of America.

"I'm delighted to announce that Bank of America will maintain its operations at Gateway Village," said Larry Gellerstedt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cousins. "Gateway Village is a powerful example of how strategic corporate relationships with partners like Bank of America generate valuable real estate opportunities for our shareholders."

About Cousins Properties Incorporated
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.

CONTACT:
Marli Quesinberry
Director, Investor Relations 
404-407-1898 
marliquesinberry@cousinsproperties.com

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